Tag: PredPol

Police Drop “Crime Prediction” Software, But Not Because It’s Orwellian

Police Drop “Crime Prediction” Software, But Not Because It’s Orwellian

iSpeech.org Mac Slavo | SHTFPlan | Source URL Several California police departments have stopped using “predictive policing” software but not because they want to protect your basic human rights and dignity.  The reason the software won’t be used is that it isn’t effective enough…yet. Several police departments were disappointed that […]

Dozens of Cities Have Secretly Experimented With Predictive Policing Software

Dozens of Cities Have Secretly Experimented With Predictive Policing Software

iSpeech Caroline Haskins | Motherboard | Source URL Documents obtained by Motherboard using public information requests verify previously unconfirmed police department contracts with predictive policing company PredPol. The use of PredPol—a predictive policing software that once advocated for a controversial, unproven “broken windows” approach to law enforcement—is far more widespread […]

The Line Between Big Tech & Defense Work

iSpeech Wired | Source URL FOR MONTHS, A growing faction of Google employees has tried to force the company to drop out of a controversial military program called Project Maven. More than 4,000 employees, including dozens of senior engineers, have signed a petition asking Google to cancel the contract. Last week, Gizmodo reported that […]