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Electronic surveillance

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View Resource Privacy International

Privacy International is a ten-year-old, London and Washington DC-based organization which serves as a watchdog on privacy issues ranging from " wiretapping and national security activities, to ID cards, video surveillance, data matching, police information systems, and medical privacy." Highlighted on the site is privacy-related news from around the world, with links to documents and Websites...

ps://www.privacyinternational.org
View Resource NYC Surveillance Camera Project

These two sites focus on the increasing numbers of surveillance cameras in New York City. The first provides a .pdf-formatted map of the more than 2,300 camera locations throughout New York as well as text listings broken down by community. The information was compiled by volunteers from the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU). In addition to information on camera locations, in the news section...

http://www.mediaeater.com/cameras/
View Resource Super Bowl Technology

One of the biggest technology stories surrounding Super Bowl XXXVII was the security measures used to spot disruptive activity and terrorists. The massive network of cameras that was used to monitor the entire stadium is described in this story (1). It also discusses police operations, face recognition systems, and entrance sensors. The Houston Texans were not in the Super Bowl for 2003, but their...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/met/2003/0131
View Resource Electronic Surveillance

The FBI maintains a Web site (1) that explains the purposes and ramifications of the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act (CALEA). In addition to discussing the telecommunication industry's role in supporting the act, the site defines electronic surveillance and offers several documents regarding associated legal issues. An excellent source for government surveillance information...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/met/2003/0523#TopicInDept...
View Resource Dialog for Kids: Spy Technology

Dialog for Kids is a series on Idaho Public Television that lets children "phone, fax or e-mail questions to leading scientists to be answered live, on-air." The May 20, 2003 episode, which can be viewed in its entirety online, addressed various forms of spy technology. This Web site has educational material that complement the episode. Children can learn about the basics of espionage,...

http://idahoptv.org/sciencetrek/