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'Border Insecurity' by Sylvia Longmire - Boston Globe

'Border Insecurity' by Sylvia Longmire - Boston Globe | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Boston Globe 'Border Insecurity' by Sylvia Longmire Boston Globe That's the depressing conclusion of “Border Insecurity: Why Big Money, Fences, and Drones Aren't Making Us Safer” by Sylvia Longmire, a former Air Force officer and special agent for...
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MOBILE WALLS BUILT TO BAR ILLEGAL BORDER CROSSING - Daily Sabah

MOBILE WALLS BUILT TO BAR ILLEGAL BORDER CROSSING - Daily Sabah | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Hurriyet Daily News MOBILE WALLS BUILT TO BAR ILLEGAL BORDER CROSSING Daily Sabah HATAY — Wall erected on Turkish-Syrian border to prevent smuggling Turkey is building a portable concrete wall on its border with Syria to deter illegal crossings and...
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Google claims its self-driving cars have ‘mastered’ the complexities of city driving

Google claims its self-driving cars have ‘mastered’ the complexities of city driving | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Google announced today that its self-driving car project has “mastered” the difficulties of driving on city streets.
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Verizon Wireless to expose customers' browsing to advertisers

Verizon Wireless to expose customers' browsing to advertisers | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Verizon will monitor not just mobile activities but also what customers do on wired or Wi-Fi-connected computers, then share that data with marketers.
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Pro-Ana: ‘Thinspiration' and Social Media | The Fix

Pro-Ana: ‘Thinspiration' and Social Media | The Fix | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Is the ‘Pro-Ana’ phenomenon in social media a danger to the recovery process for anorexics?
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Revenge porn has become too profitable to go away

Revenge porn has become too profitable to go away | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
The recent calls for legislation to prohibit revenge pornography – sexually explicit media of unwitting people shared online without their consent, often as punishment for a break up – are not surprising…
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Is it right that police can now penalise us for what they think they see?

SERGEANT Phil Wild was a very naughty boy in March. He said some of Victoria’s speeding penalty policies were dumb. Boy, was he going to get it bad. A “disappointed” road policing command assistant commissioner, Robert Hill, spoke of a dreaded “internal inquiry”.
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Google Acquires Titan Aerospace, The Drone Company Pursued By ...

Google Acquires Titan Aerospace, The Drone Company Pursued By ... | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Google has acquired Titan Aerospace, the drone startup that makes high-flying robots which was previously scoped by Facebook as a potential acquisition target (as first reported by TechCrunch), the WSJ reports.
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Court orders US to release memo on drones, al-Awlaki killing - Reuters

Court orders US to release memo on drones, al-Awlaki killing - Reuters | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
The Guardian Court orders US to release memo on drones, al-Awlaki killing Reuters Civil liberties groups have complained that the drone program, which deploys pilotless aircraft, lets the government kill Americans without constitutionally required...
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The Easiest Way Across the Mexico Border - Men's Journal

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The Easiest Way Across the Mexico Border
Men's Journal
For decades, the 118 miles of river between Big Bend National Park and neighboring Mexico was a porous border without passport checks.
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CCTV in classrooms makes UK teachers feel like 'lab rats' - Times of India

CCTV in classrooms makes UK teachers feel like 'lab rats' - Times of India | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
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CCTV in classrooms makes UK teachers feel like 'lab rats'
Times of India
LONDON: Close circuit cameras have now started to creep into Britain's classrooms.
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Violence and Private Security in South Africa

Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News The high walls, electric fences, and private security guards surrounding South Africa's res...
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Surveillance Video Shows 16-Year-old Exiting Plane's Wheel Well - ABC News

Surveillance Video Shows 16-Year-old Exiting Plane's Wheel Well
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Surveillance Video Shows 16-Year-old Exiting Plane's Wheel Well. A teenager defies death after hitching a flight in a Hawaii-bound plane's wheel well.
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Families reunited at border for Children's Day - 10News

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Families reunited at border for Children's Day
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SAN DIEGO - It was an emotional reunion at the border Sunday as dozens of families came face-to-face with their loved ones who some have not seen in years.
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Oculus-controlled dual-camera drones could be the future of aerial videography - Digital Trends

Oculus-controlled dual-camera drones could be the future of aerial videography - Digital Trends | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Oculus-controlled dual-camera drones could be the future of aerial videography Digital Trends Thanks to camera-equipped drones such as the DJI Phantom 2 Vision, also called multicopters or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), we've seen a lot of...
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Wikipedia editors never walk alone: Hillsborough changes can be traced

Wikipedia editors never walk alone: Hillsborough changes can be traced | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
According to the Liverpool Echo, UK government computers have been used to make offensive comments on the Wikipedia page detailing the 1989 Hillsbourgh Disaster over a number of years. The newspaper reports…
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Is Social Media Dependence a Mental Health Issue? | The Fix

Is Social Media Dependence a Mental Health Issue? | The Fix | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Selfie addiction or the inability to stop fishing for likes on Facebook may seem ridiculous, but could they actually be the new addictions of the 21st century?
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Let's not panic like it's 1999 as we clean up after Heartbleed

Let's not panic like it's 1999 as we clean up after Heartbleed | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Take a moment to jump back in your mental time machine to 31 December 1999. It was the biggest New Year’s Eve for a thousand years. The dawn of a new millennium. But as we prepared to party, the world…
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Nothing is private once Facebook gets into your wallet

Nothing is private once Facebook gets into your wallet | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Facebook has been on a shopping spree in 2014. It’s looking to buy a drone company so it can bring the internet and Facebook to the remaining 6 billion people on Earth who aren’t already using it, and…
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Cyberbullying by parents and pupils takes toll on teachers

Cyberbullying by parents and pupils takes toll on teachers | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
A new survey by the teachers union NASUWT has provided further evidence to confirm that teachers too, as well as pupils, can be targets of online bullying. In the research, just more than a fifth of the…
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Hate Crime Website Linked to Murder - Guardian Liberty Voice

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Guardian Liberty Voice
Hate Crime Website Linked to Murder
Guardian Liberty Voice
Hate Crime The murder of three Jewish people in Kansas by Frazier Glenn Cross has been linked to a website that thrives on racial division.
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Mexican army rescues 60 kidnapped migrants near US border - Fox News Latino

Mexican army rescues 60 kidnapped migrants near US border - Fox News Latino | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Latin Times Mexican army rescues 60 kidnapped migrants near US border Fox News Latino Army troops rescued 60 migrants who were being held captive by a gang in Gustavo Diaz Ordaz, a city in the northeastern Mexican border state of Tamaulipas,...
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Obama ordered to divulge legal basis for killing Americans with drones - Ars Technica

Obama ordered to divulge legal basis for killing Americans with drones - Ars Technica | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Obama ordered to divulge legal basis for killing Americans with drones Ars Technica The Obama administration must disclose the legal basis for targeting Americans with drones, a federal appeals court ruled Monday in overturning a lower court...
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Teen stowaway raises alarms about airport security - Los Angeles Times

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Teen stowaway raises alarms about airport security
Los Angeles Times
A teenager who stowed away on a flight from San Jose to Hawaii is raising questions about security at San Jose's Mineta international airport.
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Eyes Over Compton: How Police Spied on a Whole City - The Atlantic

Eyes Over Compton: How Police Spied on a Whole City - The Atlantic | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
The Atlantic Eyes Over Compton: How Police Spied on a Whole City The Atlantic In a secret test of mass surveillance technology, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department sent a civilian aircraft* over Compton, California, capturing...
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