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citizen's arrest


Google Street View driver arrested by Thai villagers

Residents of Sa-eab village in northern Thailand are suspicious of a Street View driver's intentions. So, they make a citizen's arrest.

By August 15, 2013


Julian Assange, fashion model?

The WikiLeaks founder has reportedly been asked to work the runway in an upcoming menswear show by designer Ben Westwood, son of the legendary Dame Vivienne.

By June 27, 2014


Citizen scientists map 1,400 defibrillators in Philly contest

More than 300 people in an eight-week crowdsourcing contest search for automated external defibrillators in over 525 buildings across Philadelphia.

By November 5, 2012


D.C. chief allows citizens to record and photograph police

Washington D.C.'s police chief issues an order that "recognizes that members of the general public have a First Amendment right to video record, photograph, and/or audio record" the police.

By July 24, 2012


Fire dept. has an iPhone app for citizen CPR (podcast)

The San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District is releasing an iPhone App that can dispatch citizens trained in CPR to the scene of a cardiac emergency.

By January 25, 2011


Your risks and rights with TSA's 'enhanced' screening (FAQ)

CNET has prepared a list of frequently asked questions, including who gets the "enhanced" pat downs and whether recording video at security checkpoints is permitted.

By November 24, 2010


How's their driving? Tattle on Fail Driver

Web site and companion iPhone app affords weary commuters a public forum for outing egregious driving behavior complete with license plate and documenting photos.

By September 21, 2010


Apple's iSlate: What we know for sure

Amidst all the excitement about the possible entry of Apple into the tablet market, let's consider what is truly known, as opposed to speculated, about the new product.

By December 26, 2009


Citizen journalists converge on party conventions

Audiences have more ways than ever to access audio and video coverage of the political campaigns--whether politicians like it or not.

By September 2, 2008


Snooping by satellite

Police agencies are making inroads in using GPS technology to track suspects--without court orders.

By January 12, 2005