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FBI Wants: EC Privacy Act To Allow Warrantless Access To Browsing History

At the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s request, lawmakers gave in an amendment to the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA). This allows the government to get a national security letter (NSL) instead of a warrant, a subpoena that doesn’t require a judge’s approval. The Senate Intelligence Committee panel recently voted down an authorization bill with the NSL amendment, however, it was ... Read More »