The Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on the CIA’s detention and interrogation program

The Senate released a 528-page executive summary of its study on the CIA’s detention program, more than eight years after the secret overseas prisons were shut down. The report rejected many of the agency’s claims on the effectiveness of harsh interrogation techniques.

Read it yourself.

The Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on the CIA’s detention and interrogation program – Washington Post.

Why “Big Data” is a Civil Rights Issue

On October 30, 2014, the Data & Society Research Institute, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, and New America’s Open Technology Institute hosted the first annual conference on Data & Civil Rights on October 30, 2014 at the Newseum in Washington, DC. This year’s conference focused on why “big data” is a civil rights issue. The event convened a diverse group of people from the civil rights community, government, industry, philanthropy, and research.

via Data Civil Rights.