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Matt Cagle @Matt_Cagle San Francisco, CA

Technology & Civil Liberties Attorney @ACLU_NorCal. These tweets are my views. mcagle at https://t.co/bWijHa6XJF.

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Joined Twitter 6/18/09


You set up a surveillance system, and surprise, it does surveillance https://t.co/FCdB8QpSIq
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7/2
2020
ICE & CBP scrambling to prop up white supremacists...where is the news https://t.co/vqEqDG6HQT
Retweeted by Matt CagleThis tweet aged well. https://t.co/Qj4fCXtBI8
Retweeted by Matt Cagle📢BREAKING NEWS📢 We 🎉WON🎉 our election. We are so grateful for the support of our 😍colleagues😍 and are beyond excit… https://t.co/FAnSto9RMw
Retweeted by Matt CaglePeriodic reminder: someone at the company can always see inside a database. https://t.co/KF9q1VpsER
Retweeted by Matt CagleWe know what keeps us safe: affordable water, quality schools, real affordable housing, grocery stores, recreation… https://t.co/wjaagSX0Qa
Retweeted by Matt CagleBay Area cops have killed 110 people since 2015. An outsized number of those killed were Black residents. No office… https://t.co/IhqjsHpAHe
Retweeted by Matt CagleSmart city Smart cit Smart ci Smart c Smart Smar Sma Sm S Su Sur Surv Surve Survei Surveil Surveill Surveilla Surve… https://t.co/V2edLwHZ0H
Retweeted by Matt CagleThese are the exact same cameras that Miami was planning to put across the city until I started bringing attention… https://t.co/lLRudwzf0G
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7/1
2020
People told us: You'll fail. People told us: No way. If the tech exists, it will be deployed everywhere. People… https://t.co/pOOLkNQrP8
Retweeted by Matt Cagle📌 10 cities and towns have banned the tech. 📌 The largest tech companies in the world have stepped away from it, c… https://t.co/yacjabx7xN
Retweeted by Matt CagleNow it's banned in 10 U.S. cities. Because we fought with our allies. Because we have people and a vision, and t… https://t.co/WoZTRzm2YhComcast suspending overage fees to help people during the coronavirus was one of those things people pointed to — a… https://t.co/AhNbsjI3iM
Retweeted by Matt CagleIdk if I’ve said this on Twitter before but “Smart Cities” is probably the best PR rebranding of “omnipresent ubiqu… https://t.co/2wholfkVA9
Retweeted by Matt CagleSmart city Smart cit Smart ci Smart c Smart Smar Sma Sm S Su Sur Surv Surve Survei Surveil Surveill Surveilla Surve… https://t.co/V2edLwHZ0H"Any smart technology that collects data about residents or visitors presents a risk that the technology will be us… https://t.co/Y9RI8ElBRLAs we’ve said from the start, ‘smart’ cities are surveillance cities. And function creep is inevitable. https://t.co/WRv8ViWfqV
Retweeted by Matt CagleSan Diego police are reportedly tapping into "smart" streetlight footage to investigate protesters. The lights wer… https://t.co/GA09XGKEWzArizona cops flew a drone over people who were writing BLM slogans in chalk on the street. They later used that foo… https://t.co/prpRKbEtfk
Retweeted by Matt CagleOne other thought on June Medical joy — how perverse that things are such we dance over the Court not overruling a… https://t.co/mWpKY4ncC8
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6/30
2020
BREAKING: A federal court just ordered the release of our client Adham Hassoun, a long-time US resident and the fir… https://t.co/crbL5QIxV2
Retweeted by Matt CagleIt's crucial to understand who this is used against. Detroit has regulated facial recognition use, meaning the DPD… https://t.co/5I4iFPz1w4
Retweeted by Matt CagleThe @ACLU_NorCal is hiring TWO senior staff attorneys to join the affiliate's legal-policy department: https://t.co/n4VR0YtYk8"Detroit police have used highly unreliable facial recognition technology almost exclusively against Black people s… https://t.co/ph5YwuJDI8BREAKING: Detroit police just admitted what we've known all along — face recognition surveillance technology doesn'… https://t.co/auFbQFQYz2
