Slashdot Items Tagged "police"

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Wednesday December 13, 2017 @04:44PM Robots Are Being Used To Shoo Away Homeless People In San Francisco
Monday October 30, 2017 @06:46PM Calgary Police Cellphone Surveillance Device Must Remain Top Secret, Judge Rules
Friday October 20, 2017 @04:08PM Body Camera Study Shows No Effect On Police Use of Force Or Citizen Complaints
Friday October 20, 2017 @02:58PM Body Camera Giant Wants Police To Collect Your Videos Too
Friday September 01, 2017 @06:06PM US Cops Can't Keep License Plate Data Scans Secret Without Reason, Court Rules
Tuesday July 25, 2017 @03:59PM China Forces Muslim Minority To Install Spyware On Their Phones
Monday July 17, 2017 @04:06PM Facial Recognition Could Be Coming To Police Body Cameras
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @05:00PM London Metropolitan Police's 18,000 Windows XP PCs Is a Disaster Waiting To Happen
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @03:50PM Police Use Lyft As 'Trojan Horse' To Capture Suspect In Murder of Tech CEO
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @03:25PM Police In Oklahoma Have Cracked Hundreds of People's Cell Phones
Thursday June 01, 2017 @03:04PM Man Sentenced To 180 Days In Jail For Refusing To Give Police His iPhone Passcode
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @03:28PM Robot Police Officer Goes On Duty In Dubai
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @09:41AM Police To Test App That Assesses Suspects
Friday May 05, 2017 @03:07PM Cop Fakes Body Cam Footage, Prosecutors Drop Drug Charges
Thursday May 04, 2017 @07:56PM Digital Economy Act: Illegal Kodi Streams Could Now Land Users In Prison For 10 Years
Monday May 01, 2017 @03:03PM Taser Will Use Police Body Camera Videos 'To Anticipate Criminal Activity'
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @03:52PM British Cops Will Scan Every Fan's Face At the Champions League Final
Thursday April 06, 2017 @03:43PM London Police Ink Shadowy Deal With Industry On Website Takedowns
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @03:53PM Canada's RCMP National Police Force Reveals Use of Secretive Cellphone Surveillance Technology
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @02:59PM Taser Offers Free Body Cameras To All US Police
Friday March 31, 2017 @10:29PM Connecticut May Become First US State To Allow Deadly Police Drones
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @03:46PM Two Activists Who Secretly Recorded Planned Parenthood Face 15 Felony Charges
Friday March 17, 2017 @03:10PM Judge Grants Search Warrant For Everyone Who Searched a Crime Victim's Name On Google
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @01:36PM Facebook Admits Flaw in Image Moderation After BBC Report
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @08:49PM Can Technology Prevent Cops From Forgetting To Turn On Their Body Cameras?
Friday February 24, 2017 @06:20PM Appeals Court: You Have the Right To Film the Police
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @06:11PM Bipartisan Bill Seeks Warrants For Police Use of 'Stingray' Cell Trackers
Monday February 06, 2017 @05:05PM DC Inauguration Protestors Are Being Hit With Facebook Data Searches
Wednesday February 01, 2017 @05:04PM Police Use Pacemaker Data To Charge Homeowner With Arson, Insurance Fraud
Saturday January 28, 2017 @03:41PM Police Department Loses Years Worth of Evidence In Ransomware Incident
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @03:27PM Police Request Amazon Echo Recordings For Homicide Investigation
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @03:47PM Florida Court Says Suspected Voyeur Must Reveal His iPhone Passcode To Police
Friday December 09, 2016 @08:31PM Inside the NYPD's Attempt To Build Community Trust Through Twitter
Sunday December 04, 2016 @12:49PM Virginia Police Spent $500K For An Ineffective Cellphone Surveillance System
Thursday December 01, 2016 @06:21PM International Authorities Take Down Massive 'Avalanche' Botnet, Sinkhole Over 800,000 Domains
Thursday December 01, 2016 @05:32PM French Man Sentenced To Two Years In Prison For Visiting Pro-ISIS Websites
Monday November 28, 2016 @04:24PM EU's Law Enforcement Agency Closes 4,500 Websites Peddling Fake Brands
Friday November 25, 2016 @07:05AM Police in UK Warn About Dating Apps After Serial Killer Conviction
