Below, we’ve provided a detailed breakdown of what this potential reality could look like when applied to one South Florida county’s public databases, along with information on how citizens and communities can use public data to better understand the behaviors of local law enforcement and even individual police officers.
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The IRS request goes out of its way to point out that whatever tool the selected vendor creates, if ultimately utilized, will only help auditors shore up previously identified cases, and will “not be used to search the internet or social media sites for purposes of identifying or initiating new tax audits.” It also says agency officials believe such a tool can help in the fight against identity theft, although it does not explain how this would work.
The State Department is purchasing some very specific phone hacking tools that it plans to turn over to the Ghanaian police force to assist the country’s investigations into international crime.