verb (used with object), sur·veilled, sur·veil·ling.
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The case “fueled public distrust of the FBI and of the entire” program under which federal law enforcement obtains court approval to surveil domestic targets in foreign intelligence cases, the filing said.U.S. seeks prison time for ex-FBI lawyer who pleaded guilty to altering email in Russia probe|Spencer Hsu|December 4, 2020|Washington Post
They are now used to surveil immigrants who enter the US and Canada without documentation, to monitor truant teens, and to track elders affected by cognitive conditions.Covid-19 has led to a worrisome uptick in the use of electronic ankle monitors|Amy Nordrum|October 8, 2020|MIT Technology Review
We are living in a surveilled world, in an era saturated with our need for attention.A ‘Truman Show’ For Today: The Return of Josh Harris|Anthony Haden-Guest|July 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was post-Stalin, and they were unthreatened by the gulag, but censored and surveilled.
They worked more thoroughly, with a larger team who surveilled Breivik around the clock.Norway Puts Hate on Trial, With Anders Behring Breivik’s Ugly Beliefs|Asne Seierstad|April 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST