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House Passes Email and Cloud Privacy Reform Bill


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House Passes Email and Cloud Privacy Reform Bill

WASHINGTON - The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill today that updates the Electronic Communications Privacy Act to require the government to get a warrant to read a person’s emails or access information stored online in the cloud.

The American Civil Liberties Union supported the bill and is now pushing for passage of a Senate version.

Neema Singh Guliani, ACLU legislative counsel, had this reaction:

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