Several US Senators wrote to the FCC Commissioner expressing concerns over the use of Stingray devices in communities of color and whether police are operating it lawfully
Experts in information technologies, surveillance and media gathered for this panel at the 25th annual Computers, Freedom and Privacy conference in Washington, DC October 14, 2015
Joel Handley says the Chicago Police Department has been using “stingray” spying equipment to track activists and their movements in Chicago, but the trend is spreading.
As the Senate looks to pass a bipartisan “reformed” Patriot Act, TRNN’s Jessica Desvarieux examines how this bill will continue FBI’s mass collection of private information of Americans who are under no suspicion of crime
David Greene, senior staff attorney, Electronic Frontier Foundation, says we should celebrate the fact that this is only the second time in thirty years that congress has curtailed authority granted to the intelligence community
Emptywheel.net’s Marcy Wheeler examines the impact of the expired Patriot Act provisions and whether the USA Freedom Act will curb the behemoth of American mass surveillance
One year after the Boston Marathon bombing, the ACLU’s Kade Crockford questions whether the surveillance practices of law enforcement and an increasingly militarized police force will prevent terrorism