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Expect more spy drones if ‘ag gag’ laws introduced

Expect more spy drones if ‘ag gag’ laws introduced | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
The “remotely operated Hexacopter drone” may sound like something out of the latest Hollywood sci-fi, but this new technology is about to take centre stage in Australia’s animal welfare debate.
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San Fran Thieves Target TV News Crews; Stations Hire Armed Security

San Fran Thieves Target TV News Crews; Stations Hire Armed Security | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
The incident is the latest in a string of incidents involving TV crews in the bay area.
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The Security Clearance System Does Not Work - Daily Beast

The Security Clearance System Does Not Work - Daily Beast | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Daily Beast The Security Clearance System Does Not Work Daily Beast “We should really take a hard look at what security clearances afford people access to and what they can do with it,” said Rob Caruso, a former command security unit officer in the...
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At Guantanamo, a microcosm of the surveillance state - Aljazeera.com

At Guantanamo, a microcosm of the surveillance state - Aljazeera.com | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
At Guantanamo, a microcosm of the surveillance state Aljazeera.com Even with this on-going struggle between a government desperate to hide evidence of torture, and defence lawyers just as determined to expose it, the revelations at Guantanamo this...
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EXCLUSIVE: Town halls face ban on parking spy-cam CCTV cars - Express.co.uk

EXCLUSIVE: Town halls face ban on parking spy-cam CCTV cars - Express.co.uk | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
“ITV News EXCLUSIVE: Town halls face ban on parking spy-cam CCTV cars Express.co.uk New figures yesterday revealed that more than £300million was collected over a five-year period by English councils, both Labour and Tory, through parking offences...”
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NSA spied on Indian embassy and UN mission, Edward Snowden files reveal

NSA spied on Indian embassy and UN mission, Edward Snowden files reveal | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
“Documents released by US whistleblower show extent and aggression of datamining exercises targeting its diplomatic ally (NSA spied on Indian embassy and UN mission, Edward Snowden files reveal http://t.co/3k599PpIw1)...”
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Police scour CCTV footage to find Parramatta bashing victim's killer - The Daily Telegraph

Police scour CCTV footage to find Parramatta bashing victim's killer - The Daily Telegraph | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
“Police scour CCTV footage to find Parramatta bashing victim's killer The Daily Telegraph Footage of the a man, believed to the victim, was captured by the Discount Chemist's exterior CCTV camera on the corner of Macqurie and Church streets just...”
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Spying on Democracy: Author details rise in surveillance - Berkeleyside

Spying on Democracy: Author details rise in surveillance - Berkeleyside | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Berkeleyside
Spying on Democracy: Author details rise in surveillance
Berkeleyside
In the last few months, Americans' expectations about government interference in their lives has been turned completely upside down.
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Army-Funded Study: We Have No Idea If Drones Work

Army-Funded Study: We Have No Idea If Drones Work | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
It turns out everything we know about the drone campaign...isn't very much.
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Long wait times at border hurt economy - Austin American-Statesman

Long wait times at border hurt economy - Austin American-Statesman | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Long wait times at border hurt economy
Austin American-Statesman
A component of comprehensive immigration reform that too often is overlooked in Washington is the tremendous amount of legal trade flowing across our southern border.
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VIDEO: CCTV footage of Dublin stab victim before death - Irish Independent

VIDEO: CCTV footage of Dublin stab victim before death - Irish Independent | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Irish Mirror
VIDEO: CCTV footage of Dublin stab victim before death
Irish Independent
This is the final CCTV footage of former publican John Maguire before he was stabbed to death. Also in this section.
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Police Association joins calls for CCTV at Byron Bay - Northern Star

Police Association joins calls for CCTV at Byron Bay - Northern Star | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Police Association joins calls for CCTV at Byron Bay
Northern Star
TROUBLE HOTSPOT: Police during Byron Bay New Year's Eve celebrations. Alcohol-fuelled violence is a problem in the area. Mireille Merlet-Shaw.
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China to Unblock Facebook and Twitter—but Only Inside the Shanghai Free Trade Zone

