Good news

City of Boston pays $170k in civil suit to man arrested for video recording police

Not only were all of his charges dismissed, he won the civil suit. The court found that keeping people from publicly recording police action violated both the first and fourth amendments.

It's crap like this sort of arrest that led me to joining the ACLU earlier this month. OK, so I'm slow. I get there eventually. I may pry some money loose for the EFF later this year as well but I think the ACLU has to be the first priority.