Surveillance State

A federal class action claims that Clearview AI violated civil rights and privacy by creating a “massive surveillance state” by scraping faces from websites and selling the data to law enforcement and other agencies.A federal class action claims that Clearview AI violated civil rights and privacy by creating a “massive surveillance state” by scraping faces from websites and selling the data to law enforcement and other agencies.

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Eastwood Film on Olympic Bombing Stirs Up Atlanta

After a bomb exploded in a downtown Atlanta park midway through the 1996 Olympics, a security guard initially cast as a hero was recast as a villain virtually overnight. More than 20 years later, a Clint Eastwood movie to be released this week, “Richard Jewell,” explores the roles played by law enforcement and the media in the guard’s ordeal.

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Case of Bungled Pot Raid on Tomato-Loving Family Revived Anew

The bizarre case of a Kansas sheriff’s department that mistook tomato plants and loose-leaf tea for evidence of a marijuana grow and accordingly launched a SWAT-style raid on an innocent suburban family will return to a lower court for a third crack at a judgment.

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