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Drones | Drone Age

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Name, shame sex fiend laws to be passed in State Parliament today

LAWS designed to encourage judges to name and shame serious sex offenders will today be introduced in State Parliament.
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Attorney general: NYPD has stopped spying on Muslims in NJ - The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

Attorney general: NYPD has stopped spying on Muslims in NJ - The Star-Ledger - NJ.com | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
; New Jersey's attorney general assured a group of Muslim leaders Wednesday that a New York City police unit that conducted surveillance...
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Cisco Video Surveillance Manager Ties IT to Physical Security - Sci-Tech Today

Cisco Video Surveillance Manager Ties IT to Physical Security - Sci-Tech Today | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Cisco said these new video technologies will add economies of scale to enable video-based innovations -- and that will drive applications of video beyond...
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VIDEO: Surveillance camera captures moment that Bronx bodega worker, 20, is ... - New York Daily News

VIDEO: Surveillance camera captures moment that Bronx bodega worker, 20, is ... - New York Daily News | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
: Surveillance camera captures moment that Bronx bodega worker, 20, is fatally shot by NYPD after masked gunmen stick up...
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Police unable to adequately monitor social media's role in crime

Police unable to adequately monitor social media's role in crime | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
SOCIAL media's growing role in crimes from murder to intimidation isn't being monitored in Victoria because our antiquated crime data collection system is incapable of recording it.
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Jimmy Wales Threatens To Stymie UK Snooping Plans By Encrypting Wikipedia Connections | Techdirt

Jimmy Wales Threatens To Stymie UK Snooping Plans By Encrypting Wikipedia Connections | Techdirt | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
The draft bill of the UK's "Snooper's Charter", which would require ISPs to record key information about every email sent and Web site visited by UK citizens, and mobile phone companies to log all their calls, was published back in...
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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
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Just Detention International – End Rape in Prison

Just Detention International – End Rape in Prison | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Just Detention International seeks to end sexual violence committed against men, women, and children
in all forms of detention.
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Richard Evans's comment, November 21, 2012 6:01 PM
Hi Montanna, I noticed you had rescooped this from my surveillance studies site. I have an interest in this issue, and you may also find my Scoop.it page 'Policing, Punishment, Ethics' (http://www.scoop.it/t/tasa-crime-and-punishment-workshop) of interest. Regards, Richard
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More Information On Government Surveillance Of Americans Needed, Group Says - Huffington Post

More Information On Government Surveillance Of Americans Needed, Group Says - Huffington Post | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
Bush-era warrantless surveillance procedures continued by President Barack Obama remain so secret that neither the public nor members of...
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Ohio Amish hate crime trial jury hears recording, trial goes on - Chicago Tribune

Ohio Amish hate crime trial jury hears recording, trial goes on - Chicago Tribune | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
An Amish sect leader facing federal hate crime charges laughed during a telephone call with his nephew about plans for more beard-cutting attacks on...
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Rampant false overtime claims and online dating while at work: Surveillance ... - Daily Mail

Rampant false overtime claims and online dating while at work: Surveillance ... - Daily Mail | Surveillance Studies | Scoop.it
An undercover surveillance operation carried out in 2010 and 2011 found that multiple Amtrak employees claimed overtime pay for hours...
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Private tech companies pitch Web surveillance tools to police - NBCNews.com

Government TechnologyPrivate tech companies pitch Web surveillance tools to policeNBCNews.comNow 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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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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