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Police officers' Twitter accounts closed after watchdog raises concerns

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Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary intervenes over concerns about content of four Northamptonshire officers' tweetsFour police officers have had their Twitter accounts closed down by their force after Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) raised concerns about the content of their tweets.The move comes after a warning in the Guardian...
Police officers' Twitter accounts closed after watchdog raises concerns

Police officer arrested in Facebook 'trolling' case

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West Midlands officer detained after victim of harassment went to court to force Facebook to reveal details of her abusersA man arrested over claims that he tormented a woman with abusive online messages is a serving police officer.Nicola Brookes, 45, from Brighton, East Sussex, made a complaint of online harassment...
Police officer arrested in Facebook 'trolling' case

Bushwick Gang Members Caught After They Overshared On Facebook

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Police were able to friend the dirty perpetrators and then cross-check the victims' statements with the suspects' Facebook feeds. A gang's two-year reign of terror in Brooklyn has ended thanks to some nifty Facebook work by NYPD. Members of the TBO gang (established 2003) had been facebragging their exploits--...
Bushwick Gang Members Caught After They Overshared On Facebook

Police officer resigns over Margaret Thatcher tweets

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Sergeant Jeremy Scott, who allegedly wrote he hoped Lady Thatcher's death was painful, quits Met policeA police officer who allegedly tweeted that he hoped the death of Lady Thatcher was "painful and degrading" has resigned from the Metropolitan police.Sergeant Jeremy Scott quit as the Met prepared to suspend him, a...
Police officer resigns over Margaret Thatcher tweets
Supreme Court says police need a warrant to use drug-sniffing dogs outside homes

Tunisian Facebook activists look to overthrow…marijuana laws

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Whenever you think of social media and the Middle East – the first thing that comes to mind is revolutions, right? Admit it. When talking about the Middle East, we’ve consistently had terms like Facebook revolutions and Twitter activists pushed in our faces for over a year, starting with Tunisia,...
Tunisian Facebook activists look to overthrow…marijuana laws

Ridding the Internet of Your Mortifying Mugshot May Be Just a Lawsuit Away

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(Photo: BuzzPirates) Remember that time, back in college, when you were arrested for drunkenly refusing to leave a party at the behest of a grizzly police officer? That incident could haunt you for the rest of your life, not just as a black smear on your permanent record: If your...
Ridding the Internet of Your Mortifying Mugshot May Be Just a Lawsuit Away

Police Officer Fired Over Questionable Confrontation, Would Have Gone Unnoticed Without YouTube Video

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In the last couple years we've had a bunch of stories about people arrested for filming police. While it seems that more and more courts are recognizing that such filming is protected activity, there have been a few bizarre moments, including famed appeals court judge Richard Posner complaining about how...
Police Officer Fired Over Questionable Confrontation, Would Have Gone Unnoticed Without YouTube Video

Police Department Rewards Officer Caught By An Online Pedophile Sting With Full Retirement Benefits

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When parents, law enforcement or politicians discuss web-related issues, one topic always comes up: the possibility that predators are actively stalking children through various social media services. Sometimes this issue is conflated with others in order to push legislation through, while other times it's used as convenient shorthand for the...
Police Department Rewards Officer Caught By An Online Pedophile Sting With Full Retirement Benefits

Cops allegedly get violent at sight of Samsung Galaxy

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A San Diego police officer is filmed on a Samsung Galaxy, writing a citation. He demands that the phone be put away, as it could be a "weapon." Sadly, an altercation ensues. [Read more]...
Cops allegedly get violent at sight of Samsung Galaxy

One Day After DC Police Told Not To Interfere With Citizens Recording Them... Police Seize Man's Phone

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So, yesterday, everyone was feeling warm and fuzzy about the very clear statement by Washington DC's police chief Cathy Lanier pushing out a very explicit policy to all DC police concerning mobile phone cameras. The policy was straightforward: police cannot interfere with someone recording them. They cannot demand to know...
One Day After DC Police Told Not To Interfere With Citizens Recording Them... Police Seize Man's Phone
After gunfight, one Boston Marathon bombing suspect is dead, another on the run

Police officer blinded by science, argues physicist

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To get out of a $400 stop sign violation, a UCSD physicist uses math to his defense. [Read more]...
Police officer blinded by science, argues physicist

£1bn tagging programme has failed to cut reoffending - senior police officer

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Schemes have only enriched security companies including G4S, says officer as ministers prepare another £3bn worth of contractsNearly £1bn has been spent on the electronic tagging of criminals over the past 13 years with little effect on cutting offending rates, offering little value for money and serving only to enrich...
£1bn tagging programme has failed to cut reoffending - senior police officer

