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Lawyers fear new police powers for Queensland G20 events are 'draconian' breach of rights - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Lawyers fear new police powers for Queensland G20 events are 'draconian' breach of rights - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
New measures to maintain law and order during the G20 summits in Queensland next year have lawyers concerned people will be locked away in prison without bail.
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Your future boss knows what you did this summer: it's online

Just over a fortnight ago, LinkedIn announced it is to make its professional network available to UK-based students aged 13 years and older; primarily as a way of enabling young people to leverage the…...
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NSW Police to be quizzed over numberplate photography data as part of report into privacy - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

NSW Police to be quizzed over numberplate photography data as part of report into privacy - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Privacy commissioner for NSW is seeking more information about the extent to which data from people's everyday lives is being recorded and stored.
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Thief Buys New Wagon For Child After Caught On Surveillance Stealing - MyFox Philadelphia

Thief Buys New Wagon For Child After Caught On Surveillance Stealing - MyFox Philadelphia | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Daily Mail Thief Buys New Wagon For Child After Caught On Surveillance Stealing MyFox Philadelphia The surveillance videos show it from two different angles: two young women come into Tracy Bean's yard and take the red wagon that she uses to...
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Child Pornography in the US Pentagon

Child Pornography in the US Pentagon | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
5,200 Pentagon Employees Bought Child Pornography and the world media is silent:

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Victim of child pornography sues her exploiters

Victim of child pornography sues her exploiters | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Masha Allen was once called the Internet's "most famous little girl" - for the most horrific of reasons. A Russian orphan, Allen was adopted at age 5 by a Pittsburgh businessman who sexually abused...

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Qld police showcase new fingerprint technology to US authorities - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Qld police showcase new fingerprint technology to US authorities - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Queensland police say new fingerprint technology is speeding up the time it takes to solve serious crimes.
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Parole system flaws revealed in secret reports

Parole system flaws revealed in secret reports | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
A convicted murderer was assessed as a low risk of offending while on parole, only to kill again two years later, secret reports have revealed.
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Double murder: CCTV suspects innocent - The Hindu

Double murder: CCTV suspects innocent - The Hindu | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Double murder: CCTV suspects innocent The Hindu The two men who, based on CCTV footage, were suspected to have been involved in the murder of two women at their house in Maduravoyal on Thursday morning, turned out to be labourers who had nothing to...
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Google racing to encrypt data transfers in response to NSA surveillance

Google racing to encrypt data transfers in response to NSA surveillance | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Google is stepping up efforts to encrypt information flowing between its own data centers as a response to surveillance programs waged by the NSA and other intelligence agencies around the world....
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You can linger longer with a digital death

Digital life now begins before birth, with excited expectant parents sharing ultrasound images of their unborn babies online.
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North Carolina Republicans Override Welfare Drug Test Veto

North Carolina Republicans Override Welfare Drug Test Veto | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
The North Carolina GOP is having a big fight over making poor people pee in cups.
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Tweeting to be allowed from South Australian courtrooms - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Tweeting to be allowed from South Australian courtrooms - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Lawyers and journalists will be allowed to tweet from court under new Supreme Court rules in South Australia.
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US and British intelligence agencies crack security codes on iPhones, Blackberrys and Android devices - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

US and British intelligence agencies crack security codes on iPhones, Blackberrys and Android devices - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
American and British intelligence agencies have cracked security codes that protect data on iPhones, Blackberrys and Android devices, according to German magazine Der Spiegel.
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Surveillance court ruling allowed NSA search of domestic email: Report

Surveillance court ruling allowed NSA search of domestic email: Report | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
The Obama administration quietly won permission from a surveillance court in 2011 for the National Security Agency to search deliberately for Americans' communications in its huge databases of intercepted phone calls and emails (#Surveillance court...
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Kwara gov advocates intelligence gathering on domestic terrorism - Nigerian Tribune

Kwara gov advocates intelligence gathering on domestic terrorism - Nigerian Tribune | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Kwara gov advocates intelligence gathering on domestic terrorism
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Timely and reliable intelligence are critical in the determination to stem the spate of domestic terrorism in parts of the country.
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Daily Kos: Child porn victim suing viewers for $150k each

Daily Kos: Child porn victim suing viewers for $150k each | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
A young woman who was adopted from Russia at age 5, only to be brutally abused by her adopted father, is now suing the men who have been convicted of downloading images of her:

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NSW Police photographing numberplates and storing data for five years, Four Corners reports - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

NSW Police photographing numberplates and storing data for five years, Four Corners reports - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
New South Wales Police cars are photographing the numberplates of every vehicle they pass on the state's roads and storing the data in a vast searchable database with more than 200 million entries.
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Flaws exposed in second Vic parole report

Flaws exposed in second Vic parole report | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Justice Simon Whelan, who chaired Victoria's Adult Parole Board when parolee Adrian Ernest Bayley killed Jill Meagher, says "we made a mistake".
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Mayors irate after CCTV projects set for the chop - Sydney Morning Herald

Mayors irate after CCTV projects set for the chop - Sydney Morning Herald | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Sydney Morning Herald Mayors irate after CCTV projects set for the chop Sydney Morning Herald Sydney suburban mayors have reacted with outrage at the Coalition's intention to axe funding already committed to eight metropolitan Sydney councils, and...
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Robber Paul Shough, 28, caught when police recognise bushy eyebrows from ... - Daily Mail

Robber Paul Shough, 28, caught when police recognise bushy eyebrows from ... - Daily Mail | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
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Shough pleaded guilty to robbery and possession of an imitation firearm at an earlier hearing.
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Swedish Police Open Investigation into Seizure of War Crime Evidence

Swedish Police Open Investigation into Seizure of War Crime Evidence | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Swedish police open criminal investigation into suspected US intelligence activity against Assange in Sweden http://t.co/aCPSnMr0vY
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Whistleblower reveals Australia's spy agency has access to internet codes

Whistleblower reveals Australia's spy agency has access to internet codes | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Australia's electronic spy agency reportedly has access to a top secret program that has successfully cracked the encryption used by hundreds of millions of people to protect the privacy of their emails, phone calls and online business transactions.
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NSA breaches a new level of social contract with Sigint

In the wake of the latest New York Times/Guardian UK/ProPublica triple team effort breaking news of America’s National Security Agency’s (NSA) anti-cryptography effort Sigint, a new level of social contract…...
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