Australia said it will allow Facebook and Instagram photos to be used as part of its national surveillance database. Senior officials from the attorney general’s office have confirmed that the government are also monitoring Facebook photos. Some AUS$18.5 million (£8.62 million) will be spent on the National Facial Biometric Matching Capability database, which would retain still images that authorities could[Read More...]
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The government should interfere more in people’s lives, according to the British prime minister David Cameron. He announced that Britain is “too passively tolerant” and should not be allowing people to go about their lives as they please. In order to crack down on terrorism, or minority “extremist” views that differed from Britain’s consensus, the government needs to get a[Read More...]
Teachers will be sent on formal training courses designed to “spot the signs of radicalisation in young people” it has been revealed. The Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) is launching the seminars designed to report and monitor young schoolchildren suspected of having terrorist leanings. The seminars are aimed at both teachers and headteachers who are being encouraged to[Read More...]