Category Archives: Investigation-5- Use of technology(ies)

Police Using Skype To Get Warrants While At A Crime Scene | Techdirt

Police Using Skype To Get Warrants While At A Crime Scene | Techdirt. 30 March 2011 an interesting development… Advertisements

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Privacy: about secrets or about democracy?

Everyone Has Something To Hide: Why Privacy Is Important Even If ‘You’ve Done Nothing Wrong’ | Techdirt. 4th August 2010 An old post stuck my mailbox but which has not lost its relevance in the slightest. Privacy is not about … Continue reading

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Surveillance technology: which regulation?

La cyberarme de la police | LeMatin.ch. 23 August 2010 An old post I kept in my mail box until I could process it. It is about softwares (CRUSH standing for Criminal Reduction Utilising Statistical History) that allows mapping of … Continue reading

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Google, China and Co: where do we draw the line between the acceptable and the not-so-acceptable?

A long silence, partly because I was busy scrolling down the shelves at Cambridge (UK) library for books before my fellowship at CRASSH ended. I still have a few books to read, but today I am trying to go through … Continue reading

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Surveillance

“Rather Than Blaming Twitter, NY Police Using It To Track Gang Activity” (TechDirt, 01 December 2009)

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Facebook again: bad and good uses

Yes, Bad People Use Facebook Too (TechDirt, 17 november 2009)

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Identity, prosecution and Facebook

A strange story, the type that always makes me think of the novel The Count of Monte-Christo.Emprisonment for a theft he has not committed, a man managed to be freed and charges dropped after his lawyer tracked down a message … Continue reading

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Forensics tools

Until it withdrew it, Microsoft allowed its COFFEE auditing tools to be shared, allowing whoever uses it to access Windows. It also provided it to law enforcement agencies.According to comments, the tools are not very good and ‘bad guys’ use … Continue reading

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Social networks: world and power

With always/often talk of Facebook, but this is not the only one on the web. Others in non English languages are actually attracting more customers, in China obviously, but also Brazil, Russia, Netherlands etc…“Ces réseaux sociaux qui résistent à Facebook … Continue reading

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Data collection and use by police

Quite a bit of irony here when thinking about the debate on whether ISPs should collect data and keep it available to police. The ACPO (Association of Chief Police Officers) considers that the sheer number of CCTV data makes it … Continue reading

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