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If the Courts Do Not Recognize Technology Neutrality in the Wiretap Act, Congress Should Intervene

September 12, 2013
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The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that a lawsuit against Google for illegal wiretapping could proceed. If this ruling is upheld, Congress should consider clarifying the Wiretap Act to make clear that data sent unencrypted does not have an expectation of privacy.