The federal government can access emails more than 180 days old without a warrant. It’s an arcane policy that was put in place 30 years ago when Congress passed the Electronic Communications Privacy Act…
The Email Privacy Act would fix this violation of privacy by requiring the government to get a warrant for email, just like it needs a warrant to access postal mail. But despite overwhelming support, the bill is stuck in the House Judiciary Committee.
Demand Progresses petition: