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Rauner signs bill requiring stricter rules against anti-privacy stingrays

Stingrays, "cell-site simulators...which can locate and track a person's cell phone without their knowledge", will soon be under stricter rules in Illinois. (To learn more about stingrays and about digital surveillance generally, check out this interview on Chicago Independent Television.)

Chicago City Council Violates Illinois Open Meetings Act, Say Activists

From the Newswire: Activists Sue City Council. State Law Says Meetings Must Be Open to the General Public and Decisions Made at Closed Meetings Could Be Voided. (The suit is being filed by two longtime Chicago activists, representing North Side Action for Justice, Uptown Tent City Organizers, and the Gay Liberation Network.)

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