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The Coming Clash Over Drones

The arrival of domestic drones has set up a clash between two very powerful forces in American life.

By Jay Stanley
September 10, 2015

The Precarious State of the Private-Sector Drone Industry

Drones will inevitably become ubiquitous, right? Not so fast.

By Jay Stanley
September 9, 2015

ACLU to Justice Department: Don't Give Money to LAPD For Body Cameras

The ACLU support body cameras only when they are set up to improve police accountability.

By Jay Stanley, Peter Bibring
September 3, 2015

In Texas, More Body Cameras ≠ More Transparency

Texas police are touting greater transparency through police body cameras. But Texas law calls that into question.

By Chad Marlow
September 2, 2015

Interesting New Hampshire Case Testing Body Camera Transparency Rules

A legal battle is underway over whether body camera footage of a police shooting should be made public. And there's a twist.

By Jay Stanley
September 2, 2015

Here’s How Law Enforcement Agencies Impersonate Your Friends

A DEA handbook reveals a government form entitled "Consent to Assume Online Identity."

By Sonia Roubini
August 31, 2015

Five Reasons Armed Domestic Drones Are a Terrible Idea

North Dakota has enacted a bill that lets police arm drones with Tasers, rubber bullets, tear gas, and sound cannons.

By Jay Stanley
August 27, 2015

Status of Location Privacy Legislation in the States: 2015

Which states have laws or court decisions protecting location privacy?

By Peter Cihon
August 26, 2015

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