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6/29
2020
Ninth Circuit rules Trump’s border wall is being funded illegally. Congrat @ACLU ! https://t.co/8GlX6Az6Po https://t.co/BoO2UZdiov
Retweeted by Matt Cagle @onekade You can and should. SF and Oakland have passed ordinances limiting participation in JTTF schemes: https://t.co/i5rnOGjuxE
6/27
2020
This is an object lesson in the limits of good intentions and technocratic fixes. It's time for elected leaders to… https://t.co/e9Ae0EBqzc
Retweeted by Matt CagleTucson police chief Chris Magnus is well known in national police reform circles for his genuine commitment to stro… https://t.co/SavPXpT8GI
Retweeted by Matt CagleParler’s content guidelines appear to be written to make it misleadingly look like wholly discretionary aspects of… https://t.co/ezzrYNO0wM
Retweeted by Matt CagleDefunding the police must include ending the surveillance of Muslims https://t.co/FrNKUUCtoI by @nabihah
Retweeted by Matt CagleCool, Ted, but just FYI Parler says it "may remove any content and terminate your access to the Services at any tim… https://t.co/WXSloE0zng
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6/26
2020
Cool, Ted, but just FYI Parler says it "may remove any content and terminate your access to the Services at any tim… https://t.co/WXSloE0zngThoughts on today's atrocity from #SCOTUS in Thuraissigam. Never let folx tell you the 5 conservatives care most ab… https://t.co/wptyETA1qD
Retweeted by Matt CagleHey @MayorMikeDuggan — even the watch shop that was allegedly stolen from is saying to ban face recognition surveil… https://t.co/bSoXZpiYI0
Retweeted by Matt CagleThe ugly truth is now starring everyone in the face, TPD chose to cover-up the violence its officers perpetrated mo… https://t.co/q5Up48Xvq9
Retweeted by Matt CagleCarlos Ingram Lopez should still be alive today. Resignations won’t bring him back or prevent the deaths of other p… https://t.co/f7OxwCafW9
Retweeted by Matt CagleUN Human Rights Council: "There should be a moratorium on the use of facial recognition technology in the context o… https://t.co/OeKhyHe40zThank you @EdMarkey and @AyannaPressley for introducing a federal moratorium to stop the use of face surveillance n… https://t.co/JRVo4ryNg4
Retweeted by Matt CagleThe bill also cuts off federal grant funds for state and local actors who don't comply with the moratorium. https://t.co/gskeX6awxWTwo Democratic senators are to introduce a bill today proposing a ban on the use facial recognition & other biometr… https://t.co/sqMTxJLjtZ
Retweeted by Matt Cagle"No longer will Apple be allowed to say they don’t have the ability to unlock an iPhone. If this bill passes, they… https://t.co/pXxav8FHSD"While he was restrained, Mr. Lopez told the officers he could not breathe." https://t.co/4xV8RRP4TJ
6/25
2020
Ban facial recognition technology. https://t.co/03p5Ns05dq
Retweeted by Matt CagleNo doubt this will be the first of many false identifications across Black and Brown communities due to facial reco… https://t.co/mN6YUmiFZD
Retweeted by Matt CagleLawmakers need to immediately stop allowing and funding law enforcement use of face recognition technology, which o… https://t.co/yp8xPdKmLb
Retweeted by Matt CagleVICTORY:  @BOSCityCouncil has voted to ban government face surveillance in Boston‼️ Thanks to Councilors @wutrain,… https://t.co/MEAIl8esZh
Retweeted by Matt CagleRobert Julian-Borchak Williams was wrongfully arrested because racist facial recognition technology misidentified h… https://t.co/YzxkkFwtUu
Retweeted by Matt CagleFacial recognition fuels racist policing and facilitates life-altering harm. This is precisely why cities across Am… https://t.co/ZXtG2Iir6u
