Daily Archives: October 8, 2013

The Data Hackers Mining Your Information for Big Brother

[Translate] Tomgram: Pratap Chatterjee, Big Bro Wants You Posted by Pratap Chatterjee at 8:04am, October 8, 2013. Follow TomDispatch on Twitter @TomDispatch. Sometimes, the world sends you back to school.  These last months have offered us a crash course — … Continue reading

Posted in Companies | Tagged | Leave a comment

G4S: A tale of two troubled prisons

[Translate] G4S: A tale of two troubled prisons Clare Sambrook 7 October 2013 Subjects: G4S: securing whose world? Privatisation’s flagship African jail is beset by kidnap, rape and stabbings. In Oakwood Prison, England, hooch, drugs and violence thrive. What’s the problem? … Continue reading

Posted in Companies, Outsourcing/Privatization, South Africa | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Shutdown affects U.S. military religious services

[Translate] Shutdown affects U.S. military religious services Published 8 October 2013 A shortage of active duty Catholic chaplains has led the government to hire contract priests to offer religious services in the military.

Posted in Outsourcing/Privatization | Tagged | Leave a comment

Supreme Billionaire Feeds Militaries Amid Court Battle

[Translate] Supreme Billionaire Feeds Militaries Amid Court Battle David de Jong, ©2013 Bloomberg News Published 11:50 am, Monday, October 7, 2013 Oct. 7 (Bloomberg) — Chemical warfare and car bombings are just a few of the hazards working in war-torn countries … Continue reading

Posted in Companies, Contracts, Legal, Logistics | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment