Privacy Press Releases

  • 02.23.16

    ACLU Calls for Stronger Police Body Camera Regulations

    Pending Legislation Fails to Provide Privacy Protections or Police Accountability

    COLUMBUS—Today the ACLU of Ohio gave testimony to the Ohio House Local Government Committee on House Bill 407, which attempts to put in place standards for the use of police body worn cameras. The ACLU expressed concerns about the lack of specific guidance in the proposed legislation. “Ohio needs more than what HB 407 provides,” Read more…

    Police Practices, Privacy
  • 08.26.13

    ACLU Calls on DeWine to Shut Down Premature Launch of Facial Recognition Program

    Launching This Program Without Proper Protocols Ignores Serious Privacy Concerns

    CLEVELAND – Today, the American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio called on Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine to pull the plug on a controversial facial recognition program after a Cincinnati Enquirer investigation revealed that it was launched without his knowledge, without proper protocols to govern its use, and without informing the public. At a press Read more…