Police Are Feeding Celebrity Photos into Facial Recognition Software to Solve Crimes
Law enforcement agencies are using facial recognition systems with little to no rules, found a new study by the Georgetown Law Center on Privacy and Technology.
You Will Ruin Lives in This Surveillance Game, the Only Question Is Why
'Orwell: Ignorance is Strength' asks difficult questions about liberty and safety, and offers no pat answers.
Young Iranians Are Using These Apps to Bypass Government Oppression
Amid censorship and "moral police", the youth of Iran are looking to their smartphones for civil liberties.
Justice Department doubles down on unpopular anti-crime strategy
The Problem with Dramatic Finger-Pointing Courtroom Moments
This centuries-old trope of criminal trials where witnesses point at the accused may be linked with wrongful convictions.
Grandparents aren’t “bona fide” relatives under latest travel ban
State of Surveillance
Human Rights Activists Are Asking 8 Countries How Much They Spy on Each Other's Citizens
Are international surveillance agreements just a way to avoid local anti-spying laws?
Border Patrol is searching phones almost twice as often since Trump took office
WEDIDIT's ACLU Benefit Was About Fighting For Our Freedom to Do Whatever We Want
Including doing it doggystyle on the dancefloor.
The US Government Wants to Know If You Buy a Dildo Online
Thanks to a long-running legal case, online retailers will now have to disclose their customers' purchases to certain state governments. Privacy campaigners are outraged.
The First Black Woman DA in Alabama History Wants to Shake Up the Death Penalty
Lynneice Washington won an historic election this November even as Donald Trump destroyed Hillary Clinton in Alabama. Here's what she has planned.
Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden threatens to filibuster if Trump goes after encryption