Jon Michaels Comments on New Police Surveillance Tool in New York Times Article

March 16, 2015 – Professor Jon Michaels commented on a new surveillance tool being adopted by police departments across the country. His comments appear in a New York Times article.

Jon Michaels, a law professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, who studies government procurement, said Harris’s role with the nondisclosure agreements gave the company tremendous power over privacy policies in the public arena.

“This is like the privatization of a legal regime,” he said. Referring to Harris, he said: “They get to call the shots.”

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