Tuesday May 27, 2014

Tech Companies Are Pressing Congress to Bolster Privacy Protections

Why are we even discussing this? You should need a warrant every time you want access to an individual's electronic communications. Period.

The bill would require a search warrant for access to electronic communications, with exceptions for some emergency situations. It would also require the government to notify individuals within 10 days that their information was being investigated. However, it does not address rules for location data, like GPS information from an individual’s cellphone.