Privacy bill requires search warrants for e-mail, cell tracking
Nicole Ozer from the ACLU of Northern California at an event in Washington D.C. last year supporting more e-mail and location privacy.
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Police must get warrants to access Americans’ e-mail and track their cell phones, according to new privacy legislation that promises to spark a political spat between high-tech firms and law enforcement.
The bill, introduced today by Rep. Zoe Lofgren — a Democrat who represents the heart of Silicon Valley, including the home turf of Apple, Google, and Intel — would generally require law enforcement officials to obtain a…
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