As Senate committee approves online privacy measures, advocates raise concern about video info
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In Washington, D.C., the Senate Judiciary Committee approved key measures today to protect privacy rights online, updating a law that hasn’t been changed since the earliest days of e-mail. If the bill passes, law enforcement and government officials will have to get a warrant from a judge in order to read the content of private online communications. But some civil liberties advocates remain concerned about a different provision that lowers privacy standards for users’ video watching histories. On Capitol Hill, FSRN’s Alice Ollstein has more.