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Keeping intouchable: A community report on the use of mobile phones and social networking by young Aboriginal people in Victoria | Australian Policy Online

Keeping intouchable: A community report on the use of mobile phones and social networking by young Aboriginal people in Victoria | Australian Policy Online | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it

For young Aboriginal people new technology enables creative engagement and provides a means for negotiating and developing their identities, asserting and affirming their Aboriginality within an urban environment.

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Payong Gang: Caught on CCTV Pick Pockets Using Umbrellas

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Myth-Busting Machine Learning In Security - Dark Reading

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Myth-Busting Machine Learning In Security
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As increasingly more security tools are touted today as being backed by big data, anomaly detection, behavioral analysis, and algorithmic technology, security practitioners should be wary.
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WATCH: Bill Maher Bashes Republicans Over Border Crisis With Epic Dr. Seuss Parody

WATCH: Bill Maher Bashes Republicans Over Border Crisis With Epic Dr. Seuss Parody | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Oh, the places Bill Maher just went.

The host of HBO’s “Real Time” took on the border crisis and Tea Party Republicans with an epic Dr. Seuss parody on Friday night.

During his “New Rules” segment, Maher gave the...
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US: Terrorism Prosecutions Often An Illusion | Human Rights Watch

US: Terrorism Prosecutions Often An Illusion | Human Rights Watch | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
(Washington, DC) –The US Justice Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have targeted American Muslims in abusive counterterrorism “sting operations” based on religious and ethnic identity, Human Rights Watch and Columbia Law School’s Human Rights Institute said in a report released today.
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How reactive law-making will limit the accountability of ASIO | Inside Story

How reactive law-making will limit the accountability of ASIO | Inside Story | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
The Coalition’s new security legislation shows that it hasn’t learnt the lessons of twelve years of terrorism law-making, write Jessie Blackbourn and Nicola McGarrity
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CCTV cameras in Melbourne CBD boost arrest rate

CCTV cameras in Melbourne CBD boost arrest rate | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
HI-tech security cameras are being credited with five arrests a day in the CBD.
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The Failure of Catch and Release Drug Treatment Court | The Fix

My son's experience of drug treatment court highlights a system that misunderstands addict psychology with fatal results.
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The Fix is a web magazine which gives an interesting alternative view to mainstream media on issues surrounding drugs and addiction.

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Using Google history to prosecute crimes

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Forbes is reporting this week how investigators used a Wisconsin's mans browser search history as evidence in his murder conviction.
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Google’s conquest of privacy is complete

Google’s conquest of privacy is complete | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
A co-founder of Nest shrugs: "We're not telling Google anything that it doesn't already know"
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Mersey Police officers accused of beating up stab victim in Stanley Park cleared (CCTV)

Mersey Police officers accused of beating up stab victim in Stanley Park cleared (CCTV) | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
THREE police officers exposed on CCTV apparently beating a man with a knife wound in a city park were cleared of any wrongdoing.
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What's the Matter With Drug Testing Students? | The Fix

What's the Matter With Drug Testing Students? | The Fix | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
As more public schools climb on the testing bandwagon, is there supportive evidence it makes a difference or is it simply butt-covering by school boards? The debate rages across the country.
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Newsletter: The Week in Rights | Human Rights Watch

Newsletter: The Week in Rights | Human Rights Watch | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Newsletter Keep abreast of each week’s foremost human rights news from around the globe, and learn more about current challenges and opportunities to create change.
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FBI says it struggles to recruit young hackers - because they're all smoking pot

FBI says it struggles to recruit young hackers - because they're all smoking pot | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
The FBI is struggling to recruit bright young computer programmers because of their fondness for cannabis, according to the bureau's director.
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CCTV footage: Man enters hospital with sword, threatens doctors

Watch out CCTV footage of man entering hospital with sword, and threatening doctors and patients.
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White House backs Senate Democrats’ plan on border

White House backs Senate Democrats’ plan on border | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
The Obama administration Monday formally endorsed the Senate Democratic version of an emergency spending measure that would provide an additional $2.7 billion in funding for the crisis on the Texas border.
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With Liberty to Monitor All: How Large-Scale US Surveillance is Harming Journalism, Law, and American Democracy

With Liberty to Monitor All: How Large-Scale US Surveillance is Harming Journalism, Law, and American Democracy | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
The 120-page report documents how national security journalists and lawyers are adopting elaborate steps or otherwise modifying their practices to keep communications, sources, and other confidential information secure in light of revelations of unprecedented US government surveillance of electronic communications and transactions.
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Drug Testing and Racial Profiling | The Fix

Drug Testing and Racial Profiling | The Fix | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Check out the stats below: whites significantly trump blacks in all drug use except crack. So why do so many employers assume that black job applicants are drug users?
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Johns Hopkins hospital to pay $200 million to victims of gynaecologist's hidden camera

Johns Hopkins hospital to pay $200 million to victims of gynaecologist's hidden camera | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Johns Hopkins hospital will pay $US190 million to settle a lawsuit on behalf of at least 8500 women whose pelvic exams were secretly recorded by a gynaecologist.
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Nation’s police forces on world search for hi-tech crimebusting tool

Nation’s police forces on world search for hi-tech crimebusting tool | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
AUSTRALIA’S police forces are pursuing a crime-busting tool that records suspects’ faces, distinguishing marks and even speech patterns for use in the same way as fingerprints.
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Digital Security Cameras Solving Vegas Crimes, But Are They For You?

Digital Security Cameras Solving Vegas Crimes, But Are They For You? | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
For many homeowners, a home security camera can offer peace of mind. It can allow you to keep an eye on your property, your family or even your pets.
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A lot of media spends a lot of time selling us 'safety', 'security' and 'peace of mind' -- this is one example of millions.

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VIDEO: Smartphones and metadata – a question of privacy

VIDEO: Smartphones and metadata – a question of privacy | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Metadata – as the name suggests – is data about data. While most of it may seem innocuous, it can be highly valuable to police, investigators and others. With the proliferation of smartphones, the amount…
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Tony Abbott defends role of Five Eyes intelligence alliance

Tony Abbott defends role of Five Eyes intelligence alliance | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Prime minister tells reporters in Canada that alliance members should never apologise for ‘doing what’s necessary’
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Building watchdog using ‘miniature cameras’ to spy on industrial rallies

Building watchdog using ‘miniature cameras’ to spy on industrial rallies | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
THE building watchdog is filming industrial rallies with “miniature cameras” to identify construction workers who should be at work.
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Faulkner accuses department of spying on him

Faulkner accuses department of spying on him | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Labor Senator John Faulkner accuses Parliament House officials of spying on him using CCTV cameras.
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Call for tougher laws against animal activists filming farms

Call for tougher laws against animal activists filming farms | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
The pork industry is calling for tougher penalties against animal activists who illegally film on farms.
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