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Security

Submission + - Lulzsec Claims to Have UK 2011 Census Data (eweekeurope.co.uk)

judgecorp writes: "The Office of National Statistics is scrambling to check claim that Lulzsec has stolen the UK's national census data for 2011. That is the personal details of every person in the country. The UK's census previously aroused criticism from peace activists when it emerged that it was being handled by US defence contractor — and recent security victim — Lockheed Martin"
Crime

Submission + - Violent Games reduce levels of Crime

maroberts writes: According to this paper produced from a collaboration between the University of Texas and the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), violent video games may induce aggressive behavior, but the incapacitation effect outweighs this and produces a genuine reduction in violent crime. This paper was referenced in aBBC news story giving reasons why the US crime rates are falling (at least outside the prisons!)

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