They both share in their authoritarian desires to censor online speech and violate citizen privacy.
Thousands of local, state, and federal law-enforcers have access to sensitive financial data.
Eliminating privacy in schools would be a disaster for academic freedom and social development.
An op-ed in The New York Times tries to make the case that the Chinese Communist Party is a worthy partner in raising children.
Part of a law that authorizes warrantless snooping is about to expire, opening up a opportunity to better protect our privacy rights.
Intelligence-gathering “fusion centers” repeatedly abuse civil liberties without making us safer.
The first FBI director wasn't all bad (or a cross-dresser). But he and the agency he created regularly flouted constitutional limits on power.
A surveillance state is no less tyrannical when the snoops really believe it's for your own protection.
Once the government has an excuse to electronically track everywhere you've been and everyone you've been near, abuses are predictable.
Kelly Conlon's bizarre experience gives a glimpse into a future with omnipresent facial recognition systems.
Senator Warren wants to extend the financial surveillance state cooked up by drug warriors and anti-terrorism fearmongers to cryptocurrencies.
Report: “Half of democratic governments around the world are in decline.”
The long-term economic and social impacts of zero-COVID can't be reversed as easily.
Photos and information you store on iCloud will be safer from hackers, spies, and the government.
The San Francisco Police Department assured the public it had "no plans to arm robots with guns." But assurances aren't guarantees.
Wildlife Agents Placed a Camera on His Property Without a Warrant, Then Raided His Home After He Removed It
How a Prohibition-era legal precedent allows warrantless surveillance on private property.
This surveillance would be unconstitutional—and there’s no reason to believe it will make anyone safer.
The Atlas of Surveillance lets us monitor the agencies that snoop on the public.
The bill would amp up surveillance while doing little to actually protect anyone.
'A Pretty Scary Moment': Dissident Chinese Students Say George Washington University Is Failing Them
The CCP’s tyranny extends even to U.S. college campuses, where Chinese and Taiwanese students fear censorship.
The Institute for Justice argues evidence from warrantless searches can’t be used for zoning enforcement.
A new ordinance passed by the city's Board of Supervisors allows police to request live access to private security cameras even for misdemeanor violations.
Politicians bypass hard legislative work and constitutional protections to target activities they don’t like.
When taxing authorities get more resources and power, they will find ways to make everyone pay more.
The law has been abused to prosecute citizens for reasons other than spying. But there are better examples than Trump to highlight problems.
A mother-daughter arrest in Nebraska was fueled in part by unencrypted Facebook messages police accessed through a warrant.
Evidence turned over in a lawsuit shows that wildlife officers set up a trail camera at a private club to surveil hunters who may be breaking state laws.
After Amazon admitted it gives Ring footage to police departments upon "emergency" request, San Francisco Mayor London Breed wants cops to be able to access any camera at any time.
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The surveillance state’s appetite for sensitive information is dangerous under any flag.
Residents of Nogales are now under the gaze of a round-the-clock surveillance craft.
Grappling with surveillance implications of Roe being overturned
ICE has spent $2.8 billion since 2008 developing surveillance and facial-recognition capabilities, mostly in secrecy and without real oversight.
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