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A California City Fights Off ICE’s Digital Deportation Machine

ICE now has access to billions of location records, which it can use to go after immigrants. Alameda refuses to take part.

By Matt Cagle
February 13, 2018

Staying Safe When You Say #MeToo

These days, women who speak out need to worry about online harassment, too. Here are some digital defense tips that can help.

By Leigh Honeywell
February 12, 2018

Does a US Warrant Extend to Data Held Abroad?

The government demanded Microsoft turn over emails stored in Ireland. Microsoft balked. The Supreme Court will soon weigh in.

By Jennifer Stisa Granick
January 24, 2018

NYPD Union’s Lawsuit Could Reverse-Engineer Body Cameras Into Surveillance Tools

The union wants to ensure the public can’t see an officer’s body cam footage without the officer’s consent.

By Michael Sisitzky
January 19, 2018

The Government’s New Policy on Device Searches at the Border: What You Need to Know

As searches of devices at the border rise, the government continues to conduct searches without getting a warrant first.

By Esha Bhandari
January 9, 2018

Proposal to Expand Mandatory DNA Collection in Virginia Raises Serious Privacy and Due Process Concerns

Expansion of the state database would violate Virginians’ privacy and could lead to false convictions and ethnic bias.

By Bill Farrar
January 8, 2018

Trump’s FCC Nukes Network Neutrality: What Happens Now?

If you like flying coach, you’ll love the FCC’s new internet.

By Jay Stanley
December 14, 2017

A Bill to Warn Students About Predatory Colleges Without Violating Their Privacy

The approach would utilize an emerging technology that analyzes students’ sensitive data without creating a massive database.

By Chad Marlow
December 12, 2017

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