Pa. Law Enforcement Wants Easier Access to Your Internet Activities | By Eric Boehm | PA Independent | 3/17/13

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Should law enforcement have easier access to Pennsylvanians’ Internet records?

HARRISBURG – Law enforcement officials say they should not have to go to a judge before seeking personal data about Internet users in Pennsylvania.

The state House is set to vote early next week on a bill that would allow law enforcement to obtain permission from a district attorney or attorney general – instead of requiring a warrant from a judge – to force internet service providers to turn over potentially sensitive personal data about what Pennsylvanians are doing online.

Advocates for the change say law enforcement should be given easier access to the data in order to track down and arrest predators targeting children on the Internet, but there are red flags being raised by civil liberties advocates.

For full article see: Pa. Law Enforcement Wants Easier Access to Your Internet Activities 

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