crime Tag

digital privacy

FaceApp, an application, shows you how you would look like in your golden years when you upload a headshot on it. It is no doubt fun and entertaining. Everyone uploads their aged look on their social media and everyone has fun. What we do not bother ourselves with while having fun, are the privacy issues. Do we actually think about our digital privacy? David Choffnes, an...

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organised crimes

Organised crimes are a group of illegal activities performed by criminals. The motive can be profit driven or political. The biggest and most common examples are terrorist groups which seek to gain power by destabilising regions and eventually take over nations. Other stronger nations also interfere in these unstable states so that they can gain influence in the region and have their way.   Venezuela happens to...

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Gang

‘Gangland Boston’, a book as a ”travel guide to the Geography of Boston’s underworld gang” is written by Emily Sweeney who graduated from the Northeastern University. She is an award winning Boston Globe Reporter. She naturally comes to the main subject where she talks about James ‘Whitey’ Bulger who reigned as the king of crime. The name is famous as after a 16-year manhunt, a...

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Human trafficking has taken a mammoth shape in the United States of America, but hardly resonates over the human trafficking records of the state and regional law enforcement. According to a professor of Northeastern University, Amy Farrell, the records do not reflect even 10% of the victims located in the area.   Farrell traced the root of the issue and concluded that most of the state and...

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Psychology has shown us that people tend to do with group support, what they wouldn’t otherwise. 8chan, owned by Jim Watkins, has come under scrutiny for similar reasons. Debates have been going on whether or not the app should shut down because it encourages criminal mentality amongst people. Even the original founder of the app is in support for the closure of the app. However,...

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Media has a great influence in any society’s opinion, realising the power the media holds, the right thing for them to do would be being honest and unbiased news providers. However, sadly we still live in a patriarchal and misogynist world. And our news providers do not understand why the line “with great power, comes great responsibility” was so iconic.     It's 2019, one would think that...

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Celebrations have been a major target for thieves and criminals. Caught off guard in the carefree mood, people often remain unprepared to fight back in such instances. Over the years, there has become an important link noticeable between Halloween, a much-celebrated festival, and the increasing crime rate associated with it.   With people dressing up in costumes and disguises during this day, leaving their homes, it becomes...

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Murder, in literal definition, means the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being, and rightly so, the person who performs the unlawful act is acknowledged as a murderer. From way back in time, society has rendered abode to many mass murderers and serial killers. For instance, Ken Bianchi, infamous for raping and murdering a dozen of women on the West Coasts in the late 1970s;...

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