Senator Leahy Drops Controversial Warrantless Email Surveillance BillSubmitted by Betty Liberty on Wed, 11/21/2012 - 15:51
Good job, peeps. We shut this one down!
"Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) has announced that he will not be supporting the controversial Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) Amendments Act, which he wrote, after fierce criticism arose from a variety of groups over his revision to the bill allowing federal agencies warrantless access to Americans' e-mail accounts. The revised version of the legislation was antithetical to the original measure, which included a requirement for a search warrant...."