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Seeing the light; Home Office to trial laser deterrent device for Police riot control; Photonic Security Systems – SMU100

In the aftermath of the August riots in London, it appears the Home Office is looking at alternative measures for riot control.  As reported in the Telegraph, one of these options is a ranged weapon that uses a laser to … Continue reading

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Nominet seek stakeholder opinions on plan to allow domain name suspensions by Police request.

Nominet, the registry that runs the .uk top level domain is seeking feedback on recent proposed changes relating to domain name suspension.  The proposal boils down to allowing Nominet to suspend domain names at the behest of the Police: if … Continue reading

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The Police force’s intimidation tactics; fitwatch.org.uk, forward intelligence teams and Millbank student protest.

It is barely a week after the student protest at Millbank in London.  An event which the media tells us has polarised views on how to achieve effective protest; in reality, I suspect most people are unperturbed with a few … Continue reading

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