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @04:46PM Surveillance Firm 'Geofeedia' Cuts Half of Staff After Losing Access To Twitter, Facebook
Friday November 18, 2016 @05:58PM Major Cyberlocker EX.UA To Shut Down Amid Police Crackdown
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @04:34PM Police Raid Pirate Site, Seize 60 Servers Following MPAA Complaint
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @03:07PM Montreal Police Monitored iPhone of La Presse Journalist Patrick Lagace
Sunday October 23, 2016 @06:25PM US Police Consider Flying Drones Armed With Stun Guns
Saturday October 22, 2016 @07:49PM Feds Walk Into a Building, Demand Everyone's Fingerprints To Open Phones
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @03:15PM Half of American Adults Are In a Face-Recognition Database
Monday October 17, 2016 @04:52PM It's Entirely Reasonable For Police To Swipe a Suspicious Gift Card, Says Court
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @12:08PM Facebook, Instagram, Twitter Block Tool For Cops To Surveil You On Social Media
Sunday October 09, 2016 @05:02PM Sean Parker Contributes $9 Million As States Push To Legalize Marijuana
Friday October 07, 2016 @06:12PM Baltimore Police Took 1 Million Surveillance Photos of City
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @10:19AM Police Complaints Drop 93 Percent After Deploying Body Cameras
Saturday September 24, 2016 @11:08PM California Launches Mandatory Data Collection For Police Use-of-Force
Sunday September 18, 2016 @04:33PM Robot Handcuffed and Arrested At Moscow Rally
Saturday September 17, 2016 @07:31PM Robot Snatches Rifle From Barricaded Suspect, Ends Standoff
Friday September 16, 2016 @04:31PM NYPD Says Talking About Its IMSI Catchers Would Make Them Vulnerable To Hacking
Monday September 12, 2016 @02:34PM Unredacted User Manuals Of Stingray Device Show How Accessible Surveillance Is
Sunday September 04, 2016 @01:55PM Fugitive Arrested After Using 'Wanted' Poster As His Facebook Profile Pic
Friday September 02, 2016 @03:14PM Police Seize Two 'Perfect Privacy' VPN Servers
Sunday August 28, 2016 @01:42PM 100 Arrested In New York Thanks To Better Face-Recognition Technology
Saturday August 20, 2016 @11:25PM Chicago's Experiment In Predictive Policing Isn't Working
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @04:18PM FCC Complaint: Baltimore Police Breaking Law With Use of Stingray Phone Trackers
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @11:01AM Metropolitan Police To Target Online Hate Crime and Abuse
Friday August 12, 2016 @12:20PM Local Canadian Police Station Admits To Owning Stingray Surveillance Device
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @02:02PM Local Police in Canada Used 'Stingray' Surveillance Device Without a Warrant
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @09:08AM London's Metropolitan Police Still Running 27,000 Windows XP Desktops
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @05:02AM Police Scotland Told To Pay Journalist $13,000 Over Illegal Intercepts
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @05:59PM Police Asked Facebook To Deactivate Woman's Account During Deadly Standoff
Thursday July 21, 2016 @03:49PM Police 3D-Printed A Murder Victim's Finger To Unlock His Phone
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @05:11PM Leaky Database Leaves Oklahoma Police, Bank Vulnerable To Intruders
Sunday July 10, 2016 @03:07PM Uber Investor Suggests Addressing Police Killings With an App
Friday July 08, 2016 @12:52PM Using a Bomb Robot to Kill a Suspect Is an Unprecedented Shift in Policing
Thursday July 07, 2016 @03:22PM Baton Rouge Police Database Hacked In Retaliation For Killing of Alton Sterling
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @04:15PM UK Police Accessed Civilian Data For Fun and Profit, Says Report
Thursday June 30, 2016 @11:21PM Data Can Help Fix America's Overcrowded Jails, Says White House
Thursday June 09, 2016 @03:07PM Oklahoma State Troopers Use New Device To Seize Bank Accounts During Traffic Stops
Saturday May 21, 2016 @07:57PM Student Exposes Bad Police Encryption, Gets Suspended Sentence
Friday May 20, 2016 @04:33PM Real-Life RoboCop Guards Shopping Centers In California
Thursday May 19, 2016 @10:14PM New Surveillance System May Let Cops Use All Of The Cameras
Monday May 16, 2016 @03:09PM Iran Is Arresting Models Who Pose Without Headscarves On Instagram
