Major tech firms have joined thousands of individual tech workers in pledging not to assist the incoming Trump administration with the construction of a mandatory registry of Muslims. But there is one small problem: Such a database already exists, and anyone can buy it for less than $20,000.
Uber insists it has strict policies that prohibit employees from accessing users’ trip information, with limited exceptions. But five former Uber secu
Oakland, California’s City Council approved the formation of the Permanent Privacy Advisory Committee to develop policies for surveillance equipment use by city agencies.
Arizona officials want Congress to shell out taxpayer money to bankroll a so-called border strike force just weeks after quietly abandoning plans to use private money for the construction of a U.S.-Mexico border fence.
Between 2013 and 2014, one Riverside County judge, the former chief narcotics prosecutor, approved almost a thousand wiretaps requested by federal, state and local law enforcement.
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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.
Reveal reporter Ali Winston discusses the U.S. Department of Justice’s enhanced policy for cell-site simulators, surveillance technology that has drawn criticism from privacy advocates who say the devices can capture data from private citizens not suspected of crimes.
What do you think about when you hear the word “surveillance?” Along with three local artists, we posed that question to residents in Oakland, California, in an experimental art-meets-journalism project.
The defense strategy in the 2013 shooting of an Oakland, California, officer could test whether police have the right to scoop up thousands of cellphone records using a controversial surveillance device without seeking court approval.