Stingray

How Safe is Your Digital Life?

From two-factor verification to encrypted messaging, we’re paying more attention than ever to digital security. In this Q+A, queer POC tech activists Tania Lee and Slammer walk us through how to stay safe and sane in this hostile political moment. 

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Dems Urge FCC to Tackle Surveillance Tech in Communities of Color

A new letter from nine U.S. Representatives to FCC chariman Tom Wheeler echoes activists’ calls against the stingray technology that many police departments use to monitor communities of color.

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Advocacy Orgs File Complaint Over Baltimore PD's Phone-Tracking Technology

The complaint says the department disproportionately uses “stingray” technology, which allows police to track the location of cell phones.