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Police Are Acquiring Surveillance Tech in Secret

A California bill would give the public a say and require more transparency from law enforcement.

By Chloe Triplett
August 7, 2018

Amazon’s Face Recognition Falsely Matched 28 Members of Congress With Mugshots

The results illustrate the dangers of police use of facial recognition technology.

By Jacob Snow
July 26, 2018

Facebook Shouldn't Censor Offensive Speech

The only content the social media giant should take down is unlawful speech.

By Vera Eidelman
July 20, 2018

Big Data Could Set Insurance Premiums. Minorities Could Pay the Price.

Health insurers have begun acquiring and analyzing big data — including racial data. They could use it to set fees.

By Rachel Goodman
July 19, 2018

A Pro-Liberty Case for Gun Restrictions

Gun rights advocates need to contend with the unintended consequences of expansive gun rights: a more intrusive government.

By Jay Stanley
July 17, 2018

Congress Can Stop Humiliating and Unconstitutional Device Searches at the Border

Warrantless device searches are skyrocketing. As the issue is being litigated, Congress can take steps to stop the practice.

By Neema Singh Guliani
July 13, 2018

Can You Keep a (Trade) Secret? Not When It Violates Someone’s Constitutional Rights.

DNA algorithms used to convict people can’t be kept secret.

By Nicolas Aramayo
July 6, 2018

The Supreme Court’s Groundbreaking Privacy Victory for the Digital Age

The court rejected the government's argument that it shouldn't need a warrant for data cellphone companies hold about us.

By Nathan Freed Wessler
June 22, 2018

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