6672 Tags

social media monitoring

1 Project

View all...

Police Surveillance Tech in Mississippi

The two major goals of the project are (1) to make publicly available the different LEA policies governing the use of surveillance technology so that concerned Mississippians can identify deficiencies in oversight and civil liberties protections and advocate for policy reform; and (2) to make publicly available documents evidencing the acquisition of surveillance tech by local and state LEAs of which the public is generally unaware.

Learn more

2 Articles

View all...

Social media surveillance: Back-to-School Edition

Social media surveillance: Back-to-School Edition

Law enforcement have received heat for targeting protesters’ online posts, but schools also employ similar software to ensure students’ speech is also within their limits.

Read More

Police in Texas regularly monitor social media - with no policies to limit its use

Police in Texas regularly monitor social media - with no policies to limit its use

A casual email exchange between two police officials gives a rare look into the role that social media can play in modern policing. Barring restrictive privacy settings, there are few legal or practical limitations on monitoring an individual’s social media posts, or retaining such information for future investigations.

Read More

7 Requests

View all...