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  Factsheet - IMF Surveillance
Surveillance in its present form was established by Article IV of the IMF Articles of Agreement as revised in the late 1970s after the collapse of the Bretton Woods system of fixed exchange rate parities.
In line with the new Surveillance Decision, a priority is sharpening exchange rate assessments; one innovation is widening the set of countries to which the IMF applies its multilateral framework for assessing exchange rate misalignment.
To further improve the prioritization and accountability of surveillance institution-wide, the IMF is committed to adopt and periodically update, starting in 2008, a statement of time-bound surveillance priorities, which would cover both operational objectives (such as improving IMF exchange rate analysis) and economic objectives (such as contributing to the reduction of current global imbalances).
www.imf.org /external/np/exr/facts/surv.htm   (1040 words)

  Surveillance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Surveillance is the art of watching over the activities of persons or groups from a position of higher authority.
Surveillance may be covert (without their knowledge) or overt (perhaps with frequent reminders such as "we are watching over you").
Clinical Surveillance is the monitoring of events (including, for example, the occurrences of infectious diseases or chronic diseases) with a significant impact on public health.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Surveillance   (5809 words)

 Computer surveillance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Computer surveillance is the act of surveilling people's computer activity without their knowledge, by accessing the computer itself.
It has been shown that it is possible to surveil computer use from a distance, with only commercially available equipment, by receiving the radiation emitted by the CRT monitor.
The simplest way to place surveillance software on a computer is to gain entry to the place where the computer is stored and install it from a compact disc or floppy disk.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Computer_surveillance   (1087 words)

 HPA | Centre for Infections | Surveillance
Communicable disease surveillance is the continuous monitoring of the frequency and the distribution of disease, and death, due to infections that can be transmitted from human to human or from animals, food, water or the environment to humans, and the monitoring of risk factors for those infections.
Communicable disease surveillance tells us which infections are the most important causes of illness, disability and death, so that we can decide what the priorities are for control and prevention activities.
Most surveillance is based on anonymised reports of infection that are submitted from doctors and laboratories to the epidemiologists at the Centre for Infection.
www.hpa.org.uk /infections/about/surveillance/surveillance_menu.htm   (313 words)

 Public Video Surveillance: Is It An Effective Crime Prevention Tool?
This report examines the various uses of video surveillance and other visual technology by public and private entities to prevent and discourage crime, including law enforcement practices, the conditions which may warrant public video surveillance, the associated legal and constitutional implications, and whether the technology has been effective in preventing crime.
Surveillance cameras and music are for your enjoyment," is the greeting pedestrians receive upon entering the underpass under I-5 between "Old Town" Sacramento and the downtown area.
The surveillance cameras are electronically activated once a red light change occurs at an intersection and record the front and rear license plate of all cars in view.
www.library.ca.gov /CRB/97/05   (12451 words)

 NIOSH Topic Area - Surveillance
Public health surveillance is the ongoing systematic collection, analysis, and interpretation of health data for purposes of improving health and safety.
Key to public health surveillance is the dissemination and use of data to improve health.
Occupational surveillance data are used to guide efforts to improve worker safety and health, and to monitor trends and progress over time.
www.cdc.gov /niosh/topics/surveillance   (380 words)

 WHO | Integrated disease surveillance
The surveillance activities that are well developed in one area may act as driving forces for strengthening other surveillance activities, offering possible synergies and common resources.
Surveillance is based on collecting only the information that is required to achieve objectives for disease control.
Field testing of surveillance indicators: With partners, WHO developed a protocol and field tested indicators for strengthening surveillance and response in Uganda and Mozambique, developing a draft list of indicators for use at the national level (May and July).
www.who.int /csr/labepidemiology/projects/diseasesurv/en   (463 words)

 Home Security Cameras, Surveillance Cameras ; Security Camera Systems
This is not the same type of surveillance camera equipment that you might have seen at your local discount store.
The V8.2, which builds upon comprehensive and easy-to-integrate hardware and software technologies, is designed to allow several of its solutions to operate through a uniform multi-functional interface......
USA Weekend featured Surveillance Video as part of their Think Smart article.
www.surveillance-video.com   (618 words)

