Environmental activist Judi Bari’s Federal Bureau of Investigation file contains fake press releases, the FBI’s take on the Civil Rights movement, and a redacted description of The Nation magazine.
Unwilling to wait for federal regulation to develop, municipal leaders from California to Massachusetts are pushing their own rules on the acquisition and use of facial recognition technology.
The community’s needs above all: Lessons from the Providence External Review Authority’s struggle for police accountability
Driven by movements for police accountability, civilian oversight agencies have become commonplace across the county. But often politically weak and under-resourced, they fail to live up to the aspirations of the activists that fight for them. In Providence, Rhode Island, a civilian oversight agency works to reestablish its legitimacy.
Ahead of tomorrow’s midterm elections, voters in Nevada and San Francisco, California prepare to decide on the future of their government’s power over open access. If you’re voting in either location, make sure you’re knowledgeable on the potential impacts on transparency effects these two ballot measures could have.