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What an NYPD Spy Copter Reveals About the FBI’s Spy Planes

What an NYPD Spy Copter Reveals About the FBI’s Spy Planes

It should have surprised no one that the FBI has a secret fleet of spy planes it uses domestically to watch us, as the Associated Press reported this week. WIRED published a story about surveillance aircraft spotted flying in unusual patterns in California and Virginia back in 2006. And the Wall Street Journal reported last […]

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NY Cops Used ‘Stingray’ Spy Tool 46 Times Without Warrant

NY Cops Used ‘Stingray’ Spy Tool 46 Times Without Warrant

In the single case in which police sought permission from a court, they asked for a court order rather than a warrant, which carries a lower burden of proof.

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