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Study Reveals Sweeping Extent of ICE's Secret Surveillance Dragnet

"In its efforts to arrest and deport, ICE has—without any judicial, legislative or public oversight—reached into datasets containing personal information about the vast majority of people living in the U.S."

Brett Wilkins ·


Privacy Advocates Celebrate 'Big Win' Against Facial Recognition Giant

"This settlement demonstrates that strong privacy laws can provide real protections against abuse," an ACLU attorney said of a deal with Clearview AI.

Jessica Corbett ·


ISPs Under Fire for Sabotaging Biden FCC as White House Touts Broadband Program

"Instead of applauding corporations that continue to fail families," said one critic, "President Biden should be applying pressure to Senate leadership to confirm his Federal Communications Commission nominee Gigi Sohn."

Julia Conley ·


Congress Urged to Reject 'False Choice' of Tackling Big Tech Monopolies or Protecting Privacy

"Big Tech cannot, and should not, choose how it will be held accountable in a time when its damaging effects are becoming clearer by the day," stressed more than two dozen advocacy groups.

Brett Wilkins ·


Dems Accused of Caving to 'Rabid' Telecom Industry Smear Campaign Against FCC Nominee

"Where's the leadership?" Fight for the Future asked Democrats. "Do what you said you would do."

Jessica Corbett ·


With Roe Under Threat, Sale of Location Data on Abortion Clinic Patients Raises Alarm

"Companies that traffic in personal, geolocation, advertising, or other data could become digital crime scenes for eager prosecutors armed with subpoenas," said one expert on technology and gender.

Julia Conley ·


'Declaration for the Future of the Internet' Launched to Promote Open Web for All

The document, said one advocate, "points to a vision of the internet that puts people first."

Andrea Germanos ·


'A Real Threat to Democracy': Musk Buys Twitter for $44 Billion

"This isn't just some corporate takeover," said one critic. "This is about a set of very specific moves that our oligarchs have been taking that have gradually concentrated economic, political, and discursive power in fewer and fewer hands."

Julia Conley ·


Social Media Giants' Climate Misinformation Policies Leave Users 'In the Dark': Report

"Despite half of U.S. and U.K. adults getting their news from social media, social media companies have not taken the steps necessary to fight industry-backed deception," reads the report.

Julia Conley ·


Atlanta Apple Store Workers File for Company's First Union Election in US

Amid a nationwide organizing wave, 70% of workers at one of the tech giant's stores in Georgia have signaled their support for the Communications Workers of America to hold a vote on unionization.

Kenny Stancil ·

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