Does FBI Have a Phone-Hacking Lab? ACLU Sues to Find Out

The ACLU is suing the FBI following the discovery of public court documents and records that indicate the FBI Electronic Device Analysis Unit can bypass encrypted cell phone information. If true, the ACLU says this will “severely undermine our digital privacy and security.”

LAPD Will Record, Store Aerial Footage of Protests

The LAPD says it will begin recording protests and large gatherings from its helicopters — and “indefinitely” store the footage. Many are quick to note that this new capability, coupled with LAPD’s existing facial recognition technology, should ring privacy and surveillance alarms.