Senate Judiciary Committee To Examine Drones, E-Privacy

Law360, New York (January 16, 2013, 5:37 PM EST) -- Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., vowed Wednesday to hold hearings to address privacy concerns stemming from the expanded use of domestic drones and to continue his push for reforms to outdated electronic privacy protections.

During a speech at Georgetown University Law Center, Leahy laid out the Judiciary Committee's agenda for the upcoming session, saying that the committee planned to focus on the oversight of the government's use of unmanned aerial drones and the modernization of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act in addition to issues...
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