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Matthew Guariglia is a policy analyst at the Electronic Frontier Foundation working on issues of surveillance and policing at the local, state, and federal level. He received a PhD in history at the University of Connecticut. Matthew is an affiliated scholar at University of California, Hastings-School of Law and serves as an editor of "Disciplining the City," a series on the history of urban policing and incarceration at the Urban History Association's blog The Metropole.