China to Unblock Facebook and Twitter—but Only Inside the Shanghai Free Trade Zone | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
An Internet cafe in Taiyuan, Shanxi province (Reuters) China’s ambitious Shanghai Free Trade Zone is designed to welcome foreign investment and open up an attractive yuan-denominated financial sector to the rest of the world.
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Spy agencies forced to furlough 70 percent of civilian employees - The Hill's Hillicon Valley

Spy agencies forced to furlough 70 percent of civilian employees - The Hill's Hillicon Valley | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
A spokesman for the director of national intelligence warned on Tuesday that the government shutdown will hamper the ability of the United States to track threats to national security.
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Security company dives deep into the 'Dark Web' for stolen data - PCWorld

Security company dives deep into the 'Dark Web' for stolen data - PCWorld | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Security company dives deep into the 'Dark Web' for stolen data
PCWorld
Alex Holden, founder of security company Hold Security, is in the business of bringing companies bad news.
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Shutdown could test IT security at federal agencies - Computerworld

Shutdown could test IT security at federal agencies - Computerworld | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Shutdown could test IT security at federal agencies
Computerworld
Computerworld - A government shutdown that lasts more than a few days could test the ability of federal agencies to protect their information systems against security threats.
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Anonymous claim Apple's Touch ID is linked to US surveillance - Computerworld (blog)

Anonymous claim Apple's Touch ID is linked to US surveillance - Computerworld (blog) | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Anonymous claim Apple's Touch ID is linked to US surveillance Computerworld (blog) Anonymous have some big claims concerning Apple [AAPL] Touch ID system, claiming a connection between the technology and the US defense industry to claim it's just...
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Anti-surveillance activists gear up for rally in Washington

Anti-surveillance activists gear up for rally in Washington | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
“A month from now, anti-surveillance activists plan to descend upon the U.S. Capitol once again. On Saturday, Oct.”
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FBI has been using drones since 2006, watchdog agency says

FBI has been using drones since 2006, watchdog agency says | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
“WASHINGTON – Operating with almost no public notice, the FBI has spent more than $3 million to operate a fleet of small drone aircraft in domestic investigations, according to a report released Thursday by a federal watchdog agency.”
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Study: Some drug tests fail to detect synthetic marijuana

Study: Some drug tests fail to detect synthetic marijuana | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
“A study by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy has prompted calls for updated testing.”
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London schoolboy secretly arrested over 'world's biggest cyber attack'

London schoolboy secretly arrested over 'world's biggest cyber attack' | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
A London schoolboy has been secretly arrested over the “world’s biggest cyber attack” as part of an international swoop against a suspected organised crime gang. (RT @PSYCHICTWINS: London schoolboy secretly arrested over world's biggest cyber attack!
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DOJ Spent Millions On Drones Despite 'Uncoordinated' Policy - Huffington Post

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DOJ Spent Millions On Drones Despite 'Uncoordinated' Policy
Huffington Post
WASHINGTON -- The U.S.
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Six far-right thugs jailed for battering Unite Against Fascism supporters ... - Mirror.co.uk

Six far-right thugs jailed for battering Unite Against Fascism supporters ... - Mirror.co.uk | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
BBC News
Six far-right thugs jailed for battering Unite Against Fascism supporters ...
Mirror.co.uk
Two more were arrested shortly after the attack, on July 6 last year, and others identified from CCTV of the area.
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CCTV footage helps convict Glasgow rapist James Burns - BBC News

CCTV footage helps convict Glasgow rapist James Burns - BBC News | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
CCTV footage helps convict Glasgow rapist James Burns
BBC News
A man has been convicted of rape after a jury was shown CCTV footage of his distraught victim after the attack.
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Armed guard in Sydney prison tower 'on ecstasy' - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Armed guard in Sydney prison tower 'on ecstasy' - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
The ICAC has found a prison guard manned a watch tower at Sydney's Long Bay jail while on ecstasy.
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