fourth amendment

Police Must Respect the Right of Citizens to Record Them

“I’m asking all the citizens of North Charleston to continue taping.”

Radical Library/Publisher and Prison Support Group Settle Lawsuit with FBI and UC-Berkeley Police over Improper Raid

Berkeley, CA - Two radical groups have settled their lawsuits over an armed, over-broad police raid after the law enforcement agencies agreed to delete improperly seized computer data and pay $100,000 in damages and attorney's fees. Moreover, the University of California-Berkeley Police Department (UCBPD) acknowledged that at the time of the raid one of the groups qualified for federal protections designed to protect journalists, publishers, and other distributors of information from police searches, despite the police's persistent denial of that status throughout the lawsuit.

Date Released: 
Wed, 04/11/2012
Subscribe to RSS - fourth amendment

Stay in Touch

NSA Spying

EFF is leading the fight against the NSA's illegal mass surveillance program. Learn more about what the program is, how it works, and what you can do.

Follow EFF

We've had our differences with ex-NSA director Hayden, but even he thinks encryption back doors are a bad idea:

Oct 7 @ 2:51pm

Free software makes wireless devices safer and faster. Don't let the FCC wipe it out.

Oct 7 @ 1:50pm

Facebook told @motherboard its names policy keeps users safe—but our letter to Facebook explains how wrong that is.

Oct 7 @ 1:34pm
JavaScript license information