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Tuesday Jul 1 | Response

DMA Gains Headway to Close ECPA Loophole

NEW YORK The Direct Marketing Association is reporting that its efforts to reform the Electronic Communications Privacy Act have hit a milestone with 218 members of the House, both Democrats and Republicans, now supporting H.R. 1852, a bill that would create fundamental safeguards to protect marketing data.

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Related Topix: Marketing, US News, Direct Mail, Direct Marketing, Privacy, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Wed Jun 25, 2014

NAFCU

House panel OKs CDRLF, CDFI funding

June 26,2014 - The full House Appropriations Committee approved by a vote of 28-21 a fiscal 2015 spending budget that includes funding for the Treasury Community Development Financial Institutions Fund and the NCUA Community Development Revolving Loan Fund.

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Related Topix: Marcy Kaptur, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican

The Hill

Overnight Tech: Court rulings add momentum to tech bills

THE LEDE: Lawmakers and business groups alike are claiming the Supreme Court's twin decisions on Wednesday should convince Congress to get moving on a series of measures to make sure the law keeps up with advances in technology.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Greg Walden, Ron Wyden, Senator Mark Kirk

Roll Call

Email Search Warrant Provision Added to Spending Bill

Among the 12 annual spending bills that fund the federal government, the Financial Services and General Government appropriations bill is generally one of the more contentious.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ander Crenshaw, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jose Serrano, Democrat

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Response

E-mail Privacy Bill May Pass House Vote

WASHINGTON The Email Privacy Act , a bill that would tighten digital privacy laws, has enough support to pass in the House of Representatives, news sources say.

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Related Topix: Privacy, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Sam Graves, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Mon Jun 23, 2014

The Miami Herald

Democrat in Kansas 3rd faces GOP ethics complaint

A Democratic congressional candidate faces a hearing before the Kansas ethics commission over a Republican Party complaint that she violated a state campaign finance law.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

Sat Jun 21, 2014

The Gardner News and The Spring Hill ...

August primary voters to choose party candidates in several races

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Democrats, Republicans and unafilliated voters will have choices on the Aug. 5 primary ballot.

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Related Topix: US News, Johnson County, KS, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Fairway, KS, Prairie Village, KS, US Senate, Pat Roberts

Free Republic

Good News! Majority of House Now Supports ECPA Reform

FreedomWorks is supporting the Email Privacy Act introduced by Rep. Kevin Yoder .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Privacy, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat

Fri Jun 20, 2014

VentureBeat

House passes amendment to curb NSA surveillance program

First, Representative Kevin Yoder and Representative Jared Polis' bill requiring law enforcement to have a warrant when obtaining emails got a majority co-sponsorship, and now the House has passed an amendment that will limit surveillance programs at the National Security Agency.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, Representative Thomas Massie, Zoe Lofgren

Direct Marketing News

Amended Privacy Act Could Be a Boon to Consumer Trust

The Direct Marketing Association this week issued a statement heralding the news that, by its count, 218 members of the House of Representatives now support efforts to reform the Electronic Communications Privacy Act introduced by Kansas Republican Kevin Yoder.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

KFVS12

Inspector general reviewing KC veteran's death

A federal office responsible for overseeing the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is reviewing the death of a Kansas City, Missouri, veteran who was killed by police last month after they say he pointed his weapon at them.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Pam's House Blend

Over Easy: Reform the ECPA

While much deserved attention has been focused on the NSA's surveillance tactics and their legality, a separate issue that also merits more attention is the outdated ECPA that provides law enforcement the ability to get access to your electronic data, such as emails, without a warrant.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, Patrick Leahy, US Senate

Wed Jun 18, 2014

The Hill

Overnight Tech: Email privacy bill gets a boost

THE LEDE: Tech companies and privacy groups are pushing Congress to move ahead with email privacy reform now that a majority of the House supports a bill that would require law enforcement to obtain a warrant before accessing stored emails.

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Related Topix: Privacy, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Ander Crenshaw, Jose Serrano

The Gardner News and The Spring Hill ...

August primary voters to choose party candidates in several races

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Democrats, Republicans and unafilliated voters will have choices on the Aug. 5 primary ballot.

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Related Topix: US News, Johnson County, KS, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Fairway, KS, Prairie Village, KS, US Senate, Pat Roberts

Reuters

U.S. bill on email privacy gathers majority support in the House

A bill to force government agencies to get warrants before they access the email of people under investigation advanced in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday after a majority of lawmakers signed on as co-sponsors.

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Related Topix: Widevine Technologies, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Graves, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat

The Hill

House email privacy bill hits magic number

A bill to prevent law enforcement officials without warrants from accessing private email accounts is now backed by the majority of the House.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, Bob Goodlatte

Tue Jun 17, 2014

The Hill

Overnight Tech: Consumer groups back anti-'fast lane' bill

THE LEDE: Consumer interest and free speech groups are getting behind Democratic legislation to require the Federal Communications Commission block agreements to speed up some users' Internet speeds.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Doris Matsui, Republican, Representative Jared Polis, John Thune

Mon Jun 16, 2014

The Hill

Lawmakers prodded over email privacy

Americans for Tax Reform head Grover Norquist and Katie McAuliffe, executive director of the organization's Digital Liberty project, want members of Congress to back the Email Privacy Act as support gains momentum this week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat

Fri Jun 13, 2014

The Hill

Nadler, Conyers tout email privacy reform

Reps. John Conyers and Jerry Nadler want to change the law that deprive emails of the Fourth Amendment protections afforded to paper documents.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Conyers, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Representative Jared Polis

Prairie Village Post

Rep. Yoder comments on VA debacle, defeat of Cantor in appearance before NEJC Chamber

Federal agencies can access your email or other information stored online, U.S. Representative Kevin Yoder told a Northeast Johnson County Chamber of Commerce breakfast this morning, and he has introduced a bill to change that.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Johnson County, KS, Healthcare Law, Law, Economics News, Bankruptcy

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