USA Today addresses the privacy concerns raised after Congress passed the CLOUD Act, a bill that would allow police in other countries to have access to emails and other electronic communications more easily from their own citizens as well as Americans.

In the past, internet providers have been able to legally prevent police agencies from gaining access to their citizens’ emails if the emails were stored in a foreign nation. Opponents of the bill say the law could make it easier for nations with human rights abuses to spy on dissidents and collect data on Americans who communicate with foreign nationals.

Read the USA Today article.

Taylor Carroll

The American Law Institute

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