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03 Aug 2011

Notes on Civil Liberties for August 3

Here’s today’s blog for the latest news and updates on civil liberties and digital freedom issues. If you have any news tips and would like to contact me, email kevin.gosztola@shadowproof.wpengine.com. 2011 promises to be a year of growth for the cyber defense industry. The industry will benefit from those who

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03 Aug 2011

ACLU’s New Project to Uncover Details on Law Enforcement Use of Location Tracking

Map of ACLU Affiliates that filed FOI requests (photo: ACLU ) The ACLU has launched a massive effort with more than thirty of its state affiliates to uncover just how law enforcement agencies, large and small, are using cell phone location data to track Americans. The national organization and its

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03 Aug 2011

ACLU’s New Project to Uncover Details on Law Enforcement Use of Location Tracking

The ACLU has launched a massive effort with more than thirty of its state affiliates to uncover just how law enforcement agencies, large and small, are using cell phone location data to track Americans. The national organization and its affiliates submitted 379 requests through state Freedom of Information (FOI) laws and hope to unearth documentary evidence to show just how law enforcement is using new technology to invade Americans’ privacy.

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