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ew documents released by the FBI show that the Bureau is well on its way toward its goal of a fully operational face recognition database by this summer. EFF received these records in response to our...
We the undersigned are writing to express support for ending the government’s bulk collection of data about individuals. We strongly urge swift markup and passage of the USA FREEDOM Act (H.R....
If you've been reading the news recently, you might think that corporate America is doing its best to thwart NSA surveillance. Google just announced that it is encrypting Gmail when you...
Ads push cameras in Supreme Court By JOSH GERSTEIN | 2/18/14 12:01 AM EST A collection of groups pushing to open the Supreme Court to television coverage is trying something new: television...
The COMMITTEE FOR THE REPUBLIC is hosting and Empire Salon with James Bamford EVERYONE'S A TARGET: HOW AMERICA LOST CONTROL OF THE NSA! CAN IT BE REINED IN? ____________________  ...
(photo: Wikimedia Commons) By Kim Zetter It isn’t just online advertisers that benefit from user-tracking cookies. The National Security Agency has been taking advantage of the cookies that...
Congress now faces a stark choice on the NSA and civil liberties.   A bill sponsored by Senator Dianne Feinstein -- the FISA Improvements Act -- would make matters worse. As ACLU legislative...
by Julian Sanchez Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) has an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal ($) defending the NSA’s bulk call records database as a “vital” counterterrorism tool. ...
Our Fourth Amendment Protections Shouldn't Vanish in the Digital Age Wednesday, September 18, 2013 9:14 AMby Katie McAuliffe   Today, Vanishing Rights, a coalition of organizations...
by Mark Stanley September 4, 2013 As Congress returns from recess, it faces many looming tasks, not least of which is reining in the NSA's mass surveillance programs. At the...