US Democrats call for update to e-surveillance law

[IDG] Congress needs to rewrite a law governing law enforcement access to mobile-phone data, e-mail messages and other electronic communications to reflect changes in technology, including a growing reliance on cloud computing, several senators said Wednesday.Democratic members of the Senate Judiciary Committee called for changes to the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), even though two representatives of President Obama’s administration wouldn’t commit to supporting major changes to the 25-year-old law during a committee hearing.
http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9215552/Democrats_call_for_update_to_e_surveillance_law_
http://www.networkworld.com/news/2011/040611-senators-e-surveillance-law-needs-to.html

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