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So-So Social Media Privacy? State Legislators Should Reject New Model Bill and Stick With ACLU’s Gold Standard.

State Legislators Should Reject New Model Bill and Stick With ACLU’s Gold Standard.

By Chad Marlow
December 6, 2016

Forensic DNA Phenotyping

Can a suspect's face be reconstructed from their DNA?

By Jay Stanley
November 29, 2016

ACLU Sues for Answers on Warrantless Surveillance of Americans

Congress and the public need the facts about government spying.

By Anna Diakun
November 17, 2016

Can Consumers Trust the FTC to Protect Their Privacy?

Unlike most nations the United States has no privacy agency. The FTC is most-cited as our equivalent. How does it measure up?

By Robert Gellman
October 25, 2016

Baltimore Aerial Surveillance Program Retained Data Despite 45-Day Privacy Policy Limit

Program operators told public, "We keep our imagery data for 45 days unless there are ongoing investigations"

By Jay Stanley
October 25, 2016

Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter Provided Data Access for a Surveillance Product Marketed to Target Activists of Color

Social networks should not give data access to developers of surveillance tools.

By Matthew Cagle
October 11, 2016

The Six Key Questions for the Obama Administration and Companies About Yahoo’s Cooperation With the NSA

The Obama Administration owes the public far more information about this spying program. Companies can help, too.

By Neema Singh Guliani
October 7, 2016

Is Your City Destined To Be The Next Charlotte? A Hard Lesson In Police Body Camera Policies

Doing body cameras right is important for social peace

By Chad Marlow
October 4, 2016

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