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Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images "...background and identity check fingerprint capture machine is displayed in London"

Command centre of the Metropolitan Police Department, Tokyo, Japan.

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Busted: 10 Awesome Technology-Assisted Police Cases "the greatest moments in technology-assisted crime solving. Crime doesn’t pay if it does not compute…"
Strand 1: security and privacy
Strand 3: range of technologies in the 10 cases
Police Technology
FingerPrinting: A Lesson on Classification
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Video: Film Piracy, Organized Crime, and Terrorism

"Gregory F. Treverton discusses how organized crime is increasingly involved in the piracy of feature films, with syndicates active along the entire supply chain from manufacture to street sales of pirated movies. His detailed investigation looks into the connections between intellectual-property piracy, organized crime, and terrorism, including case studies of criminal and terrorist groups and recommendations for reducing the demand for and supply of pirated goods."

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Misha Glenny - Hire the hackers!

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