Tuesday: Oakland City Hall to fight the Domain Awareness Center

This Tuesday, November 19, Oakland City Council will hear comments on its plan to spend $7 million of DHS money on a “Domain Awareness Center” that would aggregate surveillance data from many different channels about the residents of Oakland. The New York Times wrote up some of the privacy concerns people have with such a […]

“Where was the outrage then?” ask the trolls

Working on drones, and increasingly in the conversation around Google Glass, I keep hearing a common refrain from people who don’t understand other people’s concerns. “There are surveillance cameras on every corner in major cities, helicopters with cameras overhead, and constant tracking in a million other ways,” the argument goes, “and where is the outrage […]