Science, Tech., & Civil Liberties

Press Releases

California Senate Votes to Block Face Recognition on Police Body Cameras

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 11, 2019 Media Contact: Daisy Vieyra, dvieyra@acluca.org, 916-824-3266 SACRAMENTO–Today, the California Senate passed AB 1215: The Body Camera Accountability Act, legislation to... Read More

Police Practices

The Body Camera Accountability Act (AB 1215)

Body cameras were promised as a way to hold police accountable not as surveillance systems to be used against the public. Unfortunately, body cameras are now at risk of being paired with face surveillance technology -... Read More

Press Releases

California Legislature Caves to Big Tech Pressure Again and Undermines Consumer Privacy Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 16, 2019 Media Contact: Daisy Vieyra dvieyra@acluca.org; 916-824-3266 SACRAMENTO–Today, the California Senate Appropriations Committee refused to advance SB 561, a bill that would... Read More

California Legislation to Watch

A New Bill Restores California’s Power to Fight Secret Surveillance

By Matt Cagle Law enforcement agencies are deploying secret and invasive surveillance technologies to collect sensitive location and biometric data, target local activists, and feed ICE’s deportation machine.... Read More

Science, Tech., & Civil Liberties

CIVIL LIBERTIES IN SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY AWARD WINNERS

The ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties is pleased to announce the winners of our First Annual Civil Liberties in Science & Technology Award winners! For the first time, the ACLU invited all senior division... Read More