Surveillance

Automatic License Plate Reader installed on a police car. (The Denver Post via Getty Images)

If You Drive In Oakland, Police Probably Know Where You’ve Been

A San Francisco-based civil liberties group is painting a stark portrait of what it looks like when tens of thousands of cars are tracked on the streets of Oakland over an eight day period.

01/21/2015

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Drone-Hunter Scans For Peeping Drones Then Knocks Them Out

People frustrated by drones flying over their neighborhoods may have a new way to fight back.

01/19/2015

A flyer posted after Mochi the dog was stolen from her home in San Francisco. (Courtesy: David Baker)

Caught On Camera: Woman Snatches San Francisco Couple’s Pit Bull

A San Francisco couple is seeking help from their neighbors and the public after their dog was apparently stolen from their apartment.

01/12/2015

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Report: US Border Patrol Should Abandon Plans To Buy New Drones

The Homeland Security Department’s border drones program costs far more than the government estimates, helps in the arrests of just a fraction of the number of people trying to cross the border illegally and flies far fewer hours than the government claims, an internal watchdog asserted in a report released Tuesday.

01/08/2015

A man dubbed the 'Botox Bandit' by a Bay Area doctor. (Courtesy: Dr. Larry Fan)

‘Botox Bandit’ Walks Out Of San Francisco Doctor’s Office Without Paying For Plastic Surgery Treatments

San Francisco police are on the hunt for a man dubbed the “botox bandit” after he walked out without paying for plastic surgery treatments.

01/06/2015

A surveillance image shows a burglar at a San Francisco kennel taking items as a loose dog looks out the door. (San Francisco Police Dept.)

Burglar Caught Red-Handed Releasing Dogs, Wreaking Havoc In San Francisco Kennel

A burglar was caught red-handed by workers at a San Francisco kennel after riling up and releasing more than 30 dogs from their cages.

01/06/2015

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Writers Express Surveillance Concerns On A Global Scale In New Survey

Writers around the globe are so concerned with government surveillance according to a new survey that they say they’re now avoiding or have considered avoiding writing about controversial topics.

01/05/2015

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Suspected Package Thieves Arrested On Christmas Eve With Goods From 5 Bay Area Cities

Two suspected package thieves were arrested Christmas Eve in Livermore.

12/25/2014

Tai Lam

Brutal Beating Of Disabled, Sleeping Homeless Man In SF Was A ‘Thrill Kill’

The suspects who attacked the Tai Lam were not looking for money. In fact, Lam had $1000 with him when his body was found.

12/04/2014

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Change Your Password: Russian Website Posting Thousands Of Hacked Live Video Streams

A child playing in Bucheon, South Korea. An empty crib in Absecon, New Jersey. Cattle feeding in Behamberg, Austria. Footage from more than 100 countries is being streamed from bedrooms, office buildings, shops, laundromats, stables and barns.

11/20/2014

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