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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, (D-Calif.)., speaks during her weekly news conference in Washington on Thursday, March 12, 2020. (Photo: Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) News
Pelosi Accused of 'Trying to Do an End-Run Around Her Own Party' by Sending Spy Powers Bill to Conference
"Speaker Pelosi and Chairman Schiff have done everything in their power to ensure the House cannot vote on the warrantless surveillance of Americans' internet activity."
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'We Live to Fight Another Day... Keep Calling,' Say Privacy Defenders as House Postpones Vote to Reauthorize FBI Mass Spying Powers
"Leadership will be working hard behind the scenes to strike some sketchy back room deal and try to get this through. We can't let that happen. Keep the pressure on."
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Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) answers questions on the recently released Republican plan to reform taxes on September 27, 2017 in Washington, D.C. News
Rights Groups Demand House Democrats Fix Bill That Gives FBI Power to Search Browser Histories Without Warrant
"Collecting this information is as close to reading minds as surveillance can get. It is digital mining of the personal lives of Americans."
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 Sara Collins, policy counsel at Public Knowledge, said the new proposal "gratuitously preempts the much stronger FCC privacy protections governing mobile carriers. These protections have been used to ensure data on mobile phones are not shared with third parties without the user's permission." News
Critics Warn Covid-19 Digital 'Privacy' Bill Is Really 'Anti-Privacy' Bill in Disguise
"This bill is truly a privacy 'cure' worse than the disease."
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A cashier stands behind a partial protective plastic screen and wears a mask and gloves at the Presidente Supermarket on April 13, 2020 in Miami. News
On May Day, Pro-Worker Groups Demand Protections for Frontline Whistleblowers Who Expose Corporate Disregard for Labor Safety
"The current crisis has elevated workplace whistleblowing and collective action to a matter of national health."
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A display shows a facial recognition system for law enforcement during the NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference News
'Unscrupulous' Tech Company Rebuked for Pushing Facial Recognition Tool for Authorities to Track Coronavirus
"Absolutely the fuck not."
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'Take This Seriously': Digital Rights Group Urges Americans to Beat Back Attempts to Exploit Coronavirus Crisis to Erode Civil Liberties
"We shouldn't have to choose between our health and our basic human rights."
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Protesters carried signs at a march against mass surveillance on Oct. 26, 2013 in Washington, D.C. News
With Nation Focused on Coronavirus, Rights Groups Warn Senate Against Handing Trump 'Terrifying' Spy Powers
"It's unthinkable to extend these spying powers to the same agencies that have so often sidestepped safeguards and ignored Americans' fundamental privacy rights."
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Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.). News
Senate Committee Takes Up EARN IT Act Decried by Rights Advocates as 'Sneak Attack on Encryption'
"That such a law is even being considered by Congress," says whistleblower Edward Snowden, "is a national disgrace."
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Because Facial Recognition Makes Students and Faculty Less Safe, 40+ Rights Groups Call on Universities to Ban Technology
"This mass surveillance experiment does not belong in our public spaces, and certainly not in our schools."
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