Today the Joint Judiciary Committee of the Massachusetts state legislature holds a hearing on various bills of interest to the ACLU. Among them are a transgender rights bill and multiple bills related to electronic privacy.
Ed Snowden, courageous whistleblower or traitorous scourge, depending on your orientation, has joined Twitter. He's already demonstrated that he's an expert troll.
Snowden's first tweet: "Can you hear me now?"
by Jessie Rossman and Kade Crockford
Last week, a New Hampshire library did something historic. Bucking the advice of a Boston Department of Homeland Security agent and a local detective assigned to an internet crime task force, the Kilton Library in the town of Lebanon, NH decided to reactivate a Tor relay that had been temporarily shut down pending law enforcement meddling.
Over the weekend, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito spoke at the Bush presidential library in Texas, where he made some interesting comments on Fourth Amendment law in the digital age.
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