Brett's Ramblings

MAR
20
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Dragnet: 2018

Definition of dragnet 1a : a net drawn along the bottom of a body of water    b : a net used on the ground (as to capture small game) 2: a network of measures for apprehension (as of criminals)   In Hollywood movies, citizens have virtually no expect...

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JUL
27
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Anonymity: Criminals are only as good as their last mistake

I’m big on privacy, even though I know that practically, the only information that is private today is that which (1) only you know and (2) does not exist anywhere outside your head.  Everything else can be had one way or another, by hook or crook.  ...

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FEB
09
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FREEZE! Busted by the Fridge. The ways that tech influences writing fiction, making movies, and busting criminals.

One interesting investigation I had was that of a murder-for-hire in one city that the suspect used a Google search to find the victim’s home address in another city.  Simple enough crime to plan.  Google the name, find the address, do...

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