Anne Bolamperti and Patrick X. Fowler of Snell & Wilmer write:
Utah recently became the first state to enact a law specifically designed to protect private electronic information stored with third parties from collection by law enforcement without a valid warrant. Utah Governor Gary Herbert signed the ground-breaking legislation on March 27, 2019, and it is expected to take effect in May 2019. The aim of the new law is to protect Utahns from unreasonable searches and seizures. However, it is not without controversy. The Utah Attorney General’s Office, believes the Law could “cripple” some criminal investigations.
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