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 December 13, 2017  Posted by  Court, Surveillance, U.S.

John Russell reports:

The Legal Aid Society has sued the Manhattan district attorney for refusing to divulge whether he buys information from social-media companies as a way to track civil rights protesters and conduct other “social monitoring.”

Though the district attorney’s office is the only defendant in the Article 78 Petition, the nonprofit Legal Aid Society specifically asks for information on “the extent to which the state of New York and New York City employ the services of Geofedia, Inc., Media Sonar Technologies Inc., and X1 Discover, Inc.”

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h/t, Joe Cadillic

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