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"Ruling Revives Claims Against City Over Stop-and-Frisk Data," by John Caher, New York Law Journal, December 21, 2012.

"Obama likely to issue executive order on cybersecurity as early as January," by Jennifer Martinez, The Hill, December 21, 2012.

"FISA Warrantless Wiretapping Bill Poised For Renewal Despite Unanswered Questions," by Matt Sledge, Huffington Post, December 20, 2012.

"Police Dept. to Use Internet to Try to Stop Mass Shootings," by Michael Wilson, The New York Times, December 20, 2012.

"Judge OKs Warrantless Cell-Site Data in Landmark Privacy Case," by David Kravets, Wired, December 18, 2012.

"Court Limits Questioning of Motorists by the Police," by J. David Goodman, The New York Times, December 18, 2012.

"Senate GOP objects to considering FISA bill, calls for vote on House version," by Ramsey Cox, The Hill, December 18, 2012.

"Judge Rules for DOJ in Dispute over Cell Tower Data," The Blog of LegalTimes, December 17, 2012.

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"End is near for surveillance law powers," by Tony Romm, Politico, December 17, 2012.

"Report: Regulatory Mess May Hold Up Domestic Drone Revolution," by Jason Koebler, U.S. News, December 17, 2012.

"Your Cellphone Is Spying on You," by Ronald Bailey, Reason, January 2013.

"U.S. government says wiretap lawsuit should not proceed," by Dan Levine, Reuters, December 14, 2012.

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"Fight Over FISA Brewing in Senate," by Lauren Fox, U.S. News, December 14, 2012.

"Post details: D.D.C.: Jones on remand: no suppression of GPS because good faith exception applies," Fourth, December 14, 2012.

"Drone-makers push feds on test flights," by Kevin Bogardus and Keith Laing, The Hill, December 14, 2012.

"Government spying out of control," by Judge Andrew P. Napolitano, Fox News, December 13, 2012.

"D.C. Appeals Court Splits on When 'Furtive Gestures' Justify Car Searches," The Blog of LegalTimes, December 13, 2012.

"Drones increasingly used for surveillance in U.S.," by Taylor Armerding, CSO, December 13, 2012.

"Senate panel approves Franken's location privacy bill," by Brendan Sasso, The Hill, December 13, 2012.

"U.S. Terrorism Agency to Tap a Vast Database of Citizens," The Wall Street Journal, December 12, 2012.

"Expiring Warrantless Spy Bill to Be Reauthorized by Year's End," by David Kravets, Wired, December 12, 2012.

"A Plan to Stop the Feds From Reading Your Emails," by Adam Serwer, Mother Jones, December 11, 2012.

"Homeland Security increasingly loaning drones to local police," by Kimberly Dvorak, Washington Guardian, December 10, 2012.

"State senator hopes to pass bill, ban police from using drones," Associated Press, December 9, 2012.

"Expiring surveillance law raises privacy issues," by Ellen Nakashima, The Washington Post, December 8, 2012.

"Editorial: A Step Toward E-Mail Privacy," The New York Times, December 8, 2012.

"NYPD Muslim Spying Lawsuit: Department Seeks Dismissal Of Suit Alleging Unconstitutional Surveillance," by Samantha Henry, Huffington Post, December 7, 2012.

"Privacy bill amendments will provide clearer guidance to investigators," by Darren Hayes, The Hill, December 7, 2012.

"FISA needs oversight, amendment before reauthorization," by Michelle Richardson, The Hill, December 6, 2012.

"Editorial: Texting away your freedom," The Washington Times, December 6, 2012.

"8 Drones That Aren't Out to Kill You," by Sarah Zhang, Mother Jones, December 6, 2012.

"No Warrant, No Problem: How The Government Can Still Get Your Digital Data," by Theodoric Meyer and Peter Maass, ProPublica, December 4, 2012.

