Suing The FBI For 2020 Surveillance Records on Protests, Election, and Covid

If you’re tired of censorship and dystopian threats against civil liberties, subscribe to Reclaim The Net. In a move indicating the growing scrutiny of government surveillance, along with the Cato Institute, a libertarian think tank, legal proceedings have been instigated against the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The lawsuit seeks the revelation of information regarding FBI activities throughout 2020, an unparalleled year marked by significant protests, a contentious election, and the global pandemic. This strategic legal action taken by the Cato Institute is aimed at unveiling the truth and fostering transparency. As the nation stands on the cusp of a discourse on free speech and anti-censorship, this investigation by the libertarian think tank attempts to dissect the political bias in the FBI’s methodology in addressing varying demonstrations. We obtained a copy of the lawsuit for you here. Patrick Eddington, a lead figure in this initiative, asserts the crux of the matter lies in discerning the resources and efforts expended by the FBI in handling protests of contrasting political alignments. It is key, he suggested, to compare the Bureau’s responses to left-leaning demonstrations versus those slanting towards the right. In 2020, America observed a robust year of civil protest, echoed by movements across the political spectrum. Paired with a high-stakes election and the distortive environment created by the COVID-19 pandemic, the year presented an outsized challenge to law enforcement agencies, including the FBI. However, questions regarding the objectivity and impartiality of the Bureau’s response to the tumult of 2020 have been…Suing The FBI For 2020 Surveillance Records on Protests, Election, and Covid