News tagged with criminal investigations

Fighting crime through crowdsourcing

Crowdsourcing utilizes the input of a crowd of online users to collaboratively solve problems. To advance this emerging technology, researchers at the University of Miami are developing a computing model that uses crowdsourcing ...

dateNov 12, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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Lawyer: UK mounts criminal inquiry into NSA leaks

Britain has launched a criminal investigation into Edward Snowden's leak of classified material to the Guardian newspaper and is sifting through documents it seized from the partner of one of the paper's ...

dateAug 22, 2013 in Internet
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The inverse CSI effect in the age of digital crime

The "CSI Effect" has been described as being an increased expectation from jurors that forensic evidence will be presented in court that is instantaneous and unequivocal because that is how it is often presented for dramatic ...

dateJul 10, 2013 in Internet
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Apple releases details on US data requests

US tech giant Apple revealed on Monday it received between 4,000 and 5,000 data requests in six months from US authorities, days after Facebook and Microsoft released similar information.

dateJun 17, 2013 in Internet
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Dangers and delights of digital diplomacy

Amid the explosion of social media and new networking tools, governments and businesses are grappling with balancing their security needs against their wish to join the online conversations.

dateJun 14, 2013 in Internet
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