US House of Representatives to pass Email Privacy Act

The US House of Representatives has passed the Email Privacy Act (H.R. 387), that updates the Electronic Communications Privacy Act to require the government to get a probable cause criminal warrant to access emails, social media posts and other online content stored by service providers in the cloud.

Country: Global

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: court order, probable cause, US, electronic communications, privacy

Posted on Tuesday 7 February 2017

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