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A Hidden Side of Police Abuse

You can’t reform the police if you don’t know what surveillance technology they’re using.

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Episode Notes

Responding to protests around the country, the New York City Council passed the POST Act: Public Oversight of Surveillance Technology last ewek. The bill will require the NYPD to reveal the extent of their surveillance technology deployed within the city. For the first time, New Yorkers will get a clear picture of the technology being employed to watch and trace them. Experts say to expect the worst.

Guest: Ángel S. Díaz, counsel at the Brennan Center for Justice.

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Every Friday, Slate’s popular daily news podcast What Next brings you TBD, a clear-eyed look into the future. From fake news to fake meat, algorithms to augmented reality, Lizzie O’Leary is your guide to the tech industry and the world it’s creating for us to live in.

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