It’s more and more clear that local law enforcement drones and other police surveillance are likely to be tied into the national apparatus that has already undermined civil liberties protections through warrantless searches and the like.
Surveillance state: the NSA doesn’t stand alone
May 21, 2014
The NSA is supposed to be America’s offshore spy agency, forbidden from spying on Americans. But as an important article by the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s Nadia Kayyali points out, the FBI, DEA and other US agencies have closely integrated the NSA into their own efforts, using the NSA’s mass surveillance to gather intelligence on Americans…read more