State lawmakers bypass Congress in broad effort to reform digital privacy laws
'When Congress doesn’t act, the states often feel the pressure directly to insert themselves into that void.'
House debates updating the 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act
Privacy advocates and law-enforcement officials sparred over whether to require a warrant in all non-emergency situations.
ECPA: Most Americans support updating a decades-old email-privacy law
Will broad public support be enough to encourage Congress to move on reform legislation?
California enacts strong new online-privacy law as debate continues on national version
It's one of the toughest privacy laws in the country.
FTC officials are scared of major online-privacy reform
Reforming the ECPA would make FTC fraud investigations more difficult, officials claim.
Twitter faces privacy lawsuit over automated URL shortener
The complaint accuses Twitter of eavesdropping on its users' private messages.