In a landmark decision issued today in the criminal appeal of U.S.
v. Warshak, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the
government must have a search warrant before it can secretly seize
and search emails stored by email service providers. Closely
tracking arguments made by EFF in its amicus brief, the court
found that email users have the same reasonable expectation of
privacy in their stored email as they do in their phone calls and
Great news. I’m donating to the EFF to celebrate.