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Climate change is turning dehydration into a deadly disease

Climate change makes a new chronic kidney disease worse, "and it will grow and grow.”

Bay Area: Join us 4/19 to talk tech, the police, and...

Meet a Bay Area lawyer who represents accused criminal hackers, including weev.

Coppers ‘persistently’ breach data protection laws with police tech

Staff association warns that systems 'increasingly' being used for personal reasons Coppers in England and Wales are "persistently" committing data breaches, according to the Police Federation's head of misconduct.…

Man jailed indefinitely for refusing to decrypt hard drives loses appeal

“Our client has now been in custody for almost 18 months,” defense attorney says.

Lawyer films his traffic stop, even after cop says to stop,...

Chief: “We invite citizens to [film the police] when they believe it is necessary.”

ZX Spectrum Vega+ in limbo after Retro Computers tries to halt...

Handheld ZX Spectrum raised half a million on Indiegogo but no sign of hardware.

Facebook shopped BBC hacks to National Crime Agency over child abuse...

PR 101: How not to head off an embarrassing investigation + Comment  Facebook reported BBC journalists to the police after the reporters accidentally emailed them images of child sexual abuse, the social network's PR has alleged.…

Germany, France lobby hard for terror-busting encryption backdoors – Europe seems...

Crypto shouldn't hold back cops, sniffs commission The technology industry has hit back at proposed plans by France and Germany to force EU member states to backdoor encryption for the police.…

Divided federal appeals court rules you have the right to film...

Filming cops, 2-1 court rules, ensures that they "are not abusing their power."

Cop filmed telling motorist he wanted to beat him, sic dog...

New Jersey officer becomes enraged that he is being filmed during traffic stop.

Ransomware disrupts Washington DC’s CCTV system

About 70 percent of the cameras hooked up to the police’s closed-circuit TV (CCTV) system in Washington, D.C., were reportedly unable to record footage for several days before President Trump’s inauguration due to a ransomware attack.The attack affected 123 of the 187 network video recorders that form the city’s CCTV system, the Washington Post reported Saturday.

Each of these devices is used to store video footage captured by up to four cameras installed in public spaces.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here