Proposed Law Aims to Give More Privacy to Email

An amendment proposed to the Electronic Communications Privacy Act may make it more difficult to obtain subscribers' webmail.

, Legaltech News


Under the current law, government agencies wishing to seize emails from third-party servers owned by web messaging providers such as Yahoo and Gmail need a warrant only for emails less than 180 days old. This "makes no sense today" for legislators pushing to amend the law.

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