Eyes Over Baltimore: How Police Use Military Technology to Secretly Track You

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Media Outlet: Rolling Stone

Open Technology Institute was cited in Rolling Stone as one of the groups that filed a complaint against the Baltimore Police Department’s use of Stingray technology:

Taking action to curb the use of this technology, groups such as the Center for Media Justice, ColorOfChange.org, and New America's Open Technology Institute filed a complaint last August to the FCC, alleging that the BPD doesn't have the license to use Stingrays, in addition to the fact that Stingrays can disrupt calls in their area, including 911 calls. In mapping Baltimore's confirmed Stingrays uses over the racial makeup of the city, the complaint also found that Stingrays are disproportionately used against communities of color.