Oakland: The New Gold Standard in Community Control of Police Surveillance

There is a new gold standard in the movement to require transparency and community engagement before local police departments are permitted to acquire or use surveillance technology. Oakland’s Surveillance and Community Safety ordinance builds upon the momentum of several cities and counties that have enacted…

Axon’s Ethics Board Must Keep the Company in Check

EFF, together with 41 national, state, and local civil rights and civil liberties groups, sent a letter today urging the ethics board of police technology and weapons developer Axon to hold the company accountable to the communities its products impact—and to itself. Axon, based in…

Momentum in north London: How soaring membership of grassroots group has affected local Labour politics

… the local party because grassroots activists are already there.” Asked … was elected secretary for Hackney South Labour. But, shortly … member, who asked to remain anonymous, told the Gazette the … the Co-op, trade unions, and groups like Progress. “All these … VISIT…

BSP, naglabas ng ‘general alert reminder’ kasunod ng cyber attack vs. Malaysia Central Bank

… local financial institutions kasunod ng cyber attack sa Malaysian Central Bank. Ayon … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE BSP, naglabas ng ‘general alert reminder’ kasunod ng cyber attack vs. Malaysia Central Bank

Philippines on alert after cyber attack at Malaysia central bank

… local financial institutions following a cyber attack at the Malaysian central bank … following a cyber attack at the Malaysian central bank, in which hackers sought … bank operates because of the cyber attack. In February 2016, the Philippine … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE…

State senator proposes Pennsylvania commission to defend against municipal cyber attacks

… to various government networks being hacked. Since state and local government … more ammunition against these attacks. With several recent cyber attacks on government agencies … our municipal government.” Two cyber attacks on U.S. cities within … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE State senator proposes…

Oberhausen police have arrested a suspected DNM dealer

According to reports from a local news source, the Oberhausen police in German arrested a suspected dealer who is said to have sold drugs on a large scale in the city. Explicitly, for months, the man is said to have made drug deals with his…

A Smattering of Stars in Argentina’s First “Who Has Your Back?” ISP Report

It’s Argentina’s turn to take a closer look at the practices of their local Internet Service Providers, and how they treat their customers’ personal data when the government comes knocking. Argentina’s ¿Quien Defiende Tus Datos? (Who Defends Your Data?) is a project of Asociación por…