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Submission + - That was fast, Leahy scuttles his warrantless e-mail surveillance bill (cnet.com)

Presto Vivace writes: "Under the right conditions, online activism can be very effective. Leahy scuttles his warrantless e-mail surveillance bill

Sen. Patrick Leahy has abandoned his controversial proposal that would grant government agencies more surveillance power — including warrantless access to Americans' e-mail accounts — than they possess under current law.

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That was fast, Leahy scuttles his warrantless e-mail surveillance bill

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