ecpa reform

Barging into a foreign data center would be a major invasion of that country's sovereignty. Imagine the uproar if foreign police tried to a similar move in the United States.
As countries like the United Kingdom, Brazil, and China develop their data policies, the U.S. can offer a model that respects rule of law and individual rights. We can do it. This can happen.
President Obama has still not responded to the 100,000+ Americans who signed the We the People petition demanding ECPA reform (it's been 152 days -- for comparison, a petition to build a Death Star got a response within 29 days.).
Verizon received 320,000 U.S. law enforcement requests for customer names, phone call records, text messages, and other kinds of customer data in 2013, the company revealed in a report released Wednesday.
This might come as a shock to you, but the privacy of many of your electronic communications has a six-month expiration date. That's because the law governing access to our online communications was written in 1986.
Many email providers, including Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo have adopted the 6th Circuit's reasoning, asking for a warrant
The IRS said in response to the ACLU document release that it respects Americans' privacy. Udall's comments were in response
A number of major email providers, like Google, have announced that they always demand a warrant from law enforcement in
The bill is sponsored by Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), Ted Poe (R-Texas) and Suzan DelBene (D-Wash.), all members of the
"The world we live in now is one where we constantly disclose information to third parties, often unwillingly," Kozinski
Did you know that a law written before email was commercially available governs the way the government can access your data online?
The ACLU notes that nearly all of the more than 200 police departments in their report said that they track cell phones; however, only a fraction of those departments get a warrant from a judge.