Stingray spying: FBI's secret deal with police hides phone dragnet from courts
The FBI is taking extraordinary and potentially unconstitutional measures to keep local and state police forces from exposing the use of so-called “Stingray” surveillance technology across the United ...
Millions of cars tracked across US in 'massive' real-time DEA spy program
American Civil Liberties Union warns scanning of license plates by Drug Enforcement Agency is building a repository of all drivers’ movements
Classified information in the United States
The United States government classification system is established under Executive Order 13526, the latest in a long series of executive orders on the topic. Issued by President Barack Obama in 2009, E...
Classified information in the United States - Wikipedia
Stingray spying: FBI's secret deal with police hides phone dragnet from courts
The FBI is taking extraordinary and potentially unconstitutional measures to keep local and state police forces from exposing the use of so-called “Stingray” surveillance technology across the United ...
Steve Jackson Games, Inc. v. United States Secret Service
Steve Jackson Games, Inc. v. United States Secret Service, 816 F.Supp. 432 (W.D.Tex., 1993), is a legal case that resulted from a raid by the United States Secret Service on the Austin headquarters of...
Electronic Privacy Information Center
Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) is a public interest research group in Washington, D.C. EPIC was established in 1994 to focus public attention on emerging civil liberties issues and to pr...
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NSA warrantless surveillance (2001–07)
The NSA warrantless surveillance controversy ("warrantless wiretapping") concerns surveillance of persons within the United States during the collection of allegedly foreign intelligence by the U.S. N...
NSA warrantless surveillance (2001–07) - Wikipedia
Electronic Frontier Foundation
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is an international non-profit digital rights group based in the United States.EFF provides funds for legal defense in court, presents amici curiae briefs, def...
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Privacy Office of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security
The Privacy Office of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security was created by Congress in 2002. It is the first statutorily required privacy office in any federal agency, whose mission is to preserve ...
National Portrait Gallery and Wikimedia Foundation copyright dispute
In July 2009, lawyers representing the National Portrait Gallery of London (NPG) sent an email letter warning of possible legal action for alleged copyright infringement to Derrick Coetzee, an editor ...
National Portrait Gallery and Wikimedia Foundation copyright dispute - Wikipedia
Mitch Kapor
Mitchell David Kapor (/ˈkeɪ.pʊər/ KAY-poor), born November 1, 1950, is the founder of Lotus Development Corporation and the designer of Lotus 1-2-3. He is also a co-founder of the Electronic Frontier ...
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Gang of Eight (intelligence)
The Gang of Eight is a colloquial term for a set of eight leaders within the United States Congress who are briefed on classified intelligence matters by the executive branch. Specifically, the Gang o...
Executive Order 12968
Executive Order 12968 was signed by U.S. President Bill Clinton on August 2, 1995. It established uniform policies for allowing employees of the federal government access to classified information. It...
Switzerland (software)
Switzerland is an open source network-monitoring utility developed and released by the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Its goal is to monitor network traffic between two systems running the program to...
E-Verify
E-Verify was originally established in 1997 as the Basic Pilot Program to prevent illegal aliens from obtaining employment illegally in the United States. In August 2007, DHS secretary Michael Chertof...
Workers Defense Union
The Workers Defense Union (WDU) was a legal defense organization in the United States, established in New York City in November 1918 to lend aid in cases involving trade union and radical political ac...
American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey
The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey (ACLU-NJ) is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit civil rights organization in Newark, New Jersey, and an affiliate of the national American Civil Liberties U...
Center for Democracy and Technology
Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) is a Washington, D.C.-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to promote an open, innovative, and free Internet.As an organization with exp...
Center for Democracy and Technology - Wikipedia