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ACLU Releases New FOIA Documents on Aerial Cell Phone Surveillance

How is the government using the powerful and mysterious devices known as "Dirtboxes"

By Nathan Freed Wessler
March 17, 2016

The Kids Aren’t Alright…With You Putting Their Photos Online

Before you share those cute photos of your kids, give it some thought.

By Kade Crockford
March 14, 2016

A Video That Every Potential Juror Should See

Derrick Price's arrest was captured on two videos. They told very different stories — and tell us some important lessons.

By Jay Stanley
March 11, 2016

Warrant for Location Tracking? DOJ Says No Need

The Justice Dept won't say how it's interpreting its constitutional privacy duties as it seeks broad powers.

By Nathaniel Turner
March 8, 2016

One of the FBI’s Major Claims in the iPhone Case Is Fraudulent

Does the FBI need to worry about the San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone self-erasing?

By Daniel Kahn Gillmor
March 7, 2016

Carriers Pushing Weak Arguments Against FCC Privacy Protection

Internet carriers are desperate to argue that the FCC should not apply the law as written.

By Jay Stanley
March 3, 2016

Internet Privacy May Be About to Get a Big Boost From FCC

We've long have rules that protect privacy of our phone calls. Our internet usage should be covered as well.

By Jay Stanley
February 29, 2016

Does the FBI Really Even Need Apple’s Help?

The iPhone has a code hidden in its chips. If the FBI could get that code they wouldn't need Apple's help.

By Daniel Kahn Gillmor, Jay Stanley
February 25, 2016

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