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Synonyms for dragnet
ˈdrægˌnɛtdrag·net

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  1. dragnetnoun

    a system of coordinated measures for apprehending (criminals or other individuals)

    "caught in the police dragnet"

    Synonyms:
    trawl net, trawl

  2. trawl, dragnet, trawl netnoun

    a conical fishnet dragged through the water at great depths

    Synonyms:
    setline, spiller, trawl, trawl line, trawl net, trotline

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  1. Matt Cagle:

    This proposal invites dragnet surveillance that history shows will disproportionately harm immigrants, communities of color, and activists, and it invites profit-seeking firms to violate Facebook and Twitter rules designed to keep users safe, treating social media users like suspects won't make us more safe, but it will make us less free.

  2. James Scott:

    You'll have the right to be angry about Vault 7 only after you boycott dragnet surveillance data providers like Google, Microsoft, Skype, Facebook and LinkedIn. The true threat is coming from the private sector surveillance profiteers.

  3. Nancy Pelosi:

    Another promise cruelly broken by President Trump, this one with heartbreaking consequences for brave young DREAMers across the nation, instead of honoring the protections of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals initiative, President Trump has unleashed an indiscriminate deportation dragnet of appalling inhumanity.

  4. James Scott:

    Dragnet surveillance capitalists such as Facebook, Comcast, AT&T and Google, unfortunately, supply these manipulating forces with an endless supply of metadata for this information war against the American and European public.

  5. Evan Greer:

    Its time to recognize that Big Tech plus Big Government equals Big Brother. Police departments typically have to answer to city and state elected officials, who are supposed to provide oversight to ensure theyre not abusing their power, amazon has found the perfect loophole: by entering into these partnerships with police theyre building a privately-run, for-profit, surveillance dragnet without any real accountability.


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