Aug 082014
 
 August 8, 2014  Posted by  Surveillance, U.S.

Tim Cushing writes:

Here’s what exercising your First Amendment rights gets you in certain parts of the US. Photographer Jeff Gray has been filming cops and photographing public structures, as well as documenting the reactions of law enforcement to his activities.

The Department of Homeland Security apparently felt Gray was enough of a “threat” that it opened an investigation on him. After scrutinizing publicly-available information (like Gray’s own YouTube account), it came to the conclusion that his activities were completely protected… it just didn’t like the way he acted.

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Now, Gray has obtained more information that shows law enforcement officers are still trying to find some way to shut down his protected activities.

Read more on TechDirt.

Thanks to Joe Cadillic for this link.

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