Research and struggling for democratic control of surveillance technology in San Diego

I sit on the steering committee of the San Diego Transparent and Responsible Use of Surveillance Technology (TRUST) Coalition. The surveillance oversight ordinance and Privacy Advisory Board we’ve been fighting for is almost law. You can learn more about the ordinance and Privacy Advisory on KPBS.

San Diego City Council creates privacy board to oversee surveillance technologies

Read about the fight in The Oversight Bloc in Logic Magazine by me and City College Professor Khalid Alexander

Read Logic Magazine’s excerpt of Redacted, a book on what government black boxes focused on the struggle to see surveillance technology in San Diego by me and investigative journalist Jesse Marx

And, finally, a paper HCI Tactics for a Politics from Below: Meeting the Challenges of Smart Cities, along with a video teaser from SIGCHI (Computer Human Interaction)