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How Smart Is The Smart City?

Listen to a City Council meeting and you’ll never know what you’ll hear. Like on Tuesday September 25th, when we found out Berkeley was signing a franchise agreement for IKE Smart City kiosks. After listening to the presentation, we had…

Protecting Civil Rights Award

Oakland Privacy is honored to receive a Protecting Civil Rights award from the San Francisco Bay chapter of the Council on Islamic-American Relations (CAIR). The award ceremony will be held at CAIR-Bay Area’s 24th Annual Banquet on October 27th at…

Stare Into The Lights My Pretties

Thank you for joining us on September 23rd for Down Under Dystopia! It was wonderful to see you all. Our feature documentary Stare Into The Lights My Pretties is available freely for noncommercial use. So for those of you who…

Salesforce: Cancel The Contract

  On Tuesday September 25, activists will move from online organizing to up close and personal at the annual Dreamforce conference at San Francisco’s Moscone Center. Dreamforce is the annual gathering of Salesforce developers and one of the largest tech…

Surveillance Transparency At BART

  The moment on when BART formally enacted the sixth surveillance transparency ordinance in California, the ninth in the country and the first by a transit district.   The Bay Area’s sixth surveillance transparency ordinance was voted in unanimously by…