The inequality of surveillance in the United States


In the United States, while everyone is surveilled not every is equal when it comes to surveillance. Factors including poverty, race, religion, ethnicity, and immigration status will affect how much you end up being surveilled. This reality has a punitive effect on poor people and their families and places disproportionate burdens on people of minority groups.

Author: Barton Gellman and Sam Adler-Bell

Publication: The Century Foundation

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