Congress looks to tighten e-mail privacy law

A new bill will require warrants for authorities to access e-mail and other private online communications.

By Sarah Jacobsson Purewal, PC World |  Security, legislation, privacy

Still, if this bill passes, the feds will be required to first get a warrant before asking for private information, which is a major step up from a subpoena. In order to get that warrant, they'll have to be able to demonstrate that they have enough information about your alleged criminal activity to suggest that looking at your private communications will yield real evidence.

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