The Land of The Free - if that means "free to be monitored by local law enforcement", then yeah. The Electronic Frontier Foundation lists "6 Spooky Ways Local Law Enforcement Is Watching You", and lists a number of ways that we are being "watched" on an everyday basis. Kinda sad, really.
EFFInvasive street level surveillance technologies are popping up in towns across the US—and around the globe. A Halloween costume is no match for these technologies when it comes to protecting your privacy. Here are a few of the disturbing surveillance technologies that local law enforcement is increasingly adding to its arsenal, and how you might encounter them on a typical day. As we walk through these technologies, try to imagine what you’d have to do to go a single day without surveillance.