Lawmakers Introduce ECPA Reform on Privacy & Fourth Amendment Safeguards On Digital Data

On July 27, Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) introduced the ECPA Modernization Act of 2017, a bill to reform the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 (ECPA). Among many things, the bill requires that the government and law enforcement obtain a warrant before it can access emails, geolocation information, and other sensitive […]

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