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Lessons of the Uber Privacy Scandal

Taxi-on-demand service Uber ran into hot water last week over reports that company executives have played fast and loose w

By Jay Stanley
November 26, 2014

ACLU Seeks Information About Airborne Cell Phone Snooping

The ACLU is filing a

By Bennett Stein
November 19, 2014

Americans' Confidence in Privacy of Electronic Communications is Very Low

Pew has a new poll out on Americans’ attitudes

By Jay Stanley
November 13, 2014

Keep it Simple With Net Neutrality

Chairman Tom Wheeler at the Federal Communications Commission is moving in the right direction toward true net neutrality.

By Gabe Rottman
November 5, 2014

The Government is in Pursuit of a Less Secure Internet

A government proposal to change the rules for obtaining search warrants risks making all of us more vulnerable to cyber-at

By Nathan Freed Wessler
November 4, 2014

Louisiana Blocks Ebola Scientists From Meeting in New Orleans in Latest Counterproductive Over-Reaction

Could it become any more obvious that over-reaction to Ebola is undercutting efforts to stop the spread of the disease?

By Jay Stanley
November 3, 2014

Ebola: Travel Bans, Quarantines, and Political Courage

The political reaction to Ebola has been a study in contrasts.

By Jay Stanley
October 29, 2014

FTC Needs to Make Sure Companies Aren’t Using Big Data to Discriminate

The ACLU filed comments today with th

By Rachel Goodman
October 27, 2014

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