Author: Tracy Rosenberg

The Day of Many Votes

On July 11, a whole bunch of good things happened: Alameda’s Board of Supervisors formally convened a working group to draft a surveillance transparency ordinance for Alameda County; SB-21 (the statewide surveillance transparency ordinance) passed the Assembly Privacy committee –…

Making Oakland A Real Sanctuary City

Originally printed in the East Bay Express on June 28 2017 On July 11, the City of Oakland’s Public Safety Committee will consider two landmark policies to defend community members against the Trump Administration’s war on sanctuary cities and immigrants.…

FAQ

  A FAQ ABOUT PROPOSED SURVEILLANCE EQUIPMENT TRANSPARENCY LEGISLATION Q. Why is this legislation necessary? Why isn’t the Fourth Amendment enough? A. The short answer is that the law has not kept up with technology. The longer answer is that our…