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Privacy Rights Group Demands Answers From Trump Administration on 'Coercive' DNA Testing at Border Crossings
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees says the use of DNA testing "to establish family relationships in the refugee context...can have serious implications for the right to privacy and family unity."
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'Enormous Victory': US Judge Rules Suspicionless Searches of Travelers' Electronic Devices Unconstitutional
"The court reaffirms that the border is not a lawless place and that we don't lose our privacy rights when we travel."
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Google obtained the health data of millions of Americans, a new report claims. News
'When Will Someone Go to Jail?': New Report Shows Google Secretly Storing Health Data of Millions of Americans
According to The Wall Street Journal , neither patients nor doctors have been notified of the data collection and storage.
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How Big Corporations Spy on Their Workers to Keep Their Wages Down
"If corporations get the green light to spy on workers, they'll have an easier time ferreting out organizing campaigns and bullying employees into dropping them."
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Democrats' New Online Privacy Bill Heralded as Chance to Build 'Alternative Road to a Digital Future'
"This legislation is a game-changer," says Harvard professor Shoshana Zuboff, whose latest book warns of "surveillance capitalism."
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US Agencies Sued Over Secretive Use of Facial Recognition and Other 'Dystopian Surveillance Technology'
"Face and other biometric surveillance technologies," one ACLU expert warns, "can enable undetectable, persistent, and suspicionless surveillance on an unprecedented scale."
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'Without Encryption, We Will Lose All Privacy': Snowden Condemns US, UK, and Australian Push for 'Backdoor' Into Facebook Messaging Apps
"Should they succeed in their quest to undermine encryption, our public infrastructure and private lives will be rendered permanently unsafe."
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Just as Digital Privacy Advocates Warned, Bezos Admits Amazon Writing Its Own Laws on Facial Recognition
This technology, says one critic, "poses a profound threat to the future of human liberty that can't be mitigated by industry-friendly regulations."
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Edward Snowden Responds After Trump DOJ Sues Whistleblower Over New Memoir the US Government 'Does Not Want You to Read'
The Justice Department filed suit the day Snowden's memoir Permanent Record was published.
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Targeting PATRIOT Act Provision, Rights Groups Urge House Dems to Block NSA From Collecting Americans' Phone Records
"Mass surveillance is wrong and dangerous to our democracy."
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