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Boost for CCTV network - The West Australian

Boost for CCTV network - The West Australian | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
The West Australian
Boost for CCTV network
The West Australian
The Liberal Party continued its law and order re-election theme yesterday by making a $13.5 million commitment to a CCTV strategy for WA.
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It will take a fair few cameras to cover much of WA, you would think.
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Fake ID site shut down after police raid

Fake ID site shut down after police raid | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
A fake ID site suspected of supplying proof-of-age cards to Australian under-18s has been shut down after a police raid.
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US: Immigration Reform Should Uphold Rights | Human Rights Watch

US: Immigration Reform Should Uphold Rights | Human Rights Watch | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
(Washington, DC) – The United States government should urgently reform its unfair immigration system to uphold the basic rights of non-citizens and provide a path to legal status for the country’s unauthorized immigrants, Human Rig...
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Disclosing Student Personal Information to the Queensland Police Service

Outlines the protocols for disclosing student personal information to the Queensland Police Service under section 426 (4)(e)(i) and (ii) of the Education (General Provisions) Act 2006 (Qld)( http://www.legislation.qld.gov.au/LEGISLTN/CURRENT/E/EducGenPrA06.pdf ).

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The American public loves drones - Washington Post (blog)

The American public loves drones - Washington Post (blog) | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it

 A February 2012 Washington Post-ABC poll showed that eight in ten Americans (83 percent) approved of the Obama Administrations use of unmanned drones against suspected...

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Bombers scandal to spark criminal probe | AFL | Fox Sports

Bombers scandal to spark criminal probe | AFL | Fox Sports | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
The Essendon mystery supplement probe is believed to be the tipping point for a wide-ranging investigation set to be launched into drugs in sport by the Australian Crime Commission.
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Atlanta Mall Cop Kick out Bunch of Hoodlums (NEW)

Darien Long aka "Kick Ass Mall Cop" (ATL Security Guard, who tasered "Trashy Mom") kick out bunch of hoodlums of the mall. This time he got a help by a off d...
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Territory rejects PM's stand on alcohol controls - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Territory rejects PM's stand on alcohol controls - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
The Northern Territory Government has rejected the Prime Minister's call to reinstate a policy that banned problem drinkers from buying takeaway alcohol.
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Bush-Era Torture Program Spanned Over 50 Nations

Bush-Era Torture Program Spanned Over 50 Nations | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. counterterrorism practice known as extraordinary rendition, in which suspects were quietly moved to secret prisons abroad and often tortured, involved the participation of more than 50 nations, according to a new report...
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Experts slam online data surveillance law - Business - NZ Herald News

Experts slam online data surveillance law - Business - NZ Herald News | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
All personal information stored by internet users on major cloud computing services including Google Drive can be spied upon routinely without their knowledge by US authorities under (RT @jricole: Experts slam US Law That allows warrantless surveillance...
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Toni Withiel questions dob in a litterer scheme after she says she was wrongly fined for littering

Toni Withiel questions dob in a litterer scheme after she says she was wrongly fined for littering | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
A WANTIRNA South woman is taking on the EPA after she says she was wrongly fined for throwing rubbish out her car window.
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Brennan: Drones only used as 'last resort' - Washington Post

Brennan: Drones only used as 'last resort' - Washington Post | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it

 CIA Director nominee John Brennan defended the administration's controversial counterterrorism drone program, saying that despite a "misimpression" to the contrary, the administration has...

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Criminals breach Australian tax system

Criminals breach Australian tax system | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Every Australian taxpayer's taxation information is at risk after criminals infiltrated the taxation system, finding a way to use the personal information of tax agents to log into the Tax Agent Portal.
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Information Sharing Under Child Protection Act 1999

Outlines the responsibilities of school staff members and other departmental staff in respect to the sharing of relevant information for the purposes of ensuring a child’s safety and enabling a coordinated services response that meets the needs of the child and his or her family.

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Bring drones out of the shadows

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Sarah Holewinski says the confirmation hearings for CIA director nominee John Brennan are a chance to raise key questions about drones' impact on civilians.
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Ex-police chief offers immigration advice to cut crime - USA TODAY

Ex-police chief offers immigration advice to cut crime - USA TODAY | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it

 WASHINGTON — The former police chief who oversaw big drops in crime in New York and Los Angeles says citizenship for illegal immigrants and better security at the border are both...

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Exclusive: Microsoft and Symantec disrupt cyber crime ring

Exclusive: Microsoft and Symantec disrupt cyber crime ring | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it

BOSTON (Reuters) - Software makers Microsoft Corp and Symantec Corp said they disrupted a global cyber crime operation by shutting down servers that controlled hundreds of thousands of PCs without the . . .

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There are those who would suggest that Microsoft IS a cybercrime ring, but let that pass.

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Globalizing Torture: CIA Secret Detention and Extraordinary Rendition | Open Society Foundations

Globalizing Torture: CIA Secret Detention and Extraordinary Rendition | Open Society Foundations | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
The most comprehensive account yet assembled of the human rights abuses associated with CIA secret detention and extraordinary rendition operations.
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Chinese New Year - Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

Food, plant material and animal products from overseas could introduce some of the world’s most serious pests and diseases into Australia, devastating our valuable agriculture and tourism industries and unique environment. Biosecurity protects our human, animal and plant health by reducing the risk of unwanted pests and diseases arriving in the country. Everyone benefits from a strong biosecurity system so everyone has a role to play.

If you are expecting Chinese New Year gifts through the mail or are travelling overseas or expecting overseas visitors it is important to ensure that you and your family are aware of Australia’s strict biosecurity laws.

 

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