Jay Stanley

Jay Stanley is Senior Policy Analyst with the ACLU’s Speech, Privacy and Technology Project, where he researches, writes and speaks about technology-related privacy and civil liberties issues and their future.  He is the Editor of the ACLU's "Free Future" blog and has authored and co-authored a variety of influential ACLU reports on privacy and technology topics.

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Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 3:30pm
On the Creation of Giant Voiceprint Databases
The Associated Press ran a story (along with two sidebars ) this week on the use of voiceprints by big banks and other institutions. Those companies say they are using the technology to fight fraud, but in the process they are apparently compiling large databases of voiceprints without customers'...
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Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 2:30pm
New Technology Renews Old Fears of Manipulation and Control
In the first half of the 20th century, Americans gained a new awareness of the malleability and manipulability of the human mind, and the result was a wave of concern over “propaganda” and other techniques of influence. Today we may be seeing a new wave of similar fears as we begin to wonder...
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Friday, June 7, 2013 - 2:21pm
Why the Government Wants Your Metadata
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Thursday, September 6, 2012 - 1:01pm
Apple, Drone Strikes, and the Limits of Censorship
Wired reported last week that the Apple App Store has rejected an app that compiles news reports in order to map overseas U.S.
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