"California Eyeing Drone Surveillance," by David Kravets, WIRED, December 4, 2012.

"Police Can Record Video Inside Your Home Without A Warrant, Appeals Court Says," by Nicole Flatow, Think Progress, December 3, 2012.

"Border Agents' Power to Search Devices Is Facing Increasing Challenges in Court," by Susan Stellin, The New York Times, December 3, 2012.

"On buses, cameras are watching and listening," by Mark Berman, The Washington Post, December 2, 2012.

"Drone plans mired in 'privacy issues'," by Ben Wolfgang, The Washington Post, December 2, 2012.

"NPR affiliate launches drone program," by Dylan Byers, Politico, November 27, 2012.

"Leahy keeps tough protections in email privacy bill," by Brendan Sasso, The Hill, November 27, 2012.

"Electronic privacy deserves a bipartisan upgrade," by Grover G. Norquist and Laura W. Murphy, The Hill, November 26, 2012.

"Cybersecurity bill is likely agenda item for Congress in 2013," by Dave Helling, The Kansas City Star, November 26, 2012.

"Courts Divided Over Searches of Cellphones," by Somini Sengupta, The New York Times, November 25, 2012.

"Drone makers push Congress to open skies to surveillance," by Gary Martin and Viveca Novak, Houston Chronicle, November 24, 2012.

"As CIA Chief Scandal Looms, Lawmakers Consider Tightening E-Mail Privacy," by David Kravets, Wired, November 15, 2012.

"Investigate the FBI," by Trevor Timm, Foreign Policy, November 14, 2012.

"OVERNIGHT TECH: Failure of cybersecurity bill opens door for White House action," by Jennifer Martinez and Brendan Sasso, The Hill, November 14, 2012.

"Google: 'Government surveillance is on the rise'," by Hayley Tsukayama, The Washington Post, November 13, 2012.

"Petraeus Scandal May Complicate Leahy's Push for Email Privacy," by Ambreen Ali, Roll Call, November 13, 2012.

"Online Privacy Issue Is Also in Play in Petraeus Scandal," by Scott Shane, The New York Times, November 13, 2012.

"Cybersecurity Bill's Outlook Still Bleak," by Josh Smith, National Journal, November 13, 2012.

"Skype hands over information on teen wikileaks fan," by Natasha Lennard, Salon, November 12, 2012.

"Without an agreement, Reid eyes last 2012 effort on Cybersecurity Act," by Jennifer Martinez, The Hill, November 11, 2012.

"Supreme Court to decide if police can collect DNA from suspects," by David G. Savage, Chicago Tribune, November 9, 2012.

"Supreme Court Weighing Genetic Privacy," by David Kravets, Wired, November 8, 2012.

"Megaupload Case has Far-Reaching Implications for Cloud-Data Ownership Rights," by David Kravets, Wired, November 7, 2012.

"Feds Ordered to Disclose Data About Wiretap Backdoors," by David Kravets, Wired, November 2, 2012.

"Court OKs warrantless use of hidden surveillance cameras," by Declan McCullagh, CNET, October 30, 2012.

“Pulling the U.S. drone war out of the shadows,”Washington Post Editorial, November 1, 2012.

"Lawyer Denounces Wiretaps in Appeal of Galleon Case," by Peter Lattman, The New York Times, October 25, 2012.

"Seattle Police display drones they hope to deploy," by Christine Clarridge, The Seattle Times, October 24, 2012.

"Opinion: SCOTUS must be last bulwark against NSA snooping," Politico, October 23, 2012.

"N.J. Supreme Court wrestles with privacy issues in cellphone, GPS case," by Anthony Campisi, The Record, October 22, 2012.

"Editorial: Trespassing in Your Own Home," The New York Times, October 22, 2012.

"Stingrays: The Biggest Technological Threat to Cell Phone Privacy You Don't Know About," by Hanni Fakhoury and Trevor Timm, Electronic Frontier Foundation, October 22, 2012.

