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Ferguson holds up a mirror to militarized American society, where dissent is a threat and police are above the law

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Texas border war on steroids with Swiss made surveillance plane, infrared cameras

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Police officer in Massachusetts accused of using database access to aid kidnapping

Political spying did not die with bell-bottoms: London cops monitored left-wing mayoral candidate for 11 years

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News you need to know about criminal justice, dissent, and technology

This week has seen a torrent of important civil liberties stories. Catch up:

PENTAGON TRAINING PROGRAM (STILL) LISTS DISSENT AS A POSSIBLE THREAT

HuffPo:

A new version of a computer-based cyber-security training course from the Pentagon still classifies disillusionment with U.S. foreign policy as a "threat indicator" that a federal employee might be a spy.

Smartphone application developed by DARPA implemented at 2014 Boston Marathon

A smartphone system developed by the blue-sky research arm of the Pentagon was implemented at the 2014 Boston Marathon, Gizmodo reports.

Massachusetts one of fifteen states sharing drivers' images with controversial CIA "terrorism" database

The state of Massachusetts is one of fifteen states sharing drivers' license images and data with federal agencies including the CIA and Department of Defense, a newly disclosed federal government document shows.

NYPD spies on and then arrests man who filmed Eric Garner's killing

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Gather round, people who think you have "nothing to hide."

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