• NYPD must disclose facial recognition procedures deployed against Black Lives Matter protesters

    6 days ago - By Engadget

    New York police must now comply with a public records request related to its use of facial recognition and other surveillance on protestors. A judge has ordered the New York Police Department to release documents pertaining to its monitoring of Black Lives Matters protests during the summer of 2020, requiring it to release 2,700 emails and other documents to the public or state why it fall"and/or allege with specificity that each document falls within one of the enumerated exemptions of Public Officers Law." The NYPD previously rejected a Freedom of Information Law request by Amnesty...
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