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Seattle Police, In Response to Council Questions, Offer Their Thoughts on Social Media Tracking Controversy

by Ansel Herz Police chief Kathleen O'Toole defended the department's use of Geofeedia in a hearing on Monday. Seattle Channel One question that's loomed since we published a story about the Seattle police department’s acquisition of Geofeedia, the powerful social media mapping software, is why the department paid $14,000 to use it and didn’t tell anyone. Police have been tight-lipped.
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