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Defund the Police, but Don’t Replace It With Surveillance Tech

In order to stop a power grab from surveillance companies and tech giants, we need to define what policing is

Officers watch the streets of Camden, NJ on high definition monitors from the city’s police headquarters on May 24, 2017. Photo: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images

The weeks of uprisings across America in response to the police murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Rayshard Brooks, and countless others have been overshadowed by just one…

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Tim Maughan

Tim Maughan

Writer. Debut novel INFINITE DETAIL out now on FSG. Bylines at BBC, Motherboard, New Scientist.

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