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“This is About Civil Rights.” Testimony in Support of the Utah 4th Amendment Protection Act

Tech blogger and grassroots political activist Joe Levi speaks in favor of the Utah 4th Amendment Protection Act at an interim committee hearing on 11-19-14

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Will Utah Succeed Where the USA Freedom Act Failed?

With some prominent privacy activists recognizing that appealing to Congress to stop NSA spying is futile, a hearing today in Utah shows that there is another path to shutting down mass surveillance. One that can work.

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Ignore the Fear-Mongering and Focus on the 4th Amendment

On Nov. 19th, the Utah 4th Amendment Protection Act, a bill which addresses resources being used by the state to facilitate the NSA data center in Bluffdale, is up for an important interim committee hearing.  The letter below was drafted by Susan Barretta of Restore the Fourth – Utah – in support of the bill.  It should be seen as a blueprint to support similar action in states across the country.

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TAKE ACTION: Hearing Set for Bill to Turn Off NSA Water in Utah

A bill that would set the stage for turning off the water at the NSA datacenter facility in Bluffdale, Utah will get a public hearing this month, and your action can help move the legislation forward.

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