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The TAPS Act, Predictive Policing, and a PreCrime Dystopian Nightmare?

By Michael Boldin

If you’ve seen the film Minority Report – or read the Philip K Dick short story it’s based on, you’re familiar with the idea of “precrime.”

It’s a dystopian vision of a predictive policing system where government detains people before they commit a given crime.

Is that what the TAPS Act is going to do in Congress? Plus predictive policing with Palantir and LASER in Los Angeles.

Path to Liberty, Fast Friday Edition: August 23, 2019

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