The DEA And ICE Are Hiding Surveillance Cameras In Streetlights

By Justin Rohrlich and Dave Gershgorn, Qz.com -

The US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) have hidden an undisclosed number of covert surveillance cameras inside streetlights around the country, [...]

How Fremont Police Have Quietly Accumulated Expansive Surveillance Tools

By Joseph Geha, Eastbaytimes.com -

The Fremont Police Department has been quietly expanding its surveillance programs, sometimes without the knowledge of the City Council. And although police say the goal is to reduce crime by [...]

Join Our Twitter Campaign To End Corporate Surveillance Of Students

By Classroomsnotcomputers.org -

We have to EXPOSE THE LIES perpetrated by profit-driven industries that harness technologies to disarm our democratic agency (and our right to know the truth about what is being done to us. The [...]

Government Can Spy On Journalists In The U.S. Using Invasive Foreign Intelligence Process

By Cora Currier, Theintercept.com -

THE U.S. GOVERNMENT can monitor journalists under a foreign intelligence law that allows invasive spying and operates outside the traditional court system, according to newly released documents. [...]

US Schools Hiring Private Companies To Spy On Students’ Social Media

By Trevon Austin, Wsws.org -

More than 100 school districts and public universities have hired social media monitoring companies over the past five years to spy on students’ social media accounts under the pretext of “school [...]

During Gas Emergency, Mass. State Police Monitor Activist Groups

By Max Larkin, WBUR -

On Thursday evening, the Massachusetts State Police took to social media to share the extent of the gas emergency spreading across the Merrimack Valley. But in so doing, they also shared the [...]

Webinar: Stop Corporate Surveillance In Schools

By Staff, Classroomsnotcomputers.org -

Our goal in this webinar is twofold. First, we will provide an overview of the campaign webpage resources and actions, as well as invite you all to share actions you are taking against corporate [...]

ACLU Fears Protest Crackdowns, Surveillance Already Being Planned For Keystone XL

By Nicholas Kusnetz, Insideclimatenews.org -

The Keystone XL pipeline is expected to draw protests from indigenous and environmental activists when construction begins, and many activists are worried law enforcement agencies may be planning [...]

Webinar: Stop Corporate Surveillance In Schools

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Classrooms, Not Computers has found a new title for its campaign -- Stop Corporate Surveillance in Schools: A Movement Supporting People-Powered Classrooms Without Corporate Data Mined [...]

Walmart Hopes To Track Employees’ Every Move With New Checkstand Surveillance Tech

By Elliott Gabriel, Mintpressnews.com -

Walmart’s move is just the latest in the rolling-out of surveillance technology across workplaces in the United States, which merges the use of technology for generating metrics with spying [...]

Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee Decided Against Net Neutrality And For NSA Surveillance

After intense speculation, President Trump said today that he has selected Judge Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee to succeed retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. In his announcement, the president [...]

The Most Important Surveillance Story You’ll See For Years

By Jake Johnson, Mintpressnews.com -

“The most important surveillance story you will see for years just went online, revealing how AT&T became the internet’s biggest enemy, secretly collaborating against its customers and partners [...]

The Administration Of Mayor Rahm Emanuel Keeps Monitoring Protesters

By Mick Dumke, Propublica.org -

Even before thousands of demonstrators gathered in downtown Chicago to speak out against President Donald Trump’s inauguration last year, city police were watching. Recently released police and [...]

Donald Trump’s Surveillance Of New York Times Reporter Is A True Declaration Of War Against The Press

Ever since he began his campaign for president, Trump has engaged in a largely rhetorical battle against the press, casting the reporters who cover him as the enemy of the average American and as [...]

Amazon Should Follow Google’s Lead And Stop Selling Face Surveillance Tech To Cops

By Iqra Asghar and Kade Crockford, Privacysos.org -

In response to internal and external protest and expressions of revulsion, Google yesterday announcedit would stop contracting with the Department of Defense to provide artificial intelligence [...]