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US pushing local police departments to keep quiet on cell-phone surveillance technology

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration has been quietly advising local police not to disclose details about surveillance technology they are using to sweep up basic cellphone data from entire neighborhoods, The Associated Press has learned.

Citing security reasons, the U.S. has intervened in routine state public records cases and criminal trials regarding use of the technology. This has resulted in police departments withholding materials or heavily censoring documents in rare instances when they disclose any about the purchase and use of such powerful surveillance equipment.

Federal involvement in local open records proceedings is unusual. It comes at a time when President Barack Obama has said he welcomes a debate on government surveillance and called for more transparency about spying in the wake of disclosures about classified federal surveillance programs.
http://news.yahoo.com/us-pushing-local-cops-stay-174613067.h...



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The biggest reason not to do this is selective prosecution.

The biggest reason to do this is Public Labor for Private Prisons.

The suspicion will always be manufactured and given the amassing scale the constitution will have to change to reflect the prosecution of this new criminal justice system.

ya gotta replace potheads somehow, these prisons have share holders.

A true flower can not blossom without sunlight and a true man can not live without love.

Erie County NY, Buffalo....

This guy is play'n like... Duh, I don't understand it myself, I am sooooo stupid.....

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