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Facebook Acknowledges Photo Privacy Bug; Issues Immediate Fix

Larry Magid: San Francisco’s Electronic Frontier Foundation Launches Plug-In To See If You’re Being Tracked Online

San Francisco’s Electronic Frontier Foundation has launched a new plug-in that tells people whether they’re being tracked while online. You can install the program on either Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, which are two of the more popular browsers.

07/21/2014

Traffic. (CBS)

Bill Would Allow California To Test Digital License Plates

State officials could set up a pilot program to test digital license plates under a bill advancing through the Legislature.

09/03/2013

Police drone. (CBS)

Law Enforcement Officials Make Pitch For Drone Use In Sacramento

California’s State Legislature is taking a closer look at the use of drones with a Tuesday morning hearing in Sacramento.

08/06/2013

Traffic. (CBS)

California May Issue Digital License Plates, Privacy Groups Concerned

California may become the first state to issue digital license plates that can be registered electronically and record tolls. Privacy advocates are concerned the plates could become tracking devices for law enforcement.

07/18/2013

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NSA Sued In San Francisco Court Over Collecting Phone Records

Nineteen organizations ranging from a church to gun rights groups sued the National Security Agency in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday to challenge the mass collection of their telephone records.

07/17/2013

The Verizon version of the Apple iPhone. (Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Reported Gov’t Seizure Of Verizon Records Stuns Bay Area Privacy Advocates

Privacy advocates in the Bay Area expressed outrage over a report Wednesday that the National Security Agency is collecting the telephone records of millions of U.S. customers of Verizon under a top secret court order.

06/06/2013

Attendees watch an A.R. Drone helicopter by Parrot, controlled wirelessly by an iPhone, as it flies overhead during a press event at the Venetian for the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show on Jan. 5, 2010 in Las Vegas. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Growing Popularity Of Private Drones Concern California Privacy Groups

No longer exclusively used by the military, drones are increasingly being used by groups and private individuals. As drones become even more popular, and with very few rules regarding their use, privacy experts are worried.

05/18/2013

Prostitution, Human Trafficking (Generic)

Federal Judge Halts Part Of California Human Trafficking Measure

A federal judge has blocked part of a voter-approved ballot initiative related to human trafficking.

11/08/2012

Prostitution, Human Trafficking (Generic)

ACLU Challenges Prop. 35, Human Trafficking Initiative

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit challenging California’s new voter-approved law to boost penalties for those convicted of human trafficking.

11/07/2012

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