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 ...
Doe v. Borough of Barrington
In this case, it was decided that a family’s privacy rights were violated when a police officer told their neighbors that the husband had AIDS after he had relayed that information to the police durin...
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...
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...
Electronic Frontier Foundation - Wikipedia
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 ...
Phone log
A phone log is metadata collected from telephone or mobile phones for the purpose of surveillance or espionage. This metadata may include: length of calls, phone numbers of both parties, phone-specif...
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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ECHELON
ECHELON, originally a code-name, is now used in global media and in popular culture to describe a signals intelligence (SIGINT) collection and analysis network operated on behalf of the five signatory...
ECHELON - Wikipedia
Sarah Palin email hack
The Sarah Palin email hack occurred on September 16, 2008, during the 2008 United States presidential election campaign when the Yahoo! personal email account of vice presidential candidate Sarah Pali...
Sarah Palin email hack - Wikipedia
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...
Timeline of Electronic Frontier Foundation actions
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is an international non-profit advocacy and legal organization based in the United States.
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...
Personality rights
The right of publicity, often called personality rights, is the right of an individual to control the commercial use of his or her name, image, likeness, or other unequivocal aspects of one's identity...
Personality rights - Wikipedia