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Public Observance of Surveillance Technology (POST) Act

This suggestion comes from CAIR-NY, who gave us some great postcarding ideas for Ramadan. Here’s one specifically for New York City.

The Public Observance of Surveillance Technology (POST) Act is currently with the Committee on Public Safety. It asks the NYPD to evaluate and generally be transparent on the types of surveillance and the tools it plans on using. This one has gotten a bit of press!

Keeping eyes on NYPD surveillance: Time for the City Council to increase scrutiny of Stingrays and other technology The Daily News, 3.1.2017.

NY City Council Measure Would Require Transparency for NYPD Electronic Surveillance eff.org, 3.4.2017.