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CP Rail yard blockade in Coquitlam posing problems for Port of Vancouver

The Coquitlam rail blockade on Thursday evening. Francis Georgian / PNG A blockade of the huge CP Rail Coquitlam rail yard that began Thursday is threatening major problems for the Port of Vancouver, Canada’s largest, and has shut down West Coast Express commuter trains. About 25 protesters under the name Red Braid Alliance for Decolonial […]

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Scotland Yard introduces facial recognition cameras to hunt ‘watchlist’ of 2,500 suspects

The Metropolitan Police today revealed it will start using ‘Big Brother’ facial recognition technology on the streets of London within the next month after eight major trials since 2016. Scotland Yard says the cameras are a fantastic ‘crime-fighting tool’ with a 70 per cent success rate at picking up suspects – but privacy campaigners believe it […]

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