If this law passes, cops may finally need a warrant to read your Gmail


9 Responses to “If this law passes, cops may finally need a warrant to read your Gmail”

  1. bcsizemo says:

    I assume as it works now your provider is giving them a copy of what is in your account?  I wonder this because I have Google setup with the 2 step verification via text message…wonder how that’d work otherwise.

  2. seatacwebdesign says:

    You keep on hearing about all of these different laws being passed which tackle privacy. This one would be a step in the right direction. 

  3. Mitchell Glaser says:

    I will never believe that my data stored on remote servers will ever be other than totally transparent to the big intelligence agencies.

  4. Thorzdad says:

    Sadly, even if it makes it out of the Senate, it will die on-arrival in the House, largely because it’s a Democrat-originated bill. And, it’s an election year. Such is the state of Congress.

  5. I’d like to see a bill guaranteeing greater privacy protection than is now afforded  e-mail stored on one’s home computer!

  6. agilecyborg says:

    The warrant will just slow them down a tad. Most judges seem bent on approving every warrant they can. It ought to be a rule anymore: Don’t use digital technology to communicate sensitive information.

  7. Peter Wood says:

    The article isn’t about GMail per se.

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