surveillance culture

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surveillance culture

The sampling of patients on admission into a hospital admission or an intensive care unitfor the presence of particular microorganisms (such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. or vancomycin-resistant enterococci).
Synonym: active surveillance culture
See also: culture
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The mass surveillance can be used to monitor and track peaceful street protests here just as in Hong Kong and China," Irungu said.
Mass surveillance, particularly this new form that utilises big data to eliminate all forms of privacy and eventually individual choice, has long been prophesied by authors such as George Orwell, and now it seems to have been realised.
The revelation comes a week after the European Court of Human Rights said the UK was violating human rights with its mass surveillance programmes.
Even minus a lot of aggressive door busting, that's a worrying future-that-might-be of mass surveillance in America.
Additionally, the report focuses on the "digital occupation" of Palestinian social media through the use of algorithms, mass surveillance and tens of military and secret service affiliated facebook pages utilized to hinder Palestinian online activism and infringe on freedom of speech.The report bases its finding on (media) reports, press releases, interviews and secondary sources such as videos and photos for data collection.
Summary: A report published by two U.S.-based cybersecurity firms took Lebanon by storm in January as it detailed the involvement of General Security in an international campaign of mass surveillance.
In the wake of the Snowden revelations about mass surveillance almost four years ago, many--this writer included--began to implement ways to protect themselves against mass surveillance.
THE TV Licensing authority has said it is confident "most people will simply obey the law" and stressed it will not implement "mass surveillance techniques" to monitor those using BBC iPlayer.
Data privacy has grown into a fiercely protected right in the EU, especially in the aftermath of Edward Snowden's 2013 revelations of mass surveillance carried out by the US -- and often targeted at its European allies.
One, governments engage in mass surveillance of their own citizens--contradicting basic democratic practice.
mass surveillance, leaving thousands of companies in legal limbo.
Governments don't like encryption because it impedes mass surveillance " the scooping up of everyone's information to sort out later.