Archiv: San Francisco


02.05.2020 - 00:37 [ NBC ]

May Day Protesters to Rally for Reopening of San Francisco

He vows to defy the stay at home order Friday and open up his shop.

“I’m going to stand my ground,” Desmarais said. „I was a former law enforcement officer. I understand what they have to do but I’m an American I also feel I have rights.“

06.03.2020 - 21:17 [ theIntercept.com ]

Nancy Pelosi to Receive First Genuine Left-Wing Challenge in 30 Years

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will face a spirited challenge from activist and attorney Shahid Buttar in the November general election.

Buttar represents a unique, if unlikely challenge to Pelosi, the most powerful elected Democrat in the country and 33-year incumbent for San Francisco’s congressional seat. On Tuesday, Pelosi took 72.5 percent of the vote in California’s 12th Congressional District. Under the state’s unique primary system — where the top-two vote-getters in the primary make it to the general election, even if they belong to the same party — Buttar’s 12.7 percent was enough to get him on the November ballot.

16.05.2019 - 16:11 [ Netzpolitik.org ]

San Francisco erschwert Anschaffung von Überwachungstechnologien und verbietet Gesichtserkennung

Der Stadtrat von San Francisco hat in einer wegweisenden Verordnung die Anschaffung von Überwachungstechnologie für städtische Behörden erschwert. Diese müssen darlegen, wie die Privatsphäre beeinträchtigt wird und den Einsatz regelmäßig evaluieren. Die Verordnung verbietet zudem den Einsatz von Gesichtserkennung.

16.05.2019 - 16:01 [ Aaron Peskin, San Francisco Supervisor ‏/ Twitter ]

The success of San Francisco’s #FacialRecognition ban is owed to a vast grassroots coalition that has advocated for similar policies around the Bay Area for years. Thanks to @ACLU_NorCal @SecureJustice @CAIRSFBA @ColorOfChange @mediajustice and so many others who fought for this.

16.05.2019 - 15:56 [ TicToc by Bloomberg / Twitter ]

„It’s psychologically unhealthy,“ says Supervisor @AaronPeskin San Francisco has become the first U.S. city to ban police use of facial recognition tech