Aug 082013
 
 August 8, 2013  Posted by  Court, Featured News, Govt, Surveillance, U.S.

John Caher reports:

The Bloomberg administration has agreed under a settlement announced on Wednesday to purge a New York City Police Department database containing personal information on individuals who were stopped by authorities, and also agreed to pay $10,000 to the lead plaintiff in a putative class action.

Under the terms of the settlement, the city will within 90 days delete the names and addresses of all individuals who were stopped, questioned and/or frisked. It will also pay a settlement to the only plaintiff seeking damages, freelance journalist Daryl Khan. The other members of the class sought only injunctive relief.

Read more on The New York Times.

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