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San Francisco officials are currently exploring ways to implement drone technology into The City's safety and oversight operations. (S.F. Examiner illustration)

San Francisco may deploy drones for variety of uses

San Francisco’s government may put some eyes in the sky as city…

 

A single MUNI train stops at the very end of the Montgomery Station platform to pick up mid-day travelers. The SFMTA received state approval to allow multiple trains to enter the stations at once in order to better serve the public and relieve congestion at peak commute hours.

Tunnel vision: Questions about privacy dog Muni’s high-tech surveillance system

The newest surveillance cameras in San Francisco are on the verge of…

 

Cindy Chew/s.f. examiner file photoThe Police Department obtained StingRay technology as early as 2009

SFPD’s sophisticated surveillance technology raises concerns about usage

The National Security Agency has faced backlash from the public for the…

 

Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/The s.f. ExaminerACLU attorney Chris Conley speaks at a City Hall news conference about new surveillance legislation proposed by Supervisor John Avalos.

Tech surveillance devices would require public oversight in SF under proposed legislation

The use of high-tech surveillance tools would need public approval to be…

Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/The s.f. ExaminerACLU attorney Chris Conley speaks at a City Hall news conference about new surveillance legislation proposed by Supervisor John Avalos.
AP Photo/Patrick Semansky

Internet firms release data on NSA spy requests

Freed by a recent legal deal with government lawyers, major technology firms…

AP Photo/Patrick Semansky
AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteRep. Jim Sensenbrenner

NSA spying under fire: 'You've got a problem'

WASHINGTON — In a heated confrontation over domestic spying, members of Congress…

AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteRep. Jim Sensenbrenner
AP Photo/Patrick Semansky

NSA director says plot against Wall Street foiled

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. foiled a plot to bomb the New York…

AP Photo/Patrick Semansky