- Privacy of communications and documents you store in the cloud
- Protection against secret tracking of your location through mobile devices
- Strengthen protections against secret monitoring of communications over the telephone or the Internet
- Limit the amount of data the government can access for investigative purposes unless it is related to a specific criminal suspect
It seems that when you get a coalition like this together, people in Washington take notice quickly. In a press release dated March 30, House Representatives John Conyers, Jerrold Nadler, and Robert Scott announced their intention to lead House consideration of reforms to ECPA, working through the Judiciary Committee, which Conyers chairs.
On Friday, April 2, Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Patrick Leahy announced that he will also take up consideration of ECPA in the Senate.