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Jared Polis on Gov't Snooping Your Old Emails: 'We don't even know the extent to which this power has been used or abused'


Did you know that the government can rifle through your opened emails without a warrant if they happen to be at least 180 days old? I had somehow forgotten that unhappy fact until yesterday, when Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) came on The Independents to talk about his Email Privacy Act. Watch below:

A treasure trove of past Reason writing on the issue can be found here.