Surveillance Abuse: Be Aware

Here are some links to articles on the subject. This is not a political issue. Unless there are controls in place, these very important tools — which can be used to locate and prosecute terrible criminals — can be abused by whoever is in charge, for whatever purpose they deem fit.

https://www.heritage.org/press/oversight-project-sues-biden-dhs-documents-federal-surveillance-americans-social-media

https://www.vice.com/en/article/gv7g3m/meet-babel-street-the-powerful-social-media-surveillance-used-by-police-secret-service-and-sports-stadiums

https://www.protocol.com/government-buying-location-data

https://www.theverge.com/2020/8/17/21371886/secret-service-usss-locate-x-babel-street-foia-contract-report

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2022/08/inside-fog-data-science-secretive-company-selling-mass-surveillance-local-police

https://gizmodo.com/secret-service-bought-access-to-americans-location-data-1844752501

https://theintercept.com/2021/11/04/treasury-surveillance-location-data-babel-street/

By Dr. Dannielle Blumenthal (Dossy). All opinions are the author’s own. Public domain.