The use of camera drones has been made illegal in Sweden unless they are granted a special surveillance permit.

Under new rules set down by the Supreme Administrative Court of Sweden, camera drones qualify as surveillance cameras and require a licence.

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Time For Truth: (BBC News) – Sweden bans cameras on drones

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Could millions of connected cameras, thermostats and kids’ toys bring the internet to its knees? It’s beginning to look that way.

On Friday, epic cyberattacks crippled a major internet firm, repeatedly disrupting the availability of popular websites across the United States. The hacker group claiming responsibility says that the day’s antics were just a dry run and that it has its sights set on a much bigger target. And the attackers now have a secret weapon in the increasing array of internet-enabled household devices they can subvert and use to wreak havoc.

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Time For Truth: (Associated Press) – Attacks on the internet keep getting bigger and nastier

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Video surveillance in abattoirs is among measures proposed by a French parliamentary inquiry into slaughterhouse conditions.

The commission said it wanted to “shine a light on the ‘black boxes'” that made up France’s 941 abattoirs.

The inquiry was launched after a series of secretly filmed videos shocked the French public.

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Time For Truth: (BBC News) – French MP inquiry calls for abattoir video cameras

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The story of Ross McNutt and his controversial surveillance cameras, now hovering thousands of feet over Baltimore, is a fascinating one. Read it here.

Then see it here, as McNutt walks us through a 2009 murder in an alley in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. From there he builds an expansive theory of a drug deal gone wrong, rippling out from the single moment of the shooting his spy plane captured.

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