How ICE Picks Its Targets in the Surveillance Age

Written by McKenzie Funk on The New York Times Magazine.

“For decades, the overriding objective of American business and government has been to remove friction from the tracking system, by linking networks, by speeding connections, by eliminating barriers. But friction is the only thing that has ever made privacy, let alone obscurity, possible. If there’s no friction, if we can all be profiled instantly and intimately, then there’s nothing to stop any of our neighbors from being targeted — nothing, that is, except our priorities.”

A long, sickening, read.

Read ‘How ICE Picks Its Targets in the Surveillance Age’ on the The New York Times Magazine site.

Tagged with: surveillance, government surveillance, ICE.