Retweeted by Matt CagleThis entire nationwide movement wouldn't have gotten off the ground without your work, Joy. Thank YOU. https://t.co/ibHFd7x56R
Retweeted by Matt CagleUNANIMOUS VOTE! Boston has banned face surveillance. What a ride. Thank you so much to @wutrain @RicardoNArroyohttps://t.co/VHz64KhT0L
Retweeted by Matt CagleKade is right listen to Kade. https://t.co/Zjr56Mkm51"I wouldn’t be surprised if others like me became suspects but didn’t know that a flawed technology made them guilt… https://t.co/e4dbPNv7Qj
Retweeted by Matt CagleThese quotes from the CEO of a major facial recognition provider (used by police to arrest people) really inspire a… https://t.co/7tAAgb5m8J
Retweeted by Matt CagleWant to ban facial recognition in your city? You can! Here’s ban legislation: https://t.co/tDfCiUyjTO And a toolk… https://t.co/J7zzApFuVx"Faulty" is an understatement when it comes to facial recognition. It's racist & broken. What happened to Mr. Will… https://t.co/dZJixabUdK
Retweeted by Matt CagleFacial recognition fuels racist policing and facilitates life-altering harm. This is precisely why cities across Am… https://t.co/ZXtG2Iir6uThis is one of the many reasons we need to ban this technology in Boston. There is a vote today at the Boston city… https://t.co/7W4Rcl7ykP
Retweeted by Matt Cagle @ACLU_NorCal Congrats @ChristinaFletes and so many others!Fresno County stripped a church of polling place status because of its "Black Lives Matter" banner. @ACLU_NorCal su… https://t.co/g7SR6NVt1P
6/24
2020
We talked to five people who were attacked by police with so-called "less lethal" weapons. This is why we're in cou… https://t.co/4iytCLtl6L
Retweeted by Matt CagleRetweet if you’re older than ICE.
Retweeted by Matt CagleGovernor @GavinNewsom owns these worsening conditions. @CACorrections has refused to put meaningful measures in p… https://t.co/AmPT8Xhkl7
Retweeted by Matt CagleSanta Cruz "has an opportunity to take immediate, decisive action by banning two of the most dangerous surveillance… https://t.co/xCQ600EWH2Facial recognition and predictive policing tech facilitate the exact type of intrusive and racially discriminatory… https://t.co/3eEGyZny5b
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6/23
2020
what an unimaginable tragedy just happening inch by inch, day by day, before our eyes and around us at all times https://t.co/3JhlQXTSZD
Retweeted by Matt CagleFew years ago I wrote a law review article on the idea of ending the outdated, decades old doctrine that aerial sur… https://t.co/MyvWejmffZ
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6/20
2020
Let’s be clear: the federal government repeatedly used a drone called “Predator” to record people protesting state… https://t.co/GNTlew4gZAJUST AN IDEA: If you don't like being "made out to be storm troopers," don't do repressive storm-trooper shit.… https://t.co/20nQYOrv17
Retweeted by Matt CagleA few of my amazing ACLU colleagues fighting surveillance here in California: @NicoleOzer @snowjake @jenjonesacluhttps://t.co/d4evJtKmi5
Retweeted by Matt CagleToday @CDCgov was scheduled to finish processing the COVID-19 comms policies, likely incl. info about how the WH is… https://t.co/CcamrUsBLL
Retweeted by Matt Cagle @Riana_Crypto @aaron_kimball Congrats! Happy for you both."In our system, any request for a prior restraint against publication is unusual, but the request the government ma… https://t.co/dnGj8yPDVd
Retweeted by Matt CagleTop paid employees in SF in 2018 were not the Mayor or Department heads, but often police officers or deputy sherif… https://t.co/2QfsjJkRRr
Retweeted by Matt CagleA few of my amazing ACLU colleagues fighting surveillance here in California: @NicoleOzer @snowjake @jenjonesacluhttps://t.co/d4evJtKmi5When I sent these photos to my Italian American mother this morning she said, “Good job. You can’t have a history l… https://t.co/MxUhptrUkV
