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ACLU sues Chicago police for social media monitoring records

2 monthes ago   |   By WGN TV

CHICAGO - The American Civil Liberties Union wants the Chicago Police Department to turn over records about a team formed last year to monitor social media.
In a lawsuit filed in Cook County Circuit Court, the ACLU wants the court to compel the department to release documents it refused to hand over after public records requests.
“CPD's record on respecting personal privacy is abysmal,” Ariana Bushweller, an attorney representing the ACLU of Illinois said in a statement. “With that history, CPD must provide public records that answer basic questions about why the city is monitoring social...
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