Sep 192013
 
 September 19, 2013  Posted by  Laws

Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai writes:

A coalition of digital civil liberties groups, joined by Internet companies like Reddit and DuckDuckGo, are making a renewed push for yet a new bill in a fight to reform a 1986 online privacy law that privacy advocates deem outdated. The battle has been ongoing for over a year, and the reform is intended to shore up email privacy and extend Fourth Amendment protections to Internet communications.

On Wednesday, the coalition relaunched VanishingRights.com, a website that supports the Email Privacy Act, the latest bill that would make warrants a requirement anytime the government wants to access the content of emails or documents stored in the cloud.

Read more on Mashable.

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