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‘Stingray’ Surveillance Technology Used To Arrest US Immigrant

‘Stingray’ Surveillance Technology Used To Arrest US Immigrant

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement has repurposed mobile phone tracking technology typically used in criminal investigations to track down at least one immigrant for deportation, The Detroit News revealed last week. ICE’s controversial use of the surveillance technology has caught the eye of US Senator Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat…

British Defence Giant Offers Tactical Spy Garbage Bins To American Cops

British Defence Giant Offers Tactical Spy Garbage Bins To American Cops

While most of us eventually stop playing spies, American police departments have found it increasingly tough to grow up, using military-developed surveillance equipment for crimes as minor as 911 hangups in recent years. Sensing an opportunity, defence contractors apparently stepped in to fulfil the demand, as demonstrated by a newly…