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surveillance is the monitoring of the behavior, activities, or other changing information, usually of people for the purpose of influencing, managing, directing, or protecting. surveillance is therefore an ambiguous practice, sometimes creating positive effects, at other times negative. It is sometimes done in a surreptitious manner. It most usually involves observation of individuals or groups by government organizations (though there are some exceptions, such as disease surveillance, which monitors the progress of a disease in a community without for that matter directly observing or monitoring individuals).

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"There is a gap between what exists and what should exist," according to the UK's commissioner responsible for ensuring that surveillance cameras are protecting members of the public, rather than spying on them. Tony Porter, who sees that public ...
CBS46 obtained surveillance video from online news site, which allegedly shows 13-year-old Montravious Thomas being carried by accused educator Bryant Mosley.

Again, this notion is relevant even if someone gives even a cursory glance at headlines regarding Snowden, or the surveillance state. In the story, Watson mentions the "fatigue" he gets by just reading about Snowden, describing such news stories as ...
Authorities say surveillance video captured images of the suspect, who was last seen west of Samson Street from 15th Street.
The world's most sophisticated security experts have been bombarded with recruiting offers from UAE-based company Darkmatter, which bills itself as a major state security contractor -- but people who've taken the bait say they were then told that they ...
Jim Dabakis was under "full surveillance" during his six-day visit in September. Alavi also questioned why hard-liners didn't have a problem with Dabakis making a 15-day visit in 2010 during the administration of hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

Broward Sheriff's Office homicide detectives released surveillance video Monday of two men believed to be involved in a fatal shooting near Fort Lauderdale.
surveillance video of carjacking suspect. Detroit police are seeking tips to find a woman accused of carjacking a 74-year-old woman on the city's east side.
MANHATTAN (CN) - Amid reports on federal monitoring of protesters, two prominent civil-rights groups filed a lawsuit demanding that the FBI and Department of Homeland Security cough up records on their surveillance of Movement for Black Lives activists.
Miami police say neighborhood surveillance video shows the woman who opened fire on three young people including a 12-year-old boy who was shot in the ...
Tampa - A father reviewing home surveillance video was shocked to see a pajama-clad mischief-maker running amok in his living room at 2 a.m.. The tiny troublemaker was Tampa dad Cody Wray's 6-year-old son, who appeared to be breaking every rule he ...
Fort Worth police are searching for a man seen in surveillance footage casing a house and attacking a woman who was asleep when he got inside.
This post is part of the series "Unblinking Eyes: The State of Communications surveillance in Latin America," a collaborative project conducted with digital rights partners in Latin America, which documents and analyzes surveillance laws and practices ...
It boasts "100% accurate capture and storage of network traffic."
The parents of one 6-year-old boy in Florida found out what he does when he thinks no one is watching. Cody Wray found this video of his sneaky son, Dylan, ...
(CNN) A light aircraft on a French customs surveillance operation crashed in Malta shortly after takeoff Monday, killing all five people on board.
Tampa (FOX 13) - A Tampa man was looking through his home's security footage and was surprised to see his 6-year-old son awake in the middle of the night, and up to no good.

