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Trump Signs Repeal Of U.S. Broadband Privacy Rules

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday signed a repeal of Obama-era broadband privacy rules, the White House said, a victory for internet service providers and a blow to privacy advocates. Republicans in Congress last week narrowly passed the repeal of the privacy rules with no Democratic support and over […]

April 4, 2017
Andre Sadek

Student’s Death Raises Questions About Drug Informants On College Campuses

Young kids busted for minor drug offenses are told they can reduce their sentence if they help police catch others.

July 27, 2015
Rand Paul

Congress Curbs NSA Access To Phone Records While Resurrecting Spying Powers

For the first time since 9/11, Congress is enacting legislation that would actually limit intelligence authorities rather than dramatically expanding them.

June 2, 2015

Promising New Partnership Seeks To Reduce Incarceration

The United States locks up a larger proportion of its citizens than any other nation in the world. Mass incarceration has exacted a terrible cost — on state budgets, on black neighborhoods, on economic and social justice.

May 16, 2015

The Senate Torture Report: Crimes Without Punishment

The CIA broke international law and American values. How can the nation hold torturers accountable?

December 10, 2014

U.S. Data Sweep ‘Harms Press, Democratic Rights’

By Rob Lever Washington (AFP) — Large-scale surveillance by the U.S. government has begun to have an impact on press freedom and broader democratic rights, a study released Monday said. The report by the American Civil Liberties Union and Human Rights Watch found that the vast surveillance efforts aimed at thwarting terrorist attacks have undermined […]

July 28, 2014