Police are mass tracking your license plates

The ACLU has released documents and information on the extent to which authorities are tracking you. This is the most ubiquitous technology you may never have heard of, and it is following you everywhere.

US government free to probe where it wants

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Washington DC based Friends of Privacy have hit out at the ease with which US authorities can access data in the cloud, and elsewhere.

Claim: WikiLeaks suspect knowingly aided enemy

The US government claims to have proof that WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning knowingly passed state secrets to a location where it would almost certainly be obtained by enemy groups.

McCain pushes Orwellian cyber-security bill

Republican Senator John McCain recently introduced a controversial cyber-security bill that has been harshly criticized by civil liberties groups for its Orwellian stipulations.

The digital skirmishes of OccupyWallStreet

Digital skirmishes between OccupyWallStreet (OWS) protestors and law enforcement officials smoldered over the weekend on sites like YouTube and Facebook.

Opinion: Michigan cops imposing a digital police state

Michigan State Police are accused of stealing driver’s cell phone data on routine traffic stops. Michigan has become a digital police state.

Feds caught spying on US citizens

Documents recently obtained by the ACLU indicate that federal agencies have repeatedly violated legal limits governing the surveillance of American citizens.

Rights organizations sue over border laptop searches

Civil rights groups have teamed up with press photographers and a university student to challenge the government's right to search travelers' laptops at national borders.

ACLU dislikes Facebook Places

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Northern California is apparently not a big fan of Facebook's recently introduced geo-location app.

Facebook critics give cautious welcome to new privacy controls

Facebook has revealed the outcome of all those secret meetings over the last couple of weeks - new privacy controls. Now, there's a surprise.

ACLU pledges to help keep Twitter users anonymous

The American Civil Liberties Union is to help two Twitter users fight to keep their identities secret after they tweeted criticism of Pennsylvania attorney general Tom Corbett.

ACLU urges Electronic Privacy Act overhaul

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has urged Congress to overhaul the country's outdated Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA).