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Los Angeles police told to collect social media data on every civilian they stop

LAPD issued ‘field interview cards’ to record a civilian’s Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other social media accounts. Photo: Police detain people during the George Floyd protests in Los Angeles on 1 June 2020. Photograph: REX/Shutterstock...
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US-owned firm ‘Emcor’ was CCTV provider for Matt Hancock’s office

Photo: The government has launched an investigation into the leaked CCTV footage of Matt Hancock and Gina Coladangelo. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters A firm that provided security at Matt Hancock’s office, where leaked CCTV footage showed him kissing...
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China’s ‘splinternet’ will create a state-controlled alternative cyberspace

Photo: One of the world’s first exhibitions of blockchain art – Virtual Niche: Have You Ever Seen Memes in the Mirror? – was held in Beijing in March. Photograph: Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Beijing is using blockchain...
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