For now, the BPD wants to help officers more quickly locate and access footage. However, if the program expands beyond its small introduction—about 13 locations, according to BPD records—it could develop into a centralized surveillance network.
Even the government’s own reports admit that bulk data collection programs have never actually prevented a major violent attack.
Everything you think you know about the new Mass tolls is wrong
Last time the surveillance agencies were actually confronted on their assertion that mass surveillance had helped, the agencies’ claims shriveled under scrutiny like an ice-cream in the sun
You’d be better off using divination sticks than relying on TV to find out what’s going on regarding these matters, so we keep track of it all. Here’s a brief overview of this year’s surveillance-related news in the Commonwealth.
This is not the first time Hub authorities have been caught with their guard down on this matter.
It’s just a little drone, but the size shouldn’t fool you.
As I prepared for my second warrantless search of the afternoon ...
From the Olympics to police brutality, the Hub reporters should piggyback more independent research and ideas
“They’re asserting a general police power to capture anybody’s image and process it for law enforcement purposes just in case they later turn out to be guilty of something. That’s not OK.”