Daily Archives: December 29, 2015

Marshall Islands first to adopt new standards for PMSCs

[Translate] Marshall Islands first to adopt new standards for PMSCs in Piracy and Security News 11/12/2015 The Republic of the Marshall Islands has informed those companies with vessels under its flag that “effective 1 January 2016, companies shall engage only … Continue reading

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SERCO: Foreign Outsourcing Giant Takes Over the US National Security State

[Translate] SERCO: Foreign Outsourcing Giant Takes Over the US National Security State The Millennium Report December 21, 2015 “The Biggest Corporation You’ve Never Heard Of” — The Guardian WHY? State of the Nation How does one corporation — a mammoth … Continue reading

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Outsourcing War to Machines: The Military Robotics Revolution

[Translate] Outsourcing War to Machines: The Military Robotics Revolution ISBN-13: 978-1440830853 ISBN-10: 1440830851 Product Details Series: Praeger Security International Hardcover: 300 pages Publisher: Praeger (March 31, 2016) Language: English

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Coast Guard hires private security at Ketchikan base

[Translate] Coast Guard hires private security at Ketchikan base The Associated Press December 21, 2015 Email Print Text Size –A +A KETCHIKAN — The U.S. Coast Guard base in Ketchikan has been operating with tighter security after officials approved a … Continue reading

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Male guards strip-searching women and girls on Nauru

[Translate] Shane Bazzi  Dec 134 min read Male guards strip-searching women and girls on Nauru The following is a message from an asylum seeker on Nauru: Last night on 11th December 2015 at approximately 11pm the Australian security guard from … Continue reading

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Protection and Punishment in the People Business

[Translate] Protection and Punishment in the People Business December 10, 2015 Written by: The AIM Network Image from catholicleader.com.au Fazel Chegeni, Manus Island, Reza Berati, Transfield, Wilson Security The AIM Network Behrouz Boochani, a Kurdish journalist and an honorary member … Continue reading

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At Work Inside Our Detention Centres

[Translate] The Global Mail At Work Inside Our Detention Centres  

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City Hires Multinational with History of Human Rights Abuse

[Translate] City Hires Multinational with History of Human Rights Abuse By Thomas Moore on December 3, 2015 in Corporatocracy, Prison, Protest, Tucson G4S Secure Solutions, a multinational corporation with widespread accusations of human rights abuses in many parts of the … Continue reading

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Does it matter who runs our offshore immigration detention centres?

[Translate] Does it matter who runs our offshore immigration detention centre December 13, 2015 Carly Gordyn What kind of changes will Ferrovial bring to the detention centres and will such change constitute a mere change in ownership or the much … Continue reading

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The Origin of the New Species of Drone Operator

[Translate] Published on December 28th, 2015 | by David Isenberg The Origin of the New Species of Drone Operator by David Isenberg Back in April I wrote about growing involvement of private contractors in unmanned aerial systems.  Only half tongue-in-cheek … Continue reading

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