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Ateqah Khaki
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Ateqah Khaki is a graduate student at The New School’s School of Media Studies where she focuses on digital and social media and social change. Prior to her graduate studies, she was a senior communications strategist at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) where she worked on issues related to speech, privacy & technology; national security; and human rights. She is the founder of the Tumblr blog My Best Friend Is Muslim and has been profiled on the White House blog as part of “Women Working to Do Good,” a collaboration between the White House and HelloGiggles. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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Let's Crowdsource Our Own Hollywood Movie About Torture

(1) Comments | Posted February 26, 2013 | 5:20 PM

With controversy still swirling around the film Zero Dark Thirty and its misleading suggestion that torture put the CIA on the trail of Osama bin Laden, it's time to take the tools of filmmaking into our own hands to refocus the discussion on why torture is always wrong.

Many...

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New Examples of Facebook Password Demands, Facebook's Response and the Need for a New Law

(20) Comments | Posted March 23, 2012 | 5:59 PM

This blog has been cross-posted from ACLU.org.

Today Facebook weighed in on the recently reported problem of employers demanding job applicants to share their username and passwords during the application process. In a note on their Facebook and privacy page, Chief Privacy Officer (Policy)...

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