Truthout: Police Tech Isn’t Designed to Be Accurate — It’s Made to Exert Social Control 

December 16, 2023

The decentralized structure also makes mounting national opposition campaigns more challenging, especially since federal authorities have chosen not to impose regulations…President Joe Biden encouraged such expenditures during an address to a Gun Violence Prevention Task Force meeting in 2022, urging cities to purchase “gun-fighting technologies, like technologies that hears, locates gunshots so there can be immediate response because you know exactly where it came from.” The nonprofit Electronic Privacy Information Center estimated that as of September 2022, at least 70 local governments had allocated ARPA funding to surveillance technology. 

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