Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Patriot Act News June 28, 2013

NSA Collecting Vast Data on Americans’ Internet Activities, New Report Says FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: 212-549-2666, media@aclu.org NEW YORK – The government is collecting large amounts of information about Americans’ internet communications, according to a report published today in The Guardian. The … Continue reading

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The Patriot Act News June 25, 2013

LAPD ambush a ‘blatant attempt to assassinate’ cops, Chief Beck says The shooting ambush of two undercover detectives outside the Wilshire Division station Tuesday morning “was a blatant attempt to assassinate two of the people who protect this community,” LAPD … Continue reading

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The Patriot Act News June 21, 2013

NSA Claims Broad Authority to Monitor Americans' International Calls and Emails Agency Retains Purely Domestic Communications Without Warrants, Documents Show June 20, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: 212-549-2666, media@aclu.org NEW YORK – The government is engaged in warrantless surveillance of innocent … Continue reading

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The Patriot Act News June 19, 2013

Rights Groups File Lawsuit Challenging NYPD's Muslim Surveillance Program as Unconstitutional Lawsuit Charges Police Department With Engaging in Religious Discrimination, Violating First Amendment June 18, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: 212-549-2666, media@aclu.org NEW YORK – The NYPD is routinely violating the civil rights … Continue reading

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The Patriot Act News June 18, 2013

ACLU Comment on Appointment of Envoy to Close Guantánamo FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: 212-549-2666, media@aclu.org WASHINGTON – President Obama today appointed lawyer Clifford Sloan as the State Department’s special envoy in charge of closing the military prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. … Continue reading

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The Patriot Act News June 12, 2013

ACLU and CCR Respond in New Court Filing to Government’s Acknowledgement of Responsibility for Killing U.S. Citizens in Lawsuit FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: ACLU – 212-549-2666, media@aclu.org CCR – 212-614-6449, jnessel@ccrjustice.org NEW YORK – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights … Continue reading

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The Patriot Act News June 11, 2013

FBI Launches Active Shooter Webpage Recent active shooting incidents have underscored the need for a coordinated and consistent law enforcement response to these incidents. And two recent actions—the passage of the Investigative Assistance for Violent Crimes Act and an administration … Continue reading

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The Patriot Act News June 11, 2013

FBI Launches Active Shooter Webpage Recent active shooting incidents have underscored the need for a coordinated and consistent law enforcement response to these incidents. And two recent actions—the passage of the Investigative Assistance for Violent Crimes Act and an administration … Continue reading

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The Patriot Act News June 9, 2013

Expert Seeks Regulatory Framework To Combat Cyber Crime TO combat the growing threat to technological development in Nigeria, an expert has canvassed an urgent development of national regulatory framework…

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The Patriot Act News June 8, 2013

NSA Can Access Much of Americans’ Digital Lives ACLU Says Vast Surveillance Authority Must Have Public Oversight FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 6, 2013 CONTACT: 212-549-2666, media@aclu.org NEW YORK – The government has the ability to secretly tap into a wide … Continue reading

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