Local governments hit FCC with three 5G lawsuits
Twenty-two West Coast cities and counties are challenging a recent federal ruling that restricts what municipalities can charge phone companies for installing next-generation wireless equipment.
Maine to modernize fingerprinting, criminal history records with federal grant
Planned upgrades include an automated fingerprinting identification system to be shared by Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont.
Seattle invites public to comment on its surveillance technologies
Cities are preparing to sue FCC over new 'unlawful' 5G antenna rules
The mayor of Seattle, a leading city in the dispute, announced it will appeal rules she called an "overreach by the Trump administration."
Startup in Residence expands to 31 cities and states for 2019
The nonprofit says it's on track to hit 100 communities within the next five years.
Portland, Oregon, installs 200 traffic sensors as it aims to fill up 'data lake'
The additional technology arrives as city council prepares to vote on the Smart Cities PDX initiative.
ACLU criticizes cities and states buying facial-recognition software from Amazon
"Facial recognition in American communities threatens freedom," the organization says of Amazon's Rekognition platform.
Sensors, data will help Portland identify risky routes for bicyclists
The city will collect congestion and speed data and self-reported rider comfort levels to improve pedestrian and bicycle transit.
Mayors pledge to refuse business from vendors opposed to net neutrality rules
A group of city and county leaders are encouraging others from around the country to join their "name and shame" campaign.