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ACLU sues to kill decades-old hacking law

The advocacy group says the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act makes it hard to investigate websites for bad behavior and potential discrimination.

By 30 June 2016

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Millennials' view of Snowden could spur surveillance relief, ACLU says

The civil liberties group argues that younger adults have an "overwhelmingly positive opinion" about Edward Snowden, leaker of NSA secrets -- and that governments should take note.

By 22 April 2015

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Yahoo publishes FBI's secret requests for user data

Company is the first to publicly acknowledge receiving National Security Letters based on reforms to the Patriot Act. The special subpoenas give government access to tons of user data without a judge's review.

By 2 June 2016

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Apple gets backing in FBI iPhone case from privacy groups, tech titans

The ACLU files the first in an expected series of briefs telling a federal court that it sides with Apple and believes an FBI request to hack a terrorist's iPhone threatens everyone's privacy and security.

By 3 March 2016

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New California law requires police to get warrants for online data

Backed by many tech firms and the ACLU, the privacy law hits the books but doesn't apply to federal law enforcement authorities.

By 9 October 2015

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ACLU: 'Obama, grant Edward Snowden immunity now'

Days before the president is scheduled to announce possible reform proposals to the NSA's surveillance programs, the civil liberties group creates a petition calling for Snowden's amnesty.

By 15 January 2014

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ACLU fights ruling on NSA phone surveillance

As promised, the American Civil Liberties Union appeals a ruling that found the NSA's bulk collection of phone metadata to be legal and a "vital tool."

By 3 January 2014

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NSA agents are posing as Santa Claus, sings ACLU

In a Christmas YouTube video, there to make you laugh and quake, the ACLU gives a traditional Christmas song new lyrics and meaning.

By 13 December 2013

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Correction: ACLU's complaint to FTC on mobile

The FTC does, in fact, have processes that allow it to file lawsuits, despite what this story originally reported.

By 18 April 2013

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NRA joins ACLU in suit against NSA's surveillance program

Looking to protect gun owners' privacy, the NRA files a brief supporting the ACLU's lawsuit aimed at halting the NSA's spying program.

By 5 September 2013