Privacy Groups Urge Oakland City Council to Scrap the DAC

OAKLAND CITY COUNCIL | DAC | Privacy groups are aggressively lobbying members of the Oakland City Council to vote Tuesday night against a resolution approving a $1.6 million contract for the second phase of the Domain Awareness Center (DAC). In addition, the groups are calling on the council to halt the entire project funded by … Continue reading Privacy Groups Urge Oakland City Council to Scrap the DAC

The Skinny: Oakland City Council Preview, Feb. 18, 2014

Oakland City Council Preview1 Frank Ogawa PlazaTuesday, Feb. 18, 5:30 p.m.[FULL AGENDA HERE]Twitter hashtag: #oakmtg >>> REASON TO FILL OUT A SPEAKER’S CARDTHE DAC IS BACK City staff needed more time to determine whether Schneider Electric is eligible under Oakland's Nuclear Weapons Free Zone ordinance to build the second phase of the Domain Awareness Center (DAC). … Continue reading The Skinny: Oakland City Council Preview, Feb. 18, 2014

Oakland’s Nuclear Free Zone Law Proving Troublesome for Future of DAC

OAKLAND CITY COUNCIL | PRIVACY | Oakland’s Nuclear Weapons Free Zone Ordinance is adding quite a bit of snowy static for future of the Domain Awareness Center (DAC). The City Council’s Public Safety Committee moved forward a recommendation to select a new vendor for the second phase of the controversial surveillance center late Tuesday night, … Continue reading Oakland’s Nuclear Free Zone Law Proving Troublesome for Future of DAC

The Skinny: Oakland City Council Committee Preview, Jan. 28, 2014

Oakland City Council Committee Preview1 Frank Ogawa PlazaTuesday, Jan. 28, begins at 9:30 a.m.Hashtag: #oakmtg>>> PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEEDAC RETURNS In a committee item likely to attract a great deal of attention from Oakland’s vocal privacy activists, the public safety committee will look to pass to the full council a $1.6 million professional service contract to … Continue reading The Skinny: Oakland City Council Committee Preview, Jan. 28, 2014