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Australian Taxation Office calls for greater data surveillance powers

Australian Taxation Office calls for greater data surveillance powers | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has requested greater data surveillance powers, including phone tapping, in order to catch fraudsters, according to a submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement Inquiry into criminal...
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What Security, Where? Keys to the RSA Conference

What Security, Where? Keys to the RSA Conference | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
The cloud is huge. Client access devices are small, and they're everywhere. Personal computers are virtual. Access to all of these resources is continual.
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Two Cases' Lessons: If Cops Don't Know What You Encrypted, They Can't Make You Decrypt It - Forbes

Two Cases' Lessons: If Cops Don't Know What You Encrypted, They Can't Make You Decrypt It - Forbes | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
The last 24 hours have produced two opposite rulings about whether suspects in legal cases have to cough up the password to potentially incriminating data that they've encrypted on a hard drive.
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Illinois law that makes recording police a felony ruled unconstitutional

Illinois law that makes recording police a felony ruled unconstitutional | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
While the recording of police may be permissible when creating reality TV, it can land average citizens in shockingly deep criminal trouble — but today Illinois judge Stanley Sacks ruled that...
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Prevalence of alcohol and other drugs in fatally injured drivers - Brady - 2012 - Addiction - Wiley Online Library

Prevalence of alcohol and other drugs in fatally injured drivers - Brady - 2012 - Addiction - Wiley Online Library | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it

This study aims to examine the prevalence of alcohol and/or other drugs (AOD) in a large sample

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Richard Collins, Three myths of internet governance: Making sense of networks, governance and regulation

Richard Collins, Three myths of internet governance: Making sense of networks, governance and regulation

New Media & Society June 2012 14: 721-723,

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Private companies pitch Web surveillance tools to police

Private companies pitch Web surveillance tools to police | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Private tech firms have found a new market for their sophisticated software capable of analyzing vast segments of the Internet – local police departments looking for ways to pre-empt the next mass shooting or other headline-grabbing event.
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Vandals beware: Flags now under video surveillance - Greenwich Time

Vandals beware: Flags now under video surveillance - Greenwich Time | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it

A row of American flags flanking the Route 1 bridge over the Mianus River in Cos Cob, torn down three times in the last two months by mischief-makers, including the eve of the nation's...

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The Hidden Surveillance State

The Hidden Surveillance State | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
History has proven time and again that government surveillance powers are inevitably abused without vigilant oversight.
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From Google downwards, our digital masters must be watched

From Google downwards, our digital masters must be watched | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Jonathan Freedland: The wielders of power who scrutinise and log our actions should themselves be held in check, in the same way as our politicians...

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Why Journalists Shouldn't Fear Europe's 'Right to be Forgotten'

Why Journalists Shouldn't Fear Europe's 'Right to be Forgotten' | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Today the EU announced a data protection overhaul that'll revolutionize 27 countries within two years. U.S. Internet titans, prepare for radical transparency. Media, rest easy.
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Hackers listen in on FBI's anti-hacker call

Hackers listen in on FBI's anti-hacker call | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
HACKERS have targeted the websites of several law enforcement agencies worldwide in attacks attributed to Anonymous, allegedly accessing details of informants and eavesdropping on a conference call between the FBI and Scotland Yard on how to stop...
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New surveillance system can compare your face against 36 million others in a single second

New surveillance system can compare your face against 36 million others in a single second | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Using facial recognition to process surveillance footage isn't a new concept — Scotland Yard began using the technique in the wake of last year's London riots — but a new system developed...
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Criminals buying legal details for frauds: report

Criminals buying legal details for frauds: report | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Criminals buying legal details for frauds: report...
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Illegal downloading not going unnoticed: study - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Illegal downloading not going unnoticed: study - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
If you have downloaded movies or music from the internet using BitTorrent, it is likely your details have been collected, according to a new study.
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Web Surveillance Through Social Media Sites A Powerful Tool For Local Law ... - Huffington Post

Web Surveillance Through Social Media Sites A Powerful Tool For Local Law ... - Huffington Post | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it

Now that greater surveillance capabilities exist, some law enforcement agencies have become eager for the prestige of having their own intelligence arm with...

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The Crime Push App « CBS Philly

The Crime Push App « CBS Philly | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
The CrimePush app lets you call for help in a variety of ways – from sending GPS tagged messages to emergency contacts, to making an emergency call by simply shaking your phone.
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PoliceMisconduct.net

PoliceMisconduct.net | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
A Cato Institute project to gather reports of allegations of police misconduct and find policies that improve ethics and professionalism.
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