Coalition seeks to upgrade U.S. privacy law

Molly Wood Mar 31, 2010
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Coalition seeks to upgrade U.S. privacy law

Molly Wood Mar 31, 2010
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American privacy law is outdated and needs to be refreshed to keep up with today’s digital tools, according to a coalition of technology companies and advocacy groups. Microsoft, Google, and AT&T as well as the Center for Democracy and Technology, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the ACLU say they will push Congress to revamp the Electronic Communications Privacy Act. The law, enacted in 1986, covers government access to personal data.

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