The Supreme Court decided that historical location information from your cell phone is private and that if the government wants to see where you and your cell phone have been, then they need a warrant. It’s a big win for privacy advocates and will likely have important consequences for cases across the country.
The Brennan Center, Electronic Privacy Information Center, and other civil society groups called on the Department of State to abandon a policy that would undermine Constitutional rights and lead to discrimination.
It’s been just one year since a special counsel was appointed to investigate Russia’s role in the 2016 presidential election. Here are five things you need to know about where the investigation stands today.
The Brennan Center’s Michael German – who served as an FBI agent from 1988 through 2004 – looks at the past year and what might come next for James Comey, Special Counsel Robert Mueller, and the overall investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 election.
In a well-intentioned effort to preempt opposition by surveillance hardliners, the USA Liberty Act adopts an approach that could paradoxically make Americans more vulnerable to surveillance in the future.