Crane-Station isn’t available this morning, so I am opening the Diner doors for Wednesday conversation. Any topic welcome. Rants encouraged. Good news also highly encouraged!
Pour a cup of your favorite morning beverage and join in!
An update to my theme from last Friday’s Over Easy, concerning how our locations are tracked using a technology known as a stingray, comes this news:
Law Enforcement Agencies Scramble For Pricey Cell Tower Spoofer Upgrades As Older Networks Are Shut Down
Documents released last week by the City of Oakland reveal that it is one of a handful of American jurisdictions attempting to upgrade an existing cellular surveillance system, commonly known as a stingray.
The Oakland Police Department, the nearby Fremont Police Department, and the Alameda County District Attorney jointly applied for a grant from the Department of Homeland Security to “obtain a state-of-the-art cell phone tracking system,” the records show.