172 days ago

We Say/You Say: Policing social media

Thomas Campbell Reporter from Kapi-Mana News

Hi neighbours,

Three tools have been trialled or used by Police to search publicly available information during investigations, but they will not reveal which ones.

Some of these have sparked controversy overseas, including one tool that was used to track Black Lives Matter protesters or monitor electronic chatter.

Police Commissioner Andrew Coster has defended using these digital tools, and faced criticism for it, with digital rights groups worried online surveillance is escalating.

Auckland technologist Andrew Chen has argued police need to more transparent when deploying a tool and its justification.

Police said the 2020 stocktake was a "snapshot" only and was only revealing what it could to build public confidence.

What do you think about this approach? Find out more by clicking the 'Read More' button. You can share your thoughts below and don't forget to type NFP if you don't want your comments used in your local community paper.

Image
More messages from your neighbours
3 days ago

Way Back Wednesday

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Who can remember who this is and why he became famous?

Image
J
2 days ago

Countdown bricks

Jenny from Titahi Bay

If you missed getting your bricks from Porirua Coundown this week, they now have them back in the store.

19 hours ago

Pet of the Day: Meowmeow of Wainuiomata

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Remember if you want your pet featured on Neighbourly, email us on yourpet@dompost.co.nz with a recent photo. Please remember to say which suburb you live in.
We have not had many submissions lately so please send us a picture of your favourite furry friend. This week we feature Meowmeow of Wainuiomata who belongs to Teresa Reynolds.

Image