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Cops and Robbers

So everyone noticed when Congress told the FAA to get American airspace ready for regular drone flights, this move prompted a general Internet freakout about privacy concerns. No one likes the thought of being watched by the very drones that spy on suspected insurgents on Middle Eastern battlefields. Well, U.S. police departments are already gearing […]

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So, Finnish Authorities yesterday found 69 Patriot air-defense missiles and another 160 tons of explosives on a ship bound for China. What!? The British-flagged merchant ship Thor Liberty apparently left Emden, Germany with the missiles and stopped in Finland to pick up anchor chains when Finnish customs inspectors found the weapons — in crates marked as fireworks […]

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The Internet was aflame this morning with talk of  NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly’s statement to 60 Minutes last night that his department has the ability to shoot down aircraft. Naturally, this prompted people to ask if the department has some type of surface-to-air-missiles. We’ve seen talk about the militarization of America’s police departments over the past few […]

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Check out this video of the U.S. Coast Guard scrambling to seize this narco-sub with seven tons or $180 million worth of cocaine before the semi submersible sinks after being scuttled. This one was found with the help of a Customs and Border Patrol aircraft, most likely an ex-Navy P-3 Orion subhunter. P-3s operated by […]

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By Kevin Coleman — Defense Tech Cyberwarfare Correspondent Recently German police discovered their systems had been successfully attacked by hackers. Their preliminary investigation indicated that the hackers had broken into their systems and were actively inside federal police and customs service computer systems for months. At this time, indications are that the systems came under […]

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