The Electronic Frontier Foundation and California's ACLU chapters have asked more than 70 law enforcement agencies in the state to stop sharing location data from automated license plate readers with agencies in anti-abortion states.
Officials with the city of Dallas have not definitively outlined the full scope of the May 3 cyber attack that disrupted its systems. They have also not released whether the perpetrators demanded any sort of ransom.
The police department has installed 172 license plate reading cameras throughout the city. The controversial tech is touted as a way to identify criminal suspects and stolen vehicles, but opponents say they’re a privacy concern.
The New York county government has converted its website and email addresses to .gov domains. The addresses require stricter security control and are only available to U.S.-based government agencies.
A nation-state sponsored actor is using living-off-the-land techniques to hide its activity and spy on U.S. targets, and possibly plan communication disruptions, Microsoft said. CISA and Microsoft released details to help potential victims identify and mitigate the threat.
Plus, Ohio launches a workforce program to support broadband deployment, New York aims to improve digital literacy for older adults, and more.
The Los Angeles City Council has decided – in an 8-4 vote – to accept the donation of a nearly $280,000 dog-like robot for the police department's use. The technology has been a point of contentious public debate.
A recent panel discussion at the CoMotion Miami conference highlighted how political divisiveness and conspiracy theories have taken aim at progressive ideas around urban mobility and city design.
Gov. Greg Gianforte signed a bill this week stiffening penalties for drone operators that interfere with aerial wildfire suppression efforts. Violators could face a criminal misdemeanor, up to 6 months in jail and hefty civil fines.
Although some websites contain lists and maps of EV chargers, they do not tell whether the chargers work, which could make it tough for tourists and for the state to encourage EV purchases.
Under a new Vision Zero bill, cities would be able to create local laws for speed and red light cameras, hold hearings on the issue and locate monitoring devices in areas with histories of crashes and traffic violations.
With staffing issues and few resources, rural counties are most likely to have missed the deadline for correcting the broadband map, meaning they will miss out on millions of dollars in federal funding meant to bring the Internet to rural America.
Jacqueline Bobo was named interim CIO for Milwaukee County, Wis., this month, while the county's prior CIO, Lynn Fyhrlund, announced he was leaving for a similar position with San Bernardino County, Calif.
New research suggests that when government agencies include diversity, equity and inclusion in the hiring process, it can improve hiring outcomes across federal, state and local governments.
More than 150 Republicans in the U.S. House asked the EPA Monday to roll back the agency's proposed emissions standards that are expected to further push the auto industry to electric vehicles.
Along with OpenAI, San Francisco is home to Scale AI, valued at $7.3 billion, though the company cut its workforce earlier this year, and Anthropic and Dialpad, which have each raised hundreds of millions of dollars.