John Anderson

16 entries
Is ARIC Still Watching?
Is ARIC Still Watching?
Despite scrutiny, fusion center still keeps tabs on protests

News, Dec. 10, 2020

You Don't Have to Break the Law to Get Watched by ARIC
You Don't Have to Break the Law to Get Watched by ARIC
Anarchy in the ATX

News, Oct. 29, 2020

ARIC Changes Its Course – a Little – on Privacy Issues
ARIC Changes Its Course – a Little – on Privacy Issues
Suspicious Activity Reports to get a shorter shelf life

News, Oct. 22, 2020

ARIC: Black Marchers With Guns?
ARIC: Black Marchers With Guns?
How the Huey P. Newton Gun Club got caught up in Austin Regional Intelligence Center’s snitching program

News, Sept. 10, 2020

Local Activists Call Out Police and Find Themselves Flagged as Threats
Local Activists Call Out Police and Find Themselves Flagged as Threats
Doesn't take much to get on the watchlist

News, Aug. 27, 2020

The Week in Protests: Now, We Have Bikers Who Love the Police
The Week in Protests: Now, We Have Bikers Who Love the Police
Police show force, arrest many, disturb Foster memorial, and more

News, Aug. 12, 2020

Austin Regional Intelligence Center's Secret Informants Show How Profiling Works
Austin Regional Intelligence Center's Secret Informants Show How Profiling Works
“Middle Eastern”? Your info might be on file at Austin’s fusion center.

News, Aug. 6, 2020

APD’s Secret Informants Eyeing Neighbors for “Suspicious” Activity, Leaked Documents Reveal
APD’s Secret Informants Eyeing Neighbors for “Suspicious” Activity, Leaked Documents Reveal
APD intel center puts spies among us

News, July 23, 2020

APD’s Social Media Monitoring Efforts Face Crackdowns
APD’s Social Media Monitoring Efforts Face Crackdowns
Facebook denies access to third-party companies

News, Nov. 17, 2016

APD: The Facebook Friend You Didn't Know You Had

News, Jan. 28, 2016

Blocked by the Cops
Blocked by the Cops
@Austin_Police doesn't want to hear your criticism

News, Jan. 28, 2016

APD Tracks Social Media
APD Tracks Social Media
Local social media monitoring software company met with shady digital spying group

News, Sept. 3, 2015

APD: Can We Please Buy Some Top-Secret
APD: Can We Please Buy Some Top-Secret "StingRays"?
Is APD trying to track your phone?

News, Oct. 16, 2014

ARIC and Privacy
ARIC and Privacy
'Unconstitutional on its face'

News, Aug. 28, 2014

Fun and Games With Stratfor
Fun and Games With Stratfor
APD and DPS collaborated with private 'geopolitical intelligence firm' – including bomb demonstrations and undercover surveillance

News, March 6, 2014

Occupy Austin, 2011
Occupy Austin, 2011
A movement in evolution

News, Dec. 29, 2011

NEWSLETTERS
One click gets you all the newsletters listed below

Breaking news, arts coverage, and daily events

Can't keep up with happenings around town? We can help.

Austin's queerest news and events

New recipes and food news delivered Mondays

Eric Goodman's Austin FC column, other soccer news

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle