Proposed $19 billion purchase stirs fears that social media giant will collect users’ data.
After rising chorus of privacy concerns, system will cover only airport and Port of Oakland property.
Two state Assembly committees will hold a hearing today on data breaches and what California can do.
Protest part of a worldwide day of events organized by the S.F.-based Electronic Frontier Foundation.
Backers say plan, five years in making, will fight crime but opponents fear it could be used for spying.
Lawsuit charges online site of improperly distributing photos and location information of minors.
Oakland city documents suggest the system will be focused on citizen monitoring, not crime fighting.
The surveillance issue seems abstract until you look at how much data we leave for the world to follow.