Or are Americans simply wising up to the dangers posed by cops having their "face prints" on file?
Preventing a slow march toward automated authoritarianism?
Other state and cities should consider doing the same thing
Section 215 has been used to secretly access our private data, but hasn't accomplished much.
After years of political fights over our privacy, a potential end in mass phone metadata collection
Should you be worried?
The feds have allegedly abandoned the program. These four want to make sure it stays dead.
If the Feds Have Stopped Snooping on Our Phone Records, Watch Out for the Anti-Encryption Propaganda
Backdoors into your texts and private message provide far more information than your phone metadata.
Pervasive real-time police surveillance is not just theoretical anymore.
For years, security state advocates fought to maintain the authority to snoop on your phone records. Are they really giving up?
Good intentions, private fears, and innovative entrepreneurs vying for government contracts are killing privacy in public places.
British Group Fighting Secret Government Surveillance Subjected to Secret British Government Surveillance
U.K. government officials insisted they didn't collect and store communications data of Privacy International. Turns out they did.
The PATRIOT Act fell out of fashion-but swap "human trafficker" for "terrorist" and let the civil liberties infringements roll!
Since his whistleblowing, the United Kingdom has granted itself even more power to snoop on citizens.
British Lawmaker Wants to Ban Your Private Facebook Groups Because She Worries You're Using Hate Speech
Bill also calls for holding forum moderators legally liable for extreme speech.
The ACLU stunt is intended to warn against using tech to identify suspects.
The USA Freedom Act was supposed to reduce unwarranted access to our personal data. That's not what happened.
The former head of our intelligence agencies thinks we're all easily manipulated rubes. Is that why he lied to the Senate?
Omnibus Bill Chips Away at Citizens' Abilities to Protect Data from Government Snoops Across the World
The CLOUD Act improves data sharing with governments by reducing oversight.
The great content crackdown has begun.
Americans should be wary of something similar.
ICE and border patrol agents want access to NSA intel obtained without warrants.
Privacy law is eons behind surveillance technology
And Donald Trump just might be the president to give ICE free rein.
Trump has reviewed a document alleging FBI misconduct. It might be released Friday.
Mass surveillance is up and running on Britain's roads. Will ours be next?
Meet the Republicans Who Care About Surveillance Abuse Only When Trump's the Target (UPDATE: Trump Signs 702 Bill)
They voted to expand federal snooping. Now they're outraged about how it's used.
The former Director of National Intelligence lied under oath about warrantless NSA spying on American citizens.
Sen. Claire McCaskill and her Democratic colleagues had a chance to check the Trump administration's surveillance powers on Tuesday. They failed.
Lawmakers will advance legislation that expands the power of the feds to snoop on American citizens.
Push by lawmakers for stricter warrant requirements fails.
Hours later he walks it back.
House to vote on a bill that would codify unwarranted searches of Americans' communications.
Will you soon be ordered to subject yourself to even more intrusive surveillance if you travel out of the country?
Congress Mulls Passing Most Intrusive Federal Surveillance Bill Available (Update: Bill Is Dead 'For Now')
This FISA renewal bill would essentially gut the Fourth Amendment.
Senators demand discussion of protections for Americans against unwarranted snooping.
Can they get past the FBI vs. Trump narrative to talk about snooping on the rest of us?
Will This Awful Bill Allowing Warrantless Domestic Snooping Get Shoved Into an End-of-Year Spending Plan?
Congress might quietly expand the feds' surveillance powers without any actual debate.
Congress must make a choice before the end of the year on the level of protections Americans get from unwarranted snooping.
Every attempt to restrain and reform unwarranted domestic surveillance batted away.
House leadership rejects stronger protections shielding Americans from unwarranted snooping.
Will snooping reauthorizations just get quietly dumped into a spending bill?