“Ancestries of Interest”

This is probably not a surprise but it is still a jarring reminder that a country that was supposed to be the seat of liberty is such an illiberal place.

NYPD’s list of “Ancestries of Interest” effectively kept entire communities under surveillance for the past decade. More on the story when you follow the link after the jump.

 

NYPD’s secret “Ancestries of Interest” list guided surveillance of innocent people identified as possible Muslim threats – Boing Boing

 

 

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