It’s actually an important image. It shows how post-9/11 “security” infrastructures (like fusion centers, from which this was almost certainly tweeted) serve as anti-left wing political police and double as emergency responders. Bad.
May 23, 2018 • 9 tweets • 2 min read
Just want to be crystal clear about a couple of things regarding the ACLU and 40+ civil rights groups' call on @amazon to stop selling facial recognition technology to cops:
1. If we don't stop its rollout nationwide, this technology will inevitably be used by the worst people (think Trump and his supporters) to do the worst things (think round up immigrants).
Apr 15, 2018 • 64 tweets • 11 min read
Five years ago today, two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Three people died, and hundreds were injured. Later that week, all hell broke loose in the Boston area. We still don't know who built the bombs.
In 2015, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty of bombing the marathon and killing an MIT police officer. He was sentenced to death. The FBI seems to have moved on. But key facts in the case are missing. This is a thread about the loose ends.
Oct 25, 2017 • 13 tweets • 3 min read
Massachusetts residents and everyone who cares about the health and safety of drug users and technology users should be EXTREMELY concerned about two wiretap amendments the senate will vote on tomorrow. privacysos.org/blog/massachus…
The prosecutors have been pushing for wiretap expansion for years. Now, they've come close to tacking expansive new wiretap powers onto a bill that's meant to address racial disparities and mass incarceration. Madness.