Privacy

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Activists Urge Lawmakers to End Amazon Ring Partnerships With Police

More than 30 organizations published a joint letter that details how the app threatens civil liberties and puts people of color at disproportionate risk.

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U.S. to Forcibly Collect DNA From Detained Immigrants for FBI Database

Hundreds of thousands of immigrants in federal detention facilities and at legal ports of entry will be affected, including children. Advocates fear this type of mass collection will unduly criminalize an already vulnerable group.

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Motherhood, Poverty and Privacy in Trump's America

A legal scholar argues that poor mothers are stripped of their right to privacy under the conditions of the state benefits system—and that the situation could get much worse.

FBI Cracks San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone, Drops Suit Against Apple

Many cricitized the FBI over concerns of privacy violations.

[Video] How Police Are Using Social Media to Lock Up Harlem Teens

New investigation sheds light on how digital surveillance affects teens in similar neighborhoods

Kansas City Bans Smoking Inside Public Housing Apartments

Smokers have six months to quit

Jay-Z's New Album Pretty Much Knows Everything About You

Privacy isn’t a concern for Jay-Z. But it should be for you.

Does Your Social Media Use Put Your Community At Risk? Instagram in Context

One advocate asks tough questions about community safety and political security online.