"TSA Removes X-Ray Body Scanners From Major Airports," by Michael Grabell, ProPublica, October 19, 2012.

"Texas schools punish students who refuse to be tracked with microchips," Reuters, October 9, 2012.

"White House discusses cybersecurity order with Senate staff," by Brendan Sasso, The Hill, October 8, 2012.

"The AP-National Constitution Center Poll," Associated Press, August, 2012.

"Homeland Security Learns to Love Small Spy Drones," by Spencer Ackerman, Wired, October 8, 2012.

"Executive order on cyber security builds steam amid criticisms," by Morgan Little, Chicago Tribune, October 2, 2012.

"Law Enforcement in the Age of Twitter," by Cyrus Vance Jr., The Wall Street Journal, October 2, 2012.

"General: Nation needs DHS involved in cybersecurity," by Jennifer Martinez, The Hill, October 1, 2012.

"OVERNIGHT TECH: Court to hear arguments in cellphone tracking case," by Brendan Sasso, The Hill, October 1, 2012.

"Big Brother, big dogs are looking at you," by Michael Kirkland, UPI, September 30, 2012.

"Editorial: October, 2012," The New York Times, September 29, 2012.

"Your car, tracked: the rapid rise of license plate readers," by Cyrus Farivar, ars technica, September 27, 2012.

"A third of public fears police use of drones in US for surveillance will erode their privacy," Associated Press, September 27, 2012.

"Justice Department's Warrantless Spying Increased 600 Percent in Decade," by David Kravets, Wired, September 27, 2012.

"ACLU: Government documents show surge in electronic surveillance," by Brendan Sasso, The Hill, October 27, 2012.

"ACLU sues to get info on license plate tracking," by Brendan Sasso, The Hill, September 26, 2012.

"Drones Subject to GPS Spoofing, Privacy 'Abuses,' GAO Report Warns," by David Kravets, Wired, September 25, 2012.

"Prosecutor Deals Blow to Stop-and-Frisk Tactic," by Joseph Goldstein, The New York Times, September 25, 2012.

"When GPS Tracking Violates Privacy Rights," The New York Times, September 22, 2012.

"E-Mail Privacy Reform Vote Postponed Until After Elections," by David Kravets, Wired, September 20, 2012.

"Appeals court OKs warrantless tracking," by Brendan Sasso, The Hill, August 14, 2012.

"How Governments and Telecom Companies Work Together on Surveillance Laws," by Ryan Gallagher, Slate, August 14, 2012.

"Drones Drifting Into Markets Outside War Zones," by Larry Abramson, NPR, August 13, 2012.

"Cities use surveillance systems that identify potential 'terrorists' with facial recognition," by Charles Arthur, The Guardian, August 13, 2012.

"Police see drones as cheap eye in the sky," by Jennifer Vogel, Minnesota Public Radio, August 13, 2012.

"Domestic Spying: Mini-Drone Can Watch Neighbors From Above," CBS, August 10, 2012.

"Markey confronts law enforcement, DOJ over growing cellphone record requests," by Julie Ershadi, The Hill, August 10, 2012.

"Crashing the Third Party: Experts Weigh How Far the Government Can Go in Reading Your Email," by Richard Brust, ABA Journal, August 10, 2012.

"What Rand Paul Learned From Secret Security Hearings," by Andrew Napolitano, Reason, August 9, 2012.

"President mulling executive order to fill cybersecurity gap," by Suzanne Kelly, CNN, August 9, 2012.

"Letter to the Editor: Good drones, bad drones," by Rosalind Ellis Heid, The Washington Post, August 9, 2012.

"Letter to the Editor: Drone use is unconstitutional," by Alex Pugliese, Washington Times, August 9, 2012.

"Editorial: Stop-and-Frisk in New York City," The New York Times, August 9, 2012.

"Surveillance city? Microsoft, NYPD team on crime fight system," by Elinor Mills, CNET, August 8, 2012.

