Should police be required to obtain a search warrant to read a users' email or look at their smartphone?
Yes, Police be required to obtain a search warrant to read a users' email or look at their smartphone. Its because of the given following reasons:
1) With out the search warrant we can not enter into someone's privacy or we can see or read someone's personal data. 2) Every one having its own personal space, and with out the legal search warrant, no other is allowed to enter someone's personal space. 3) Its required because, it may happen that police can get some personal stuff of any one which can later damage its personal life as well as his position in the society.
That is why, first of all police have to show a number of evidence against the person to get the search warrant and then only, police can read user's email or look at their smartphones.