06/16/2009 - The American Civil Liberties Union is asking the Pentagon to immediately remedy a question on a test that equates protests with "low-level terrorism," according to a letter from the civil liberties group.
06/04/2009 - The Massachusetts town of Brookline, which borders Boston, looks likely to axe surveillance cameras it installed at major intersections two months ago due to civil liberty concerns, reports The Boston Globe.
04/01/2009 - The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will expand the use of security cameras on the northern border with Canada to reduce the chances terrorists, illegal aliens, or contraband will slip over the northern border into the United States undetected, USA Today reports.
03/30/2009 - Charges that the FBI has infiltrated mosques and mistreated a popular Muslim civil rights organization are jeopardizing the cooperation established between the Muslim-American community and the FBI after the events of 9-11, The Washington Post reports.
03/09/2009 - Civil libertatians are pushing for legal limits on personal data law enforcement organizations can collect after a Texas fusion center's bulletin singled out two Muslim-American civic groups for direct scrutiny.
02/25/2009 - Following a request from Italian legal authorities, a European Union (E.U.) crime fighting body is considering ways to investigate eavesdropping on Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services such as Skype.