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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

We’re Living in a Surveillance Society, So Why Do We Need Bail?

We’re no longer living in a world where a suspect can skip town and never be found.

By Jay Stanley, Andrea Woods
April 25, 2017

What Individuals Should Do Now That Congress Has Obliterated the FCC’s Privacy Protections

Congress voted to nuke broadband privacy, but there are a few limited steps we can still take to protect our data.

By Jay Stanley, Daniel Kahn Gillmor
April 12, 2017

ACLU Issues Guide for Defense Attorneys on Unconstitutional Government Use of Bulk Hacking

The FBI used a single warrant, issued by a single judge, to hack into and search more than 8,000 computers around the world.

By Vera Eidelman
March 30, 2017

Trump And Congress Complain About Surveillance, But Want to Enable Spying By Internet Companies

For hundreds of years nations have provided privacy protections for communications. The Internet should be covered too.

By Jay Stanley
March 14, 2017

Can Border Agents Search Your Electronic Devices? It’s Complicated.

The government has a lot of power at the border. Here’s how to travel and keep your digital devices and information secure.

By Esha Bhandari, Nathan Freed Wessler, Noa Yachot
March 14, 2017

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