Friday May 13, 2016 @04:42AM Government Spy Truck Is Disguised As A Google Street View Car
Wednesday April 27, 2016 @06:57PM Child Porn Suspect Jailed Indefinitely For Refusing To Decrypt Hard Drives
Sunday April 24, 2016 @04:13PM Schools Are Helping Police Spy On Kids' Social Media Activity
Thursday April 14, 2016 @11:02PM UC Davis Spent $175,000 To Bury Search Results After Cops Pepper-Sprayed Protestors
Monday April 11, 2016 @04:21PM Cellebrite Is Developing Roadside Police 'Textalyzer' Device
Friday April 01, 2016 @06:05PM $40 Hardware Is Enough To Hack $28,000 Police Drones From 2km Away
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @05:22AM Police Unlikely To Win Wider Access To Smartphones Despite FBI Success In San Bernardino Case
Sunday March 06, 2016 @11:46AM No, Turning On Your Phone Is Not Consenting To Being Tracked By Police
Monday February 29, 2016 @11:20AM Anonymous Goes After Miami Police Officer Who Doxed An Innocent Woman
Thursday February 18, 2016 @04:17PM Authorities Arrest Activists Instead of Those Responsible For CA Gas Leak
Monday February 01, 2016 @02:19PM Dutch Police Train Bald Eagles To Take Out Drones
Saturday January 30, 2016 @05:48PM ACLU Sues Anaheim Police For Public Records On Cell Phone Surveillance
Friday January 29, 2016 @02:44PM Jailbreak Turns Cheap Walkie-Talkie Into DMR Police Scanner
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @11:05AM Police Department Charging TV News Network $36,000 For Body Cam Footage
Sunday November 15, 2015 @08:47AM Police Body Cameras Come With Pre-Installed Malware
Saturday October 31, 2015 @06:09PM UK Police Make Third Arrest Over TalkTalk Cyber Attack
Thursday September 10, 2015 @09:32AM Boston Tracks Vehicles, Lies About It, Leaves Data Exposed
Thursday September 10, 2015 @09:00AM Police Body Camera Business All About the Video Evidence Storage
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @11:38AM Proposed MAC Sniffing Dongle Intended To Help Recover Stolen Electronics
Monday August 31, 2015 @05:45AM Assange Says Harrods Assisting Metro Police in 'Round-the-Clock Vigil'
Sunday August 23, 2015 @07:49PM In Baltimore and Elsewhere, Police Use Stingrays For Petty Crimes
Tuesday August 04, 2015 @10:44AM EFF and MuckRock Need Your Help Tracking Biometric Surveillance
Sunday June 21, 2015 @10:45PM Dallas Police Falsely Credit TrapWire System For Arrests
Thursday June 18, 2015 @07:52AM E-Detective Spy Tool Used By Police and Governments Has Major Security Holes
Monday June 15, 2015 @02:46AM Police Scanning Every Face At UK Download Festival
Sunday June 14, 2015 @12:42AM Amazon Publishes Opaque Transparency Report
Thursday June 11, 2015 @09:13AM Fake Mobile Phone Towers Found To Be "Actively Listening In" On Calls In UK
Saturday May 23, 2015 @12:13AM The Body Cam Hacker Who Schooled the Police
Thursday May 07, 2015 @06:33AM What To Say When the Police Tell You To Stop Filming Them
Tuesday May 05, 2015 @07:37AM US Gov't Will Reveal More About Its Secret Cellphone Tracking Devices
Monday April 06, 2015 @11:45AM Snapchat Joins the Gang, Releases Transparency Report
Monday March 30, 2015 @05:03PM Secret Service Plans New Fence, Full Scale White House Replica, But No Moat
Friday March 13, 2015 @10:07PM Wikipedia Entries On NYPD Violence Get Some Edits From Headquarters
Saturday February 07, 2015 @05:01PM Swatting 19-Year-Old Arrested in Las Vegas
Saturday February 07, 2015 @02:33PM NYPD Creates Fake Social Media Profiles To Track Loud Parties, Underage Drinking
Tuesday February 03, 2015 @04:09PM Art Project Causes Atlanta Police To Close Highway and Call Bomb Squad
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @12:46PM Police Nation-Wide Use Wall-Penetrating Radars To Peer Into Homes
Wednesday December 24, 2014 @10:23PM Study: Police Body-Cams Reduce Unacceptable Use of Force
Thursday November 13, 2014 @12:21PM After Silk Road 2.0 Shutdown, Rival Dark Net Markets Grow Quickly
Tuesday November 04, 2014 @08:13AM Ford Develops a Way To Monitor Police Driving
Sunday November 02, 2014 @07:43PM Ferguson No-Fly Zone Revealed As Anti-Media Tactic
Monday October 27, 2014 @12:56PM CHP Officers Steal, Forward Nude Pictures From Arrestee Smartphones
Saturday October 18, 2014 @12:51PM Florida Supreme Court: Police Can't Grab Cell Tower Data Without a Warrant
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @09:18AM Which Cars Get the Most Traffic Tickets?
