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Santa Cruz predictive policing adds tool for cops, neighbors - Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz predictive policing adds tool for cops, neighbors - Santa Cruz Sentinel | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
ITV News Santa Cruz predictive policing adds tool for cops, neighbors Santa Cruz Sentinel SANTA CRUZ -- On a day meant to introduce residents to predictive policing hot spots that officers check in their down time, Santa Cruz police Wednesday...
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With rise of drones, FAA's role expands to include privacy - Washington Times

With rise of drones, FAA's role expands to include privacy - Washington Times | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
With rise of drones, FAA's role expands to include privacy
Washington Times
“Our job is safety and its to make sure that [drones] are safely integrated into the national airspace system.
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FAA 'committed' to approval of drones, but a lot has to be figured out first - Washington Times

FAA 'committed' to approval of drones, but a lot has to be figured out first - Washington Times | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
FAA 'committed' to approval of drones, but a lot has to be figured out first
Washington Times
From farmers to filmmakers, a host of American industries eagerly await the opportunity to take advantage of drones.
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Collingwood say mid-fielder Dale Thomas's Twitter account was hacked - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Collingwood say Dale Thomas 'knew nothing' about a tweet that claimed he was leaving the club.
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How can we protect young people from cyberbullying?

The recent arrest by Canadian police of two young people who allegedly shared a photo of a young woman being sexually assaulted has once again highlighted the danger that social media can pose for teenagers…...
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Barack Obama pledges changes to restore trust in NSA surveillance programs - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

US president Barack Obama has announced plans to limit sweeping government surveillance programs that have come under criticism since leaks by former spy agency contractor Edward Snowden.
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Yemen's Week Of Terror

Yemen's Week Of Terror | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
On Friday night, Farea al-Muslimi, a young Yemeni journalist and activist, went for a drive with a friend around the capital city of his home, Sanaa.
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Parliament ready to ditch £31million police protection and hire cheaper security guards

Parliament ready to ditch £31million police protection and hire cheaper security guards | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
The radical move would see traditional uniformed ‘bobbies’ inside the Palace of Westminster replaced by private staff from a company such as G4S.
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'Liking' political rumours is a crime - The Nation

'Liking' political rumours is a crime - The Nation | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
'Liking' political rumours is a crime. Police Maj Gen Pisit Pao-in, commander of the Technology Crime Suppression Division, defends his agency against criticism over its threat to take...
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OpEdNews Article: Article: Manning's Upside-Down Punishment

OpEdNews Article: Article: Manning's Upside-Down Punishment | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
The cruel irony of how the United States has addressed post-9/11 war crimes, including President Bush's invasion of Iraq and his use of torture, is that no major government official has been held accountable, yet whistleblowers have faced harsh...

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ACLU Comment on President Obama's Proposed Surveillance Reforms

ACLU Comment on President Obama's Proposed Surveillance Reforms | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: 212-549-2666, media@aclu.org
WASHINGTON – American Civil Liberties Union Executive Director Anthony D.
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Obama Assures Public That Privacy Protected in Data Scans - Bloomberg

Obama Assures Public That Privacy Protected in Data Scans - Bloomberg | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Wired Obama Assures Public That Privacy Protected in Data Scans Bloomberg President Barack Obama said his administration is taking steps to assure privacy rights are protected while government surveillance programs scour telephone records and...
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Police release stolen car CCTV in city stabbing investigation - Liverpool Echo

Police release stolen car CCTV in city stabbing investigation - Liverpool Echo | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Liverpool Echo Police release stolen car CCTV in city stabbing investigation Liverpool Echo "I am also keen to speak with anyone who recognises the two men captured on CCTV, as they may have vital information that could assist officers in their...
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Government surveillance spurs Americans to fight back - Washington Post

Government surveillance spurs Americans to fight back - Washington Post | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Government surveillance spurs Americans to fight back
Washington Post
At the Pentagon and CIA, they are known as “countermeasures,” the jargony adaptation of Newton's Third Law: For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.
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Shocking CCTV footage shows moment doorman strikes Merseyside clubber - Liverpool Echo

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Shocking CCTV footage shows moment doorman strikes Merseyside clubber
Liverpool Echo
The CCTV footage showed a punch, although if you blink you miss it. The consultant told us that Scott was unconscious before his head hit the pavement.
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Life and Death in Assisted Living – FRONTLINE

Life and Death in Assisted Living – FRONTLINE | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it

These three deaths, an alleged sexual assault, and a senior’s disappearance, are among the more than two dozen cases of questionable care uncovered by FRONTLINE and ProPublica at the nation’s largest assisted living provider

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Profiles in blogging: how bloggers around the world practice their craft

Profiles in blogging: how bloggers around the world practice their craft | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Blogging, once a trendy new phenomenon in the early days of the World Wide Web, is now almost two decades old. But bloggers continue to fill information voids in countries where free speech is constricted or forbidden.
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Former police officer sentenced to 10 years jail over sex offences - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Former police officer sentenced to 10 years jail over sex offences - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
A former customs and federal police officer, Stephen Adams, has been sentenced to 10 years jail for a string of sex offences, armed robbery and fraud.
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Chinese human trafficking ring busted in Spain, France - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Chinese human trafficking ring busted in Spain, France - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Spanish and French police say they have dismantled a human trafficking ring that smuggled Chinese migrants into Europe and the United States, charging up to 50,000 euros ($72,000) per person.
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CVS Requiring Customers To Show ID For Everyday Product

CVS Requiring Customers To Show ID For Everyday Product | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Fixing a chipped manicure just got much harder for many teenage girls.
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Statement from Julian Assange in response to President Obama’s plans to reform America’s global surveillance program | The WikiLeaks Party

Statement from Julian Assange in response to President Obama’s plans to reform America’s global surveillance program | The WikiLeaks Party | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Julian Assange, August 10, 2013, on Obama, NSA, Edward Snowden... | The WikiLeaks Party http://t.co/LU5mX69wq6
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Julian Assange says US plan to limit surveillance programs vindicates Edward Snowden - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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Crime victims urged to SKYPE their local police as force plans to shut stations in cost-cutting measure

Crime victims urged to SKYPE their local police as force plans to shut stations in cost-cutting measure | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Bedfordshire Police are under pressure to make £7.5m in financial savings following cutbacks in government funding and have proposed that people could get in touch with the police via the free internet video service.
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No charges for US border agent who shot Mexican teenager - Telegraph.co.uk

No charges for US border agent who shot Mexican teenager - Telegraph.co.uk | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
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No charges for US border agent who shot Mexican teenager
Telegraph.co.uk
The incident began after agents responded to reports of a group of people trying to smuggle suspected drug packages across the border, the department said.
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