Los Angeles must 'do better' on data privacy, controller says
Los Angeles Controller Ron Galperin is calling for the creation of a privacy board that can hold the city accountable for its use of new technologies.
Banjo oversold surveillance software's features, Utah auditor says
Live Time, which Utah officials stopped using last year after discovering the company's founder had been a Klan member, probably didn't overstep on privacy.
NYPD lacks 'serious engagement' with surveillance tech disclosure law
Critics said the New York Police Department took a "lazy copy-and-paste approach" to a new law requiring it to disclose its surveillance technologies.
Utah auditor issues recommendations to reduce bias in government software
A commission formed after the founder of a tech vendor was discovered to have ties to white nationalism made 12 proposals to reduce bias in state technology.
Oakland, Calif., set to ban predictive policing, biometric surveillance tools
The Oakland City Council is set to prohibit local police from using the oft-criticized law enforcement technologies, the city's chief privacy officer said.
Jackson, Miss., police testing real-time surveillance from home security cameras
A pilot project will enable officers to “follow and trace” suspected criminals using live footage from internet-connected doorbell cameras.
New York City to require police to disclose all surveillance technology
The City Council passed a bill requiring the NYPD to provide the public with explanations of all surveillance technologies it uses to snoop on New Yorkers.
Digital privacy concerns will follow Sidewalk Labs to next venture, says former consultant
Sidewalk Labs backed out of its "smart neighborhood" project in Toronto, but Ann Cavoukian said its flagrant misreading of the public's privacy concerns may continue to haunt the company.
Utah AG suspends contract with surveillance firm founded by former Klan member
The state halted its work with the technology firm Banjo after its founder, Damien Patton, was revealed to have once been a member of the KKK.