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1st Amendment Complaints

Complaints and claims of violations of freedom of speech, press, religion, assembly, petition and other 1st amendment issues, for agencies where such issues often come up (police, school districts, universities, meetings of public bodies, etc.)

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This week's FOIA round-up: FBI messed with the Wu-Tang Clan, EPA apologizes to reporter, and California AG threatens reporters over criminal cops

This week’s FOIA round-up: FBI messed with the Wu-Tang Clan, EPA apologizes to reporter, and California AG threatens reporters over criminal cops

In this week’s FOIA round-up, the Federal Bureau of Investigation messed with the Wu-Tang Clan, the Environmental Protection Agency apologizes to an AP reporter after a FOIA’d video shows her being thrown out of headquarters, and California’s Attorney General threatens journalists who uncovered a list of 12,000+ criminal cops.

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Researchers propose two approaches to reining in facial recognition bias

Researchers propose two approaches to reining in facial recognition bias

Teams of scholars at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology tackling bias in facial recognition technology have two recommendations for its developers: more external oversight and more representative training data.

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Revenge porn laws face an unexpected civil rights obstacle: The First Amendment

Revenge porn laws face an unexpected civil rights obstacle: The First Amendment

Each state prosecutes nonconsensual pornography differently, and some free speech advocates are concerned that overly-broad laws will actually impede other liberties.

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FBI investigation into Is Anyone Up? shows legal limitations in revenge porn cases

FBI investigation into Is Anyone Up? shows legal limitations in revenge porn cases

The investigation and subsequent indictment of Is Anyone Up?’s Hunter Moore demonstrates the legislative shortcomings when it comes to revenge porn.

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Thanks to the CIA, you can read the report the CIA doesn't want you to read

Thanks to the CIA, you can read the report the CIA doesn’t want you to read

On February 16, 1976, the Village Voice went to press with an emblazoned “The Report on the CIA That President Ford Doesn’t Want You to Read.” Inside was a leaked copy on the findings of the Pike Committee, a lesser-known (and arguably more damning) companion to the Church Committee - and thanks to the Agency’s obsessive scrapbooking, you can read the full issue scanned into their declassified archives.

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