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Mobile Justice: New App Empowers Public, Helps Keep Cops Accountable

Mobile Justice: New App Empowers Public, Helps Keep Cops Accountable
“If you see something, say something.”
It’s a mantra that’s constantly drilled into us in post-9/11 America. But what if you see the cops do something wrong? How do you say something then?
Umm… there’s an app for that.
Thursday, the American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado unveiled a new smartphone app that lets users record police interactions that get automatically submitted to the ACLU. The footage is treated as legal intake to be reviewed by ACLU staff for any
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FBI Uses Loopholes, Not Warrants, to Access Private Emails

FBI Uses Loopholes, Not Warrants, to Access Private Emails
Despite widely held assumptions by the US public that a search warrant would be needed in order for law enforcement officials to search personal email accounts, newly discovered documents obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union, reveal just how far off those assumptions have become.
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