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Jerry Brown signs electronic search warrant law

Posted By Administration, Friday, October 9, 2015

Gov. Jerry Brown has rebooted his thinking on protecting personal digital information from police searches.

After rejecting several similar proposals in years past, Brown on Thursday signed the sweeping Senate Bill 178, which will require law enforcement agencies to obtain warrants before accessing someone’s electronic devices or requesting the private communications stored on them, such as e-mails, text messages and geolocation data.

“Tell me how a letter in your mailbox should have more protection than an e-mail in the cloud,” said Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, the bill’s author. “It doesn't make sense.”

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