Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives have unified behind a bill to close a little-known loophole in federal law that allows the government to read Americans’ emails without a warrant, as long as the messages are more than six months old. Yet the bill’s chances of becoming law are bleak.
Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives have unified behind a bill to close a little-known loophole in federal law that allows the government to read Americans’ emails without a warrant, as long as the messages are more than six months old. Yet the bill’s chances of becoming law are bleak. Kin Cheung AP
Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives have unified behind a bill to close a little-known loophole in federal law that allows the government to read Americans’ emails without a warrant, as long as the messages are more than six months old. Yet the bill’s chances of becoming law are bleak. Kin Cheung AP

It’s easy for the government to read your old emails. Why won’t the Senate fix that?

February 21, 2017 06:00 AM