"It may lead to tragic consequences for police officers and undercover agents"
NYPD rips up $94,000 'Digidog' contract with Boston Dynamics after backlash from activists and city officials
Mayor de Blasio spokesman: 'It's creepy, alienating, and sends the wrong message to New Yorkers'
LAPD can still use in-house alternatives, though
Civil liberties advocates want to uncover phone surveillance practices
It is simply not possible with the open-source app's design
Incoming Australian legislation puts consumer protection at risk
And is expanding its officer training programs
Less of a 'backdoor,' and more of a 'side gate'