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Is the NYPD Watching You?

Is the NYPD Watching You?

By Arthur Eisenberg, New York Civil Liberties Union at 5:26pm
In recent weeks, we've read about NYPD surveillance of student groups, community-based organizations and even small businesses. Press accounts show that the Police Department has spied on people up and down the eastern seaboard, not because they're engaged in wrongdoing, but because of their religion, national origin and their political associations.
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