Donate today and your gift will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the American Public Media Board.
ACLU questioning Michigan police officers’ use of extraction devices
Sounds like something out of Total Recall – extraction devices. The devices can download info – text messages, photos, videos, GPS data from most mobile phones, and the Michigan State Police have been using them from drivers they pull over – even if the driver isn’t suspected of a crime. The ACLU is now asking the Michigan State Police to hand over all the info they have about how they’re using the devices. The MSP says sure, when the ACLU pays them over $500,000 in processing fees.
We’re here to help you navigate this changed world and economy.
Our mission at Marketplace is to raise the economic intelligence of the country. It’s a tough task, but it’s never been more important.
In the past year, we’ve seen record unemployment, stimulus bills, and reddit users influencing the stock market. Marketplace helps you understand it all, will fact-based, approachable, and unbiased reporting.
Generous support from listeners and readers is what powers our nonprofit news—and your donation today will help provide this essential service. For just $5/month, you can sustain independent journalism that keeps you and thousands of others informed.
Don’t miss this special