Over 70 rights groups want Facebook to explain content-removal policy

Nov 1, 2016

Over 70 rights groups want Facebook to explain content-removal policy

More than 70 rights groups asked Facebook on Monday to clarify its policies for removing content, especially at the behest of governments, alleging the company has repeatedly censored postings that document human rights violations. In a letter sent to Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg, ...

ACLU seeks termination of NSA's call-records program

Nov 23, 2013

ACLU seeks termination of NSA's call-records program

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Civil liberties advocates on Friday asked a federal court in New York to end the National Security Agency counterterrorism program that collects data on billions of phone calls by Americans, arguing that it violates the Constitution and was not authorized by Congress. The case ...

Jun 13, 2013

ACLU sues over NSA phone spy program

The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging the constitutionality of the U.S. government’s surveillance program that collects from U.S. phone companies the call records of tens of millions of Americans. It is the first substantive lawsuit following reports last week detailing ...