Brennan Center, along with 52 technology and civil liberties groups, urges Congress to pass the Email Privacy Act
The Email Privacy Act would help bring laws on electronic communications into line with existing law enforcement practices, court precedent, and individual expectations of privacy. The Act was included in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2019 as passed by the House on May 24, 2018. The bill will go into conference shortly to be reconciled with the Senate-passed version of the NDAA. On July 13, 2018, the Brennan Center joined with 52 other civil liberties groups and technology firms to urge Congress to include the Email Privacy Act in the final NDAA.