The NYPD has a long and sordid history of dragnet surveillance of citizens, whether it involved targeting them for their political or religious beliefs.
INVESTIGATION: Secrecy Around ‘Stingray’ Cell Surveillance Persists Despite Growing Transparency Efforts
The federal government, local police departments and the Harris Corporation are participating in a coordinated effort to keep the public in the dark about the full capabilities of cell site simulator surveillance devices, also known as Stingrays.
HOUSTON --- Mass surveillance programs operated by an alphabet soup of three- and four-letter government agencies are an undeniable fact in today’s post-Snowden era. Whether or not most Americans are aware of the wide-ranging surveillance programs is another question, but the fact remains that the U.S.