Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition Statement against the DAC

Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition Statement against the Oakland Domain Awareness Center

Whereas facilities like Oakland’s Domain Awareness Center are an affront
to our 1st and 4th Amendment constitutional rights, and

Whereas, like Stop & Frisk and similar tactics, state surveillance of
citizenry will inevitably be deployed in black and brown communities
extensively and disproportionately, and

Whereas, the state can never be trusted to regulate itself in its use
of such data, once collected, privacy policy or no privacy policy,

Therefore the Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition unconditionally
opposes the construction of Oakland’s Domain Awareness Center and any
similar integration of surveillance data.

Oakland Privacy Working Group Meeting, January 4

Oakland Privacy Working Group Meeting

Organize against the Oakland Domain Awareness Center

WHEN:
Saturday, January 4, 2014
6:30pm

WHERE:
Sudo Room
2141 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94607
(entrance is on 22nd Street, then go upstairs)
Getting There

Join Oakland Privacy Working Group to organize against the Domain Awareness Center (DAC), Oakland’s citywide mass surveillance center.

If you are interested in joining the Oakland Privacy Working Group email listserv, send an email to: oaklandprivacyworkinggroup-subscribe@lists.riseup.net

First Friday Outreach, January 3

First Friday: Outreach Against the Domain Awareness Center

WHEN:
Friday, January 3, 2014
5:30pm – 9:00pm

WHERE: 
First Friday – We’ll be somewhere in the mix!
Telegraph Avenue & 25th Street
Oakland, CA 94612

Join us!

Last month we had an awesome booth, surveillance video and clips from 1984 streaming, banners, and handouts.  Then the powers-in-the-sky decided to pour down freezing rain.

We’ve now applied for a cloudless sky, and to untilt Earth’s axis so that it will be warm and daylight until late. Renee Domingo <WE LOVE BIG BROTHER>  is considering the application.  We’ll let you know.

Do come out regardless and <BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING> help us spread <FREEDOM IS SLAVERY> the word.

Oakland Privacy Working Group Meeting – Wednesday, 12/18

Oakland Privacy Working Group Meeting

Organize against the Oakland Domain Awareness Center

WHEN:
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
6:00pm – 8:00pm

WHERE:
Sudo Room
2141 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94607
(entrance is on 22nd Street, then go upstairs)
Getting There

Join Oakland Privacy Working Group to organize against the Domain Awareness Center (DAC), Oakland’s citywide mass surveillance center.

If you are interested in joining the Oakland Privacy Working Group email listserv, send an email to: oaklandprivacyworkinggroup-subscribe@lists.riseup.net

Oakland Privacy Working Group Meeting – Wednesday, 12/11

Oakland Privacy Working Group Meeting

Organize against the Oakland Domain Awareness Center

WHEN:
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
6:00pm – 8:00pm

WHERE:
Sudo Room
2141 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94607
(entrance is on 22nd Street, then go upstairs)
Getting There

Join Oakland Privacy Working Group to organize against the Domain Awareness Center (DAC), Oakland’s citywide mass surveillance center.

On July 31st after midnight the Oakland City Council voted unanimously to approve allocating $2 million to continue to develop the Domain Awareness Center that would integrate surveillance cameras from all over the Port of Oakland, the city, BART, AC Transit, traffic cameras, and other sensors into a local ‘fusion’ center that could effectively track private citizens movements throughout the region. Video and data feeds from all over Oakland are to be aggregated and monitored at the DAC, then analyzed with license plate recognition software, thermal imaging, and body movement recognition software, possibly facial recognition software, and more — all with absolutely no privacy or data-retention policies in place, or substantive debate at the committee or council level about the program.

November 20th, again after midnight, the City Council voted 6-1 to find a new contractor for the DAC after it came to light that the previous major contractor, SAIC, was involved in nuclear weapons development in contravention of Oakland’s nuclear free policy.

The Oakland Privacy Working Group and others are continuing to organize against these encroachments upon our liberty and privacy.

If you are interested in joining the Oakland Privacy Working Group email listserv, send an email to: oaklandprivacyworkinggroup-subscribe@lists.riseup.net

First Friday Outreach, December 6

First Friday: Oakland Privacy Group Exhibit and Outreach Against the Domain Awareness Center

WHEN:
Friday, December 6, 2013
5:30pm – 9:00pm

WHERE: 
First Friday – We’ll be somewhere in the mix!
Telegraph Avenue & 25th Street
Oakland, CA 94612

Join Oakland Privacy Group as we pass out literature, present a slide show, perhaps have mock-up surveillance units, and discuss our opposition to the Domain Awareness Center, Oakland’s implementation of ‘1984’ on steroids.

Join us also for our next meeting at the Sudo Room on December 11th.