The Government’s Upping Its Phone-Tracking Game
The government is invisibly collecting data on Bluetooth equipped smartphones along roadways. It's logical to assume this collection will expand to other public areas, and smartphones make a tantalizing tool for precise tracking.
Michael Robertson | August 13, 2014 |
SD County Still Crawling Out from ‘Bunker Mentality’ on Transparency
Ari Bloomekatz | June 19, 2014 |
When Law Enforcement Fudges the Law
Public records laws are supposed to enable people to easily access public information from local governments. But Chula Vista Police have been discouraging residents from getting information through one of the simplest, most common channels, making it harder for citizens to know what local law enforcement is doing.
Bianca Bruno | April 23, 2014 |
Sneak Attacks Force the Issue on Government Transparency
Terry Francke and Donna Frye | March 21, 2014 |
Police Body Camera Videos Will Stay Private — at Least for Now
Liam Dillon | March 19, 2014 |
Email Purge Poses Faulconer’s First Policy Challenge
Just days before handing over the office, interim mayor Todd Gloria casually dropped the bomb the city would delete all emails older than a year, starting at the end of this month. What's a new mayor to do?