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Police investigated over social media breaches

Hundreds of police officers in England and Wales have been accused of breaches social media guidelines that include making racist and threatening comments, posing images of colleagues in compromising positions and sending Facebook friend requests to victims of crime. The BBC reports that research by the Press Association found that of 828 cases from 2009 to February this year, nine …

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Stuart O'ConnorPolice investigated over social media breaches

iPhone 4G set to come in white too?

There have been so many leaks relating to the new model of the iPhone that if they all turn out to be the real deal, there hardly seems any point in Steve Jobs going through the motions of a glitzy…

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Gerald LynchiPhone 4G set to come in white too?

Second iPhone 4G found in Vietnam

iPhone 4Gs are like buses; you wait ages for one then two come along at once! Yet another iPhone 4G has purportedly been found by Vietnamese website Taoviet. The pictures definitely look convincing – or at least as convincing as…

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More evidence of iPhone 4G HD video recording uncovered

Further inspection of the iPhone 4.0 OS has lead to renewed rumours that the iPhone 4G will have HD video recording capabilities. The OS now has new ways to access video data on the iPhone, with interesting reference to…

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Gerald LynchMore evidence of iPhone 4G HD video recording uncovered

iPhone 4G to be delayed by court ruling?

The iPhone 4G may be delayed by an unexpected court ruling. And no, before you ask, it has nothing to do with stolen devices or industrial espionage, but a rather less interesting lawsuit concerning the next-gen iPhone's screen. LG…

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Gerald LynchiPhone 4G to be delayed by court ruling?

iPhone 4G to be officially revealed on June 7th?

After week of leaks and police raids, it looks like we might finally have an actual official reveal date for the iPhone 4G. Apple have just revealed details of their annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), taking place in San Francisco…

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Gerald LynchiPhone 4G to be officially revealed on June 7th?

Police raid Gizmodo editor over iPhone 4G leak

Jason Chen, editor for the blog Gizmodo, has had his home raided by Californian police investigating the possible theft of the iPhone 4G handset that the website exclusively leaked last week. Police broke into Chen's home on Friday, taking…

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Metropolitan Police to monitor internet café users in new terrorism crackdown

Police are trialling a new anti-terrorism measure in which owners of internet cafés are asked to monitor the content their customers access. Any suspicious behaviour pertaining to violent extremism is asked to be passed on to the Metropolitan Police for…

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Gerald LynchMetropolitan Police to monitor internet café users in new terrorism crackdown

UPDATE: Secret police blogger unmasked by courts

The police officer behind the award-winning Night Jack blog has been revealed. The disclosure comes as a result of detective constable Richard Horton losing a legal case in which he sought an injunction against The Times to keep his anonymity.

Mr Justice Eady refused the injunction, ruling that it was in the public interest to reveal DC Horton’s identity.

The Night Jack blog had received wide praise for its honest and frank representations of police life and was awarded the Orwell special prize for blogs earlier this year.

Unfortunately the blog has now been deleted at Wordpress, although you can still read some extracts via The Guardian.

(via The FT)

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Paul LamkinUPDATE: Secret police blogger unmasked by courts