Patrick C. Toomey

Patrick C. Toomey is a fellow at the ACLU's National Security Project

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Thursday, December 19, 2013
How the Government Misled the Supreme Court on Warrentless Wiretapping
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Tuesday, August 13, 2013
"Let's Put The Whole Elephant Out There": President Obama's Speech and Bulk Searches of Americans’ Emails
In his news conference last Friday, President Obama acknowledged the need for critical reforms to the National Security Agency's surveillance programs. Yet despite his nod toward greater transparency — what he called an effort to "put the whole elephant out there" for the public to see — his statements included some glaring omissions.
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Friday, May 31, 2013
If the Government Is Tracking Your Location or Reading Your Email, Would You Ever Know?
Court rulings unsealed last week in Washington show for the first time a behind-the-scenes legal battle over when the government should have to tell you that it's tracking your location and reading your email.
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