Customs and Border Protection
New procurement records show that CBP is using Wickr across "all components" of the agency.
A new bill in Congress is trying to protect U.S. Border Patrol agents from a problem that doesn’t exist: overdoses caused by fentanyl exposure.
Motherboard has found procurement records detailing Wickr's first public U.S. law enforcement contract.
The documents provide more insight into the dynamics between DHS and airlines, which are increasingly deploying biometric boarding at their gates.
The D.C. police department is expecting protests and unrest, and spent about $130,000 on tear gas and other “less-lethal” munitions to prepare.
The CBP is buying location data harvested from ordinary apps installed on peoples’ phones.
New documents obtained by Motherboard provide more detail on what exactly location data firms are selling to the U.S. government.
Records obtained by VICE News show police in Pearland, Texas, invited federal agents to surveil Floyd's burial and authorized them to open fire in the event of unrest.
A unit of the IRS previously bought access to location data harvested from ordinary apps installed on peoples’ phones to try and identify individuals.
A map and files obtained by Motherboard show Customs and Border Protection bought access to a license plate reader database that can locate vehicles far from the border region.
'It’s just a question of, one, is it ethical, and two, does that open up the information to being released elsewhere?,' a former Venntel worker told Motherboard.
An internal Secret Service document describes the purchase of Locate X, a product that uses location data harvested from ordinary apps.