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Former SLC Mayor Sues Bush Admin. Officials Over Surveillance of 2002 Olympics

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Via Democracy Now: Rocky Anderson, former mayor of Salt Lake City, Utah, has filed a lawsuit over government surveillance of phone, text and email communications that the Bush administration allegedly conducted during the 2002 Winter Olympics. He argues they put a “surveillance cone” over a broad geographic area and violated …

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Controversial police surveillance program “Beware” being tested in Fresno

Fresno Chief of Police Jerry Dyer inside the Fresno Police Department's crime center. (Nick Otto/For The Washington Post)

Databased information collected by the NSA is being used to determine your “threat level” to police if you live in Fresno, California.  Your arrest history, purchase history, deep web searches, and social media posts may be synthesized by a new piece of software called Beware. While police argue the information …

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