I covered the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia for MintPress News, where I was disturbed to discover that journalists’ cell-phone signals were routinely jammed at protests near the convention’s security fence. The jamming, which was experienced by both mainstream and independent journalists, was especially clear on the night Pres. Barack Obama spoke.
Interview with Flashpoints Radio: Cell-Jamming Tech Used On Journalists At DNC
In this July 29, 2016 photograph, a Philadelphia police officer threatens activists with his baton during protests outside the Democratic National Convention. (Kit O'Connell)