If this law passes, cops may finally need a warrant to read your Gmail
Cyrus Farivar at Ars Technica
: "Right now, if the cops want to read my e-mail, it’s pretty trivial for them to do so. All they have to do is ask my online e-mail provider. But a new bill set to be introduced
Thursday in the Senate Judiciary Committee by its chair, Sen. Patrick Leahy
(D-VT), seems to stand the best chance of finally changing that situation and giving e-mail stored on remote servers the same privacy protections as e-mail stored on one's home computer."