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Yes, We Can

Today, ACLU National announced its campaign to #TakeCTRL, by empowering local communities to take back control over their police department’s use of surveillance equipment. You can read about it here. Locally, our success has helped inspire the national campaign. You…

Oakland vs. Big Data Brother

British author Timandra Harkness took note of our success in the Bay Area, featuring the work of Oakland Privacy as Chapter 8 of her new book Big Data: Does Size Matter? An updated and truncated online version of our work is here.…

Oakland Privacy Timeline

  1999 March. Urban Warrior.  A military force “invades” Oakland as a training exercise. A precursor to “Urban Shield.” 2008 DAC began with a grant from the Dept. of Homeland Security in 2008 to the Port of Oakland to secure…