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Local Ordinances a Powerful Tool to Fight the Surveillance State

The local, community level movement to bring secret surveillance programs out of the dark and into the public spotlight continues to grow at a rapid pace, potentially impacting the surveillance state at both the local and federal level.

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Proposed Oakland Calif. Ordinance Would Take First Step Toward Limiting Surveillance State

OAKLAND, Calif. (Jan. 18, 2017) – The Oakland City Council will consider an ordinance that would take the first step toward limiting the unchecked use of surveillance technologies that violate basic privacy rights and feed into a broader national surveillance state.

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