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Oakland Privacy Working Group Meeting: Fighting Against the Surveillance State.
Date Wednesday May 04
Time 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Details
Omni Commons 4799 Shattuck, Oakland, CA
Event Type Meeting
Emailoaklandprivacy [at] gmail.com
  • DAC Opposition photo no-surveillance-city-council_zps7d741c77.jpgJoin the Oakland Privacy Working Group to organize against the surveillance state,  against Urban Shield, and to advocate for privacy and surveillance regulation ordinances to be passed around the Bay Area, especially by Alameda County and by the Oakland City Council.
  • We are also engaged in the fight against Predictive Policing and other "pre-crime" and "thought-crime" abominations, drones, improper use of police body cameras, requirements for "backdoors" to your cellphone and against other invasions of privacy by our benighted City, County, State and Federal Governments.

OPWG originally came together to fight against the Domain Awareness Center (DAC), Oakland’s citywide networked mass surveillance hub. OPWG was instrumental in stopping the DAC from becoming a city-wide spying network; its members helped draft the Privacy Policy that puts further restrictions on the now Port-restricted DAC, and made Oakland's Advisory Privacy Committee to the City Council happen.  We were also the lead in having Alameda County pass the most comprehensive privacy and usage policy in the country for deployment of "Stingray" technology (cell phone interceptors).

We have presented our work at the recent RightsCon in San Francisco and will be doing so at Left Forum in New York City.

Stop by and learn how you can help guard our right not to be spied on by the government & if you are interested in joining the Oakland Privacy Working Group email listserv, send an email to: oaklandprivacyworkinggroup-subscribe AT lists.riseup.net For more information on the DAC check out

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