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MI5 failures over Woolwich probably 'misjudgement' not lack of snoopers' charter, says Sir Chris Fox - Telegraph
'result of human misjudgement rather than lack of "draconian" powers to monitor email traffic, a former police boss said today.'
politics  terrorism  police  crime  War-on-Terror  privacy  surveilance  interesting 
june 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Nick Clegg: we will strike a balance on 'snoopers charter' after Woolwich attack - Telegraph
'work is already under way within the civil service to resurrect some of the proposals without the need for legislation, meaning the Liberal Democrats would not be able to vote it down in parliament.'
politics  surveilance  privacy  UK  westminster  the-coalition  Lib-Dems 
may 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Police spies stole identities of dead children | UK news | The Guardian
'Undercover officers created aliases based on details found in birth and death records'
information  identity  police  lies  surveilance  culture 
february 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Police demand DNA samples from gay men
'Men convicted of victimless homosexual offences three decades ago are threatened with arrest if they refuse to provide samples for the national DNA database.'
wtf  law  crime  discrimination  LGBT  what-the-everliving-fuck  posttofacebook  DNA  surveilance  police 
january 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
back of a spreadsheet; back of the net :: On the Petty Criminal of the Future
Rather wonderfully done narrative description of the effect of cheap GPS & suchlike on low level criminals.
interesting  crime  technology  The-Future  geeky  surveilance 
august 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
The new totalitarianism of surveillance technology | Naomi Wolf | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk
'If you think that 24/7 tracking of citizens by biometric recognition systems is paranoid fantasy, just read the industry newsletters'
interesting  surveilance  security  Do-you-feel-safe?  police  protest 
august 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
BUSTED! Secret app on millions of phones logs key taps • The Register
'…Trevor Eckhart showed how software from a Silicon Valley company known as Carrier IQ recorded in real time the keys he pressed into a stock EVO handset, which he had reset to factory settings just prior to the demonstration.'
wtf  privacy  security  surveilance  phones  smartphones  via-Andrew-Ducker 
december 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Met facing mounting crisis as activist spying operation unravels | UK news | The Guardian
Senior police officers' judgment questioned as revelations emerge about the behaviour of undercover agents
interesting  crime  trust  lies  police  surveilance 
october 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink

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