In response to a recent public records request, Chicago Police claimed to have no records related to Cellebrite tech used to extract data from cellphones. Which is interesting, considering that CPD had already released that information not even a full two years earlier.
In trying to learn more about how police respond to demonstrations, MuckRock has been consistently met with exemptions and pushback, often with entire records releases being denied. Let us curate the five worst examples of this we have come across in the last few months.
Attend any of the protests over inauguration weekend? Wondering if your phone was surveilled doing so? Unfortunately, with law enforcement’s continued silence about cell site simulators use, it’s almost impossible to know.
A mixed bag of FCC complaints regarding the 2016 World Series take aim at cultural appropriation, improper junk bumping, and the indignity of Joe Buck’s continued existence.
E. Coady sent this request to the Department of Justice, Office of Information Policy of the United States of America