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(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...
Sen. Paul Introduces National ID Card Amendment Jun 20, 2013   WASHINGTON, D.C. - Sen. Rand Paul today announced the introduction of the Protect Our Privacy Act as amendment...
E-Verify National ID System Threatens Americans’ Privacy by DAVID BIER on JUNE 18, 2013 · 0 COMMENTS in FEATURES, IMMIGRATION, INTERNATIONAL,...
America’s New Normal: Mass Surveillance, Secret Courts and Death to Whistleblowers By John W. Whitehead June 10, 2013  “The administration has now lost all credibility. Mr....
WASHINGTON, DC -- U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) released the following statement on today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision in Maryland v. King: Today’s unfortunate U.S. Supreme...
  Today's release of an immigration reform proposal from the Gang of Eight raises a host of civil liberties issues, many of which the ACLU will undoubtedly be commenting on in the coming...