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San Diego Citizens Wrest Control of Surveillance Tech Away From Police


By Dell Cameron

August 4, 2022

San Diego is joining a growing list of cities taking official action against the unregulated use of emergent police surveillance technologies.

Community-led efforts to address potential civil liberties violations, spurred by the deployment of more 3,000 police cameras across the city, finally paid off Friday when the San Diego City Council voted unanimously to stop police from making any future decisions about surveillance unilaterally.

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