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Federal Appeals Court Upholds Citizens’ Right to Record Police Activity

In a 2-1 decision, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that citizens have the right to take still or video images of police officers operating in public while on-duty. The case was brought before the court by a Dallas-Fort Worth … Read more »

NSA’s Mass Phone Surveillance Ruled Illegal

We already knew the National Security Agency’s (NSA) program to collect telephone metadata was unconstitutional. Now we know it’s illegal too.

Last week, a panel of three judges from the US Court of Appeals second circuit overturned a prior ruling … Read more »