Privacy Matters

Police surveillance against police turns up routine abuse, leading to the termination of an entire Miami PD unit

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Here's a warning to law enforcement officers: ubiquitous surveillance can cut both ways. 

FBI to police: use social media to convict others, not yourselves

The FBI wants police officers to use social media to spy on us, but cautions that they take care not to reveal too much about their own lives on Twitter or Facebook.

ACLU's Jameel Jaffer on the DOJ targeted killing White Paper

The ACLU's Jameel Jaffer joined Democracy Now's Amy Goodman to discuss the targeted killing White Paper that was leaked to NBC news in February 2013. 

As Jaffer observes, the paper is a "briefing document; it is not a legal memo....The actual memos are still secret," despite the ACLU's litigation to try to free them, he says.

Terror Tuesday: Pop! Go the secrets

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Leaked: a White Paper summarizing one of the DOJ's extrajudicial killing memos

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The ACLU and the Center for Constitutional Rights are suing the US government over the extrajudicial killing of 16 year old US citizen Abdulrahman al Aulaqi in Yemen on October 14, 2011. The government has resisted all efforts to gain some insight into the official legal justification for the killing program.

Cameras in schools: the rule of unintended consequences strikes again

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In the Brave New America, little brother could be listening, too

Drone can see and track 65 subjects at a time in 15 square mile radius

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Military helicopters fly low through downtown Miami, shooting blanks

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Our warnings about the militarization of the police sure seem relevant when the police conduct military training operations on US soil, in the heart of our urban areas.

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