Sep 28, 2023
ACLU Applauds Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board Report and Urges Congress to Fundamentally Reform Section 702
The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board Called for Major Changes to Law the Government Uses to Warrantlessly Surveil Americans’ International Communications
Issue Areas: Privacy & Technology
Sep 25, 2023
ACLU Urges Congress to Strike Down Dangerous Legislation Threatening to Destroy Digital Privacy and Free Speech Online
In a letter to lawmakers, the ACLU and 60 partner organizations opposed the STOP CSAM act, citing significant harms to free speech and an increase in government surveillance.
Sep 08, 2023
ACLU Celebrates Senate Doing Its Job and Appointing a Fifth FCC Commissioner
WASHINGTON — After being deadlocked for over two years, Congress finally confirmed a fifth commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) yesterday. With the confirm...
Aug 30, 2023
Sex Workers and Legal Advocates File Federal Trade Commission Complaint Against Mastercard
WASHINGTON – The American Civil Liberties Union, Hacking//Hustling, and a coalition of sex-worker-led, anti-trafficking, and LGBTQ organizations urge the Federal Trade Commission...
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
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