With the overwhelming amount of personal information being stored by third-parties and law enforcement doesn’t need probable cause to access it. Senator Patrick Leahy is proposing a bill that would require law enforcement to acquire a warrant before asking companies to hand over data. The law has not been updated since the 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act, which allows for the collection of data over 180 days old. Read the full article at arstechnica.com
About Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.