The Brennan Center as a member of the #NYCAlgorithms Coalition Campaign wrote a letter to Mayor de Blasio offering recommendations for appointments to the new Automated Decision System Task Force in New York City.
The Center and 31 organizations have joined forces to protest bill H.R. 4478. This amended piece of legislation not only inadequately addresses the surveillance abuses that have occurred under Section 702, but risks expanding them.
This update to the Brennan Center’s September report finds that the overall crime rate, violent crime rate, and murder rate in the nation's 30 largest cities are estimated to decline this year. Its projections directly undercut claims of a nationwide crime wave.