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Signed By the Governor: New Mexico Electronic Communications Privacy Act

SANTA FE, N.M. (Feb 5, 2019) – Yesterday, New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed a bill into law that limits the warrantless use of stingray devices to track people’s location and sweep up electronic communications, and more broadly protects the privacy of electronic data. The new law will also hinder the federal surveillance state. Continue reading Signed By the Governor: New Mexico Electronic Communications Privacy Act

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New Mexico Senate Committee Passes Bill to Limit Warrantless Electronic Data Collection, Hinder Federal Surveillance

SANTA FE, N.M. (Jan. 24, 2019) – On Monday, a New Mexico Senate committee unanimously approved a bill that would limit the warrantless use of stingray devices to track people’s location and sweep up electronic communications, and more broadly protect the privacy of electronic data. The proposed law would also hinder the federal surveillance state. Continue reading New Mexico Senate Committee Passes Bill to Limit Warrantless Electronic Data Collection, Hinder Federal Surveillance

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New Mexico Bill Would Limit Warrantless Electronic Data Collection, Hinder Federal Surveillance

SANTA FE, N.M. (Jan. 10, 2019) – A bill prefiled in the New Mexico Senate would limit the warrantless use of stingray devices to track people’s location and sweep up electronic communications, and more broadly protect the privacy of electronic data. The proposed law would also hinder the federal surveillance state. Continue reading New Mexico Bill Would Limit Warrantless Electronic Data Collection, Hinder Federal Surveillance

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New Mexico Governor Doesn’t Want to Burden Police; Vetoes Electronic Privacy Bill

SANTA FE, N.M. (April 11, 2017) – Last week, Gov. Susana Martinez placed the desires of law enforcement lobbyists over the privacy of her constituents and vetoed a bill known as the Electronic Communication Privacy Act. The bill would not only have protected privacy in New Mexico, but would have also hindered at least two aspects of the federal surveillance state.

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To the Governor’s Desk: New Mexico House Passes Electronic Communications Privacy Act

SANTA FE, N.M. (March 20, 2017) – Last week, the New Mexico House gave final approval for a bill known as the Electronic Data Privacy Act. If signed by the governor, the bill would not only protect privacy in New Mexico, but would also hinder at least two aspects of the federal surveillance state.

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New Mexico Senate Passes Electronic Communications Privacy Act 41-0

SANTA FE, N.M. (Feb. 23, 2017) – Yesterday, the New Mexico Senate unanimously passed a bill known as the Electronic Data Privacy Act. Final passage of the bill would not only protect privacy in New Mexico, but would also hinder at least two aspects of the federal surveillance state.

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Second New Mexico Committee Passes Electronic Communications Privacy Act

SANTA FE, N.M. (Feb. 21, 2017) – Last week, a second New Mexico Senate Committee passed a bill known as the Electronic Data Privacy Act. Passage of the bill would not only protect privacy in New Mexico, but would also hinder at least two aspects of the federal surveillance state.

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New Mexico Committee Passes Electronic Communications Privacy Act

SANTA FE, N.M. (Feb. 6, 2017) – Last week, an important New Mexico Senate Committee passed a bill known as the Electronic Data Privacy Act. Passage of the bill would not only protect privacy in New Mexico, but would also hinder at least two aspects of the federal surveillance state.

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New Mexico Bill Would Place Limits on Drones; Hinder Federal Surveillance Program

SANTA FE, N.M. (Jan. 26, 2017) – A bill introduced in the New Mexico Senate would limit the warrantless use of surveillance drones. The legislation would not only establish important privacy protections at the state level, it would also help thwart the federal surveillance state.

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