Rather than release documents, a ShotSpotter attorney requested the contempt order.
The surveillance technology is still disproportionately listening to Black and Brown communities.
Protesters today are only just beginning their transformative journey.
The Countering Violent Extremism program is meant to stop terrorism and hate crimes before they happen, but critics say it’s yet another excuse to spy on Muslims.
Every year, police take millions of dollars from ordinary Chicagoans and spend it behind closed doors.
Authorities have conducted surveillance on activists in recent years but won’t say why.
Illinois’s new eavesdropping law was intended to protect the rights of citizens, but while it allows the public to record police on duty, it also makes it easier for cops to wear a wire.
Edward Snowden doesn’t fit convenient categories.
Law enforcement agencies are using wiretaps more than ever, mostly for drug investigations.
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