Email Privacy Act Passes Unanimously in The House of Representatives

February 27, 2017 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Yes, it’s true. The House of Representatives unanimously passed the Email Privacy Act. The fact that everyone in the House can agree on the importance of email privacy suggests that Americans overwhelmingly consider email privacy an essential right. The federal government currently has the right to seize any email, or cloud file that is more than 180 days old, without getting a warrant. This has been true since the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) was f [...]