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Big Brother Is Getting More Tech-Savvy — Here’s How to Fight Its Next Hack

Government efforts to subvert software updates put everyone’s security at risk.

By Courtney Kan, Alexia Ramirez
June 21, 2018

New York School District Seeks Facial Recognition Cameras for Public Schools

A school district in Western New York is installing the invasive technology and others may soon follow.

By Stefanie Coyle, John Curr III
June 20, 2018

Abuses Show Police Departments Need to Take Cameras, Not Just Video, Into Evidence in Police Shootings

The ACLU is updating our model police body camera policy.

By Jay Stanley
June 14, 2018

This Is How Net Neutrality Will End

Internet service providers are smart enough to wait before taking advantage of net neutrality’s demise.

By Chad Marlow
June 6, 2018

The FBI’s Gigantic Math Error

The FBI is showing that it can’t be trusted on the encryption issue.

By Jennifer Stisa Granick
May 25, 2018

We’re Demanding the Government Come Clean on Surveillance of Social Media

The Trump administration is ramping up monitoring of what people say on social media — and it’s doing so largely in secret.

By Hugh Handeyside
May 24, 2018

Amazon Teams Up With Government to Deploy Dangerous New Facial Recognition Technology

Amazon has developed a powerful and dangerous new surveillance system and is actively helping governments deploy it.

By Matt Cagle, Nicole Ozer
May 22, 2018

Encrypted Email and Security Nihilism

A new report details various problems with encrypted email. But that doesn't mean we should give up on it altogether.

By Daniel Kahn Gillmor
May 18, 2018

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