Major email privacy bill takes giant leap toward passage in Congress
Bill still faces strong opposition from the Department of Justice.
100,000 people signed this White House petition for email privacy reform
More than 20,000 people signed the day before the petition was due.
The Senate will let police read your old emails for 1 more month
Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) knows it wasn't a Democrat who put the hold on his bill.
DOJ wants to expand email, social network snooping powers
The Department of Justice will argue for greater surveillance powers, while privacy advocates want to update old laws with new, online-specfic privacy protection.