JTDL: Digital stop-n-frisk; the end of end2end encryption? + New jobs


Stop-and-frisk never really ended in New York, now it's digital. (Intercept)

The FBI sent a special task force to Portland to exploit phones taken from protesters. (TechDirt)

The Five Eyes intelligence alliance and Japan called for a backdoor into Facebook to monitor crime. (Nikkei) The EU's timetable for dismantling end-to-end encryption. (Electronic Frontier Foundation) The Brits are going to war against encryption, using public safety as the excuse. (UK.gov)

Expunged criminal records are no match for the zombie data used by background check companies. (Markup)

Buenos Aires is using a facial recognition system that tracks child suspects. (Washington Post) Facial recognition data leaks are rampant in China as Covid-19 pushes a wider use of the technology. (South China Morning Post) Minneapolis will consider a facial recognition ban. (VICE)

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol spent $2 million on Google Maps for a massive surveillance tool. (Forbes)

San Diego police use a charity to buy phone cracking tech. (TechDirt)

LAPD data show few officers report excessive force by peers, the department promises better tracking. (Los Angeles Times)

Behavioral nudges reduce failures to appear for court. (Science)

Oracle v. Google highlights the urgent need for open court APIs. (Medium)

A database is tracking AI-related legislation in California and the U.S. Congress. (Citris Policy Lab)

A hand signal for victims of domestic violence to use on video calls. (OneZero)

Courtroom5 is representing the unrepresented in court cases. (Techstars)

A police drone in China recorded a drug deal. (South China Morning Post)

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Jobs & Opportunities

18F, the federal government’s in-house tech shop, is hiring. (18F) (h/t Eleni Manis)

6Clicks, which do cyber security audits for courts and government agencies, needs an “enabler”. (6C) (h/t Josh Jackson)

[New] The <A+> Alliance for Inclusive Algorithms needs two fellows. (A+) (h/t Eleni Manis)

[New] The ACLU needs a technology fellow to look at tech that impacts civil rights. (ACLU) (h/t Irene Mo)

The American Bar Association’s Center for Innovation is looking for a deputy director. (ABA)

Arnold Ventures has a bunch of job openings in their various criminal justice tracks. (Arnold)

The Brennan Center is looking for a bunch of legal interns. (BC) (h/t Eleni Manis)

[New] Callisto needs a senior dev. (C)

[New] The Center for Policing Equity needs a data analyst and full stack engineer. (CPE) (h/t Eleni Manis)

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has openings in their Justice and Opportunity vertical. (CZI)

Cornell’s Digital Life Initiative has a new technology law and policy fellowship. (CDLI)

Data for Black Lives needs a national organizing director. (DfBL)

DataKind is looking for a director of volunteers. (DK) (h/t Eleni Manis)

DC’s Criminal Code Reform Commission needs a social scientist. (CCRC)

The Edinburgh Futures Institute’s Centre for Technomoral Futures has four funded PhDs to give away. (EFI)

Everytown for Gun Safety needs a data engineer. (EGS) (h/t Eleni Manis)

The Future Society needs an analyst and interns. (FS) (h/t Eleni Manis)

Future Tense is looking for a research and events associate. (FT)

Georgetown’s Beek Center for Social Impact is hiring a data and justice researcher. (BC)

[New] Georgetown Law’s Center on Privacy and Technology needs an associate. (CPT)

The Government Digital Service, the in-house tech team for the UK government, needs a CEO. (GDS) (h/t Legal Tech Jobs)

[New] The Harvard Ash Center needs a research assistant. (HAC) (h/t Eleni Manis)

[New] The Harvard Berkman Klein Center opened its fellowship application. (BKC) (h/t Eleni Manis)

The Harvard Law Library’s Innovation Lab needs a outreach coordinator. (HLL)

JustFix.nyc is looking for a UX/UI designer. (JF)

Just Tech needs a consultant. (JT) (h/t Legal Tech Jobs)

LawHelpNY needs a new director. (CFW)

Lagniappe Law Lab needs a legal content manager. (LLL) (h/t Amanda Brown)

[New] Microsoft needs a senior director for responsible AI engineering. (MSFT) (h/t Eleni Manis)

The Partnership on AI is looking for a director of research. (PAI) (h/t Eleni Manis)

The Philly District Attorney's Office is looking for researchers, data scientists and programmers. (PDAO)

[New] Presidential Innovation Fellowship is open for applications. (PIF) (h/t Eleni Manis)

Pro Bono Net has an open position. (PBN)

Raheem, a platform for reporting police violence, needs a software engineer. (R)

RapidSoS, a data platform for first responders, is hiring. (RSoS) (h/t Eleni Manis)

Recidiviz needs a director of ops and a security engineer. (R)

Ryerson University’s Legal Innovation Zone has multiple openings. (RU) (h/t Legal Tech Jobs)

San Francisco city government needs a business analyst for their criminal justice data work. (SF) (h/t Eleni Manis)

Schmidt Futures has numerous open roles. (SF)

The Shuttleworth Foundation opened applications for fellows. (SF)

SimpleCitizen, an immigration tech company, needs a customer success strategist. (SC) (h/t Eleni Manis)

Stanford’s Computational Policy Lab needs data scientists and engineers. (SU)

Suffolk Law School needs an instructional designer for its online legal education. (SLS)

Suffolk Law School’s LIT Lab needs a Python dev. (SLS)

Theory and Principle, a legal software development boutique, needs a QA dev. (T&P)

TuitApp needs a legal researcher. (TA) (h/t Legal Tech Jobs)

The Vera Institute of Justice has numerous open positions. (VIJ) (h/t Eleni Manis)

Yale Law School is looking for visiting fellows for the Information Society Project. (ISP)

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