Black Lives Matter protests have captured the news media’s attention lately. Governments have also been observing these mass movements using sophisticated surveillance technology usually reserved for military applications. Chloé Ketels unpacks some of the ethical implications of governments’ utilization of this technology for domestic security purposes.
President Obama has commuted the 35-year sentence of transgender Wikileaks contributor Chelsea Manning. Human rights, national security, and Obama’s legacy are all at play in the decision.