U.S. e-mail privacy bill introduced

Monday, 26 July 2004, 2:59 PM EST

Four U.S. House members, reacting to a June court ruling that opened up e-mail to snooping by ISPs (Internet service providers), have introduced a bill that would add privacy protections to e-mail.

Representative Jay Inslee, a Washington Democrat, and three other congressmen introduced the E-mail Privacy Act of 2004 on Thursday. The bill would require that e-mail be subject to federal wiretap law that requires a court order for real-time interception of communications. The bill would also prohibit private ISPs from accessing subscriber e-mail beyond what is necessary to provide service.

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