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Voters Approve Electronic Privacy Measure

Missouri voters have decided to bolster legal protection of electronic communications through a state constitutional amendment on digital privacy. Amendment 9 was approved as voters went to the polls Tuesday.


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Missouri Voters May Fortify Digital Privacy Rights

The Aug. 5 ballot measure known as Amendment 9 would require police to obtain a warrant before searching or seizing “electronic communications and data.”


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Bill Would Protect Cell Phones, Email from ‘Unreasonable Search and Seizure’

A bill to add the Privacy Amendment to the Missouri Constitution is on the ballot in August.


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Mo. Proposal Targets Collection of Cellphone Data

A Missouri lawmaker is proposing a state constitutional amendment intended to cut down on the government’s ability to get data about people’s phone calls.


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