City approves Austin Fire Department drone study

Austin Fire Department eyes the skies… On August 7th, the Austin City Council approved a four-year study on the use of robotics by the Austin Fire Department. The draft Interlocal Agreement between the City and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) was unanimously approved along with other items on the consent docket at the…

Unredacted APD #OpWardrive Documents

[caption id="attachment_638" align="alignright" width="150" caption="High-tech law enforcement under scrutiny"][/caption] This post concludes EFF Austin’s investigation of DART’s #OpWardrive; here’s our initial post, announcement of operation cancellation, and update on the open records request. In our last post, we summarized our inquiry into the City of Austin Police Department’s Digital Analysis Response Team’s (DART) Operation Wardrive,…