Daily Archives: August 7, 2013

Why the Jimmy Mubenga case won’t be a watershed moment for government outsourcing

[Translate] New Statesman Alan White Unreported Britain Why the Jimmy Mubenga case won’t be a watershed moment for government outsourcing The unlawful killing of Angolan deportee Jimmy Mubenga by three G4S security guards is an extremely complicated case. While it’s … Continue reading

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Olympic security firm G4S pulls out of tagging contract after charging for dead offenders

[Translate] Olympic security firm G4S pulls out of tagging contract after charging for dead offenders PRIVATE security giant G4S has pulled out of bidding for a new tagging criminals contracts after it was revealed it had billed taxpayers for monitoring … Continue reading

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Privatising intelligence gathering

[Translate] Privatising intelligence gathering Summary: PRISM, declining privacy, and lost accountability of government security agencies is the real cost of intelligence privatisation and security outsourcing. By Tim Lohman | August  6, 2013 — 21:30 GMT (14:30 PDT) The increasing privatisation … Continue reading

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Wisconsin: Controversial mine security company gets state license

[Translate] Wisconsin: Controversial mine security company gets state license   By Patrick Marley Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Posted:   08/05/2013 12:01:00 AM CDT MADISON, Wis. — Armed security guards who were abruptly pulled from a proposed mine site in northern Wisconsin … Continue reading

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DynCorp International welcomes home 6 helicopters after successful deployment in Afghanistan

[Translate] DynCorp International welcomes home 6 helicopters after successful deployment in Afghanistan   DynCorp International’s DynAviation Group welcomed home six UH-1H helicopters at their new Aviation Center of Excellence at the Huntsville International Airport on August 6, 2013. (Lucy Berry … Continue reading

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India to Outsource Spying on Indians to the Israelis

[Translate] India to Outsource Spying on Indians to the Israelis   Newsclick Report, August 6, 2013 At a time when the entire world is outraged to find out about USA’s secret mass surveillance program run by the NSA, the Indian … Continue reading

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Syria’s Assad ‘legalises’ private security firms

[Translate] Syria’s Assad ‘legalises’ private security firms     Published August 06, 2013 AFP A handout picture released by the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) on June 17, 2013, shows Syrian President Bashar al-Assad speaking during an interview with the … Continue reading

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US Army Human Terrain System, 2008-2013

[Translate] US Army Human Terrain System, 2008-2013   The Program from Hell   Authored by John Stanton The United States Army Human Terrain System has been mired in controversy since its inception. Billed as an anthropology program, it went dangerously … Continue reading

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NSA XKeyscore Produced by SAIC, Runs on RHEL

[Translate] 1 August 2013. Add SAIC SKIDROWE job. NSA XKeyscore Produced by SAIC, Runs on RHEL Other SAIC Xkeyscore jobs: http://jobs.saic.com/search?q=XKEYSCORE Spy tools of the jobs: INTELINK, DISHFIRE, XKEYSCORE, MARINA, PINWALE, UTT, TUNINGFORK, ASSOCIATION, QFD, BLACKPEARL, NAVIGATOR, AGILITY, ANALYST NOTEBOOK, … Continue reading

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Compliance with Electrical and Fire Protection Standards of U.S. Controlled and Occupied Facilities in Afghanistan

[Translate] DoD Inspector General report, July 18, 2013 Compliance with Electrical and Fire Protection Standards of U.S. Controlled and Occupied Facilities in Afghanistan

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