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 February 1, 2016  Surveillance, U.S.

April Glaser reports:

…  if you’re attending the game, or just happen to be in the general vicinity of the myriad events leading up to the Super Bowl, you will be watched. Closely. The festivities started Saturday and run through February 7, when the Carolina Panthers meet the Denver Broncos at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. Here’s a sampling of the technology Big Brother can use to surveil you during the Super Bowl in the Bay Area.

Read more on Wired.

My friend Cathy Gellis, who has already experienced the impact of this surveillance, sums it up nicely on Twitter:

If the price of the Super Bowl is the public’s civil liberties, it costs more than we can afford.

For more on some of the technological aspects of surveillance, see this blog post by Joe Cadillic.

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