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @11:11AM Kernel Developer Dmitry Monakhov Arrested For Protesting Ukraine Invasion
Monday August 11, 2014 @07:32AM San Jose Police Apologize For Hiding Drone Program, Halts Until Further Review
Saturday July 26, 2014 @08:20AM Private Data On iOS Devices Not So Private After All
Thursday July 10, 2014 @12:59PM Police Recording Confirms NYPD Flew At a Drone and Never Feared Crashing
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @07:09AM Police Using Dogs To Sniff Out Computer Memory
Thursday July 03, 2014 @03:24PM Use of Encryption Foiled the Cops a Record 9 Times In 2013
Thursday July 03, 2014 @10:35AM Judge Frees "Cannibal Cop" Who Shared His Fantasies Online
Tuesday July 01, 2014 @10:44AM Baton Bob Strikes Back Against Police That Coerced Facebook Post From Him
Thursday June 12, 2014 @04:28PM US Pushing Local Police To Keep Quiet On Cell-Phone Surveillance Technology
Thursday June 05, 2014 @04:34PM US Marshals Seize Police Stingray Records To Keep Them From the ACLU
Saturday May 31, 2014 @09:30PM LAPD Gets Some Hand-Me-Down Drones From Seattle, Promises Discretion
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @10:18AM Police Departments Using Car Tracking Database Sworn To Secrecy
Friday April 18, 2014 @05:51PM Peoria Mayor Sends Police To Track Down Twitter Parodist
Friday April 11, 2014 @07:00PM Can You Buy a License To Speed In California?
Sunday March 23, 2014 @05:24PM L.A. Police: All Cars In L.A. Are Under Investigation
Thursday February 13, 2014 @10:03AM Australian Police Deploy 3D Crime Scene Scanner
Saturday February 08, 2014 @02:47PM Cops With Google Glass: Horrible Idea, Or Good One?
Thursday December 26, 2013 @03:54PM Houston Expands Downtown Surveillance, Unsure If It Helps
Saturday December 14, 2013 @04:55PM Boston Police Stop Scanning Registration Plates, For Now
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @10:49AM British Police Censor the Global Internet
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @11:46AM Police Use James-Bond-Style GPS Bullet
Thursday October 03, 2013 @01:05PM French Police To Switch 72,000 Desktop PCs To Linux
Friday June 21, 2013 @09:26PM Report: Not Just For Tabloids; UK Privacy-Invading Hackers Widespread
Tuesday June 18, 2013 @07:16AM Supreme Court Decides Your Silence May Be Used Against You
Thursday May 23, 2013 @08:51AM French Police End Missing Persons Searches, Suggest Using Facebook
Saturday May 18, 2013 @09:17AM Fed. Appeals Court Says Police Need Warrant to Search Phone
Wednesday May 08, 2013 @05:00PM US DOJ Say They Don't Need Warrants For E-Mail, Chats
Monday May 06, 2013 @07:02AM "Terrorist" Lyrics Land High Schooler In Jail
Friday April 26, 2013 @11:09AM Kenya Police: Our Fake Bomb Detectors Are Real
Friday April 26, 2013 @09:56AM NYC Police Comm'r: Privacy Is 'Off the Table' After Boston Bombs
Tuesday April 23, 2013 @07:19AM RCMP Says Terror Plot Against Canadian Trains Thwarted
Sunday April 21, 2013 @05:09PM Japanese Police Urge ISPs To Block Tor
Friday April 19, 2013 @07:57PM Police Capture Second Marathon Bombing Suspect in Watertown, Mass.
