Mar 29, 2024
ACLU and ACLU of Florida Sound Alarm on Lakeland’s New Nightmare-Inducing Face Surveillance Program
The organizations are seeking records to shine a light on an alarming new tracking system unleashed on an unsuspecting public
Mar 19, 2024
Ahead of Hearing, ACLU Urges Nevada Court to Protect Americans’ Right to Private and Secure Communications
Forcing Meta to Roll Back End-to-End Encryption Protections Would Make Internet Less Safe, Experts Say
Mar 15, 2024
ACLU Statement on Supreme Court’s Decision Related to Whether Public Officials Can Block Social Media Followers
WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court on Friday clarified when public officials’ social media posts are subject to the First Amendment in response to two challenges, O’Connor-Ratcli...
Feb 26, 2024
Rights Groups Urge U.S. Trade Representative to Reaffirm Commitment to a Free and Open Internet
Ahead of World Trade Organization annual meeting, ACLU, Freedom House, and partners raise concerns over Biden Administration withdrawing support for reforms needed to protect an equitable, free, and open global internet
Issue Areas: Privacy & Technology
Feb 14, 2024
ACLU, ACLU of Northern California Urge Court to Continue to Block Unconstitutional Restriction on Online Publication, Recognize Importance of Consumer Privacy Laws
The California Age-Appropriate Design Code Act was framed as a law to protect children’s privacy online, but it is actually a content-based regulation of free speech.
Jan 29, 2024
ACLU and ACLU of NJ File Friend-of-the-Court Brief in Challenge to Wrongful Arrest due to Face Recognition Tech
Parks v. McCormac could be the first case in the country to generate a decision addressing critical questions about police misuse of face recognition technology
Court case: Parks v. McCormac
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