Police in the South Pacific nation usually operate without firearms but trialled armed patrols after a lone gunman murdered 51 Muslim worshippers in Christchurch in March 2019.
Twitter had sued the Justice Department in its battle with federal agencies as the internet industry’s self-described champion of free speech seeking the right to reveal the extent of US government surveillance.
Health officials eyeing possibility of using smartphones to ascertain with whom someone diagnosed with Covid-19 has been in contact.
Governments from China to Singapore to Israel, ordered electronic monitoring of their citizens' movements to tackle Covid-19 and even some digital privacy defenders say it may be prudent to use some of the available data to help control the outbreak.
CV Dazzle uses cubist-inspired designs to thwart the computer. A similar technique was used extensively in World War I to camouflage British naval ships and confuse opponents about their actual heading or location.
Singapore decides to set up surveillance cameras on 100,000 lampposts, to “perform crowd analytics’’ for public security. The technology of facial recognition with cameras and censors urges privacy fears among right groups and security experts.
Regional police tweeted that they had shot the man Monday afternoon in an operation amid a massive manhunt for the fugitive from the Barcelona van attack last week.
Reducing the interactions between police and the public is the best way to reduce the chances police will kill people, and that requires significant investment in healthcare, housing and social welfare
While the Europe-wide manhunt for the suspect behind Monday's attack continues, German police arrested two brothers who were believed to be planning an attack on a shopping centre in the western city of Oberhausen.
Anti-police hatred and violence against French police continues to grow after a series of protests against a controversial labour reform were shut down.
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