 Privacy International - Video Surveillance
Testimony of Director General Simon Davies before the UK House of Lords on visual evidence and surveillance, October 23, 1997.
The surveillance plan was rejected by the City of Oakland.
Surveillance in New York City, The Atlantic Monthly, July 1998.
www.privacy.org /pi/issues/cctv   (972 words)

 EPIC Video Surveillance Information Page
Observing Surveillance is a project that documents the presence of cameras in the Nation's Capital.
This partnership involves a lack of police video surveillance guidelines, as well as a lack of debate at the community level to ascertain the usefulness of the video surveillance scheme and its impact on freedom of expression and privacy.
The DC Council held a hearing on the use of video surveillance in the District of Columbia at which EPIC's Executive Director testified and proposed a new draft bill (pdf) that combines the procedural safeguards of Councilmember Kathy Patterson's bill (pdf) with a second bill's (pdf) prohibition of general video surveillance.
www.epic.org /privacy/surveillance   (2231 words)

 Video Surveillance Equipment, Security Cameras & CCTV Systems Guide
From covert hidden cameras to PC video surveillance to video surveillance software, there is truly a system out there for you.
While nanny surveillance systems are very a popular and effective means of keeping an eye on your children and their caregivers, there are some other home video surveillance and monitoring applications for these sys...
This article reviews some of the latest innovations in home surveillance technology to give you a snapshot of the marketplace of home security surveillance cameras available to you.
www.video-surveillance-guide.com   (1043 words)

 NYCLU: Surveillance Camera Project: Main page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1998, the New York Civil Liberties Union issued a report detailing the prevalence of surveillance cameras in New York City and found 2,397 government and private cameras on the streets of Manhattan.
Cities around the country are increasingly relying on surveillance cameras in their efforts to combat terrorism and crime.
Conspicuously lacking from the growing use of video surveillance technology are efforts to regulate its use to prevent abuses, to ensure that safeguards are put in place to protect our rights, and to educate the public about the concerns raised by surveillance cameras.
www.nyclu.org /surveillance_camera_main.html   (301 words)

 Testicular Cancer Resource Center's Surveillance Page
In general, 70% of men diagnosed with Stage I Nonseminoma and 80% of men diagnosed with Stage I Seminoma are cured by the orchiectomy alone.
If you choose surveillance and you stick to the surveillance protocol, then regardless of whether you have Stage I Seminoma or Nonseminoma, your odds of being cured are the same as someone who chose to have radiation or an RPLND.
The guys that choose surveillance are going to travel a much smoother road at the start, but they will have the occasional scare or near miss along the way.
tcrc.acor.org /surveil.html   (2539 words)

 Surveillance - Public Health Agency of Canada
It is a national framework to support interdisciplinary collaboration and networking, bringing together research, surveillance and clinical and public health practices, with the ultimate goal of enhancing the quality of surveillance data and expanding our understanding of congenital anomalies.
Disease Surveillance On-Line is a tool providing four applications to visitors to PHAC's Web site which allow them to access data on cancer, cardiovascular disease and notifiable diseases over a range of years, and to customize the data for their specific needs.
Influenza surveillance is a collaborative effort between provincial and territorial ministries of health, participating laboratories, The College of Family Physicians of Canada, sentinel physicians, and CIDPC.
www.phac-aspc.gc.ca /surveillance_e.html   (819 words)

 EFF: Privacy - Surveillance & Wiretapping Archive
A wealth of early background material on FBI and NSA surveillance, political moves to oppose general public possession and use of strong encryption, and erection of export controls against encryption.
Full text of the "Counterintelligence and Security Enhancements Act of 1994" which would amend the National Security Act of 1947 to improve the counterintelligence and security posture of the United States intelligence community and to enhance the investigative authority of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in counterintelligence matters, and for other purposes.
Directory of information on privacy concerns, surveillance, and censorship and free expression issues as they relate to media and political responses to terrorism and fears of terrorism.
www.eff.org /Privacy/Surveillance   (1609 words)

Their designs and ideas will be limited by a government mandate that requires them to build technology for the purpose of spying rather than playing games, talking to colleagues, or collaboratively making art over the Internet.
The FCC's proposes to allow third parties to manage government surveillance requests: a private company would analyze all the data from a telecommunications carrier, extract information relevant to the court order, and send it to law enforcement.
Since compliance with surveillance requests is a significant cost for carriers, telecommunications companies have acted as a check on government power, lobbying against excessive proposals.
www.eff.org /Privacy/Surveillance/CALEA   (1816 words)

