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04.02.18
Privacy groups ask tech companies to sign user data 'security pledge'
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Privacy groups ask tech companies to sign user data 'security pledge'

Groups like the ACLU and Fight for the Future are backing the five-point pledge.

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10.17.17
Digital rights groups speak out against EU plan to scan online content
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Digital rights groups speak out against EU plan to scan online content

A proposed rule would require websites to filter uploaded material for copyright violations.

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12.13.15
Tor's new executive director is a digital privacy legend
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Tor's new executive director is a digital privacy legend

The anonymity network project has picked Shari Steele, the EFF's former leader, as its executive director.

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11.11.15
US prisons allegedly record more inmate calls than they should (update: response)
11.11.15

US prisons allegedly record more inmate calls than they should (update: response)

It might not just be everyday people who've been subject to illegal surveillance -- prisoners may...

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06.01.15
Supreme Court: online threats must be intentional to be illegal
06.01.15

Supreme Court: online threats must be intentional to be illegal

You can't be sent to prison for kinda sorta threats in the real world, and that now applies to the...

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05.05.15
Government scales back plans for license plate-tracking program
05.05.15

Government scales back plans for license plate-tracking program

To say that there's been some concern about the Department of Homeland Security's on-again, off-ag...

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01.26.15
Police think Waze's traffic app puts officers in danger
01.26.15

Police think Waze's traffic app puts officers in danger

You may use Google's Waze app primarily to avoid traffic jams and watch out for speed cameras, but...

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