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Police Don’t Want to Follow Rules; Net Crime in UK Rises; US and Canada Make Security Pact

Dec 10, 20021 min
CSO and CISOData and Information Security

Police Don’t Want to Follow Rules

Today’s New York Times reports that police departments across the country are unhappy with rules that block them from spying on people with no evidence that a crime has been committed. The Times reports that civil liberties groups worry about how police would use new freedoms and new technologies.Net Crime in UK RisesThe Register. The story reports that since its launch in April 2001, the Hi-Tech Crime unit has been involved in 11 operations and has arrested 30 people.

The UK’s National Hi-Tech Crime Unit claims that the level of organized crime on the Internet is increasing sharply, according to a story in

US and Canada Make Security PactBoston Globe. The Globe reports that the agreement creates a joint planning group that will decide when and how the forces will be deployed.

The United States and Canada have signed an agreement that may allow the deployment of US troops on Canadian soil in the event of a terrorist attack, according to a story in today’s