Report Back Assignment Desk

Welcome to the Report Back Assignment Desk, where we automatically dispense small research tasks. Your work will contribute to a bigger, broader, better understanding of police surveillance technology in the United States through the Atlas of Surveillance project.

To get started, enter your email and the group code provided to you by EFF or your instructor. Then hit the "Get Assignment" button. You will be forwarded to the assignment page, and a copy of the assignment will be sent to you via email.

If you would like a "Group Code," please email

Optional: Want to Research Something Specific?
If you'd like to focus on a particular type of technology, or conduct your research in a specific state, you can use the dropdown menus to filter the assignments. We may not always have assignments that match your preferences.