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Friday, 27 January 2023

A robot was scheduled to argue in court, then came the jail threats

quote [ The man behind a startup called DoNotPay planned to use AI to help fight a traffic ticket. But professional lawyers shut it down. ]

The lawyers tell me that there are no prohibitions
Against robots making life or death decisions
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+4 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:00amGMT] [15 comments]

Five Memphis ex-police officers charged with murder over motorist?s death

quote [ Shelby county sheriff?s office online records showed that Tadarrius Bean, Demetrius Haley, Desmond Mills Jr, Emmitt Martin III and Justin Smith were in custody. All five were charged with second-degree murder, aggravated assault, aggravated kidnapping, official misconduct and official oppression. ]

So white cops kill black guy and almost skate on it. Black cops kill black guy and straight to jhail.

[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+5 Informative]
[by rylex@4:19amGMT] [8 comments]

Sunday, 8 January 2023

Meta prohibited from use of personal data for advertising

quote [ The decision means that Meta must allow users to have a version of all apps that does not use personal data for ads within three months. ]

Let's see how this plays out.
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+2 Good]
[by Paracetamol@6:09pmGMT] [12 comments]

Friday, 6 January 2023

New Law Allows Indiana Citizens to Protect Themselves against Police

quote [ Tim Downs says the law might give people the impression that they can shoot police with impunity. "It's just a recipe for disaster." ]

No, it puts law enforcement on notice that we will not be victims.
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+5 Good]
[by maximumtodd@11:34pmGMT] [8 comments]

Aristocrat Inc.

quote [ How a small computer chip company, owned by the author?s mother, became the target of a sprawling pan-Asian crime ring that operated throughout Silicon Valley ]

Hey, running through computer chips, leaving trails
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+4 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@10:58amGMT] [0 comments]

Wednesday, 23 November 2022

A Gilded Age Tale of Murder and Madness

quote [ In opulent seaside Newport, a wealthy and beloved Black businessman turns up dead. The prime suspect is his son-in-law, a dashing medical student set to become one of the country?s first Black surgeons. The resulting trial will tear the town in two. ]

Gilded age filled with rage, build the stage
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+1 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:43amGMT] [0 comments]

Friday, 18 November 2022

The Grim Crime-Scene Dollhouses Made by the ?Mother of Forensics?

quote [ Glessner Lee?s influence has endured long after her own death. Her dioramas are still used in training seminars today, for their original purpose: ?to convict the guilty, to clear the innocent, and find the truth in a nutshell.? ]

Methods for training investigators.
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+3]
[by Paracetamol@4:30pmGMT] [1 comment]

Monday, 24 October 2022

Murder at Sea

quote [ When a grainy video of a grisly mass shooting on the high seas surfaced, one determined detective and a host of NGOs went on a quest for justice. ]

Think of the sea as you murder me
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+4]
[by ScoobySnacks@9:24amGMT] [3 comments]

Saturday, 22 October 2022

Oakland, CA Cops Hope to Arm Robots With Shotguns

quote [ IN A SERIES of little noted Zoom meetings this fall, the city of Oakland, California, grappled with a question whose consequences could shape the future of American policing: Should cops be able to kill people with shotgun-armed robots? ]

ok what the fuck. they wont stop with this shit, just the tip of the iceberg here. we need to begin working together to stop this.

[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+2]
[by rylex@3:29pmGMT] [5 comments]

Thursday, 18 August 2022

'Mind boggling': Number of women being sentenced to prison in Queensland quadruples in 15 years

quote [ A report shows jail sentencesare much more likely for women in remote areas and the number of women in prison is rising sharply. Meanwhile, a bill to raise the age of criminality has been rejected.

"So what you're saying is a child, an Aboriginal girl that's 14 years and one week old, can actually be put in a cage. I do not agree with that ? no child should be caged ever." ]

Not mansplaining/womansplaing/personsplaining just a sad statistic.

[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+2 WTF]
[by R1Xhard@11:51amGMT] [0 comments]

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