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e-mail privacy bill

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E-mail bill raises privacy concerns

A proposed law might allow feds to read e-mail without a warrant, Facebook tests a tool that auto-uploads iPhone photos, and Nokia's Here Maps arrives in Apple's app store.

By November 20, 2012

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E-mail bill raises privacy concerns

A proposed law might allow feds to read e-mail without a warrant, Facebook tests a tool that auto-uploads iPhone photos, and Nokia's Here Maps arrives in Apple's app store.

By November 20, 2012

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Justice Department bends on (some) e-mail privacy fixes

But the administration will tell Congress tomorrow that the feds need more surveillance powers over e-mail messages, Twitter direct messages, and Facebook direct messages in other ways.

By March 18, 2013

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Leahy scuttles his warrantless e-mail surveillance bill

After public criticism of proposal that lets government agencies warrantlessly access Americans' e-mail, Sen. Patrick Leahy says he will "not support" such an idea at next week's vote.

By November 20, 2012

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Senate bill rewrite lets feds read your e-mail without warrants

Proposed law scheduled for a vote next week originally increased Americans' e-mail privacy. Then law enforcement complained. Now it increases government access to e-mail and other digital files.

By November 20, 2012

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Petraeus e-mail affair highlights U.S. privacy law loopholes

Because of the wording of an obscure 1986 federal law, the former CIA director -- and the rest of Americans -- receive less privacy protection than we would for love letters stored under a mattress.

By November 14, 2012

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Eric Holder: Government should get warrants to search e-mail

The U.S. attorney general supports changes to existing e-mail and online storage snooping laws, which are currently under scrutiny in the House.

By May 16, 2013

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Senator introduces bill requiring warrant for e-mail history

Continuing his battle to update an antiquated digital-privacy law, Sen. Patrick Leahy proposes a new bill that would compel police to get a warrant to obtain people's personal e-mail.

By September 13, 2012

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IRS claims it can read your e-mail without a warrant

The ACLU has obtained internal IRS documents that say Americans enjoy "generally no privacy" in their e-mail messages, Facebook chats, and other electronic communications.

By April 10, 2013

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Senate delays Netflix, e-mail privacy fix after cops protest

The National Sheriffs' Association asked senators to "reconsider acting" on a privacy bill until a "review of its impact on law enforcement investigations is conducted." Senators obliged the boys in khaki.

By September 20, 2012