Americans are deeply concerned about NSA surveillance.
But the NSA’s not the only problem. An outdated law says the IRS and hundreds of other agencies can read our communications without a warrant.
That law, known as the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), was written over 25 years ago, before the services we use today even existed.
Right now, several bills in Congress would fix this by updating ECPA to require a warrant, but regulatory bodies are blocking reform in order to gain new powers of warrantless access.
We call on the Obama Administration to support ECPA reform and to reject any special rules that would force online service providers to disclose our email without a warrant.
Does the government need a warrant to search your online personal information? The Constitution requires warrants to search our physical property and our person. Lets bring our government servants back in line with the founders intentions!
Head over and sign this petition, only 33,500 more names are needed to get a response!
This is an excellent opportunity to take our activism beyond talking about problems and actually make an impact.
Sign and tell a friend!
- The ‘Outdated Law’ That Gives Govt Warrantless Access to Your Online Data (commondreams.org)