Jan 25, 2016
Government Needs a Warrant To Get Cell Phone Location Data, ACLU Says In Brief to Appeals Court
MILWAUKEE – On Friday, the American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Wisconsin, along with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, filed a friend of the court brief with the Sev...
Issue Areas: Privacy & Technology
Jan 20, 2016
16 States & DC Introduce Legislation to Limit Surveillance and Protect Student and Employee Privacy
Nationwide Effort Aims to Empower Americans to “Take Control” of Their Privacy
Sep 03, 2015
ACLU Comment on New Justice Department Guidelines for Secretive Stingray Surveillance Devices
NEW YORK — The Department of Justice today issued new public guidelines for the use of a military-grade surveillance technology by certain federal agencies. The surveillance tool...
Issue Areas: Privacy & Technology
May 21, 2015
ACLU Releases Detailed Best Practices for Police Body Cameras
Recommended Policies Can Be Adopted by State Legislatures, Local Governments, and Police Departments
May 13, 2015
Washington Becomes a Leader in Restricting Use of Invasive Stingrays
SEATTLE – Governor Inslee today signed into law a bill restricting the use of cell site simulator devices (popularly known as “Stingrays”). The measure (HB 1440) requires...
Issue Areas: Privacy & Technology
May 05, 2015
ACLU of Virginia Files Lawsuit against Fairfax Police for Collection, Storage of Personal Information
RICHMOND, VA – Today, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Virginia filed a lawsuit in Fairfax County Circuit Court against the Fairfax County Police Department (FCPD...
Issue Areas: Privacy & Technology
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