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CCTV shows India blasts suspect: reports

CCTV shows India blasts suspect: reports | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
INDIAN police are examining closed-circuit footage following twin explosions in the southern city of Hyderabad, amid reports that images of suspects had been recorded.
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Crime Fighting Cameras Are Making Arrests Easier - WLTX.com

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Crime Fighting Cameras Are Making Arrests Easier WLTX.com "That's one of the first things we ask for when conducting a criminal investigation and when the answer is yes it makes us relieved because that is such a vital tool to solving crimes in the...
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A Costly Move | Human Rights Watch

Detained immigrants facing deportation in the United States, including legal permanent residents, refugees, and undocumented persons, are being transferred, often repeatedly, to remote detention centers by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Transfers separate detained immigrants from the attorneys and evidence they need to defend against deportation, which can violate their right to fair treatment in court, slow asylum or deportation proceedings, and prolong the time immigrants spend in detention.

Human Rights Watch has analyzed over 5 million records to gain information on the over 2 million detention transfers that have occurred between 1998 and 2010.

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Prison Company's Wikipedia Page Sanitized After Football Stadium Naming Deal

Prison Company's Wikipedia Page Sanitized After Football Stadium Naming Deal | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
GEO Group Inc., the nation's second-largest private prison conglomerate, has until now mostly kept its brand far from the law-abiding public's consciousness.
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'The Most Severe Crisis Of Enforced Disappearances In Latin America In Decades'

'The Most Severe Crisis Of Enforced Disappearances In Latin America In Decades' | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
MEXICO CITY — Human Rights Watch called Mexico's anti-drug offensive "disastrous" in a report Wednesday that cites 249 cases of disappearances that the group says mostly show evidence of having been carried out by the military or law enforcement.
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BBC Trust chairman says executives misled him over Jimmy Savile scandal

BBC Trust chairman says executives misled him over Jimmy Savile scandal | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Lord Patten, chairman of the BBC Trust, has voiced his sense of betrayal at the BBC executives who led him to put his faith in an official report that gave a false picture of the organisation’s handling of the Jimmy Savile scandal.
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Camera drones: technological advance or Orwellian spies?

Camera drones: technological advance or Orwellian spies? | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Watch out. Drones can film you from afar and invade your privacy.
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Brain Scans Can Predict Political Ideology, Study Shows

Brain Scans Can Predict Political Ideology, Study Shows | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 02/19/2013 11:08 AM EST on LiveScience Whether you pulled the lever for Barack Obama or Mitt Romney may reflect how your brain copes with risk, new research finds.
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PHOTOS: Amazing Images Shed Light On Corruption In Russia

PHOTOS: Amazing Images Shed Light On Corruption In Russia | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
For photographer Misha Friedman, all great stories start with a question. Friedman's newest series, called Photo51: Is Corruption in Russia's DNA?
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Police suspend Facebook posts after teen's death - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Police suspend Facebook posts after teen's death - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Police in the NSW Hunter Valley suspend Facebook posts after the death of a teenager in a pursuit sparks a flood of comments.
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Man sets himself on fire at Rome airport - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

There have been scenes of chaos at Rome's international airport after a man doused himself in petrol and set himself on fire in the main terminal.
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Drones: Transparency on Rules for Their Use Is a Must - Businessweek

President Obama's weapon of choice is stirring international anxiety. It's time to set some limits ("And like it or not, the U.S.
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Hyderabad bomb blasts: Suspect captured on CCTV footage? - NDTV

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Hyderabad bomb blasts: Suspect captured on CCTV footage?
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The investigators are scanning the images recorded on a Closed Circuit Television or CCTV camera mounted on a traffic signal near the blast site in Dilsukhnagar, police sources said.
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Argument preview: Crime, technology, and privacy : SCOTUSblog

Argument preview: Crime, technology, and privacy : SCOTUSblog | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
At 11 a.m. Tuesday, the Supreme Court is scheduled to hold one hour of oral argument on the scope of police authority to take a DNA sample from an individual arrested for a crime, in the case of Maryland v.
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Houston Group Giving Away Shotguns In High-Crime Neighborhoods To Test If Crime Is Reduced « Pat Dollard

Houston Group Giving Away Shotguns In High-Crime Neighborhoods To Test If Crime Is Reduced « Pat Dollard | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
RT @PatDollard: Houston Group Giving Away Shotguns In High-Crime Neighborhoods To Test If Crime Is Reduced http://t.co/vk42xVnEpJ #tcot
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Family Facebook Photos Lead To Arrest

Family Facebook Photos Lead To Arrest | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
A Florida family turned a trip to Taylor Creek in St. Lucie County into their own private petting zoo in January, authorities report, and then posted the incriminating photos online.
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Texas regulators to target alcohol retailers - Fort Worth Star Telegram

Texas regulators to target alcohol retailers
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AUSTIN, Texas — Texas alcohol regulators are preparing for spring break by using undercover youths to check at least 600 retailers for possible illegal sales to minors.
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NYPD, Microsoft create crime-fighting system

NYPD, Microsoft create crime-fighting system | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
By Colleen Long Associated Press NEW YORK — A 911 call comes in about a possible bomb in lower Manhattan and an alert pops up on computer screens at the New York Police Department, instantly (NYPD, Microsoft create crime-fighting system
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White House to issue plan to combat cyber theft

White House to issue plan to combat cyber theft | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
President Barack Obama's administration is preparing a strategy to counter theft of US trade secrets, including by hackers in China and other countries.
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PHOTO: Sniper Condemned For Posting Photo Of Child In Crosshairs

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A photo posted to the Instagram account of Mor Ostrovski, a soldier in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), has drawn outrage and condemnation across the internet, leading to an official rebuke from Israel's military.
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Chinese military unit accused of hacking attacks - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Chinese military unit accused of hacking attacks - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Computer security company Mandiant says it believes a Chinese military unit is responsible for multiple hacking attacks against the United States.
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Apple targeted by hackers - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Apple targeted by hackers - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Apple has confirmed it is the latest victim of a malicious software attack, but the technology giant says the invaders were repelled before any data was plundered.
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Zombie apocalypse hoax exposes flaws in system - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

American cyber experts have warned a recent hoax zombie attack alert has exposed lax security practices in a critical public safety system.
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