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We’re Updating Our Police Body Camera Recommendations for Even Better Accountability and Civil Liberties Protections

The revisions are based on experience so far with the relatively new technology.

By Chad Marlow, Jay Stanley
January 25, 2017

Why Are DC Police Keeping Their Body Cameras Off During Inauguration and the Women’s March?

Is the ACLU hypocritical when it comes to police and filming?

By Jay Stanley
January 17, 2017

The Privacy Threat From Always-On Microphones Like the Amazon Echo

Consumers need ironclad control over devices sitting in their homes and what they transmit outward.

By Jay Stanley
January 13, 2017

Do U.S. Politicians Need to Fear Our Intelligence Agencies?

Nowhere in the Constitution is there room for security agencies to wield political power.

By Jay Stanley
January 9, 2017

The Use of Killer Robots By Police

Robot use of force raises significant questions that should be considered by American communities.

By Jay Stanley
December 20, 2016

FAA Helps Police Suppress Reporting From Dakota Pipeline Protests

The FAA banned drone flights for miles around the protests

By Vera Eidelman
December 19, 2016

Facebook Moves to Stem Fake News

Facebook responds to pressure with a thoughtful, largely pro-speech approach, but questions remain.

By Jay Stanley
December 16, 2016

Twitter Cuts Off Fusion Spy Centers’ Access to Social Media Surveillance Tool

The company Dataminr was forced to comply with Twitter’s clear rule prohibiting use of data for surveillance

By Nicole Ozer
December 15, 2016

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