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Fighting street gangs with military counter-insurgency software

Anonymous Coward writes | 1 year,16 days

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An anonymous reader writes "After every major war, technology developed for a conflict gets applied to civilian life. The BBC recently reported that Army researchers have adapted advanced social network analysis software used for counter-insurgencies in Iraq and Afghanistan to help law enforcement analyze the behavior of street gangs. With the growing problem of gang violence in major US cities, this may provide a fresh perspective. The question is, will it work?"
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BBC World Service financing (1)

auric_dude (610172) | 1 year,16 days | (#44229657)

Not visible in UK due to licensing rules http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20130709-unmask-crime-networks-with-data [bbc.com] World Service financed by FCO https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BBC_World_Service [wikipedia.org] whereas rest of BBC financed by licence fee https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BBC [wikipedia.org]
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