A Federal Domestic Terrorism Law Could Threaten Civil Rights Groups Like BLM
“It's a failure of will, as opposed to a failure of the law.”
Twitter Has Kicked Donald Trump Off For Good
For years, Trump has used the social media site to spread hate and lies. Until today.
Twitter Has Banned Michael Flynn, Sidney Powell, And Ron Watkins For Spreading QAnon Delusions
The social platform is permanently suspending accounts “that are solely dedicated to sharing QAnon content.”
The Mob At The Capitol May Have Put National Security Secrets At Risk
At least one laptop believed to contain sensitive information was among the items stolen from Congress.
Trump Supporters Breached The Offices Of Members Of Congress
One man was photographed with his feet on a desk in Nancy Pelosi's office. A note left behind read, "WE WILL NOT BACK DOWN."
The New York School District That Used Facial Recognition Now Has To Stop
Lockport City School District has argued that “history shows we are in good company.”
Los Angeles Police Just Banned The Use Of Commercial Facial Recognition
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.
VR Furries Are Now Running Around The Four Seasons Total Landscaping
The Philadelphia site of Rudy Giuliani’s speech is being put to another use.
Despite Demonstrations In Some Cities, There Was No Widespread Election Unrest
Pro-Trump demonstrators chanted to “stop the count” in Michigan, while in Arizona, armed supporters of the president yelled, “Count the votes!”
DHS Authorities Are Buying Moment-By-Moment Geolocation Cellphone Data To Track People
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.
This Is How Chicago Police Are Getting Ready For Election Night Protests
Newly released documents and videos show the military tactics that could be used.
This Is What Hope Sounds Like
After finding myself in the ER in March, I had to learn to listen to the world again.
Scars, Tattoos, And License Plates: This Is What Palantir And The LAPD Know About You
Newly revealed documents show how Los Angeles police were trained to use the flagship product of the most secretive company in law enforcement.
“I Barely Have Anything Left To Give”: What It’s Like Parenting Kids With Autism During The Pandemic
For parents of kids with autism, the unique challenges presented by the isolation of the coronavirus pandemic have sometimes been overwhelming.
The ACLU Is Suing The Trump Administration Over Its Repression Of Portland Protests
The civil liberties group says protesters were brutalized by federal agents.
Elizabeth Warren Wants To Know Why This Company Was Spying On BLM Protesters
A group of Democratic lawmakers is demanding answers about protester surveillance conducted by data broker Mobilewalla.
Police Departments Are Using Gunshot-Tracking Technology To Pinpoint Fireworks
ShotSpotter was designed to pinpoint gunshots. Now police are using it to find people setting off illegal fireworks.
Facebook Has Been Profiting From Boogaloo Ads Promoting Civil War And Unrest
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.
Almost 17,000 Protesters Had No Idea A Tech Company Was Tracing Their Location
Data company Mobilewalla used cellphone information to estimate the demographics of protesters. Sen. Elizabeth Warren says it’s “shady” and concerning.
Boston Just Banned Its Government From Using Facial Recognition Technology
Citing “racial bias in facial surveillance,” the Boston City Council voted unanimously to stop the use of facial recognition by public agencies.