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Civil-liberties groups alarmed by cybersecurity bills

Several advocacy groups have raised major civil-liberties concerns about pending cybersecurity legislation, claiming the language may unfairly expose personal information and punish those who hide it.

Tags: cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , Congress , Center for Democracy and Technology , civil liberties , privacy

Thursday - 04/05/2012, 11:45am EDT

C is also for Comment

Tags: technology , security , cookies , privacy , Cindy Cohn

Monday - 08/17/2009, 09:28am EDT
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Transparency grades clearly lacking

"Transparency" and "openness" have been two of the hallmarks of the Obama White House. But one year after the Inauguration, how is the administration doing in fulfilling the promise of a more open government? Surprising analysis from representatives of some Washington-based good government groups during a conference at the American University.

Tags: newsstand , Freedom of Information Act , Robynn Sturm , Lucy Dalglish , Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press , David Sobel , Thomas Fitton , Judicial Watch , American University , Washington College of Law , Collaboration on Government Secrecy , Max Cacas

Thursday - 01/21/2010, 07:28am EST
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Court OKs immunity for telecoms in wiretap case

A unanimous three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court ruling that a 2008 law granting legal immunity for companies helping the National Security Agency with an email and telephone eavesdropping program is constitutional.

Tags: NSA , intelligence , Congress , Justice Department , national security , AT&T , Sprint Nextel , Verizon , BellSouth , ACLU

Thursday - 12/29/2011, 09:57pm EST