The Lawsuit Is Over; Here’s What the Lexington Police Department Is Hiding

After over two-and-a-half years of legal wrangling, the lawsuit filed against me by the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government is over and I am going to reveal what I know about the Lexington Police Department's super-secret cameras. After several months of consideration, I have decided not to continue fighting LFUCG in court. In April, Fayette Circuit …

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The Best Lexington Council Candidates on Privacy

On Nov. 6, Lexington will elect a new city council. Over the last few months, we've reached out to council candidates and current council members to discuss their views on surveillance issues and privacy. Many of the current members have not responded to us. In all likelihood, they've been told not to by city attorneys, …

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Ronnie Bastin the Stronger Lexington Mayoral Candidate on Privacy

After evaluating statements by both Lexington mayoral candidates, We See You Watching Lexington has determined Ronnie Bastin takes a stronger position on protecting privacy and establishing oversight for surveillance programs than Linda Gorton. During a recent mayoral debate on WVLK moderated by Kruser, Bastin said the city needs to be careful how it uses surveillance …

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Lexington Mayoral Candidates on Surveillance: Bastin Acknowledges Tech Abuse Is Dangerous; Gorton Calls for Bigger Conversation

Lexington will choose a new mayor on Nov. 6. Former vice-mayor Linda Gorton squares off against former police chief Ronnie Bastin. So where do the two candidates stand on surveillance? Both Bastin and Gorton responded to questions posed by We See You Watching Lexington, a grassroots organization committed to bringing oversight and transparency to surveillance …

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