Sep 292022
 
 September 29, 2022  Posted by  Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

Matthew Guariglia writes: In a 4-7 vote, San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors passed a 15-month pilot program granting the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) more live surveillance powers. This was despite the objections of a diverse coalition of community groups and civil rights organizations, residents, the Bar Association of San [Read More…]

Sep 292022
 
 September 29, 2022  Posted by  Non-U.S., Surveillance

Ciaran Daly reports: Transport authorities in Beijing have begun tracking the emotions and health of long-distance bus drivers in an attempt to ‘improve safety’. According to the Beijing Public Transport Consortium, drivers have been issued with electronic bracelets that can monitor everything from their blood pressure and sleep patterns to [Read More…]