Search warrants should be needed for private e-mail - Google

Monday 28 January 2013 | 13:09 CET | News
Google is looking into lobbying amend a 1986 US law on electronic communications privacy which would make search warrants necessary to request copies of e-mail and other documents stored in the Cloud. Spokesman Chris Gaither told Bloomberg that Google had been in talks with advocacy groups and other companies to change the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, but would not elaborate. Chief legal officer David Drummond said the time was right and that momentum would build due to citizens' expectations. Documents stored in the Cloud should have the same legal protection as those in someone's

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