June 17, 2020
Chicago COVID-19 FOIA Project with Just Futures Law
We joined Just Futures Law in the #COVID19Project to find out more about how our data is being collected and shared across private companies and city agencies.

New policies stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic are making it easier for government and private companies to collect and share vast amounts of personal information on us. While there are many unknowns around the use of this health surveillance data, we do know that the same technology companies used by DHS and local police to track down and criminalize Black, Brown and immigrant communities are building Trump’s health surveillance machinery.

We joined Just Futures Law in the #COVID19Project to find out more about how our data is being collected and shared across private companies and city agencies. On June 11, 2020 three FOIA requests were submitted to the City of Chicago, Chicago Police Department and the Department of Health. The Trump Administration has quietly granted companies like Palantir access to personal data without limits, consent or accountability. We deserve to know how our personal data is used by private agencies that build technology to deport members of our communities.

Read the FOIA's here:

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