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Old November 21 2012, 08:03 AM   #1
gturner
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Location: Kentucky
New Senate Bill gives warrantless e-mail searches to 22 agencies

CNET article

The new Senate bill Patrick Leahy is pushing lets 22 federal agencies read your e-mails without a warrant. It has upsides and downsides. People at these agencies will now get constant personal calls from people working at other agencies asking them to check e-mail accounts "as a favor", making them feel loved. I also picked up the implication that campus cops would be able to check university accounts, and they'll end up spending so much time monitoring co-ed sex messages that they won't harrass people at campus bars nearly as often.

Anyone see any downsides?

Last edited by Robert Maxwell; November 21 2012 at 02:52 PM.
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