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Proposed California Bill Would Require A Warrant To Access Email

  • ABC 7, Friday, March 22, 2013 11:08 AM

California State Senator Mark Leno, a Democrat from San Francisco, has proposed a bill that would give consumers more privacy in the inbox. The proposal, which was drafted with help from the Electronic Frontier Foundation, would require state and local government agents to get a warrant before asking email service providers for access to a citizen's email. Earlier this week, lawmakers in Washington met to discuss ammending The Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986, an change that would also likely require law enforcement to have a warrant to access a consumer's email account.

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