Pirates and Pinkertons


The gradual privatization of policework proceeds apace. Piracy -- real piracy, with boats and weapons, not some kid downloading Hannah Montana songs -- has been increasing lately (a result, I assume, of efforts to control global warming). One effect, according to ISN Security Watch: "both states and the private sector are turning to private security companies…to help meet their maritime security needs."

Whole story here. Via IntelFusion.