Monthly Archives: June 2015

Australian Government Contractors Will Now Go to Jail for Reporting Child Abuse in Detention Centers

[Translate] Australian Government Contractors Will Now Go to Jail for Reporting Child Abuse in Detention Centers June 26, 2015 By Lauren Gillin Image via Flickr user diacimages. This article originally appeared on VICE Australia. Last month the Australian government, with … Continue reading

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Contract sinking in a sea of mistakes

[Translate] Contract sinking in a sea of mistakes Northern Territory News By EXCLUSIVE IAN McPHEDRAN 29 June 2015 A $630 MILLION patrol boat maintenance contract between Defence and British-based Serco could be torn up due to underperformance by Serco subsidiary … Continue reading

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UK Paying Millions for Surveillance Tech Used by Private Security Firms

[Translate]   UK Paying Millions for Surveillance Tech Used by Private Security Firms © Flickr/ Gareth Milner Europe 15:05 25.06.2015Get short URL 020430 Britain’s Ministry of Justice (MoJ) is still paying private security firms millions of pounds each month for … Continue reading

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Justice system in meltdown

[Translate] Justice system in meltdown Jun 2015 Monday 29th posted by Conrad Landin in Britain Experts warn of prison privateers tightening grip NOTORIOUS privateers are “running rings round the government,” Britain’s leading criminal justice campaigner has warned following revelations that … Continue reading

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U.S. Air Force Selects DynCorp International to Support Air Force Contract Augmentation Program IV Valued at up to $5 Billion

[Translate] U.S. Air Force Selects DynCorp International to Support Air Force Contract Augmentation Program IV Valued at up to $5 Billion Business Wire 29 June 2015 14:53 MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 29, 2015– DynCorp International (DI) has been selected by the … Continue reading

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Imprisoning undocumented immigrants isn’t ‘national security’ – it’s cruelty

[Translate] Imprisoning undocumented immigrants isn’t ‘national security’ – it’s cruelty These detentions seem to be a repeat of the Japanese American internment camps – an ugly part of US history Innocent children and families are being detained just like Japanese … Continue reading

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Pentagon contractor accused of overcharging millions

[Translate] Pentagon contractor accused of overcharging millions Todd Spangler, Detroit Free Press 5:28 p.m. EDT June 19, 2015 Buy Photo (Photo: Regina H. Boone/Detroit Free Press) Story Highlights Government says BAE Systems withheld accurate pricing information. Law requires contractors to … Continue reading

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A Private Sector Solution to Battle ISIS

[Translate] A Private Sector Solution to Battle ISIS Give private armies a chance. A. Barton Hinkle | June 29, 2015 If the United States does not want to go to war with the Islamic State, why not let mercenaries do … Continue reading

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Mercenary hackers: an elusive, challenging foe

[Translate] Mercenary hackers: an elusive, challenging foe For-hire criminal hackers are a plentiful resource for nation-states and militant groups to carry out digital attacks. They are also expert at covering up their tracks, making it difficult to pinpoint true culprits. … Continue reading

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I went to a kidnapping survival camp for business executives

[Translate] I went to a kidnapping survival camp for business executives Hayden Higgins June 26, 2015 On a Tuesday, I was kidnapped. Men in ski masks burst into the room and yelled for us to put our heads on the … Continue reading

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