Retweeted by Matt Cagle @BrandingBrandi @protocol But your position - which is shared by your allies at ACLU and tons of other civil rights… https://t.co/FqHxwcdxjS"Surveillance weapons are often deployed in our communities without our knowledge, will or so much as a warrant." -… https://t.co/7GwQByHF5l
6/19
2020
Microsoft pivots to lecturing experts on a topic it actually understands. https://t.co/INMjN8oF1ACongrats to all the amazing advocates who have worked on this issue for years! And thank you to the demonstrators w… https://t.co/Uo10GfZVG2This an important win, but the fight is not over. Now it’s up to the Senate to pass the Dream and Promise Act to p… https://t.co/TgURBY3CoU
Retweeted by Matt CagleReminder: the @ACLU and 80+ civil rights groups have long demanded that Microsoft stop selling face rec to all govt… https://t.co/o0HgjARmtP
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6/18
2020
BREAKING: Documents obtained by @rcfp show that San Francisco police were told not to wear body-worn cameras during… https://t.co/55FzvAQL7U
Retweeted by Matt CagleOn the Senate floor just now, @SenSanders: we must ban the use of facial recognition technology in law enforcement
Retweeted by Matt CagleFacial recognition technology is racist.
Retweeted by Matt Cagle“It is bad enough that Microsoft tried to sell a dangerous technology to a law enforcement agency tasked with spear… https://t.co/6Xb1iAUcdY
Retweeted by Matt CagleReminder: the @ACLU and 80+ civil rights groups have long demanded that Microsoft stop selling face rec to all govt… https://t.co/o0HgjARmtPThere's lots of competition for maximum corporate hypocrisy these days, but Microsoft is right up there. https://t.co/FYfQr0O7lK
Retweeted by Matt CagleAs a reminder that at the time Microsoft was secretly pitching the DEA about its facial recognition technology, Mic… https://t.co/BTbIbOdRCY
Retweeted by Matt CagleNew: New emails show Microsoft aggressively pitched its facial recognition technology to the DEA as far back as 201… https://t.co/l0aPyH6Y7B
Retweeted by Matt CagleBREAKING: We’ve obtained documents that reveal Microsoft tried to sell its face recognition surveillance system to… https://t.co/eVN0CHoQmV
Retweeted by Matt CagleDocuments from an ACLU lawsuit show Microsoft tried to sell facial recognition tech to the DEA in late 2017, six mo… https://t.co/T6Sxv2CJ71
Retweeted by Matt CagleAnyone who wants to learn more about PredPol, should read @DarwinBondGraha & @awinston path-breaking work.… https://t.co/rvJk0sZwox
Retweeted by Matt CagleMy latest: Santa Cruz, California is home to the predictive policing firm PredPol—& helped to export predictive p… https://t.co/F4GlDv1DXo
Retweeted by Matt CagleToday, Team #MediaJustice, @aclu and 100+ civil rights organizations urge Congress to divest from the surveillance… https://t.co/TkVPk1bTXd
Retweeted by Matt CagleCOVID cases are spiking in ICE prisons across the country including Eloy, AZ. We will keep suing but everyone can d… https://t.co/5ZKZ3L7JVz
Retweeted by Matt CagleThe only way ICE can prevent a humanitarian disaster is to release people in its custody. If they fail to do so, th… https://t.co/F59Vwhy7ZR
Retweeted by Matt Cagle"Banning face surveillance won’t stop systemic racism, but it will take one powerful tool away from institutions th… https://t.co/egAa0oeUIk
Retweeted by Matt CaglePortland ME: this issue is before city council now. Contact your city councilors & the mayor and support the ban! https://t.co/exnd2jV3gf
Retweeted by Matt CagleNow that we have your attention @AmbJohnBolton, please also see the ACLU statement on your atrocious human rights r… https://t.co/uNAIvEKflh
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6/17
2020

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