oakland surveillance system

2:54pm

Thu August 29, 2013
Cops & Courts

East Bay Express: Oakland's surveillance contractor has a history of fraud

Last month, the Oakland City Council approved a controversial $2 million deal to continue construction on the Domain Awareness Center (DAC) — a surveillance hub for the Port of Oakland that has mushroomed into a citywide system. Civil libertarians and numerous Oakland residents oppose the DAC, especially its breadth, contending that it will infringe on people's privacy rights and could be used to target political protesters.

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