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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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Explainer: is your wifi secure?

Explainer: is your wifi secure? | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
James Lyne from IT security firm Sophos recently carried out a two-day public awareness exercise as part of the InfoSec 2014 conference. In a low-emission variation of war driving, Lyne cycled around the…
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US Chinese military charges a smokescreen for its own spying

US Chinese military charges a smokescreen for its own spying | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
In a surprising move, a US District Court has charged five members of the Chinese military with hacking six US companies to obtain commercial secrets over the last eight years. The move has been denounced…
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Magistrate condemns police who lied about their assault on Aboriginal man

Magistrate condemns police who lied about their assault on Aboriginal man | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
A GROUP of police officers assaulted an Aboriginal man in a northern NSW police station then falsely claimed he had attacked them, continuing to give ''palpably false evidence'' in court despite CCTV footage clearly showing what really happened, a magistrate has found.
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Leaks reveal details of Australia's bid for NSA assistance

Leaks reveal details of Australia's bid for NSA assistance | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Leaked NSA documents reveal new details outlining how Australia asked for help to spy on its own citizens.
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Big data brings new power to open-source intelligence

Big data brings new power to open-source intelligence | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
In November 2013, the New Yorker published a profile of Eliot Higgins – or Brown Moses as he is known to almost 17,000 Twitter followers. An unemployed finance and admin worker at the time, Higgins was…
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People have right to be forgotten on Google and other online services: court

People can ask Google to delete sensitive information from its internet search results, Europe's top court has ruled.
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Boost for Melbourne's network of CCTV cameras

Boost for Melbourne's network of CCTV cameras | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
MELBOURNE'S network of CCTV cameras will be reviewed and improved in the wake of the alleged rape and murder of Jill Meagher.
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WA vegetable industry stunned by alleged crime syndicate

WA vegetable industry stunned by alleged crime syndicate | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Appalling working conditions and criminal activity at WA vegetable farms have been revealed in widespread police raids
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Police investigate 3,000 rego numbers in sex worker murder case

Police investigate 3,000 rego numbers in sex worker murder case | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Police investigate 3,000 registration numbers belonging to clients of murdered sex worker Tracy Connelly.
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Monica Lewinsky opens up about Clinton affair

Monica Lewinsky opens up about Clinton affair | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Monica Lewinsky speaks publicly about her affair with US president Bill Clinton for the first time in a decade.
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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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Cyber espionage and the new Cold War of US-China relations

Cyber espionage and the new Cold War of US-China relations | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
The members of China’s military charged over cyber espionage by the US will never see American justice, but the case does break new ground in a fractious US-China relationship increasingly characterised…
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Anonymity for serious child criminals is not fair on the accused or the victim

Anonymity for serious child criminals is not fair on the accused or the victim | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
A campaign is at large to secure statutory anonymity for all young people under 18 who are accused of crime. Lawyers, criminologists, judges, sociologists, academics, and politicians are in on it. It is…
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We can't stop pirates until we understand why they do it

We can't stop pirates until we understand why they do it | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
There is a disturbing lack of evidence about why people choose to share copyright content online, as well as about whether the practice harms the entertainment industry and society or if it is a benefit…
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NSW police get body-mounted video cameras

NSW police get body-mounted video cameras | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
NSW police are getting body-mounted cameras to record video of incidents, which may later be used in court.
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Police Integrity Commission finds officers lied about Ballina bashing - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Police Integrity Commission finds officers lied about Ballina bashing - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
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Laws On 'Killer Robots' To Be Discussed By The UN

Laws On 'Killer Robots' To Be Discussed By The UN | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
GENEVA (AP) — Diplomats urged the adoption of new international laws Tuesday that could govern or outright forbid the use of killer robots if the technology becomes reality someday.
At the first United Nations meeting devoted to ...
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'One-punch' murder accused denied bail

'One-punch' murder accused denied bail | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Bail has been denied to a man accused of a one-punch murder in Rundle Street in Adelaide.
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Meagher death prompts Melbourne CCTV audit

Meagher death prompts Melbourne CCTV audit | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
The Victorian Government orders an audit of Melbourne's CCTV network after Jill Meagher's murder.
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Air Force wants to buy deadly Reaper drones

Air Force wants to buy deadly Reaper drones | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
The Chief of the Air Force says he would like Australia to buy armed Reaper drones - the kind used by the US to kill insurgents in Afghanistan and its neighbourhood - as soon as five years from now.
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The story of my family

The story of my family | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it

My mom, Jan, has always been my best friend. As a kid, I could count on her support. I thought we were a pretty typical family — until, when I was 12, my mom got sent to prison for attempted embezzlement.

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INTERPOL Chief meets Ban Ki-moon at UN, warns against security threat posed by misuse of travel documents

INTERPOL Chief meets Ban Ki-moon at UN, warns against security threat posed by misuse of travel documents | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it

INTERPOL Chief meets Ban Ki-moon at UN, warns against security threat posed by misuse of travel documents.

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