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High-tech surveillance comes to small towns

Publisher: 
The Wall Street Journal
Publication date: 
07-Feb-2012
Author(s): 
Jennifer Valentino-Devries
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The wide variety of attendees has raised questions from privacy groups. “We expected to see the Department of Defense on this list, but not a local police department with just ten employees,” said Eric King, human rights and technology adviser at Privacy International. Mr. King said the documents indicate that technological intelligence-gathering is becoming more widespread.