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Google cheers growing support for ECPA reform

Years after Google first began raising concerns about the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, the tech titan's efforts to get Congress to care might be bearing fruit.

By June 18, 2014

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Government demands for Google user data skyrocket

Google says it's getting more requests for user data than ever before, while simultaneously pressuring the US government to change how it regulates electronic communications.

By September 15, 2014

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US judge orders Microsoft to produce emails held abroad

Microsoft had sought to prevent the Justice Department from obtaining emails in Ireland without first getting the country's consent.

By July 31, 2014

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White House panel calls for big data reforms to protect privacy

New legislation is necessary to prevent discrimination and protect civil rights, says review panel commissioned by President Obama.

By May 1, 2014

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'The Day We Fight Back' calls for protests against NSA spying

Tech companies and privacy advocates have dubbed February 11 a "worldwide day of activism" to speak out against the NSA's surveillance and mass data collection.

By February 11, 2014

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Google: We're bombarded by gov't requests on user data

Requests from governments worldwide for user information have more than doubled since three years ago. Worse still, says Google, is what the US won't let us tell you.

By November 14, 2013

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Why DOJ didn't need a 'super search warrant' to snoop on Fox News' e-mail

Vagaries of federal surveillance law, enacted in 1968 and updated in 1986, favor lots of e-mail snooping over only a little.

By May 25, 2013

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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 demands DOJ, FBI seek warrants to read e-mail

Democratic Sen. Mark Udall says the Justice Department should not allow FBI agents to peruse Americans' private communications without obtaining a search warrant from a judge.

By May 9, 2013

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DOJ: We don't need warrants for e-mail, Facebook chats

An FBI investigation manual updated last year, obtained by the ACLU, says it's possible to warrantlessly obtain Americans' e-mail "without running afoul" of the Fourth Amendment.

By May 8, 2013