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Golden Frog Attends i2C Breakfast, Talks Email Privacy Act with Congressman Yoder

As our visit to Washington DC continues, we’re enjoying breakfast with our friends at i2Coaltion and Congressman Kevin Yoder. We’re talking about the Email Privacy Act, or the bill to update ECPA (the Electronic Communications Privacy Act). As you may recall, the Email…

Email Privacy Act 2017

Email Privacy Act 2017

Email Privacy Act Passes House by Voice Vote February 6, 2017: The Email Privacy Act (H.R. 387) passed the House of Representatives by a unanimous voice vote on Monday, February 6. We are excited to hear about the bill’s passage, as it includes important…

ECPA Reform Passes House Judiciary Committee

Tell Senate to Pass the Email Privacy Act House Bill with No Changes

The Email Privacy Act, H.R. 699 (the bill to update ECPA), will be marked up by the Senate tomorrow, May 26, 2016. When the bill comes up, we want the Senate to pass the bill as it passed in the House – without any…

ECPA Reform Passes House Judiciary Committee

ECPA Reform Moves Forward in 2016

Golden Frog Signs Another Letter Supporting Email Privacy Act (H.R. 699) May 24, 2016: Golden Frog signed on to a coalition letter, organized by CDT, which supports the Email Privacy Act (H.R. 699). The H.R. 699 bill is due for markup in the Senate…

Tell Congress to Reform ECPA

Last week we wrote about the encouraging bipartisan support for reform of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), and progress being made towards a vote on updated legislation. ECPA sets the rules for when police and the government can read our email, look at…

It’s About Time: ECPA Reform Considered by US House Judiciary Committee

ECPA, the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, was debated by the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. The law was originally passed in 1986, and allows the government (law enforcement) to access digital communications, such as emails, without a warrant if they have been…

All About ECPA

ECPA, The Email Communications Privacy Act, will be discussed in U.S. Congress on December 1, 2015. In advance of this we wanted to provide an overview of ECPA – what it is and how we’d like to see it reformed. What is it?…