Tuesday April 16, 2013 @08:21AM Boston Officials Did Not Shut Down Cell Network After Marathon Bombing
Thursday March 21, 2013 @07:33AM FAA Grants Arlington Texas Police Department Permission To Fly UAVs
Thursday March 07, 2013 @01:13PM Texas Bills Would Bar Warrantless Snooping On Phone Location
Friday February 22, 2013 @05:54PM Apple Now Working With the NYPD To Curb iPhone Thefts
Tuesday January 29, 2013 @08:46AM Machine Gun Fire From Military Helicopters Flying Over Downtown Miami
Saturday January 05, 2013 @03:07AM Facebook Lands Drunk Driving Teen In Jail
Tuesday December 25, 2012 @11:59AM NYPD To Identify 'Deranged' Gunmen Through Internet Chatter
Thursday December 13, 2012 @10:11AM New Hampshire Cops Use Taser On Woman Buying Too Many iPhones
Monday October 22, 2012 @06:47AM Facebook Won't Take Down Undercover Cop Page In Australia
Friday October 12, 2012 @05:03PM Seattle Police Want More Drones, Even While Two Sit Unused
Sunday September 30, 2012 @11:50AM EU Privacy Watchdog To ICANN: Law Enforcement WHOIS Demands "Unlawful"
Monday September 17, 2012 @01:36PM Pirate Bay Co-Founder Detained In Sweden
Friday September 14, 2012 @09:22PM Cameras To Watch Cameras In Maryland
Friday September 14, 2012 @07:35PM Twitter Hands Over Messages At Heart of Occupy Case
Thursday September 06, 2012 @12:59PM Dutch Police Ask 8000+ Citizens To Provide Their DNA
Monday August 27, 2012 @12:50PM Photo Reveals UK Plan: "Assange To Be Arrested Under All Circumstances"
Friday August 10, 2012 @07:24PM Minneapolis Police Catalog License Plates and Location Data
Friday August 10, 2012 @05:42PM Training Cops To Use Social Media Information
Friday July 27, 2012 @09:54AM Man Claims Cell Phone Taken By DC Police For Taking Photos
Friday July 20, 2012 @05:36PM Judge: Cops Can Impersonate Owner Of Seized Cell Phones
Sunday July 08, 2012 @12:52PM NY Couple On "Wanted" Poster For Filming Police
Thursday May 31, 2012 @07:42AM VA Governor Wants Military Drones For Police
Thursday May 17, 2012 @07:26AM UK Police Roll Out On-the-Spot Mobile Data Extraction System
Sunday May 13, 2012 @11:15AM Aussie Police Consider Using Automated Spy Drones
Tuesday April 24, 2012 @11:28AM Australia's Largest Police Force Accused of Widespread Piracy
Tuesday April 03, 2012 @08:07AM Supreme Court Approves Strip Searches For Any Arrestable Offense
Tuesday April 03, 2012 @07:27AM UK Police Investigate Alleged Phorm Lunch With Officer
Thursday March 15, 2012 @01:10PM Stolen iPad's Reported Location Not Enough To Warrant Search, Say Dutch Police
Friday March 09, 2012 @08:43PM Drones, Dogs and the Future of Privacy
Saturday March 03, 2012 @06:40AM Cook County Judge Says Law Banning Recording Police Is Unconstitutional
Thursday February 09, 2012 @08:04AM FAA Bill Authorizes Surveillance Drones Over US
Wednesday February 08, 2012 @07:01PM Pasadena Police Encrypt, Deny Access To Police Radio
Friday January 20, 2012 @07:42PM NYPD Developing Portable Body Scanner For Detecting Guns
Wednesday January 04, 2012 @05:18PM Court OKs Barring High IQs For Cops
Monday December 26, 2011 @12:46PM LAPD Surveillance Cameras Go Unused
Friday October 21, 2011 @05:31AM French Court Orders ISP To Block Police Misconduct Website
Thursday October 13, 2011 @12:33PM Dutch ISP Files Police Complaint Against Spamhaus
Tuesday October 11, 2011 @07:21AM California Governor Vetoes Ban On Warrantless Phone Searches
Thursday October 06, 2011 @07:34AM Calif. Appeals Court Approves Cell Phone Searches
Thursday September 29, 2011 @08:07AM Conflict Between Occupy Wall Street Protestors and NYPD Escalating
Tuesday September 20, 2011 @07:19AM Atlanta's Growing Video Surveillance System
Monday August 29, 2011 @06:09AM Mass. Court Says Constitution Protects Filming On-Duty Police
Friday August 26, 2011 @06:11AM Social Media a Threat To Undercover Cops
Monday August 22, 2011 @02:50PM When Schools Are the Police
Saturday August 13, 2011 @10:35PM After Cell-Phone Switch-Off, Anonymous Promises BART Protest