Beyond Twitter and Facebook, Right-Wing Extremism Thrives Via PodcastingPodcasts, still listed by Google and Apple and available on their platforms as well as the open Web, let you tune into the world of the QAnon conspiracy theory, wallow in President Trump’s false claims of a stolen election and bask in other extremism.
Internet Pioneer, Grateful Dead Lyricist John Perry Barlow Dies At 70John Perry Barlow, an internet activist and lyricist for the Grateful Dead, has died.
California Supreme Court: Access To License Plate Data May Be PossibleThe ruling came in a lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union and Electronic Frontier Foundation that sought a week's worth of license plate data.
Social Media Titans Supporting Apple Against FBI Want Your Data For ThemselvesSome might argue that Apple's allies are hypocrites when it comes to privacy.
Google Accused Of Invading Students' Privacy In Complaint To FedsGoogle is being accused of invading the privacy of students using laptop computers powered by the Internet company's Chrome operating system.
Electronic Frontier Foundation Explains Changes As Portions Of Patriot Act Expire And USA Freedom Act SignedThis month’s expiration of portions of the Patriot Act have been counterbalanced by the signing of the USA Freedom Act by President Obama. Electronic Frontier Foundation attorney Lee Tien explains what this all means in our KCBS In Depth segment.
If You Drive In Oakland, Police Probably Know Where You've BeenA 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.
SF Net Neutrality Proponents Applaud President Obama’s Plan To Keep Internet FreeSan Francisco Bay Area companies that have joined a national coalition to fight for net neutrality include Reddit, Imgur, Y Combinator and Netflix.
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.
Bill Would Allow California To Test Digital License PlatesState officials could set up a pilot program to test digital license plates under a bill advancing through the Legislature.
Law Enforcement Officials Make Pitch For Drone Use In SacramentoCalifornia’s State Legislature is taking a closer look at the use of drones with a Tuesday morning hearing in Sacramento.
California May Issue Digital License Plates, Privacy Groups ConcernedCalifornia 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.
NSA Sued In San Francisco Court Over Collecting Phone RecordsNineteen 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.
Reported Gov't Seizure Of Verizon Records Stuns Bay Area Privacy AdvocatesPrivacy 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.
Growing Popularity Of Private Drones Concern California Privacy GroupsNo 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.