Tyrel Johnson, Chris Teale: Smart streetlight controversy in San Diego prompts surveillance revamp

7/08/2020 - 07:46

The city council will vote in September on plans to update guidelines, which would provide more oversight and a Privacy Advisory Commission.

Amid swirling controversies surrounding San Diego's Smart Streetlights program, including its use to surveil protestors marching against systemic racism, new laws being debated in the city would more strictly govern the use of surveillance technology.