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NYPD Dissolves Unit That Spied On Muslim Communities

The NYPD has disbanded a unit that drew widespread criticism for reports that it conducted broad surveillance on Muslim neighborhoods.

04/15/2014

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Christie Signs Law Requiring Consent For Spying By Out-Of-State Agencies

Christie said the new the law protects civil liberties while also keeping the country safe from terrorism.

09/09/2013

An NYU student attends a town hall to discuss the NYPD's surveillance of Muslim communities. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYPD Spying On Muslims Leads To N.J. Senate Committee Approving New Regulations

A New Jersey State Senate committee passed a bill Monday that would require law enforcement agencies from elsewhere to give notice when they plan to conduct counterterrorism surveillance in the state — a measure prompted by revelations about NYPD spying on Muslims.

06/17/2013

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

White House Launches Review Of DOJ Over Accusations Of Spying On Journalists

Under fire for spying on journalists, the White House has ordered an unusual review of what the Department of Justice is doing — and why.

05/24/2013

The government uses drones for any number of reasons. But what happens when everyday citizens use them? (Photo: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Investigation: Beware Of Domestic Drones — The High-Flying Spies

In the world of warfare, the drones are guided on combat missions remotely by pilots and computers thousands of miles away. But now, anyone can buy a drone — without the weapons — to fly here at home.

05/01/2013

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N.J. Legislative Committee Advances Regulation After NYPD Surveillance On Muslims

After the NYPD conducted surveillance on Muslims in New Jersey, a state legislative committee there has advanced a bill that would require out-of-state law enforcement to notify state officials before such an operation.

CBS New York–10/15/2012

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NYPD Responds To AP’s Allegation Of Failed Spying Program

The NYPD rejects the AP’s criticism that six years of undercover surveillance by a secret police unit never led to a terrorist being brought to trial.

08/21/2012

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Gov. Christie Addresses NJ Muslim Community In Midst Of NYPD Surveillance

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has reassured Muslim leaders he remains troubled by the way the New York Police Department conducted surveillance of Muslim communities in New Jersey, even though his administration has said it was legal, but again stopped short of criticizing the spying itself.

08/08/2012

Raahi Grover testifies in court on Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Resident Assistant Testifies In Rutgers Webcam Spying Trial

Resident advisor Raahi Grover said Wednesday that Tyler Clementi seemed uncomfortable when he came to see him about something that happened hours before.

02/29/2012

Ilan Grapel (file / credit: Facebook)

Queens Family Hopes Son Ilan Grapel Will Be Released From Egypt

On the heels of Gilad Shalit returning home after spending five years in a Hamas prison, a second Israeli prisoner swap was being negotiated on Tuesday, one that hits real close to home.

10/18/2011

In this photo taken on May 4, 2009, a customer holds up her Apple iPhone, right, which is shown next to a Blackberry Curve at a Best Buy in Mountain View, Calif. (credit: Paul Sakuma/AP)

Seen At 11: Protect Your Smart Phone From Spyware

NEW YORK (CBS) ― You may consider your cell phone or smart phone a life-saver — instant communication at your fingertips. But those devices can also be used to spy on you, without you ever […]

CBS 2–06/08/2010