Guess San Francisco doesn’t want to be a center of tech innovation:

But the office will do more than just help eager tech firms obtain approvals and permits. It will also have the power to weigh the potential impact of a proposed technology on city infrastructure and public safety — as well as privacy and security — before giving a green light to a pilot project or product launch.”

Source: New San Francisco Office Could Curb ‘Reckless’ Rollouts of Emerging Tech | KQED News

The city will review and issue a permit – or advise the company how it may need to alter its product – before its product can be trialed or launched in San Francisco.

Faceless bureaucrats with no skin in the game will sit in the driver’s seat. What could possibly go wrong?

By EdwardM