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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

Google (credit: DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

Couple Says Feds Came Knocking After Google Search For Pressure Cooker

It’s something you probably do a dozen times a day — jump on your computer and enter a search into Google – but one Long Island couple did just that, and then heard a knock on the door from police, reports CBS New York.

08/02/2013

(CBS)

Phil Matier: Oakland City Council Approves Surveillance Center

The decision to accept $2.2 million in federal dollars for the Domain Awareness Center was met with plenty of resistance, as protesters shouted “shame, shame” following the approval.

07/31/2013

Suspect in violent robbery caught on surveillance video.

Oakland Man Arrested In Violent SF Mugging Caught On Tape

San Francisco police have arrested an Oakland man in connection with the brutal robbery and assault that was caught on tape during gay pride weekend.

07/31/2013

Oakland police were seeking the public's help in identifying individuals responsible for vandalism during George Zimmerman verdict protests. (Photo Courtesy of Associated Press)

Photos, Video Of Suspects In Oakland Zimmerman Vandalism Released

The Oakland Police Department released photos and video surveillance footage of individuals responsible for acts of vandalism in Oakland during protests against the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin shooting case in Florida.

07/18/2013

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

(CBS)

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

(CBS)

San Francisco Judge Allows NSA Surveillance Lawsuit To Proceed

A federal judge in San Francisco on Monday kept alive a five-year-old lawsuit in which several citizens claim the U.S. National Security Agency conducts unconstitutional “dragnet surveillance” of Americans’ communications.

07/09/2013

Apple headquarters in Cupertino.

Apple Details Government Requests For Data

Apple says it received between 4,000 and 5,000 requests from U.S. law enforcement for customer data for the six months ended in May.

06/17/2013

Senator Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sen. Feinstein Says NSA May Release Some Details Of Surveillance Program

The National Security Agency may soon reveal more details of its secret surveillance program following word from tech giants about the number of user data requests by the government, according to the chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee.

06/17/2013

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