This article was funded by paid subscribers of The Dissenter Newsletter. Become an annual paid subscriber to help us continue our coverage of whistleblowers. A National Security Agency whistleblower unearthed a hot-shot analyst’s unauthorized “project” that targeted the communications of citizens or persons in the United States, according to a top secret inspector general
Twenty years ago, the PATRIOT Act was signed into law by President George W. Bush. Whistleblowers later challenged the expanded surveillance.
New York City implemented a police surveillance transparency law, but activists are divided on if it helps or hurts their cause.
The bipartisan freakout over the mere possibility that President Donald Trump might pardon Edward Snowden is a reflection of the deep-seated prejudice that exists against the National Security Agency whistleblower. Prejudice formed among elites immediately after Snowden revealed he was behind disclosures that exposed the United States’ global mass surveillance
CNN took records showing Ecuador embassy had security firm spy on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and twisted them into evidence of Russian collaboration.
Detroit Police Spent More Than Half Million Dollars On Cell-Site Simulator To Track People’s Locations
Documents show Detroit police purchased surveillance technology that allows police to actively track people’s locations through their cell phones.
A trio of immigration and Latinx-focused organizations released a report on the “lucrative relationship” between tech companies and ICE.
The growth of warrantless searches of electronic devices by Customs And Border Protection puts press freedom at great risk.
Evanston police quietly maintained an unreleased internal policy regarding the use of drones, according to a document obtained by Lucy Parsons Labs. The document [PDF], entitled “Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Operations” and dated July 25, 2018, lays out departmental guidelines for the use of drones. It is included in the
Emails obtained by Lucy Parsons Labs reveal that Geofeedia touted social media surveillance of students to sell their services to Evanston police.