Surveillance Company Sued for Unlawfully Taking Millions of Citizens’ Personal Data & Selling It to Government Agents

Tech Firm Violated U.S. Constitution and Illinois law  CHICAGO – The nation’s growing unease at revelations about artificial intelligence surveilling  large swaths of the U.S. population is finding voice in a nationwide class action lawsuit filed today, charging Clearview AI, Inc. with unlawfully collecting millions of citizens’ biometric data and selling it to governments  and… Read More

Student Testing Giant “College Board” Sued for Illegally Collecting & Selling Students’ Data

Parent filed a federal class action suit today against the College Board, a ubiquitous student testing organization, for deceptively collecting and selling students’ confidential personal information. While formally a not-for-profit, the College Board takes has approximately $1 billion in annual revenues each year and highly compensates its slew of executives, including its president who received… Read More

Federal Suit Challenges Chicago Police Use of “Stingray” Spying Devices

Attorneys for long-time National Lawyers Guild legal observer Jerry Boyle filed suit in federal court today to challenge the sweeping use of “Stingray” cell phone spying devices by Chicago Police. The suit, which aims to be certified as a class action, alleges that the stingray devices are frequently used without warrants or any official guidance,… Read More

Cell phone Surveillance by the Police

With this week’s amendment to the Patriot Act limiting the federal government’s surveillance of American phone records, people may believe that their private phone calls are actually more private. While the limits of the new legislation in actually protecting our privacy are a whole other topic, one thing is plain: it does not change the… Read More