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New directives on border searches of electronic media, 09/27/09,
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano today announced new directives to enhance and clarify oversight for searches of computers and other electronic media at U.S. ports of entry.

In Warrantless Wiretapping Case, Obama DOJ’s New Arguments Are Worse Than Bush’s, 4/09/09,
Friday evening, in a motion to dismiss Jewel v. NSA, EFF’s litigation against the National Security Agency for the warrantless wiretapping of countless Americans, the Obama Administration’s made two deeply troubling arguments.

Article: Data Mining and the Security-Liberty Debate, 4/07/08,

Administration Asserts No Fourth Amendment for Domestic Military Operations, 4/02/08,

Law-Checking WSJ Article on Domestic Spying, 3/10/08,

Domestic Spying, Inc., 11/29/07,

Privacy Impact Assessment for the DHS / UK Visas Project, 11/29/07,

Amazon Wins Privacy Battle with Feds, 11/28/07,

Justice Dept. Database Stirs Privacy Fears, 12/26/06,

Firefox 2 Releases Privacy Storm, 9/29/06,

FTC Testifies on Protecting Consumers’ Phone Records, 9/29/06,

AOL Members Sue Over Search Data Release, 9/25/06,

Google Developing Eavesdropping Software, 9/3/06,

License Plate Tracking, 7/25/06,

National Strategy to Combat Terrorist Travel, 5/22/06,

Your Wireless Future, 5/22/06,

Eternal Value of Privacy, 5/18/06,

DHS Privacy Office Slams RFIT Technology, 5/17/06,

Gov Must Confront Privacy Issues of Personal Data, 5/17/06,

Expectation of Privacy is Very Lax Standard, 5/16/06,

Telecoms Face Billion Dollar Wiretap Suits, 5/14/06,

Data Brokers Don’t Protect Privacy of Citizens, 4/04/06,

Outsourcing: End-Run Around Privacy Restrictions 4/05/06,

Who Didn’t the Government Subpoena for their COPA Defense? , 3/30/06,

DHS Privacy and Integrity Report, 3/21/06,

Rights Group Files Motion Challenging the Legality of Domestic Surveillance Program, 3/12/06,

Would You Trade Your Privacay For Free Calls?, 2/10/06,

FDIC Safeguards Personal Employee Information, 1/26/06,

Google v. Government Row Waises Legal Issues, 1/26/06,

Someone is Watching the Watchers, 1/16/05,

Must We Renew the Patriot Act? , 12/12/05,

Third Circuit Reinstates Federal Obscenity Laws, 12/12/05,

E-tracking at DMVs, 12/5/05,

Fuzzy Logic Behind Bush’s Cybercrime Treaty, 11/28/05,

The FBI’s Secret Scrutiny, 11/06/05,

Panel: New Rules, Tech Needed for Data Privacy, 9/10/05,

Challenge to FBI’s Use of National Security Provision of Patriot Act, 9/09/05,

Rental Cars, GPS Tracking and Your Privacy, 8/23/05,

FBI’s ‘National Security Letters’ Threaten Online Speech and Privacy, 8/05/05,

Equifax Says It’s Un-American for People to Know What Equifax Knows About Them, 6/29/05,

Why Isn’t Secure Flight Grounded? , 6/16/05,

Feds Rethinking RFID Passport, 4/26/05,

Florida Planning Son of Matrix, 4/25/05,

Texas Bill to Filter Highway Rest Stop Internet, 4/18/05,

Drivers Own Cars’ Black Boxes in North Dakota, 4/13/05,

Defenestrating Homeland Security’s Privacy Chief, 4/11/05,

No Place to Hide by Robert O’Harrow Jr., 1/05/05,

Privacy—Huge Post 9/11 Data Network, 10/6/04,

Defense Department Aerial Mapping Inside the U.S., 9/26/04,

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