Prof. Ann Bartow comments on the inadequacy of our current laws to protect our privacy on the Internet

While the news story surrounding General David Petraeus continues to unfold, legal experts point to an aspect of this case that could have a huge impact on most every American citizen– the inadequacy of our current laws to safeguard Internet privacy.

“The Los Angeles Times” spoke with Professor Ann Bartow who commented on the futility of protecting passwords when e-mail is accessible without a warrant.

“Unless there are substantive changes in the law, people just have to assume their email is accessible to the government without their permission and without their notification,” said Prof. Bartow.

The piece can be read here.

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