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Facebook Legacy: A Matter of Life and Death

Modern technology makes our lives more convenient, and our deaths more complicated.

By Karen J Kiley
March 23, 2015

We Need to Move Beyond the Frame of the “Bad Apple Cop”

There are just too many reports of police abuse to justify the belief in such a narrative.

By Jay Stanley
March 19, 2015

Politics Swirling Around Clinton Email Scandal Obscure Real Problems

Hillary Clinton’s use of a personal email server while secretary of state has inevitably become a fully inflated political

By Gabe Rottman
March 17, 2015

Cell Phone Records Can Show Where You Sleep and Where You Pray

Data acquired by police shows how location data can reveal very private details about our lives.

By Nathan Freed Wessler
March 10, 2015

Company Asks Cops to Keep Use of License Plate Trackers Secret

The NYPD may soon become the latest police department to begin paying private license plate tracking corporation Vigilant

By Kade Crockford
March 3, 2015

Feds Refuse to Release Documents on “Zero-Day” Security Exploits

Federal agencies served with a Freedom of Information Act request are refusing to release documents related to their purch

By Chris Soghoian, Sonia Roubini
March 3, 2015

ACLU-Obtained Documents Reveal Breadth of Secretive Stingray Use in Florida

The documents paint a detailed picture of police using an invasive technology in secret.

By Nathan Freed Wessler
February 22, 2015

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