California Governor Signs Landmark Bill Halting Facial Recognition on Police Body Cams

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 8, 2019 Media Contact: Daisy Vieyra 916-824-3266 SACRAMENTO–Today, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed landmark legislation making California the largest... Read More

Press Releases

California Senate Votes to Block Face Recognition on Police Body Cameras

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


Is Your Community Making Smart Decisions about Surveillance?

“There ain’t no such thing as a free lunch.” The saying has been around for decades, but it has never been truer in an era where technology so often seems to promise something for nothing. Dig deeper, and... Read More


Employee Verification System (E-VERIFY) Rife with Flaws

E-Verify, the electronic employment verification system that is supposed to verify employee work eligibility is rife with problems. It has produced inaccurate results, adds costs to businesses large and small, and... Read More