Swedish public punished by prosecutor’s ignorance about hackers and internet

Today everything that happens on the Swedish part of internet is logged. When, where and who is being logged by internet providers. The National Defense Radio Establishment (FRA) is logging everything that pass Swedish borders. Unfortunately for Finland this means that Sweden is logging all the finish traffic as well.

The access to this information is pretty limited to military intelligence and politicians. The police has to have a really good reason to access this information. According to Swedish public radio (Sveriges Radio) This is something that Nils Rekke, Director of Public Prosecution, wants to remedy. He builds his suggestions based on the Council of Europe Convention on Cybercrime (ETS No. 185). It is so much easier to take a readymade document than listening to experts. Continue reading

Hidden GPS coordinates in Anders Behring Breivik’s Manifesto

After reading about Anders Behring Breivik hidden GPS coordinates in his manifesto I was first very skeptical. But after finding them in his manifest “cleverly” hidden as IP addresses I started to see something interesting in it. The media did not provide much information so I had to do some digging myself. See below for the list of “hidden GPS coordinates”.

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Relationship effects on the modus operandi and motivation of the offender in Swedish rape cases

Abstract

Swedish rape cases that occurred during the years of 1998 to 2006 were selected to examine different rape patterns depending on the relationship between the offender and the victim. Five relationship categories were used: Stranger, Acquaintance, Friend, Partner, and Ex-Partner. These categories were used in the coding of the binary variables based on the offender’s behaviour in the police reports. The variables and relationship categories were analyzed and related with the use of Multidimensional Scaling (MDS). Furthermore, exploratory study of the behaviour of the rapist regardless of relationship category was carried out. The results based on the separate MDSs indicate that differences in motivation behind the rape were associated within the type of relationship between the offender and the victim. Acquaintance rapes might be motivated by the offender’s sexual need, partner rapes by sexual need, control and sadism. Ex- partner offenders may try to win back their former partner with the use of sex or rape as a form of control.

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The Desiderata

The Desiderata

Go placidly amid the noise and haste,Book cover
and remember what peace there may be in silence.

As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons.
Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others,
even to the dull and ignorant; they too have their story.

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