Calif. Lawmakers OK Bill Requiring Warrants To Access Email

Law360, San Diego (September 10, 2013, 9:11 PM EDT) -- California lawmakers Tuesday sent to the governor a privacy measure that would require state law enforcement officials to get a search warrant before asking service providers to turn over their customers’ emails and social media messages.

S.B. 467, which was proposed by state Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, and sponsored by the Electronic Frontier Foundation, cleared the state Assembly floor Monday on a 73-3 vote. The state Senate floor, which passed the measure in May, approved amendments made to the bill Tuesday on a 33-1 vote....
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