The country’s third-largest police department notified employees of the ban after BuzzFeed News showed that its officers were using Clearview AI, a facial recognition platform that has taken data from Facebook and other social media platforms.
The Philadelphia site of Rudy Giuliani’s speech is being put to another use.
Pro-Trump demonstrators chanted to “stop the count” in Michigan, while in Arizona, armed supporters of the president yelled, “Count the votes!”
The Department of Homeland Security also argues that using the information is perfectly legal and that the agency does not need a warrant to purchase it, according to a memo obtained exclusively by BuzzFeed News.
Newly released documents and videos show the military tactics that could be used.
After finding myself in the ER in March, I had to learn to listen to the world again.
Newly revealed documents show how Los Angeles police were trained to use the flagship product of the most secretive company in law enforcement.
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The civil liberties group says protesters were brutalized by federal agents.
A group of Democratic lawmakers is demanding answers about protester surveillance conducted by data broker Mobilewalla.
ShotSpotter was designed to pinpoint gunshots. Now police are using it to find people setting off illegal fireworks.
Facebook said on Tuesday it was banning content associated with the "Boogaloo" extremist group. BuzzFeed News found the company has been running Boogaloo ads advocating for violence for months.
Data company Mobilewalla used cellphone information to estimate the demographics of protesters. Sen. Elizabeth Warren says it’s “shady” and concerning.
Citing “racial bias in facial surveillance,” the Boston City Council voted unanimously to stop the use of facial recognition by public agencies.
Activists are calling to defund the police, but New York City is doubling down on aggressively policing fireworks.
Monday’s incident is a sign of the tension between police and the community after officers violently broke up peaceful protests around the city weeks before — and tension around gentrification in the community itself.
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BriefCam, a facial recognition and surveillance video analysis company, sells the ability to surveil protesters and enforce social distancing — without the public knowing.
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Calls to defund the police were a common refrain at many of the protests, which seem unparalleled in modern memory in their scale and sweep.