Parallel to our community-led work, we have recently reached out and built relationships with legal academicians and practitioners to strengthen the work of our campaign in the face of insidious LAPD initiatives such as the recently enacted Intelligence Gathering Guidelines (IGG). In the coming months we will: Partner with the National Lawyers Guild to develop … Continue reading Lawyer’s Summit
How the Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting Initiative (SARS) Invites Racial Profiling, Erodes Civil Liberties and Undermines Security. Click HERE to read the full report.
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Documents show NYPD infiltrated liberal groups FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012 by Adam Goldman and Matt Apuzzo Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Undercover NYPD officers attended meetings of liberal political organizations and kept intelligence files on activists who planned protests around the country, according to interviews and documents that show how police have used counterterrorism … Continue reading Documents show NYPD infiltrated liberal groups
Check out this 2004 ACLU report about the Surveillance Industrial Complex, or how “the American Government Is Conscripting Businesses and Individuals in the Construction of a Surveillance Society.”
According to Wikileaks, “[The surveillance industry] is, in practice, unregulated…and Iable to silently, and … secretly intercept calls and take over computers without the help or knowledge of telecommunication providers.”
There is a growing culture of government surveillance at a local level. Even in relatively small municipalities and states like Vermont. If in “Vermont police request hundreds, possibly thousands, of search warrants every year, and there is virtually no oversight for the process”, one has to ask how about in larger jurisdictions where there are … Continue reading Is Vermont Really That Unique?