Chicago Web Developers Launch Tool to Monitor Police

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Last week, the American Civil Liberties Union of California released emails showing that Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram provided Geofeedia, a social media monitoring company used by several law enforcement agencies nationwide, specialized access to feeds of bulk public data. Geofeedia used the feeds to spy on Black Lives Matter activists in Ferguson and Baltimore. CityLab reports that the controversy inspired a group of digital activists to . . .

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