"In GPS Surveillance Case, Dispute Over Evidence Flares Up," by Mike Scarcella, The Legal Times, August 8, 2012.

"FAA official 'very optimistic' on rules for drone planes," by W.J. Hennigan, Los Angeles Times, August 8, 2012.

"Judge rules GPS tracking rule isn't retroactive,"by Mario Trujillo, The Hill, August 7, 2012.

"Appeals court tosses warrantless wiretapping suit," by Josh Gerstein, Politico, August 7, 2012.

"Bad News On Warrantless GPS Tracking," by Catherine Crump, ACLU Blog of Rights, August 6, 2012.

"Proposed Privacy Law Demands Court Warrants for Cloud Data," by David Kravets, Wired, August 6, 2012.

"Editorial: DNA and the Fourth Amendment," The New York Times, August 6, 2012.

"Las Vegas convention puts drones on big stage," by Ben Wolfgang, The Washington Times, August 5, 2012.

"After defeat of Senate cybersecurity bill, Obama weighs executive-order option," by Brendan Sasso, The Hill, August 4, 2012.

"How Do You Feel About Smartphone Surveillance? Our Readers Respond," by Blair Hickman and Megha Rajagopalan, Pro Publica, August 3, 2012.

"Kansas City Police Say 7M License Plate Shots Showing Date, Time and Location Are a Public Record," by Martha Neil, American Bar Association Journal, August 2, 2012.

"Court Upholds Domestic Drone Use in Arrest of American Citizen," by Jason Koebler, US News and World Report, August 2, 2012.

"Op-ed: The emerging 'drone' culture," by Eugene Robinson, The Washington Post, August 2, 2012.

"Senate cybersecurity bid sputters," by Tony Romm, Politico, August 2, 2012.

"Drones: From War Weapon To Homemade Toy," by Larry Abramson, NPR, August 2, 2012.

"Cybersecurity Act expected to fail," by Jennifer Martinez, The Hill, August 1, 2012.

"Court Demands TSA Explain Why It Is Defying Nude Body Scanner Order," by David Kravets, Wired, August 1, 2012.

"Congress Wants to See Obama's 'License to Kill,'" by Adam Serwer, Mother Jones, July 31, 2012.

"Editorial: A bill to stop security leaks puts a plug on democracy," The Washington Post, July 30, 2012.

"The Public Is Left in the Dark When Courts Allow Electronic Surveillance," by Adam Liptak, The New York Times, July 24, 2012.

"NSA whistle blowers allege data being collected on every American," by Eric W. Dolan, The Raw Story, July 23, 2012.

"McCain Blasts Senate Cybersecurity Bill as 'Flawed,'" by Josh Smith, The National Journal, July 23, 2012.

"The Spy Hunt for Whistle-Blowers," The New York Times, July 22, 2012.

"Make-or-break time for cybersecurity bill," by Jennifer Martinez and Brendan Sasso, The Hill, July 22, 2012.

"Bill would clip wings of private drone use," by Ben Wolfgang, The Washington Times, July 22, 2012.

"Senators revive cybersecurity bill, with changes," AFP, July 21, 2012.

"Reporters oppose Pentagon monitoring," by Austin Wright, Politico, July 20, 2012.

"U.S. Admits Surveillance Violated Constitution At Least Once," by Spencer Ackerman, Wired, July 20, 2012.

"Little peepers everywhere," The Economist, July 21, 2012.

"High anxiety on the Hill about civilian drone use," The Washington Times, July 19, 2012.

"Revised cybersecurity bill introduced," The Hill, July 19, 2012.

"Surveillance Tools at Issue in Lawsuit," The Wall Street Journal, July 15, 2012.

"That’s No Phone. That’s My Tracker," The New York Times, July 15, 2012.

"The End of Privacy?The New York Times, July 15, 2012.

