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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 April 21, 2015

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Obama approves sweeping reforms to NSA phone surveillance

Passage of the USA Freedom Act revises the controversial national security policy created after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

By June 2, 2015

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Pregnant woman forced to ground and arrested; bodycam footage has differing interpretations

Technically Incorrect: The police in Barstow, Calif., arrest a heavily pregnant black woman for allegedly resisting arrest. They say they did the right thing. Does the footage confirm that?

By May 29, 2015

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Print your own Edward Snowden bust

Move over, Beethoven. A downloadable file from Thingiverse lets you decorate your mantle or piano with NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.

By May 12, 2015

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US court says NSA phone data program is illegal

The US government has long argued that the program is legal under the controversial Patriot Act, but a federal appeals court sees things differently.

By May 7, 2015

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Unrest in Baltimore means big business for Taser

The past year of debate and strife in cities nationwide has pushed law enforcement agencies to begin adopting body cameras. The result: shares of body camera makers are soaring.

By May 1, 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 January 14, 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 January 2, 2014

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The driver's license of the future is coming to your smartphone

A few states have begun the journey toward offering a digital version of your driver's license that would reside on your phone. But the going could be stop and go for a while.

By March 21, 2015

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Wikipedia parent sues to stop NSA's massive surveillance effort

The Wikimedia Foundation argues that the NSA's full-scale seizure of Internet communications is a violation of its First and Fourth Amendment rights.

By March 10, 2015