Friday links (6/27/14)

The Massachusetts law which created protest-free "buffer zones" around abortion clinics has been ruled unconstitutional by a unanimous Supreme Court. The mayor and police chief in Brockton want to install hundreds of surveillance cameras throughout the city and have a plan to force private businesses to install them.

5 people shot at a birthday part in Lowell.

MuckRock user makes a public records request for emails between the Boston Police Department and NSA.

Boston-based firm plans to develop technology to fight internet censorship.

Deval Patrick has signed a bill that will raise the state's minimum wage.

Senators working on legislation to stop government agencies from abusing an exemption to the Freedom of Information Act.