Civil Liberties

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My Face, Digitally Recognized

The age of practical facial recognition has begun, and it's only going to get more precise.

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The Radical Case for Bloomberg's 'Nanny' State

Is government intrusion into what we eat, drink, and smoke the future of public health?

Elena Olivo

Why It's Easier to Sympathize With Boston's Police Chief than New York's

A few months after the marathon bombing, Ed Davis talks about civil liberties with more nuance than Ray Kelly.

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The Baltimore Police Department Is Having Its Own Stop-and-Frisk Scandal

New York's not the only city with a stop-and-frisk program, or a stop-and-frisk problem.

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When Urban Security Cameras Actually Save Lives

Taxi driver homicide rates are three times lower in cities with in-car cameras.

Reuters

Woman Files Suit Alleging She Was Arrested for Criticizing 'Stop and Frisk'

The NYPD's aggressive policy has come under increased scrutiny in recent months.

Reuters

Michael Bloomberg, Civil Libertarian Extraordinaire?

Sure, the mayor crusades against soft drinks and cigarettes. But he's got a great record where it counts.