Privacy Matters

MBTA to install more cameras on city buses

What's the matter with CISPA?

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What's the big deal about CISPA, anyway? Watch this quick video to learn why we must oppose this so-called 'cyber-security' bill. And then take action. And then tell your friends and family to take action.

"IT, Security and Power" with Bruce Schneier

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Privacy expert Bruce Schneier and Harvard Berkman Center's Jonathan Zittrain discuss IT, Security and Power. Check it out.

IRS, DHS, ATF and more: the latest surveillance news

Does the IRS get warrants when it searches through our emails? The ACLU wanted a simple answer to this simple question, and so filed a FOIA request to the agency to find out. My colleague Nate Wessler explains what they learned:

"This Conversation Is Being Recorded"

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Over the weekend I spoke on a panel at the National Conference for Media Reform in Denver. Check it out.

Police say "trust us," but we need privacy protections enshrined into law

Today’s front-page Boston Globe expose on license plate readers in Massachusetts sounds the alarm on a problem the ACLU of Massachusetts -- and the national ACLU -- flagged as a potential privacy disaster back in 2010:

Terror Tuesday: "Guantanamo is America’s moral failure"

As the latest hunger strike at Guantanamo enters its third grueling month, Americans are getting a long overdue wake up call from the mainstream media.

Go Google! Go take a hike, Microsoft/NYPD…

There is both good and bad news to report on the surveillance front.

Let’s start with the positive.

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