We’re working to stop spying by pushing for policy fixes at the national and local that put serious limits on government invasions of privacy.
From undercover cops infiltrating activists groups on the local level to the NSA’s mass surveillance government spying is ubiquitous in our everyday lives. Yet, we refuse to accept this as normal.
With technological advances in surveillance, the government is increasingly finding ways to try to sidestep what limitations on surveillance exist. They claim that new technologies are somehow exempt from the Fourth Amendment’s warrant requirements.
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DRAD and Others Urge End to Previously Secret Facial Recognition Program Operating in the National Capitol Region (Maryland, DC, and Virginia)
April 28, 2021 Today, Defending Rights
The lawsuit alleges that the company’s surveillance technology violates privacy rights and facilitates government monitoring of protesters, immigrants, and communities of color. Clearview’s facial recognition tool—which allows instantaneous identification and tracking of people targeted by law enforcement—chills political speech and other protected activities, the suit argued.
The entire roster for the Boston Celtics basketball team recently called on the state’s lawmakers to reject the Governor’s last-minute amendment to a police reform bill that would cut proposed restrictions on the government’s use of facial recognition technology.