Investigation finds that edtech surveillance platforms need "urgent federal action" to safeguard students
Tighter regulations could help protect civil liberties
Photo by Kori Feener
Mayor Walsh and various police agencies were no friends of civil liberties at Boston’s monster protests against the ultra right
Despite the “mission accomplished” happy talk ...
"It’s a historic issue. There isn’t really a culture of democratic accountability for the police, and when it comes to elected towns and officials, in many towns and cities across Massachusetts, sometimes they may not have the power to oversee the police department properly. "
He also wrote liner notes for Bob Dylan, which was an honor among honors even before the freewheelin’ troubadour became a Nobel laureate.
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.
It’s never easy criticizing vigilant Big Brother while the crime scene is still bloody.
Smarter city or city under surveillance?
You partied hard at Boston Calling and there's facial recognition data to prove it
Boston Calling attendees didn’t know they were all unwitting test subjects for a sophisticated new event monitoring platform. We’re not talking about old school black and white surveillance cameras. More like technology that analyzes every passerby for height, clothing, and skin color.