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Email Privacy Act passed by House, but don’t get your hopes up

Do you want the IRS, FBI, or SEC looking into your email without a warrant? Probably not. That’s why a bipartisan group of lawmakers reintroduced the Email Privacy Act after it failed to pass last year. This law would keep your email from government snoopers without a warrant. This time, the bill passed the House of Representatives by a unanimous voice vote.

That’s a good start. The real challenge will be getting passed by the Senate and then getting President Donald Trump to sign it.

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