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ring

Ring Told People to Snitch on Their Neighbors in Exchange for Free Stuff

Ring helped people form private ‘Digital Neighborhood Watches’ where they report ‘suspicious activity’ in exchange for free Ring products and discounts, according to a presentation obtained by Motherboard.
Caroline Haskins
8.11.19
SURVEILLANCE

How Amazon and the Cops Set Up an Elaborate Sting Operation That Accomplished Nothing

Behind-the-scenes emails show how Amazon and Ring worked with police in Aurora, Colorado to make people scared of each other.
Caroline Haskins
7.2.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Parrot Got Detained for Yelling 'Police' to Warn Its Owners About a Drug Raid

"He must've been trained for this."
River Donaghey
4.25.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Cop Allegedly Came to Work Drunk and Volunteered to Test the Breathalyzer

He apparently blew a 0.08, according to police chief James Craig.
River Donaghey
4.9.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

These Guys Got Pissed Then Allegedly Shot Each Other While Wearing Bulletproof Vests

Then pretended they didn't.
Mack Lamoureux
4.4.19
Off-Menu

Watch a Woman Drop a 20-Litre Container of Ranch Dressing... Everywhere

Plus, Beto O'Rourke's penchant for leaping onto countertops is worrying coffee shop managers.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.21.19
Predictive Policing

Academics Confirm Major Predictive Policing Algorithm is Fundamentally Flawed

PredPol uses an algorithm based on earthquake prediction to “predict crime.” Academics say it’s simplistic and harmful.
Caroline Haskins
2.17.19
Australia Today

NSW Cop Fired for Lending His Uniform to a Kinky Friend

"The applicant did not put his obligations as a police officer ahead of his desire to assist a friend," said the Chief Commissioner.
Gavin Butler
11.21.18
News

Watch This Preteen Go on High-Speed Chase After Mom Takes Away Video Games

Grand Theft Auto IRL.
Mack Lamoureux
11.8.18
Australiana

Photos From Australia's Protest Warzones

Danny Casey takes photos of the left and right yelling at one another in the street.
Sam Nichols
10.24.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Guy Broke Into a House Just to Clip His Toenails and Make Eggs, Cops Say

He also took a bath, washed his clothes, and brushed his teeth before the cops arrested him.
Drew Schwartz
10.21.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Cops Uncover Disturbing Story Behind Woman's Bizarre Doorbell Video

The mysterious video captured the woman in what appears to be wrist restraints ringing doorbells in her neighborhood in the middle of the night.
Drew Schwartz
8.30.18
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