Archive for the ‘Surveillance’ Category

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Quick – send this to Milwaukee aldermen!

May 22, 2009

Ya don’t say…CCTVs have a “modest” effect on crime, but don’t cut it completely? ¬†That money would be better spent on security officers? Sheesh – learn something new every day…

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2009/may/18/cctv-crime-police

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Rilly? Rilly? No foolin’? Rilly?

May 9, 2008

(sorry if the link doesn’t work – something to do with Macs & WordPress)

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No photos of our drawing!!!

April 22, 2008

Who knew a sign featuring Pinocchio was a security liability?

http://disneylandcompendium.blogspot.com/2008/04/photo-disneyland-doesnt-want-you-to-see.html

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“I wanna be a heroic snitch when I grow up…”

November 25, 2007

…that or a vetrinarian.

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21940968/page/2/

Another job description gets enlisted in the War on Terror (TM). I’ve actually read about this before, bu this is the first long article I’ve seen on the subject.

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The definition of “privacy” changes

November 12, 2007

UPDATE: I’d like to apologise for jumping to conclusions before posting this – I’m going to leave this up for a few days and then delete it completely.¬† Here’s a better pull quote from a reliable source…

http://blog.joehuffman.org/2007/11/16/DamnReporters.aspx

Again, I am sorry for any offense I may have caused.

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Archive – The Patriot Act & its noble uses

November 9, 2007

First protecting us from “terrorists” – and now from cockfighting…

http://www.knoxnews.com/news/2007/aug/13/sneak-and-peak-warrants-debated/

Next look for the Patriot Act to be used against parking scofflaws.

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Archive – Let’s get those cameras up quick!

November 9, 2007

“Let’s get those cameras up quick, and get those RealID-like cards out quick!”

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/12/business/worldbusiness/12security.html?ei=5065&en=2d7edb61ed14cb4d&ex=1187496000&adxnnl=1&partner=MYWAY&pagewanted=print&adxnnlx=1187092942-oo+BgAo/qi7NvsbdJkFdUQ

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