NYPD closes Unit that Spied on Muslims

NYPD Shuts Down Muslim Spying Program (via Liberaland)

The New York Police Department has ended its “secret” spying on Muslims. The decision by the nation’s largest police force to shutter the surveillance program represents the first sign that William J. Bratton, the department’s new commissioner…



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RT America: “NYPD disbands “Demographics Unit” that spied on Muslims”

From Juan: Yaay, The Associated Press!

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    • That was exactly my thought as I was clicking the comments link. In-line with another post about how the NSA denies there’re be any abuse of its primitive bulk face-recognition practices, in the face of institution imperatives for power and growth, these big bureaucracies simply cannot let go of bad ideas.

      Instead, their inclination will be to see it as more of a public relations problem, to be “solved” by better concealing their actions, or perhaps declaring them “Top Secret,” and will declare divulging existence of the new program to be a threat to national security. Thinking practically, maybe the FBI will pick it up…

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