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Culture of drones

The next chapter in the drone story is that more than 30,000 drones have been purchased by homeland Security and there is the first step in a rapid reaction force being assembled to accompany the drones. ‘…Surveillance drones have a … Continue reading

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Another chapter in the militarization of the police

 This may sound a little melodramatic but you give the police enough toys and they are going to have to use them if for no other reason than to justify having them. This is what happened in a small Massachusetts … Continue reading

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Marine Corps creates law enforcement battalions

 On the surface this sounds like a good idea because of the justification of the US being involved in so many peace keeping operations. However, the truth is that when you develop a resource there is the tendency to over … Continue reading

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Texas college hacks government drone

It seems as if it was only yesterday that I posted a comment about the potential of a terrorist group hijacking a drone and turning it into a weapon. Well it seems as if some college students bought all the … Continue reading

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House bill extends TSA intel sharing to mass transit

Talk about mission creep or maybe tsunami should be a better word. There are an awful lot of non-producing security people floating around the country looking for something to do. House bill extends TSA intel sharing to mass transit

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