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A Company Announces Its Intent to Create World’s Newest Privacy Nightmare

An ambitious effort to create a service that will provide a live satellite video feed of any spot on earth.

By Jay Stanley
April 23, 2018

A Looming Implication of Face Recognition: Private Photo Blacklists

A company is creating its own database of photos of allegedly dangerous people. Where will this go?

By Jay Stanley
April 16, 2018

The Landmark European Law That Could Change Facebook and Improve Privacy in America

A new EU law will help protect Americans’ privacy. But Congress needs to create a set of baseline protections of our own.

By Neema Singh Guliani, Jay Stanley
April 12, 2018

Minneapolis’s Body Camera Policy Will Have ‘Teeth’ When Police Enforce It

A written body camera policy is only as good as the police department’s will to enforce it.

By Teresa Nelson
April 10, 2018

Facebook Is Tracking Me Even Though I’m Not on Facebook

Facebook collects data about people who have never even opted in. But there are ways these non-users can protect themselves.

By Daniel Kahn Gillmor
April 5, 2018

8 Questions Members of Congress Should Ask Mark Zuckerberg

Members should use the opportunity of Zuckerberg's testimony to press him on Facebook's collection and use of sensitive data.

By ACLU
April 2, 2018

Public Broadband Can Help Protect the Open Internet and Close the Digital Divide

Hundreds of communities across the nation are finding that creating public internet service brings many benefits.

By Jay Stanley
March 30, 2018

Are Stores You Shop at Secretly Using Face Recognition on You?

We asked some of America’s biggest retailers and, with a few exceptions, they refused to tell us.

By Jenna Bitar, Jay Stanley
March 26, 2018

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