Though the city has issued assurance that the cameras are intended only as an additional surveillance tool and not as a replacement for lifeguards, there are still some that worry they will act as a false safety net and encourage laziness in pool ...
The Tulsa police Department has released the surveillance video of an October 13 armed robbery of a Family Dollar store with hopes that the public can help identify the suspect.
police say the suspect probably panicked when he saw the child in the back seat. The child was unharmed.
The private company responsible for the aerial surveillance program that flew over Baltimore recording the city and assisting the Baltimore police Department in solving crimes, without the public knowing, delivered such an artful, effusive pitch to the ...
Collins added: "Despite their denials, it is clear the Department of Homeland Security and FBI are continuing their disturbing legacy of employing secretive surveillance tactics with murky legal parameters to chill the Movement for Black Lives, along ...
The complainants welcomed the decision, saying it "deprived intelligence services of a legal cover unleashing all kinds of illegal surveillance measures," and showed how precise and persistent work can still change the law even after an unfortunate vote.
The Supreme Administrative Court of Sweden just ruled that camera drones qualify as surveillance cameras and require a permit under Sweden's camera surveillance laws. The ruling requires owners to cough up a sizable fee in order to get their equipment ...
It was a powerful piece of technology created for an important customer. The Medusa system, named after the mythical Greek monster with snakes instead of ...
Color of Change said it believes the government is trying to hide details of its surveillance.
The most sophisticated space surveillance telescope ever developed is ready to begin tracking thousands of space objects as small as a softball.
However, they say opposition politicians, political activists and even businessmen increasingly find themselves targeted by government surveillance operations. Opposition politician Boris Nemtsov tried to investigate to what extent he was targeted by ...
Yahoo's call, outlined in a letter published on Wednesday, comes after a report from Reuters showed that the web company built a powerful surveillance system that scanned all incoming emails for a specific string of characters. Yahoo built the system ...
The ACLU has identified 23 legal opinions that contain new or significant interpretations of surveillance law - affecting the government's use of malware, its attempts to compel technology companies to circumvent encryption, and the CIA's bulk ...
But at the ISDEF Expo, an event held last June to show off Israeli technology to potential buyers from foreign security forces, the Mer Group's representatives were only promoting one thing: surveillance products sold by the company's security division.
DEERFIELD BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - surveillance video at a Metro PCS store in Deerfield Beach captured two thieves snatching cell phones, Monday.
(KRON) surveillance video has been released of the suspects fleeing Kim Kardashian's Paris hotel after their brazen heist.
There's a lot of riff raff in this area so I think as far as surveillance cameras go and security, it would help local businesses right here as well as residents," she said.
"government is supposed to protect our rights, not suppress our freedom - and yet for decades we've seen our government engage in a number of illegal surveillance practices that do just that," said Brandi Collins, the campaign director at Color Of Change.
However, they say opposition politicians, political activists and even businessmen increasingly find themselves targeted by government surveillance operations. Opposition politician Boris Nemtsov tried to investigate to what extent he was targeted by ...
Cody Wray was checking his home security camera footage earlier this week when he was surprised to see his son Dylan out of bed.
police have asked the public's help in identifying two suspects caught on surveillance video in a gas station robbery south of downtown Nashville.
The surveillance state continues to expand at breakneck speed with more and more local law enforcement agencies obtaining high-tech spy gear such as stingray devices, automatic license plate readers (ALPRs), sophisticated cameras and drones.
APTOPIX Spain NSA Survelliance The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a motion to reveal the secret court opinions with "novel or significant interpretations" of surveillance law, in a renewed push for government transparency. The motion ...
A recent report by the National Association of State Boards of education finds that states and policymakers need to address privacy protections for school surveillance and its potentially negative, inequitable effects. "School surveillance: The ...
The ACLU has identified 23 legal opinions that contain new or significant interpretations of surveillance law - affecting the government's use of malware, its attempts to compel technology companies to circumvent encryption, and the CIA's bulk ...
Federal surveillance of activists started when the Movement for Black Lives began during protests against the police killing of an unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Missouri.
A Frankfort man has been charged following a case of unlawful surveillance, according to Ilion police. Loren Crain, 27, of Frankfort, was charged with felony second-degree surveillance, police said. The arrest stems from an incident where Crain ...
Four unarmed black men say that they were jumped by a Group of Eight to 10 off-duty Springfield police officers in the 2015 incident.
CLINTON, Miss. (WJTV) - surveillance video of a woman taking a plant from a store front in Clinton is making the rounds on facebook.
Space might have a whole lot of, well, empty space, but it's also packed full of hurtling rocks, deceased satellites, old rocket boosters and other bits of detritus which wouldn't exactly been desirable for one of our spacecraft to collide with.
But what they couldn't find was Foster's surveillance camera. It was recording their every move. "In the background, you can see another person on foot going in my truck," said Foster.
surveillance video and prior police encounters with a suspect led to an arrest warrant in connection with a shooting outside a Hazelwood convenience store.






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