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After several years of fighting, is there any chance a court will stand up for our basic Fourth Amendment rights and hold the NSA’s bulk phone record surveillance program unconstitutional?
The Justice Department's new policy guidance on the use of cell-site simulator technology is a good first step, but large loopholes remain.
The influence of technology companies on surveillance policy decisions, like the recent arming of drones in North Dakota, has serious consequences for our civil liberties.
Calling Dylann Roof’s actions murder rather than terrorism underplays the role of his evident racist motives and avoids questions about the prevalence of racism in our society.
A new Senate bill to prevent cyber attacks increases surveillance and falls short of true protection.
The passage of the USA Freedom Act is the first curtailment of intelligence authorities since the 9/11 attacks and should mark the beginning — not the end — of reform.
In the excitement over the Second Circuit’s ruling on the NSA’s bulk collection program, another very significant decision that was issued last week has been largely overlooked: Eleventh Circuit’s en banc decision in United States v. Davis.
After a year spent teaching English in Turkey on a government-funded grant, the author and fellow Fulbrighters find themselves inexplicably subjected to "enhanced" airport screenings.
In this letter to the editor, Faiza Patel responds to Ayaan Hirsi Ali's argument blaming Islam for motivating the Boston Marathon bombing.
The upcoming decision to renew the Patriot Act will provide Congress with an opportunity to put much needed limitations on the FISA Court.