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Disturbing images such as this from the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre have shocked the nation and prompted a royal commission. AAP/Four Corners

CCTV: who can watch whom under the law?

The use of surveillance cameras raises difficult issues for the law in balancing privacy with exposure that is in the public interest – and perhaps it's time that balance was reviewed.
The link between CCTV and safety is weak; the link with commerce is stronger. Flickr/Ashley/Jakub Geltner, Sculpture by the Sea, 'Nest '06'

Safety – or profit? The booming business of CCTV and Safer Streets

Politicians want us to believe closed circuit TV makes us safer. But the main beneficiaries are private firms handed lucrative tax-payer contracts.
Funding CCTV cameras annihilated a proposal in NSW to create a mentoring program directed at young women in prisons or undergoing release. AAP/Julian Smith

Post-release mentoring succeeds in everything but winning funding

Women coming out of jail require forms of assistance that are not simply directed at technologies for prevention or elimination of recidivism, but rather that are focused on health and well-being.
Do security cameras work to protect school kids? Flickr/Plashing vole

CCTV and security guards in schools: protective or invasive?

The Abbott government has announced 54 schools will receive funding for security guards and CCTV cameras in an attempt to prevent possible terror attacks. But where is the line between protection and privacy invasion?
Sometimes cameras are too small to be noticed Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

Cameras on cops: the jury’s still out

The mere presence or absence of a camera does not deter violent behavior. We know this through decades of research on CCTV demonstrating that video monitoring has little to no effect on violent crime and…
Citizens and police officers. Nick Allen

Democratic policing: what it says about America today

The use of lethal force by police officers in Ferguson and Staten Island has raised many concerns about the dynamic between police and citizens and underlined the fact that all time favorite fictional…
Lesson is that things need to change, not that we need more film. Kara Newhouse

Proposal for hidden cameras in care homes is misguided

That the Care Quality Commission, the watchdog in charge of health and social care in England, is considering hidden cameras and mystery-shopper exercises in care homes and domiciliary care sounds plausible…
The FBI has released images of suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings. AAP Image/FBI

Boston bombing: desperately seeking faces in the crowd

The FBI has released photos and CCTV footage of the two men considered suspects in this week’s Boston bombing, and has appealed to the public to help identify them. Both are young men, wearing baseball…

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