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"Why The Fourth Amendment Needs to Enter the Digital Age w/Jumana Musa," by Hunter Parnell, Public Defenseless Podcast, December 05, 2023
"Secretive White House Surveillance Program Gives Cops Access to Trillions of US Phone Records," by Dell Cameron and Dhruv Mehrotra, Wired, November 20, 2023
"In Texas, can police search my cellphone when they pull me over? Here’s what state law says," by Dalia Faheid, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, November 06, 2023
"Lawmakers Try To Insert Privacy Protections Into the Feds' Snooping Powers," by Scott Shackford, Reason, November 07, 2023
"Does A.I. Lead Police to Ignore Contradictory Evidence?," by Eyal Press, The New Yorker, November 13, 2023
"Civil rights group sues New Jersey to stop secret storage, use of baby blood spots," by Dana DiFilippo, New Jersey Monitor, November 02, 2023
"Don’t Want To Be Part Of A Geofence Warrant Line-Up? You Have Options.," by Tim Cushing, Techdirt, October 30, 2023
"Police love Google’s surveillance data. Here’s how to protect yourself.," by Shira Ovide, Washington Post, October 24, 2023
"TechScape: How police use location and search data to find suspects – and not always the right ones," by Johana Bhuiyan, The Guardian, October 03, 2023
"Google User Data Has Become a Favorite Police Shortcut," by Julia Love and Davey Alba, Bloomberg Businessweek, September 28, 2023
"Intelligence Officials Fail to Sway Privacy Groups on Surveillance Reform
," by Tom Leithauser, Vital Law, September 08, 2023
"MN Department of Human Services shares smartphone-hacking tool with St. Paul police, other agencies," by Christopher Magan, Pioneer Press, August 27, 2023
"Police Are Getting DNA Data From People Who Think They Opted Out," by Jordan Smith, The Intercept, August 18, 2023
"A Digital Fourth Amendment," by Sarah Isgur and David French, The Dispatch, August 08, 2023
"Eight Months Pregnant and Arrested After False Facial Recognition Match," by Kashmir Hill, New York Times, August 06, 2023