Sens. Edward Markey, D-Mass., and Ron Wyden, D-OR. call on the agency to stop purchasing private information from data brokers.
“We want to make sure that we are protecting privacy, to the extent we’re supposed to, when it comes to U.S. persons," said a DHS official.
The broad solicitation risks blanket surveillance, with AI monitoring every previously unwatched camera feed at sites deemed soft targets, per an ACLU expert.