Report: SFPD Already Using Surveillance Video From Self-Driving Cars

An internal SFPD document obtained by VICE News shows that not only can the SF Police Department pull the camera video from autonomous Waymo and Cruise cars, but more chillingly, that they have "already done this several times." But a new report...

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Myles Pynchon
Myles Pynchon
14 · 6 days ago · Twitter

Im fine with this. The only thing that is “chilling” is the lawlessness here.

Plan 4 Safety, AskScout.
Plan 4 Safety, AskScout.
10 · 7 days ago · Twitter

Presumably they're pulling the video pursuant to a judge-approved warrant. Apparently that's "chilling" to the SFist.

Not chilled by what they're pulling video OF. Here: Fenty-folding across the street from school dropoff. https://t.co/​yB7BuyoJy8 https://t.co/​WaDh4FXMBc

human Rorschach test
human Rorschach test
5 · 7 days ago · Twitter

Almost like banning general police surveillance of public spaces, but not obtaining private footage, is a half-measure.