Menu

American Civil Liberties Union - News, Features, and Slideshows

News about American Civil Liberties Union
  • Groups urge Obama to oppose cyberthreat sharing bills

    U.S. President Barack Obama should oppose legislation intended to let businesses share cyberthreat information with each other and with government agencies because the bill would allow the sharing of too much personal information, a coalition of digital rights groups and security experts said.

    Written by Grant Gross29 July 15 02:12
  • Don't expect major changes to NSA surveillance from Congress

    After the U.S. Congress approved what critics have called modest limits on the National Security Agency's collection of domestic telephone records, many lawmakers may be reluctant to further change the government's surveillance programs.

    Written by Grant Gross06 June 15 04:13
  • New NSA phone dragnet proposals blasted as flawed

    Two U.S. senators are pushing proposals to extend the National Security Agency's domestic telephone records dragnet, but a diverse coalition of civil liberties and advocacy groups have called on lawmakers to vote against those plans.

    Written by Grant Gross30 May 15 04:29
  • Survey finds most US residents want changes to Patriot Act surveillance

    U.S. residents have major problems with government surveillance, and six in 10 want to see the records collection provisions of the Patriot Act modified before Congress extends it, according to a survey commissioned by a civil rights group.

    Written by Grant Gross19 May 15 04:37