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BART Crime Reporting App Worries ACLU, Privacy Advocates

OAKLAND (KPIX 5) — A new app from BART is supposed to be a discreet way to report crime on the transit system. But privacy advocates and the American Civil Liberties Union are sounding the alarm. 316 more words


Civil Rights Group Files Gay Marriage Lawsuit In Wis.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A civil rights group filed a lawsuit Wednesday seeking recognition of Wisconsin gay couples who married in June after a judge temporarily blocked the state’s ban on same-sex marriage. 296 more words


Mountain View-Based Web Filter Company Lifts Block On Gay Sites

SAN JOSE (CBS/AP) — A popular online safe-search filter is ending its practice of blocking links to mainstream gay and lesbian advocacy groups for users hoping to avoid obscene sites. 589 more words


New Early Voting Hours Set In Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s elections chief set a longer early voting schedule ahead of the fall election, while vowing Monday to continue appealing a federal judge’s ruling that led to the new times in the swing state. 445 more words


Yahoo threatened with $250,000 daily fine over access to data

By Kim Zetter

A secret and scrappy court battle that Yahoo launched to resist the NSA’s PRISM spy program came to an end in 2008 because the Feds threatened the internet giant with a massive $250,000 a day fine if it didn’t comply. 1,190 more words

Neshaminy Student Journalists Being Honored By Pennsylvania ACLU

By Steve Tawa

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Pennsylvania chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union says it will recognize some young civil libertarians from our area at its Bill of Rights dinner next month. 169 more words


Same-Sex Marriage Heading For Supreme Court Vote?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Both sides in the gay marriage debate agree on one thing: It’s time for the Supreme Court to settle the matter.

Even a justice recently said she thinks so, too. 1,011 more words