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Boston PD rethink social media monitoring

The mayor said a police plan to start monitoring social media will go forward after more community views are gathered Today at 3:30 PM By Jordan Graham Boston Herald BOSTON — Mayor Martin J. Walsh said a police plan to start social media monitoring will go ahead once more community views are gathered, after the Boston Police Department decided not ... Read More »

Civil Rights Groups Protest Boston PD’s Social Media Monitoring Plan

pushback against law enforcement monitoring of social media continued this week with an open letter from civil rights groups and privacy to the city government of Boston, urging officials to cancel plans to acquire social media analytics software with a seven-figure price tag, which would enable the Boston Police Department to track citizens’ online activity. The letter, signed by groups ... Read More »