Technology

Technology

Technology

The advance of technology presents both opportunities for and challenges to liberty. As new technologies are implemented, their impacts on civil liberties must be given consideration. The ACLU supports uses of technology that enhance privacy and freedom while opposing those that undermine liberty and move us closer to a surveillance society.
Seattle has passed the strongest surveillance transparency and accountability protections in the country!
ACLU of Washington sues Tacoma Police Department for not disclosing stingray surveillance records
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Resources

News Release, Published: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2006
The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission has asked phone companies to preserve call records that may have been illegally surrendered to a government spying program.
News Release, Published: 
Wednesday, March 22, 2006
A summary of known federal domestic surveillance programs. Part of the package on ACLU FOIA requests for local peace groups.
News Release, Published: 
Wednesday, September 10, 2003
In a first-in-the-nation case, the Washington Supreme Court today unanimously ruled that police must obtain a warrant in order to track an individual's movements by Global Positioning Systems (GPS). The ruling agrees with the contentions of an amicus brief submitted in the case by the American Civil Liberties Union.

Three library users and a nonprofit organization brought suit to ensure that patrons of a library system in Eastern Washington have access to useful and lawful information on the Internet.

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