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The Regulation of Private-Sector Drones

Why the ACLU has not called for privacy regulation of private drones at this time.

By Jay Stanley
July 15, 2015

New Online Terrorism Reporting Bill Will Harm Minorities, Chill Speech

A Senate proposal would require online companies to report vaguely defined "terrorist activity" to the government

By Gabe Rottman
July 7, 2015

Cubans See Freedom and Internet Access as One

If Cuba seems the island time forgot, it’s not just because of the classic 1950s cars

By Phyllis Eckhaus
June 29, 2015

FBI Releases Details of 'Zero-Day' Exploit Decisionmaking Process

The government reserves the right to keep security vulnerabilities secret, leaving users of affected software open to attack.

By Nathan Freed Wessler, Dyan Cortez
June 26, 2015

Don’t Let Police Exempt All Body Camera Video From Disclosure

A new battle is shaping up over deployment of police body cameras

By Chad Marlow
June 23, 2015

TSA Response to Universal Criticism of Behavior Detection: More Behavior Detection

The TSA is testing whether "behavioral indicators of malicious intent” can be observed on a live video feed.

By Hugh Handeyside
June 15, 2015

Playing Politics With Cybersecurity and Privacy

The government was the victim of a huge hack. Some would respond by letting it collect even more sensitive information.

By Gabe Rottman
June 10, 2015

What’s Spooky About the FBI’s Fleet of Spy Planes?

Law enforcement has been using aircraft for many decades. So what’s spooky about reports of FBI fleet of low-circling planes?

By Jay Stanley
June 2, 2015

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