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Sweet home, Chicago. Under surveillance.

Chicago Police Tight-lipped About Use of License Plate Scanners, Despite $500,000 New Contract – In These Times Most OEMC [Office of Emergency Management and Communications] software purchases are approved by the city’s Department of Procurement Services, which posts its contracts … Continue reading

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Florida’s Facebook for Cops: worse than I imagined.

Florida’s Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles’ DAVID system – a/k/a Facebook for Cops – is a fraud on the public … few records are being retained, and system abusers can arbitrarily withhold records when requested. From: Susan ChandlerDate: … Continue reading

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WPTV5 chimes in on Florida “Facebook for Cops” …

Contact 5 Investigators uncover government workers abusing Florida’s online DAVID system – wptv.com “Facebook for cops, that’s how I’d describe it,” said former Martin County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Salvatore Rastrelli. via Contact 5 Investigators uncover government workers abusing Florida's online … Continue reading

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Florida cops apparently abusing Stingray, too … not just DAVID.

Local Police in Florida Acting Like They’re the CIA But They’re Not | ACLU of Florida A few weeks ago, the ACLU sent public records requests to 36 state and local Florida law enforcement agencies seeking information about their use … Continue reading

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China – in turn – reports on U.S. human rights

China issues report on U.S. human rights – Xinhua | English.news.cn China’s report states that there were serious human rights problems in the U.S in 2013, with the situation deteriorating in many fields. Once again posing as “the world judge … Continue reading

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How did the NSA hack our emails?

Professor Edward Frenkel’s video provides an understandable explanation of the reverse engineering involved in the NSA accessing our emails. More info here – http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2014/02/inquiring-minds-edward-frenkel-math-doesnt-suck

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@BarackObama: hope, change, transparency.

What the hell is Barack Obama’s presidency for? | Gary Younge | Comment is free | The Guardian If there was a plot, he’s lost it. If there was a point, few can remember it. If he had a big … Continue reading

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