An Open Letter to Portland City Council on Facial Recognition

Face surveillance technology poses unprecedented threats to civil rights, civil liberties, and open, democratic society. We wrote in to express strong support for the proposed prohibition on face surveillance sponsored by Councilor Ali.

January 6, 2020

Body Cams on School Police: Portland Said No

There is already plenty of objection to making uniformed, armed police permanent fixtures in schools. Now, officials want to put cameras on the bodies of these officers – placing students under constant police surveillance and knitting schools, police, and prisons closer together.

November 21, 2019
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