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Kit O’Connell – Cell-Jamming Technology Is Being Turned against Journalists

Technology developed to jam cellphones during the Iraq War may be getting deployed against journalists reporting on protests against the political establishment in the United States. While police and government surveillance of protests, including monitoring of cellphone use, is well-documented, efforts to block signals at protests remains an oft-repeated, but never proven, rumor. It may be impossible to definitively prove that authorities …