privacy

Supreme Court ruling on cell phones searches shapes privacy for years to come

ACLU praises decision "restoring privacy to the levels that existed before the digital era."



Matthew R. Segal

Matthew Segal, legal director of the ACLU of Massachusetts, wrote this blog.

State lawmakers include Password Protection Act in budget package

ACLU-backed proposal now under consideration would protect social media from snooping employers.

Massachusetts legislators weigh privacy protections

Following ongoing national revelations about domestic surveillance and lack of federal leadership, ACLU urges Massachusetts lawmakers to bolster privacy at the state level.

Massachusetts high court requires warrant for cell phone location information

Supreme Judicial Court rules that people have a reasonable expectation of privacy for data that cell phone companies hold about them.

Data suggests Boston police targeted South Boston, Roxbury, Mattapan and Dorchester with license plate readers

ACLU calls for Massachusetts moratorium and passage of the License Plate Privacy Act, to help ensure police do not inappropriately target communities based on race or economic status.