privacy

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.

ACLU calls for Massachusetts moratorium on controversial license plate readers

Statute laying out clear rules and oversight needed in light of revelations about program now suspended by Boston Police.

Markey revelations on handover of detailed cell-phone call and location data urgently highlight need for reform

ACLU of Massachusetts calls for passage of the Electronic Privacy Act in Massachusetts, and the federal USA Freedom Act to rein in domestic spying dragnets.