We've already seen how this can abuse Americans' civil liberties with little increase in public safety.
The Biden administration is greatly increasing FBI caseloads and agents. That's bad news for anybody who is worried about federal overreach.
The law enforcement agency has a disturbing record of drumming up the very conspiracies they're investigating.
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"We don't need to use a faulty model and apply it to the very real terrorism problem that we have at home," says terrorism expert Max Abrahms.
The federal government should prosecute those people who committed acts of vandalism or violence. However, we should be leery about giving the feds additional powers.
Microsoft and Amazon Adopt Temporary Bans on Police Use of Their Facial Recognition Tech. That's Not Nearly Enough.
Both companies need to join IBM and others in entirely abandoning the development of this mass surveillance technology.
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The bureau has a long history of escaping accountability for intrusive and abusive action.
We can still say no to mass surveillance.
We were told this sort of spying would only be used to stop terrorists. And yet...
"We shouldn't have to think about self-censoring what we say online."
When genetic testing results become a tool for law enforcement
We can think of at least one whistleblower who agrees.
The federal government has no business using information gathered under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act against Americans.
Senate Could Make It Easy for FBI to Spy on Teen Sexters, Black Lives Matter, and Other U.S. 'Criminals'
FISA reauthorization would majorly expand use of warrantless digital surveillance data against Americans.
It's time to rein in warrantless domestic surveillance before it's too late.
Vault 7 serves as another reminder of the inherent folly in building government-mandated backdoors into secure systems.
'Fundamentally, security is more important than surveillance.'
Amazon refusing to turn over Echo digital assistant voice recordings in murder investigation.
It's a good idea and the right thing to do.
Fifteen years later, we really do have "nothing to fear but fear itself"
New Russian anti-encryption and data retention laws look sadly familiar.
"In Russia, the legislation is compared to the USA Patriot Act."
The new surveillance rules have nothing to do with stopping terrorism.
Which side are you on? Government spies or corporate guardians?
CIA Director John Brennan: "A wakeup call particularly in areas of Europe."
Anti-trafficking efforts includes everything from offering or soliciting paid sex, to living with a sex worker, to running a classified advertising website.
Why won't Obama put an end to government snooping?
Encryption is Vital to Protecting Internet Security: New Report Opposes Government Mandated "Backdoors"
Governments Should All "Go Dark" When It Comes to Spying on Their Citizens
They want to repeal requirements for warrants and prohibitions on weakening Internet security
Encrypt everything - inhibits data breaches and government domestic spying.
Epic government fail, yet no one is responsible.
According to newly released Snowden docs, the spy agencies use security vulnerabilities to hack and track users.
By hacking the NSA computers. So says security analyst Bruce Schneier.