"How Many Millions of Cellphones Are Police Watching?ProPublica, July 11, 2012.

"Privacy Trumps Cybersecurity, Poll Shows," National Journal, July 11, 2012.

"Federal Cameras Are Snapping Time-Stamped Pix of License Plates in 4 Border States," ABA Journal, July 11, 2012.

"1.3M Cellphone Snooping Requests Yearly? It’s Time for Privacy and Transparency Laws," Wired, July 11, 2012.

"Courts Putting Stop-and-Frisk Policy on Trial," The New York Times, July 11, 2012.

"Roberts appoints Judge Dearie to special court that oversees secret government surveillance," Associated Press, July 10, 2012.

"More Demands on Cell Carriers in Surveillance," The New York Times, July 9, 2012.

"Waiter, There Really is a Drone in My Soup! The Coming Micro-Robotic Disruption of Personal Security and Privacy," Undercover Quarterly, July 4, 2012.

"Twitter Transparency Report," Twitter, July 2, 2012.

"Biometric data blows up," by Tanya Ganeva,, June 28, 2012.

"Appeals Court Calls a Stop-and-Frisk Illegal," by Russ Buettner, The New York Times, June 27, 2012.

"License Plate Readers Spark Privacy Concerns," by Charlotte Albright, NPR, June 26, 2012.

"Requiring Warrants for Geolocation Data Will Impede Law Enforcement," by Joseph I. Cassilly, US News, June 25, 2012.

"Without Regulation, GPS Technology Easily Abused by Authorities," by Jennifer S. Granick, US News, June 25, 2012.

"In GPS Case, Challenge Over Drug Evidence Unfolds," by Mike Scarcella, The Legal Times, June 25, 2012.

"Senate debate over cyber security bill fails to address privacy concerns," The Washington Times, June 20, 2012.

"Talk of drones patrolling U.S. skies spawns anxiety," The Washington Times, June 19, 2012.

"House Committee Approves Sweeping, Warrantless Electronic Spy Powers," Wired, June 19, 2012.

"Open Letter to Internet Companies: Tell Us How Much We Are Being Surveilled," Wired, June 19, 2012.

"NSA: It Would Violate Your Privacy to Say if We Spied on You," Wired, June 18, 2012.

"Don't let drones invade our privacy," by Rand Paul, CNN, June 14, 2012

"Apple to Face Lawsuits Over Mobile Tracking," by Amy Miller, The Recorder/, June 13, 2012.

"Americans oppose using drones to catch speeders, poll finds," by Bart Jansen, USA Today, June 12, 2012.

"Rand Paul proposes bill to prevent warrantless drone surveillance," by Eric W. Dolan, The Raw Story, June 12, 2012.

"Sen. Paul says no to domestic drones," CNN, June 12, 2012.

"Reid vows action on cybersecurity bill," The Hill, June 12, 2012.

"Public Defender in GA: Cops Can't Use Thermal Images of Possible Grow Lights For Search Warrants," Reason, June 11, 2012.

"Should We Let Law Enforcement Drone On and On?Reason, June 11, 2012.

"Rep. Austin Scott (R-GA) Introduces Bill to Curb Use of Domestic Drones," Fox News, June 7, 2012.

"Big Brother’s all-seeing eye," by Andrew P. Napolitano, The Washington Times, June 7, 2012.

"You're Being Watched: Surveillance Systems Get Smart," by Carl Franzen, Talking Points Memo, June 6, 2012.

"Keeping your cell phone from spying on you," by Rep. Jason Chaffetz, The Hill, June 5, 2012.

"Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Drones," ProPublica, May 31, 2012.

"Lawmakers consider extension of overseas surveillance powers," The Hill, May 31, 2012.

"Domestic use of drones? Bad idea," USA Today, May 30, 2012.

"Move to Declassify FISA Court Rulings Yields No Results," Secrecy News, May 29, 2012.

"Back to the Drawing Board For Cyber Bill," National Journal, May 29, 2012.

