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How to Shift Power From the Police to the People
A St. Louis proposal would give local communities…
Why Amazon’s Automated Hiring Tool Discriminated Against Women
It’s the latest example showing the…
How Lie Detectors Enable Racial Bias
It’s not the machines that are doing the “detecting,” it’s the…
When Police Use Disappearing-Message Apps, It’s Not Just Bad for Accountability — It’s Illegal
Apps with self-deleting messages have no place in a transparent government.
What a European Court Ruling Means for Mass Spying Around the World
A victory for free speech and privacy rights against Britain’s spy agency has implications for the NSA.
How to Stop ‘Smart Cities’ From Becoming ‘Surveillance Cities’
The key to protecting privacy lies with transparency and public oversight.
The Supreme Court’s Big Privacy Ruling Sent a Message. Will Judges Hear It?
Courts will consider cases…
ACLU Seeks More Information About Los Angeles Subway Body Scanners
Let’s not open the door to body scanning in public places.
Police Are Acquiring Surveillance Tech in Secret
A California bill would give the public a say and require more transparency from law enforcement.
Amazon’s Face Recognition Falsely Matched 28 Members of Congress With Mugshots
The results illustrate the dangers of police use of facial recognition technology.