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The Relentless “Eye”: Local Surveillance

May First/People Link May First/People Link
Local Surveillance: Its impact on human rights and its relationship to national and international surveillance. Statements by grassroots organizations compiled by May First/People Link The document was initially submitted to the United Nations Rapporteur on Privacy and is now being released publicly. It is the first compilation of local organizations' statements on surveillance and a look at a strategically critical area of movement work.

LAPD Goes to Israel, Falls in Love with Drones

Rania Khalek The Electronic Intifada
For nine days early this month, eight of the LAPD’s highest ranking officers toured Israel on a trip organized by LAPD Deputy Chief and commander of the Counter-Terrorism and Special Operations Bureau, Michael Downing, and headed by LAPD Information Technology Bureau commander Horace Frank. It’s likely that the grant that paid for the LAPD’s Israel trip came from DHS.
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