The U.S. House wants the government to get a warrant to access your emails. A measure that passed without any “no” votes this week would prohibit email providers from divulging contents of any electronic communication to the government.
Central Illinois Republican Congressman Rodney Davis says the measure ensures there’s no overreach by the executive branch.
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The measure also directs the Comptroller General to report to Congress disclosures of email customers’ communications and records. Davis says currently the government can access emails or text messages older than six months.