“Phila[delphia Police] Officer Admits Lie in Saying He Was Shot”

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“Phila[delphia Police] Officer Admits Lie in Saying He Was Shot”

Twitter conman exposed for posing as policeman during UK riots

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Ellis Ward used the name Inspector Winter to give broadcast interviews, write 'insider' blogs and build up an online followingThe activities of a conman, who allegedly posed as a police officer during the August riots gaining access to victims of looting and broadcasting his experiences on the social network site...
Twitter conman exposed for posing as policeman during UK riots
Police officer reports son for fraud after Apple refuse to refund £3,700 App Store spending spree

Obama Unveils Online Information Sharing Strategy To Fight Cyberterrorism

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"As President, I have no greater responsibility than ensuring the safety and security of the United States and the American people. Meeting this responsibility requires the closest possible cooperation among our intelligence, military, diplomatic, homeland security, law enforcement, and public health communities, as well as with our partners at the...
Obama Unveils Online Information Sharing Strategy To Fight Cyberterrorism

Video Of Dotcom Raid Revealed, As NZ Police Admit It Was 'Over The Top'

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Yesterday we noted that government officials were seeking to suppress video and images from the raid on Kim Dotcom's home. As a bunch of folks have been sending in all day, New Zealand's 3NEWS has revealed some of the footage in a video interspersed with video from the courtroom hearings...
Video Of Dotcom Raid Revealed, As NZ Police Admit It Was 'Over The Top'

Skyping with the police

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The Redwood City Police Department is experimenting with a new live video chat service that lets residents access a police officer from a computer. Sumi Das brings you behind the scenes of police officer 2.0. [Read more]...
Skyping with the police
Illinois law that makes recording police a felony ruled unconstitutional
Breaking: Gunshots Reported On MIT's Campus

Dubai: A Super-Luxe Take On Tech For Microsoft's Windows 8 Launch

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A mural of the Dubai skyline was etched into the wall. A basket of luxurious toiletries had been placed in the corner. Fluffy towels nestled inside cupboards, as did a hair dryer. Outside the room two attendants waited, whose job was to clean it as soon as the occupant left....
Dubai: A Super-Luxe Take On Tech For Microsoft's Windows 8 Launch

Athlete exposes alleged dirty e-mailer on Facebook

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German high jumper Ariane Friedrich, a police officer, allegedly receives images of a stalker's genitals via e-mail. She posts his name, hometown, and parts of his alleged e-mail on her Facebook account. [Read more]...
Athlete exposes alleged dirty e-mailer on Facebook

"Likejacking" Takes Off on Facebook

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Shared by Jesse Stay I think Jeff Barr got compromised by this yesterday ;-) (You'll know if you read his stream) Security researchers are warning of the newest Facebook threat, something they're calling "likejacking," a Facebook-enabled clickjacking attack that tricks users into clicking links that mark the clicked site as...
"Likejacking" Takes Off on Facebook

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Fresh from being chastised for expressing my personal opinion, on my personal blog and other strictly personal venues, about matters that may, or may not, ever intersect the realm of the impersonal a.k.a. corporate, I take a detour into the strictly, perhaps overly, personal, viz. how to talk to my...
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Salt Lake City Police Dept. Makes The Move To 'Always-On' Eyecams

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In the beginning, there were dashcams. Cops utilized these to provide Fox's primetime programmers with glorious footage of high speed pursuits and the occasional drunk shirtless man falling down. It provided a record of traffic stops and PIT maneuvers, but the downside was that it failed to capture anything out...
Salt Lake City Police Dept. Makes The Move To 'Always-On' Eyecams
Sheriff to reporters: Stop live-tweeting this shootout

How a stolen MacBook Pro, Google Street View, Craigslist, and Backblaze led to a drug bust

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Everyone likes a happy ending. Even more so, everyone likes a happy ending with an added bonus. Make tells the story of how a victim of a theft not only caught the perpetrator, but how his sleuthing also resulted in a drug bust. Here’s what happened. Two guys rented a...
How a stolen MacBook Pro, Google Street View, Craigslist, and Backblaze led to a drug bust

By: Richard Adin

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@Maggie Chatterly – Your question reminds me of a confrontation I had with a police officer cousin in the late 1960s. Over dinner, he was regaling everyone with the story of how he had led a bust of the local x-rated movie theater and how proud he was to have...
By: Richard Adin
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