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Hundreds of Police Departments Distribute ‘Internet Safety Software’ That’s Actually Dangerous Spyware

For years, local law enforcement agencies around the country have told parents that installing ComputerCOP software is the “first step” in protecting their children online. By Dave Maass Police chiefs, sheriffs, and district attorneys have handed out hundreds of thousands of copies of the disc to families for free …

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Police Departments that Use Military Gear at Protests May Be Forced to Repay Federal Grants

The United States Department of Homeland Security may require the local police forces it supplies with military-grade weapons to repay federal anti-terrorism grants should the items be used to suppress dissent. A representative of the DHS, one of three federal agencies responsible for allocating military equipment to local police …

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