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Calls for ECPA Changes Persist

PRIVACY LAW—U.S.

February 26, 2013

While most people may consider their e-mail communications to be private, the reality—for the most part—is quite different, NPR reports. Speaking about the Electronic Communications Privacy Act at New York University's Brennan Center for Justice, Google’s David Lieber noted, “As users become more aware of where the law is versus where their expectations are, they'll become more interested." He added Google supports changes to the law where the "same procedural protections that apply when police want to search your home" would be in effect for electronic records, the report states.
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