Trying to figure out how recent NSA spying revelations affect your privacy? Check out the ACLU’s ongoing coverage on government surveillance to learn how your civil liberties are impacted.

Since law is way behind technology when it comes to protecting your privacy, it’s crucial that you understand the ways in which your activity is being monitored, recorded, and used. 

You’ve probably heard the claim that “young people today just don’t care about privacy.” A close look at the data proves it’s just not true.


Documents released to the ACLU reveal the IRS takes the position it can read your emails without a warrant—a practice that one appeals court has said violates the Fourth Amendment.

The government is spying on Americans today in ways the founders of our country never could have imagined. Learn more to protect your rights and demand accountability.

Facebook's “Graph Search,” a new tool to find content and data on Facebook, could wind up making information about you far easier for your friends - or just about anyone else - to find.


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