Incident 248: Automated License Plate Camera Notified Police about a Previously Stolen Rental Car that was Returned, Causing an Innocent Person to be Detained at Gunpoint in California
SAN PABLO, Calif. (KTVU) - Brian Hofer has worked for the last half decade on defending citizens’ rights to privacy and creating tighter oversight surrounding the use of mass surveillance techniques and technology.
As chair of Oakland’s Pri…
Brian Hofer and his brother were on their way home from a Thanksgiving visit, headed toward Oakland, Calif., on Interstate 80 when he saw the flashing lights. Police officers directed him off the highway and into a shopping center. That’s a…