As one Arizona border community calls for closure of checkpoint, concerns grow over increased racial profiling and invasion of civil rights
The state Senate on Wednesday approved a bill that would require law enforcement in California to obtain a search warrant or wiretap order before searching a person’s smartphone, laptop or other electronic device or accessing information stored on remote servers.
The Senate passed the USA Freedom Act today by 67-32, marking the first time in over thirty years that both houses of Congress have approved a bill placing real restrictions and oversight on the National Security Agency’s surveillance powers.
It’s a step in the right direction, but we still have a long way to go.
After three failed attempts, the senate finally passed the USA Freedom Act on Tuesday evening. The president is expected to sign it into law later tonight.
It’s a qualified success, but nonetheless…. Keep the pressure on! Restore the 4th Amendment!
US senators failed to pass a bill tonight that would reform one of the NSA’s most controversial surveillance programs. Without it, sections of the Patriot Act expire at midnight.
The most controversial elements of the spying bill may never be coming back, lawmakers from both parties tell The Daily Beast. Here’s why.
A newly published Snowden leak reveals that the NSA planned to hack the Android store so that it could covertly install malware on its targets’ phones.
The United States’ asset forfeiture laws are deplorable at best.
“The money is presumed to be guilty,” an agent explained.
A hero. A patriot. Not a traitor.
If the bulk collection of phone records was illegal, then one of the most-criticized disclosures amounted to blowing the whistle on illegal surveillance.
This just in: The United States alleges that your data (and, for all practical purposes, your privacy) does not belong to you–it belongs to corporations.
Today US circuit court handed privacy advocates a surprising reversal on a landmark pro-privacy decision.