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Silicon Valley technology startup accelerator Y Combinator (YC) recently admitted the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) to its winter fellow class. The 97-year-old civil liberties group is now a legal technology startup, following a massive $24 million fundraising round over one weekend in response to President Donald Trump’s controversial executive order banning entry of nationals from seven countries.

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