"The Strip," The New York Times, May 29, 2012.

"Big Brother looms over House GOP’s ‘Orwellian’ cybersecurity bill," The Hill, May 29, 2012.

"Not so fast on FISA," Los Angeles Times, May 25, 2012.

"More on Clapper and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Exception," Lawfare, May 23, 2012.

"How to End Stop-and-Frisk Abuses," The New York Times, May 23, 2012.

"Pot Prosecution Goes Up in Smoke Due to Warrantless GPS Tracking," Wired, May 23, 2012.  

"Senate panel votes to extend government’s broader surveillance authority," The Washington Post, May 23, 2012.

"Cellphone tracking threatens our privacy," Chicago Sun-Times, May 22, 2012.

"Virtual Terrorism: Al Qaeda Video Calls for 'Electronic Jihad'," ABC News, May 22, 2012.

"Wyden: White House-backed cybersecurity bill sacrifices privacy," The Hill, May 21, 2012.

"Supreme Court agrees to hear case on electronic surveillance," The Washington Post, May 21, 2012.

"Supreme Court considers whether to take up anti-terrorism laws," Tribune Washington Bureau, May 20, 2012.

"Maryland high court blocks request to reconsider DNA ruling," The Baltimore Sun, May 18, 2012.

"Is there a drone in your backyard?The Washington Times, May 17, 2012.

"Faulting City's 'Cavalier Attitude,' Judge OKs Stop-and-Frisk Class," New York Law Journal, May 17, 2012.

"Wyden: 'Very concerned' about privacy impact of White House-backed cyber bill," The Hill, May 15, 2012.

"Privacy concerns as US government rolls out domestic drone rules," Fox News, May 14, 2012.

"Civil-liberties groups slam GOP Senate cyber bill," The Hill, May 14, 2012.

"South Carolina Supreme Court declares lifetime sex offender GPS tracking unconstitutional on various grounds," Sentencing Law and Policy, May 9, 2012.

"How the War on Drugs Distorts Privacy Law," Stanford Law Review, May 9, 2012.

"FBI chief urges restoration of searches without warrants," The Washington Times, May 9, 2012.

"Oops! Air Force Drones Can Now (Accidentally) Spy on You," Wired, May 8, 2012.

"The secret life of your cellphone," Los Angeles Times, May 8, 2012.

"The Fourth Amendment and Video Recording in Bathrooms, in Civil Commitment Units for Sex Offenders," The Volokh Conspiracy, May 7, 2012.

"Taking DNA samples should be limited," The Washington Post, May 6, 2012.

"High-tech license plate readers aid police but raise ethical issues," The Tennessean, May 6, 2012.

"Tech support for CISPA wobbles as Microsoft calls for privacy safeguards," The Raw Story, April 30, 2012.

"Unmanned drones are patrolling Washington border," Seattle Times, April 28, 2012.

"CISPA passes the House, privacy battle moves to Senate," The Washington Post, April 27, 2012.

"Beefing up cyber security," Los Angeles Times, April 24, 2012.

"Ron Paul: Corporations will ‘act as government spies’ under CISPA," The Raw Story, April 23, 2012.

"CISPA is the new SOPA," The Hill, April 23, 2012.

"Your Tweets Can Be Subpoenaed," The Atlantic, April 23, 2012.

"Wireless providers side with cops over users on location privacy," CNET, April 23, 2012.

"A Divided Congress Confronts A Rising Cyberthreat," The Huffington Post, April 21, 2012.

"Drone Use Takes Off on the Home Front," The Wall Street Journal, April 21, 2012.

"Regulating domestic drones on a deadline," The Washington Post, April 19, 2012. 

"Cyber-security bill raises new privacy concerns," 2012 Raycom News Network, April 19, 2012.

"D.C. Circuit Rules for Police in Dispute Over Search Warrant," The Blog of LegalTimes, April 17, 2012.