 Surveillance equipment, cameras, and video surveillance systems from Pakatak
We can provide surveillance cameras and surveillance camera kits, offering both wired and wireless video surveillance solutions.
Our wired surveillance systems covers an exciting range of options, with the ability to implement most of the equipment to a wide range of home and business environments.
With our USB video surveillance systems, you can choose from a range of solutions that suit you best.
www.pakatak.co.uk /surveillance/surveillance.htm   (279 words)

 Security Camera Systems At Surveillance Equipment . Net! Security Camera Products, Spy Store, Hidden Cameras, Spy ...
Whether you are a homeowner, business, or in law enforcement, our security camera products are well suited for various surveillance applications.
This surveillance system will digitally record and monitor your store, office, restaurant, or warehouse remotely.
Place this into any room and enjoy covert surveillance.
www.surveillance-equipment.net   (509 words)

 Seagate Technology - Surveillance
Video surveillance for commercial and private purposes dates back to the 1960s, when federal law first mandated that U.S. banks deploy surveillance video on their premises.
Today, video surveillance implementations span many vertical market segments, from retail and small-to-medium business to the enterprise.
The video surveillance market is an estimated $4.5 billion per year industry, and is expected to grow 42 percent annually.
www.seagate.com /ww/v/index.jsp?locale=en-US&name=Surveillance&vgnextoid=14b52cd370f7c010VgnVCM100000dd04090aRCRD   (203 words)

 Surveillance Monitor
Although there are a wide variety of opinions regarding the suitability of public surveillance, nearly everyone agrees that the public has the right to know when such surveillance is occurring.
The Commish noted in passing that in finding this sort of video surveillance to be unacceptable from the point of view of privacy rights, my position is consistent with that of the Qu├ębec Information and Privacy Commissioner who had investigated a similar surveillance activity in the City of Sherbrooke in 1992.
Police released a draft of proposed internal regulations on video surveillance, but a key lawmaker said that the guidelines are too vague and that legislation is needed to govern law enforcement use of the expanding technology.
www.eff.org /Privacy/Surveillance/surveillancemonitor.html   (13926 words)

 American Civil Liberties Union : Surveillance
Unfortunately, the threat of terrorism has prompted many Americans to embrace sharp increases in government surveillance over our private lives.
Too many people think we can stop terrorism by monitoring all the hundreds of millions of people who live in America, and by removing the legal safeguards that protect us against government spying.
The rush to surveillance is doubly tragic: not only does it threaten our privacy, but it is likely to sap resources from other, more effective measures that actually would make us safer.
www.aclu.org /SafeandFree/SafeandFree.cfm?ID=12719&c=207   (333 words)

 Security and Surveillance Equipment from CBG
CBG Surveillance Equipment is your best defense source for high quality surveillance products, hidden cameras, spy gear, nanny cams, spy equipment, digital video recorders, high resolution cameras, monitors, bug detectors, hidden clock radio cameras, hidden wall clock cameras, eyeglasses cameras, multiplexers, quads and much more.
At CBG Safety and Surveillance Technology, our goal is to provide both commercial and residential customers with the right equipment at the best prices, whatever your needs may be.
Sometimes, it's easier for you to email us with your situation and we will give you our opinion of the best solution.
www.cbgsurveillanceequipment.com   (388 words)

 STD Surveillance & Statistics
The data in the figures and tables in the most recent Surveillance Report supersede those in earlier publications.
Tracking the Hidden Epidemics, Trends in STDs in the United States 2000 - Published in 2000, this document tracks trends through 1999 surveillance data.
Published in 1998, this document tracks trends through 1997 surveillance data.
www.cdc.gov /nchstp/dstd/Stats_Trends/Stats_and_Trends.htm   (512 words)

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 Camera Security: DVR Surveillance Systems, Home Security Cameras, Remote Video Surveillance, Home Security Alarm ...
Our security DVR systems come equipped with all of the features you need for high-intensity surveillance purposes.
These security camera systems display a clear, sharp image and are perfectly scalable to your expanding number of security cameras.
Best of all, these security camera systems are easy-to-use and provide flawless recording capabilities.
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