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Privacy bill on table 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.'
Encrypted email 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?
cellphone California enacts strong new online-privacy law as debate continues on national version
It's one of the toughest privacy laws in the country.
a giant magnifying glass peering in on the FTC building FTC officials are scared of major online-privacy reform
Reforming the ECPA would make FTC fraud investigations more difficult, officials claim.
Birds on high voltage wires Twitter faces privacy lawsuit over automated URL shortener
The complaint accuses Twitter of eavesdropping on its users' private messages.