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BART Slows Down (Big Brother, not Big Trains).

With Oakland Privacy catalyzing the turnout, members of the ACLU, the EFF, DSA, Oakland Privacy, APTP, East Bay For Everyone, AROC, and the public spoke at the Board meeting with essentially one voice against BART staff proposals for increased surveillance,…

114 Civil Rights Groups on Pre-Trial Risk Assessment

  114 civil and human rights groups, including Oakland Privacy, joined together to urge that pre-trial detention including risk assessment or predictive software and electronic shackles, be used as infrequently as possible. Pretrial “risk assessment” instruments – although they may…