JTDL: Privacy gift guide; Facebook deletes war crimes evidence + new jobs


What the data says—and doesn't say—about crime in the United States. (Pew Research Center)

Florida sheriff's predictive software says D-students and victims of domestic violence are potential criminals. (techdirt) Australian police refuse to reveal how many young people are tracked using a secretive data tool (Guardian)

Here are the apps keeping Rio’s residents safe from stray bullets. (MIT Technology Review)

Facebook is deleting evidence of war crimes. (Verge)

Baltimore’s witness intimidation problem is now on Instagram. (Baltimore Sun) Baltimore and DC police CCTV cameras disproportionately cover non-white areas of both cities. (Baltimore Fishbowl)

France considers a bill that would restrict circulating videos of security forces, including evidence of police misconduct. (New York Times)

Congress considers face recognition regulations, and companies want a say. (Wired) Lawmakers and experts are split on Customs and Border Protection’s proposed biometric system. (Nextgov)

The IRS had a contract to warrantlessly search a location database. (VICE)

A new “buy Black'“ campaign aims to avert an Amazon surveillance state. (Gizmodo)

The UK government invests in legal and justice tech companies. (Artificial Lawyer)

Bloody crime scene cleanups go viral on TikTok. (Wired UK)

Give the gift of privacy this holiday season. (Mozilla)


The Beeck Center at Georgetown is hosting a crash course on tech work in government, Dec. 10. (Beeck)

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Jobs & Opportunities

[New] 18F, the federal government’s in-house tech shop, is hiring. (18F)

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

The ACLU of Northern California is looking for interns. (ACLU NorCal)

The Algorithmic Justice League needs a director of ops. (AJL) (h/t Keith Porcaro)

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

ATJ Tech Fellows has a science fiction writing competition for law students. (ATJ)

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

Callisto needs a senior dev. (C)

[New] The Center for Democracy and Technology is hiring a number of staff and internship positions. (CDT) (h/t Alex Givens)

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

[New] The Civil Resolution Tribunal in British Columbia needs medical partners. (CRT)

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

Data and Society is looking for fellows (DnS) and applicants for a workshop on public data infrastructure (DnS). (h/t Eleni Manis)

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)

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has a fellowship for recent law grads. (EFF) (h/t Eleni Manis)

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

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

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

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

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)

[New] Hate Aid, a German org, needs legal interns. (HA) (h/t Legal Tech Jobs)

The Journal of Science and Law is rebooting and is taking submissions. (JSL) (h/t Sasha Davenport)

JustFix.nyc is looking to fill multiple roles. (JF)

Just Tech has numerous openings. (JT) (h/t Legal Tech Jobs)

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

Microsoft needs a PM focused on justice and equity. (MSFT) (h/t Eleni Manis)

New America opened up applications for its national fellows program. (NA)

Next Chapter, a coding bootcamp for the previously incarcerated, is accepting applications. (NC) (h/t Emma Simpson)

Paladin needs a full stack engineer. (P)

[New] The Partnership on AI is hiring for multiple positions. (PAI) (h/t Eleni Manis)

The Patrick McGovern Foundation has a slew of positions. (PMF)

The Philly District Attorney's Office is looking to fill a number of roles. (PDAO)

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 has a number of openings. (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)

SimpleCitizen, an immigration tech company, has engineering, product and sales roles. (SC) (h/t Eleni Manis)

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

University College London is offering a fully funded PhD for someone interested in studying technology-facilitated abuse in intimate partner violence. (UCL) (h/t Leonie Tanczer)

The Vera Institute of Justice has numerous open positions, including a director of innovation. (VIJ) (h/t Eleni Manis)

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

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