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Technology and Civil Liberties

The ACLU of Northern California safeguards civil liberties in the digital world. As technology advances, we make sure that protections for privacy and free speech aren’t left behind. We push back on digital censorship and government surveillance.

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About Amazon's dangerous new facial recognition tech... Read more

ALPR by Tessa D'Arcangelew

SB 1186 can restores CA's power to fight secret surveillance... Learn more

Privacy & Free Speech: It's Good for Business - 3rd edition

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A Smart Surveillance guide for communities. Download

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A groundbreaking bill pending in California would bring this day-to-day local surveillance out of the shadows and give communities a way to fight back against surveillance systems that are disproportionately aimed at immigrants and people of color. Read more »
Amazon Rekognition False Matches
Members of Congress Falsely Matched by Amazon Rekognition
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Four people walk down a pathway outside a building while Amazon tracks their faces

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