City Is Hiding Data From Smart Street Lights, Lawsuit Claims

Submitted by NFOIC on Tue, 12/17/2019 - 9:00am

A government advocacy group is suing the city of San Diego for refusing to turn over surveillance footage and data from almost 4,000 cameras installed on city street lights.

In its lawsuit, San Diegans for Open Government claims the city violated state open records laws by failing to disclose in a public records request the surveillance footage and any data from the cameras. In addition, the group said the city would not provide detailed information about the so-called "Smart Streetlight Program." (Read more here...)