"Administration pushes against bipartisan House cybersecurity legislation," The Hill, April 17, 2012.

"NYPD's Stop-And-Frisk Tactics Targeted By Critics," NPR, April 5, 2012.

"Police Tracking of cellphones raises concerns," Loc Angeles Times, April 4, 2012.

"Big Brother in Your Pocket: How Police Use Your Cell Phone to Track You," The Atlantic, April 4, 2012.

"Stop and Frisk, Continued," The New York Times, April 3, 2012.

"Supreme Court Ruling Allows Strip Searches for Any Arrest," The New York Times, April 3, 2012.

"How China Steals Our Secrets," The New York Times, April 3, 2012.

On April 2, 2012, NACDL's National Security Counsel Mason Clutter appeared on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to allow invasive strip searches following arrests.


"Justices, in 5-4 decision, OK strip searches for minor offenses," The National Law Journal, April 2, 2012.

"ACLU report: Warrantless tracking of cellphones ‘pervasive and frequent’," The Hill, April 2, 2012.

"Supreme Court OKs Strip Searches For Minor Offenses," NPR, April 2, 2012.

"The New World of Massive Data Mining," The Diane Rehm Show, April 2, 2012.

"How Apple and Google help police bypass iPhone, Android lock screens," CNET, April 2, 2012.

"Raha Wala Responds on Military Commissions and Mission Creep," Lawfare, April 2, 2012.

"Lacking GPS Data, Prosecutors Turn To Cell Tower Information," The Blog of LegalTimes, March 30, 2012.

"Supreme Court Accepts Dog Sniff Case Contending Fla. Supreme Court Ignored Probable Cause Precedent," ABA Journal, March 26, 2012.

"Senators Question Employer Requests for Facebook Passwords," The New York Times, March 26, 2012.

"How the U.S. Government's 'Big Cauldron of Data' Affects Your Privacy," PBS Newshour, March 23, 2012.

"Is the CIA already in your kitchen?Fox News , March 22, 2012.

"Consequences for security as NYPD-FBI rift widens," Associated Press, March 21, 2012.

"FBI Still Struggling With Supreme Court's GPS Ruling," NPR, March 21, 2012.

"Police Powers in New York," The New York Times, March 18, 2012.

"Key Patriot Act opinions may not be classified," Politico, March 16, 2012.

"Democratic Senators Issue Strong Warning About Use of the Patriot Act," The New York Times, March 16, 2012.

"CIA Chief: We’ll Spy on You Through Your Dishwasher," Wired, March 15, 2012.

"Unknown Tech Company Defies FBI In Mystery Surveillance Case," Wired, March 14, 2012.

"Obama admin wants warrantless access to cell phone location data," Ars Technica, March 7, 2012.

"FBI chief: Court ruling forces bureau to use agent surveillance instead of GPS in some probes," The Washington Post, March 7, 2012.

"New Google privacy policy has law-enforcement holes, say experts," MSNBC, March 1, 2012.

"Court approves warrantless searches of cell phones," The Raw Story, March 1, 2012.

"Does Jones Create A Right Not to Be Videotaped in Public Without A Warrant?The Volokh, February 29, 2012.

"Can a court force jurors to turn over Facebook posts about a trial?Thomson Reuters, February 29, 2012.

"Opinion: Expectations of privacy - Ruling on spying by GPS,", February 27, 2012.

"DOJ Urges Supreme Court to Halt Challenge to Warrantless Eavesdropping," Wired, February 22, 2012.

"Congress Left in Dark on DOJ Wiretaps," Wired, February 13, 2012.

"GPS and the Right to Privacy," The New York Times, January 26, 2012.

"The Supreme Court left too much unresolved with its GPS ruling," The Washington Post, January 25, 2012.

"Legality of Mobile Phone Tracking Still Unclear Despite Supreme Court GPS Decision," Wired, January 25, 2012.