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Judge Orders Google To Give Customer Data To FBI

In a ruling written May 20 and obtained Friday, U.S. District Court Judge Susan Illston ordered Google to comply with the FBI’s demands.

05/31/2013

An unmanned drone comes in for a landing (CBS)

California Bill Seeks To Ensure Privacy As Drone Use Rises

California would take its first steps to protect the public from the increased use of unmanned aircraft under a bill approved by the state Senate.

05/28/2013

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

A surveillance camera (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Piedmont OKs Surveillance Cameras At Entry Points To Capture License Plates

Piedmont is moving forward with plans to install cameras to record the license plates of all cars that drive into town.

05/07/2013

Multiple People Injured After Explosions Near Finish Line at Boston Marathon

San Francisco, Other U.S. Cities Seek Street Surveillance In Wake Of Boston Bombing

Police and politicians across the United States are pointing to the use of video surveillance that helped identify the Boston Marathon bombing suspects as a reason to get more electronic eyes on their streets.

05/02/2013

A view of Market Street heading east toward the Ferry Building in San Francisco. (CBS)

After Boston Blasts, SFPD Chief Wants Cameras On Market Street

In the wake of the Boston bombings, San Francisco’s police chief wants more security cameras along a major thoroughfare that hosts parades and other big events.

04/22/2013

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Piedmont Hoping To Curb Burglaries With Crime Cameras At City Limits

The town of Piedmont is hoping to curb crime by putting cameras at all points of entry into the small city.

03/06/2013

Richmond Police Cruiser, patrol car

Retired Cops Monitoring Cameras, Solving Crimes In Richmond

Many of the former officers spend the day monitoring real-time closed circuit TV cameras scattered across high crime areas throughout the city.

02/13/2013

These 2 men are wanted in Oakland bank robberies. (OPD)

Police Ask For Help Identifying Oakland Bank Robbers

Police have released photos of two suspects in the latest robbery at an Oakland bank branch that was robbed twice in December.

01/08/2013

Tenderloin Dog Mugger Suspec

Surveillance Footage Of SF Tenderloin Dog Killing Suspect Released

San Francisco police Wednesday released surveillance footage of a man who allegedly killed a woman’s dog during a robbery in the city’s Tenderloin neighborhood last week.

01/02/2013

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