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Where Does the President Stand on NSA Reform? | American Civil Liberties Union

Where Does the President Stand on NSA Reform? | American Civil Liberties Union www.aclu.org 287 TWEETS

Edward Snowden's disclosures about the NSA's spying programs have ignited a passionate, nationwide debate about privacy and surveillance....

https://www.aclu.org/national-security/where-does-president-stand-nsa-reform

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Police Hunger for Drones May be Growing, but So Are Privacy Concerns | American Civil Liberties Union

Police Hunger for Drones May be Growing, but So Are Privacy Concerns | American Civil Liberties Union www.aclu.org 7 TWEETS

The ACLU’s Chris Calabrese testified yesterday before the Senate Commerce Committee in a hearing on the economic benefits and the safety, privacy, and First Amendment implications of unmanned aerial vehicles — drones — which are poised to invade U.S. airs

https://www.aclu.org/blog/technology-and-liberty-national-security/police-hunger-drones-may-be-growing-so-are-privacy

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Why Beliebers Should Care About Immigration Reform

Why Beliebers Should Care About Immigration Reform www.aclu.org 61 TWEETS

As you may have heard, Justin Bieber is being investigated for egging his neighbor's home in Los Angeles. If the damage is found to be $400 or more, Bieber could be charged with felony vandalism under California law. A wrinkle that makes this different th

https://www.aclu.org/blog/immigrants-rights/why-beliebers-should-care-about-immigration-reform

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ACLU campaign: President Obama: Grant Edward Snowden Immunity Now

ACLU campaign: President Obama: Grant Edward Snowden Immunity Now www.aclu.org 199 TWEETS

This holiday season we finally know: Santa isn't the only one watching to see who's been naughty or nice..."/>

https://www.aclu.org/secure/grant_snowden_immunity

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Judge Rules that Immigrants in Long-term Lock-up Have Rights

Judge Rules that Immigrants in Long-term Lock-up Have Rights www.aclu.org 278 TWEETS

Yesterday, a federal district court in Massachusetts ordered the government to provide Mark Anthony Reid, a U.S. Army veteran who has spent over a year in immigration detention, with the basic due process of an immigration bond hearing. The court held tha

https://www.aclu.org/blog/immigrants-rights/judge-rules-immigrants-long-term-lock-have-rights

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Guantánamo by the Numbers [Infographic]

Guantánamo by the Numbers [Infographic] www.aclu.org 247 TWEETS

Guantánamo has become a symbol of injustice, abuse and disregard for the rule of law. Since it opened, almost 800 men have passed through Guantánamo’s cells. Today, 171 men remain imprisoned there; 89 of those men have been unanimously cleared by intellig

https://www.aclu.org/national-security/guantanamo-numbers

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New AT&T Fees Threaten Openness of the Internet | American Civil Liberties Union

New AT&T Fees Threaten Openness of the Internet | American Civil Liberties Union www.aclu.org 119 TWEETS

Ars Technica reported yesterday that AT&T has confirmed it will allow web sites to pay money so that data downloaded from those sites will not be counted against customers’ monthly data caps....

https://www.aclu.org/blog/technology-and-liberty/new-att-fees-threaten-openness-internet

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Concern High About Both NSA and Corporate Surveillance Among Americans Polled

Concern High About Both NSA and Corporate Surveillance Among Americans Polled www.aclu.org 47 TWEETS

While I was semi-disconnected from the grid over the holidays, one of the things I missed was an article in the Washington Post detailing the results of a poll on Americans’ privacy attitudes....

https://www.aclu.org/blog/technology-and-liberty-national-security/concern-high-about-both-nsa-and-corporate-surveillance

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Notorious Sheriff Baca Finally Retires | American Civil Liberties Union

Notorious Sheriff Baca Finally Retires | American Civil Liberties Union www.aclu.org 52 TWEETS

Sheriff Lee Baca stunned the public this week by announcing that he will immediately retire as the head of Los Angeles County jails. His announcement marks another milestone in the ACLU's campaign to end the culture of rampant deputy-on-prisoner violence

https://www.aclu.org/blog/prisoners-rights-criminal-law-reform-free-speech/notorious-sheriff-baca-finally-retires

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Graphs by MIT Students Show the Enormously Intrusive Nature of Metadata - "He (Obama) made it sound like metadata spying isn't a big deal, when it's pretty much the golden ticket."

Graphs by MIT Students Show the Enormously Intrusive Nature of Metadata - "He (Obama) made it sound like metadata spying isn't a big deal, when it's pretty much the golden ticket." www.aclu.org 406 TWEETS

You've probably heard politicians or pundits say that “metadata doesn't matter.” They argue that police and intelligence agencies shouldn't need probable cause warrants to collect information about our communications. Metadata isn’t all that revealing, th

https://www.aclu.org/blog/technology-and-liberty-national-security/graphs-mit-students-show-enormously-intrusive-nature

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Florida Cannot Drug Test People Simply Because They’re Poor: "a federal District Court handed down a blistering decision in the final hours of 2013 that knocked down a Florida law mandating that all applicants for the state's Temporary Assistance

Florida Cannot Drug Test People Simply Because They’re Poor: "a federal District Court handed down a blistering decision in the final hours of 2013 that knocked down a Florida law mandating that all applicants for the state's Temporary Assistance www.aclu.org 214 TWEETS

Remember that amazing Daily Show segment a couple years ago in which a correspondent asked Florida Governor Rick Scott to pee into a cup? Governor Scott was dead set on forcing some of the state's poorest, most vulnerable citizens to submit to humiliating

https://www.aclu.org/blog/criminal-law-reform/florida-cannot-drug-test-people-simply-because-theyre-poor

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