As Barr begins the confirmation process, senators must question Barr on his record regarding the right to privacy and the Fourth Amendment — which raises serious concerns about his suitability to be attorney general. Barr has violated or supported violations of Americans constitutional rights, leaving a disastrous legacy of warrantless...
As public awareness of NSA surveillance practices has grown, so too has public outrage. That outrage is the fuel for meaningful change.
Although we can’t be sure, we have a hunch the secret search warrants are related to the Inauguration Day protests.
The court acknowledged that “modern investigative techniques” were necessary to combat terrorism, but said that this cannot justify “the general and indiscriminate retention of all traffic and location data.”
The danger that facial recognition poses to our privacy and civil liberties is real and immediate. One in two Americans adults has their image in a facial recognition network.
The sweeping warrantless surveillance of millions of Yahoo users’ communications flies in the face of the Fourth Amendment’s prohibition against unreasonable searches.
Community members and activists shouldn’t have to worry that the government eyes in the sky will be capturing images of everything they do during a protest.
The provision would give the FBI the ability to demand individuals’ email data and possibly web-surfing history from their service providers without a warrant and in complete secrecy.
One of the companies promotes its research into Greenpeace activists, student demonstrations, minimum wage advocates, and other political movements.
What the FBI is pursuing is much more dangerous than any legislative route. We should be more fearful of the strategy the FBI is using in the courts to push their ill-advised and Constitutionally dubious agenda.