Aug 06, 2023
After Third Wrongful Arrest, ACLU Slams Detroit Police Department for Continuing to Use Faulty Facial Recognition Technology
DETROIT —According to a new lawsuit, the Detroit Police Department has wrongly arrested yet another person based on a faulty facial recognition match. Porcha Woodruff, who was ei...
Jul 19, 2023
ACLU Cheers House Judiciary Committee for Supporting Bills Expanding Protections for Journalists and Reining in Warrantless Government Surveillance
The ACLU now calls on the full House of Representatives to pass the PRESS Act and the Fourth Amendment Is Not For Sale Act
Jul 14, 2023
ACLU Supports Challenge to Arkansas Law that Places Unconstitutional Age-Verification and Parental Consent Requirements on Social Media Users
Arkansas’s so-called “Social Media Safety Act” stifles freedom of expression online by requiring users to verify their ages and, if under 18, obtaining explicit parental consent before using social media.
Jul 13, 2023
ACLU Condemns Senate Vote on Bill Forcing Internet Companies to Spy on Users for the DEA
The Cooper Davis Act would require tech companies to report users they suspect of drug activity to the government
Jun 22, 2023
New Records Detail How the FBI Pressures Police to Keep Use of Shady Phone Surveillance Technology a Secret
The records, which the ACLU obtained through a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit, shed light on the secrecy agreements the FBI forces state and local law enforcement agencies to sign if they want to use cell site simulators
Jun 06, 2023
ACLU, NACDL, and Coalition of Civil Rights and Criminal Justice Groups Urge Congress to Vote “NO” on DEA Surveillance Bill
Instead of Meaningfully Addressing the Overdose Crisis, Cooper Davis Act Incentivizes Online Services to Surveill Users
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