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VIDEO: Surveillance, Secrecy, and Government Accountability

VIDEO: Surveillance, Secrecy, and Government Accountability

By Amanda Corlett, ACLU at 5:31pm
Last month, ACLU Deputy Legal Director Jameel Jaffer participated in a panel convened by Open Society Foundations in New York City entitled National Security Secrecy and Surveillance: Defending the Public’s Right to Know.    The conversation,…
This Week in Civil Liberties (10/05/2012)

This Week in Civil Liberties (10/05/2012)

By Amanda Corlett, ACLU at 6:03pm

Who seems terrified about consumers taking control over the privacy of their own online data?

Who among us is being subjected to video surveillance from the comfort and familiarity of our own neighborhoods?  (You may want to take a peek…

This Week in Civil Liberties (10/4/13)

This Week in Civil Liberties (10/4/13)

By Amanda Corlett, ACLU at 4:59pm

What justification did the employer of an Ohio woman use when it fired her after learning she was pregnant?

How does the Affordable Care Act  have the opportunity to expand potential voters’ access to the ballot?

Why is the CIA’s…

This Week in Civil Liberties (02/22/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (02/22/2013)

By Amanda Corlett, ACLU at 4:13pm

How did President Obama respond when asked whether or not his administration can kill a United States citizen - while on U. S. soil - suspected of terrorist activities?

What new drone-based surveillance technology can track a car or pedestrian…

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