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Suppression of Photographers During Civil Rights Movement an Important Reminder for Today

There was “too much film.... Just too much film,” the officials complained.

By Jay Stanley
May 31, 2017

So-Called Privacy Bill Would Actually Innoculate ISPs Against Strong Privacy Protections

Rep. Blackburn's privacy legislation appears to be a naked attempt to undercut state privacy efforts.

By Neema Singh Guliani
May 25, 2017

States Legislatures Rebelling Against Congress’s Attack on ISP Privacy

From the moment the protections were undone, our phones at the ACLU began ringing off the hook with queries from the states.

By Jay Stanley, Nathaniel Turner
May 24, 2017

ICE Using Powerful Stingray Surveillance Devices In Deportation Searches

We need more information about how immigration agents are using surveillance devices under Trump.

By Nathan Freed Wessler
May 23, 2017

Mobile-Phone Cloning Tools Need to Be Subject to Oversight — and the Constitution

A device in widespread use by law enforcement and customs officials allows wide-ranging searches of personal devices

By Jay Stanley
May 16, 2017

Federal Appeals Court Hears Crucial Case on First Amendment and Photography

Are "Ag Gag" laws, which make make taking pictures on farms without owner's consent a criminal offense, constitutional?

By Jay Stanley
May 12, 2017

A New Implication of Cellphone Video: Citizens Taping Each Other For Police

New app encourages public to videotape drivers who are texting while driving, and send video to police for enforcement.

By Jay Stanley
May 3, 2017

How Technology Workers Are Organizing to Resist Trump

Important elements of the tech community are starting to reckon with the dangers of the infrastructure they have built.

By Noa Yachot
May 1, 2017

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