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Van Buren v. United States

A former Georgia police officer who was wrongly convicted under the notoriously vague Computer Fraud and Abuse Act ("CFAA") is asking the Supreme Court to reject a dangerously overbroad interpretation of the law. In Van Buren v. United States, Nathan Van Buren was accused of taking money in exchange for...
The Graham-Blumenthal bill is anti-speech, anti-security, and anti-innovation.

Tell Your Senator: Vote No on the EARN IT Act

This month, Americans are out in the streets, demanding police accountability. But rather than consider reform proposals, a key Senate committee is focused on giving unprecedented powers to law enforcement—including the ability to break into our private messages by creating encryption backdoors. This Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled...

5 Serious Flaws in the New Brazilian “Fake News” Bill that Will Undermine Human Rights [UPDATED]

Update: On Tuesday night (6/30), the Brazilian Senate approved the “PLS 2630/2020”, the so-called “Fake News” bill. A final amendment cut back on article 7 “Account Registration” so that mandatory identification no longer applies to all users and is, in principle, optional in general. Under the revised text, companies...

STOP x RadTech: Spying on Activists and Policing Protest

STOP x RadTech: Spying on Activists and Policing Protest From the Organizers: Imagine social media monitoring, aerial drone footage, geo-location tracking, facial recognition processing, and DNA harvesting being deployed to keep an eye on perceived enemies of the state. It seems dystopic, doesn’t it? Yet we’re not talking about the...

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