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.
The NYPD reached a settlement with Muslim-owned businesses, mosques, student groups, and others it subjected to discriminatory and suspicionless surveillance.
The Department of Homeland Security has refused to release any version of a report on surveillance of Black activists that the agency called the “Race Paper.”
NYPD Sued For Refusing To Confirm Or Deny Existence Of Counterintelligence Activities Against Activists
The NYCLU and Millions March NYC sued the NYPD after the department refused to confirm or deny the existence of records on Black Lives Matter activists.
Federal Lawsuit Alleges Chicago Police Illegally Spied On Activists, Residents With Stingray Surveillance
A federal lawsuit against Chicago police alleges officers employed cell site simulators or Stingray spying devices in violation of the First Amendment rights of innocent citizens during a “Reclaim Martin Luther King Jr. Day” action on January 15, 2015. Chicago-based organizations, activists, and residents came together for a protest and
It has been awhile since a submission from an independent artist was featured so this week’s selection comes from a punk rock band from New York and Connecticut called Poor Lily. The band recently released a “punk rock opera” inspired by National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden and global mass surveillance.