James O'Keefe

ACLU stands up for Project Veritas after FBI raid

The left-leaning organization released a statement blasting FBI raid on James O'Keefe.

On Nov 15, 2021 by Claire Goforth

A phone showing the Clearview AI logo on it. Behind it is a series of people's photos.

Judge denies Clearview’s motion to dismiss ACLU lawsuit

A judge didn't agree with Clearview's arguments.

On Aug 30, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

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Detroit police make first-known wrongful arrest using facial recognition

Privacy and racial justice advocates have long sounded alarms about law enforcement use of the technology.

On Jun 24, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich

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Emails show Microsoft wanted feds to use its facial recognition tools

Last week the company said it wouldn't sell facial recognition to police until there was a federal law regulating the technology.

On Jun 18, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich

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ACLU sues facial recognition company Clearview AI

The suit calls the company an unprecedented 'nightmare.'

On May 28, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich


ACLU suing government agencies to uncover facial recognition secrets

The ACLU is suing the DOJ, DEA, and FBI.

On Oct 31, 2019 by Mikael Thalen


FBI plans to look at your social media even more than it already does

FBI wants access to user IDs, emails, IP addresses, telephone numbers, and geolocation information.

On Jul 13, 2019 by Mikael Thalen

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San Francisco becomes first U.S. city to ban facial recognition

'We can have good security without a security state and we can have good policing without a police state.'

On May 15, 2019 by Mikael Thalen

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ACLU seeks docs on DOJ’s attempt to backdoor Facebook Messenger

Feds wanted encryption disabled to spy on suspected MS-13 members.

On Nov 29, 2018 by Mikael Thalen

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Amazon’s facial recognition may be racist

It misidentified numerous Black and Latino lawmakers as criminals.

On Jul 26, 2018 by Christina Bonnington

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ACLU’s new livestreaming app helps immigrants at the border set the record straight

MigraCam wants to keep ICE and border patrol agents accountable.

On Jul 23, 2018 by Samantha Grasso

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ACLU finds inspiration from the NRA for a new politician rating system

Find out how your representative has voted since early 2017.

On Jul 15, 2018 by Joseph Knoop

A leaked photo of a 'mass trial' of accused undocumented immigrants shows the effects of the Trump administration's zero-tolerance policy.

Leaked photo of ‘mass trial’ shows effects of Trump’s zero-tolerance immigration policy

The photo shows 37 accused undocumented immigrants lined up in a courtroom.

On Jun 5, 2018 by Kristina Nguyen

Orlando police defend Amazon Rekognition, a facial recognition tool.

Orlando police say they’d never use Amazon facial recognition on ‘random citizens’

But eventually, isn't that what it's for?

On May 25, 2018 by Christina Bonnington

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ACLU report says detained immigrant children abused by agents

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has called the report 'unfounded and baseless.'

On May 24, 2018 by Samantha Grasso