Two laws recently signed by California Gov. Jerry Brown mandate more public input and oversight of law enforcement agencies’ purchase and use of cellphone tracking equipment.
Posted inCriminal Justice, Cybersecurity, Immigration, National Security, Surveillance and Privacy
The Secret History of American Surveillance
Few remember that the origins of our modern American surveillance state were forged over 115 years ago, half a world away in the Philippine Islands.
Posted inLocal Law Enforcement, Surveillance and Privacy
East Bay cellphone surveillance plan gets attorney general’s support
The California Department of Justice supports a plan by the Alameda County district attorney and Oakland and Fremont police to obtain controversial cellphone surveillance technology, documents show.
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