The Spot 4.24.14 Privacy Issues + Investigating the Soccket

Apr 23, 2014

Life of the Law: Privacy Issues  Mike Katz-Lacabe is a normal, taxpaying, married, father of two. And yet, the San Leandro police department has what amounts to a family photo album of him and his car.  If you drive a car and live in an American city, your local police department probably has an album of you, too.

Tiny Spark: The Soccket: A Follow-Up Investigation  A soccer ball that generates electricity for poor kids…until it breaks.

Soccket co-founder, Jessica Matthews, right, shows off the Soccket with President Obama in Tanzania, July 2013.