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What Hillary Clinton Has in Common With NSA Whistleblowers

The opaqueness of our nation's secrecy regime means if somebody is out to get you, they will likely succeed.

By Jay Stanley
August 21, 2015

Taking Warrantless Location Tracking to the Supreme Court

A petition submitted to SCOTUS could settle a key question about the extent of our privacy rights in the digital age.

By Nathan Freed Wessler
July 31, 2015

Some Towns Are Videotaping Residents’ Garbage Streams

Some towns are engaging in very detailed surveillance of residents' garbage

By Sonia Roubini, Jay Stanley
July 24, 2015

Building a Mass Surveillance Infrastructure Out of Light Bulbs

Lightbulbs-of-the-not-so-distant-future may function as tracking devices

By Chad Marlow
July 23, 2015

U.S. Department of Transportation Funding License Plate Readers, Documents Reveal

Law enforcement shouldn't apply for funding to decrease traffic fatalities and then use the money for surveillance

By Bennett Stein
July 20, 2015

Drone Rules Are Already Colliding With The First Amendment

Will it become illegal to photograph the New Jersey Turnpike?

By Ari Rosmarin
July 16, 2015

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

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