January 6, 2015 at 11:30 pm #33780
Obama Admin Says Screw the 4th Amendment: FBI Doesn’t Need Search Warrants to Spy on Your Phone.
This is a good article on Off Grid Survival website. Looks like they are setting up cellphone tower which will collect our data and intercept phone calls and texts. They are going up all over the U. S.
This is a way for the NSA, FBI, DHS to track every move we make and are also using traffic cam, and video surveillance systems. It does look like if there is some type of SHTF civil unrest we may need to go hunting for these towers, cams and surveillance system.January 7, 2015 at 12:20 am #33782
Face it, anything you broadcast unencrypted is fair game to anyone with enough tech.
Track our every move? Theres little need for most people, however the target “audience”, that’s another matter.
Certain members of society, such as the Tsarnaev’s, cartel members and such, realistically are the target of this not so much Suzy Homemaker.
There’s always been privacy vs intelligence arguments, and both sides can be convincing and correct depending on the circumstances.
As far as the current administration goes, there’s little they won’t do to demonize, criminalize, and subject the American people to.
They want to track me, to dig into what I do and post? Someone is going to very bored. With certain things I have no expectation of privacy, especially in todays world of internet theft and such.
All it is anymore is a modernized “Coconut Telegraph”.
Don’t want it printed, don’t do it.
SETEC ASTRONOMY was just the beginning.January 7, 2015 at 12:43 am #33785
Under NO circumstances is violation of the Constitution justifiable . Period .January 7, 2015 at 12:58 am #33786
This is the problem when you do things to fight crime that can be used in the future to control the people. Remember 911 and all the freedoms we lost!January 7, 2015 at 1:14 am #33787
I echo Whirli, justified or not it happens and will happen. If you don’t want it recorded, don’t transmit it.January 7, 2015 at 1:19 am #33788
Better yet , get rid of the government doing it .January 7, 2015 at 1:26 am #33789
stingray, what about all the cam at red light transmitting your location? There was an article that I read that said that all the cameras at traffic lights are recording every tag of every car and with a time line so they know where you go and at what time you go everyday. They are also connecting the surveillance system with these system to have a time line and know what you do, if you go to the bank once a day or three times a day or only once a month.
They put this information together with your cell phone and text info so now they have it all, if you email they got that too and not just the emails on your phone but on your computer. They know I am posting this right now.January 7, 2015 at 1:29 am #33790
Remember that they will claim it is only for the criminals, and maybe true at this time but that system can turn the tables on the public. Look at the IRS what they have done, look at all the NSA has been doing. We are losing our freedoms and many are OK with it. That is what the government likes.January 7, 2015 at 2:33 am #33792
Be very interesting to see the peoples reaction in an economic collapse .January 7, 2015 at 3:15 am #33793
The crap going on today makes J Edgar Hoover look like an amateur.
http://ageofdecadence.comJanuary 7, 2015 at 4:15 am #33795
<div class=”d4p-bbp-quote-title”>Tolik wrote:</div>Under NO circumstances is violation of the Constitution justifiable . Period .
I agree. Part of the beauty of the Constitution is that it can be amended, as it has many times. If they need to monitor and track us all, then amend the Constitution to make it legal. At least that way the change will have occurred with robust public debate and input.January 7, 2015 at 8:35 am #33802
Let’s assume that Miami for example is doing just what that article is saying.
How many cars in Miami?
How many traffic cameras?
How much memory are we talking about for snapshots of every car through those lights in one day? Even wiping and overwriting the memory every day its an astronomical amount.
Live video? Retaining the video?
Now record and track every plate on those pics/videos.
Now using plate recognition software, they can search for individual plates but that’s not every plate.
Even in my little town of 12k people with 5 traffic lights, the numbers are staggering, unrealistic even.January 7, 2015 at 8:50 pm #33834
Whirlibird,Here are the stats on the NSA Utah data center only since the NSA has other data centers.
Storage: Estimates come in around the thousands of zettabytes or yottabytes. The military has estimated, as a comparative example, that its entire network storage exceeds exabytes and possibly yottabytes.
I believe they can store all information from everyone everyday for more the five years and that is only the Utah data center, they have others.
Computer capabilities: Cray XC30 Supercomputers will serve the facility, running up to 1 million Intel Xenon core processors at the same time as fast as 100 petaflops. SLT.com described one petaflop as about one thousand trillion calculations per second. This would put the system as three times faster than the world’s fastest supercomputer.
Size: 1 million square feet. 100,000 square feet will compose four data halls with data-storage servers. 900,000 square feet will serve for technical and administrative support staff,which is expected to be less than 200 employees.
They are all connected. I think Miami data is small potatoes for the NSA, the NSA has the storage space for all data, email traffic, video, cellphone on a world wide bases to store for over five years which is a lot of data.
The servers are becoming smaller and are able to hold more data.January 7, 2015 at 8:53 pm #33835
Whirlibird, yes the volume is such that govt. can’t actually do anything with most of the data they are gathering, but for those they deem to be be suspicious or enemies, they can hone in. The problem of course is when what makes one suspicious or considered to be an enemy is your political views. Whether it is the IRS, Dept. of Justice, or others, we have already seen too much in the way of people being targeted for their political views. New technologies are always double edged swords and can be used for good or evil, and regretfully the govt. of ‘Bams & friends is using this stuff for evil.January 7, 2015 at 9:19 pm #33838
The volume is big right now today but new technologies come and before you know it they can use it to track anyone that used any word that they do not like. Words like constitution, guns, weapons, government, socialism, communism, left wing, Democrat, IRS, NSA, CIA, Police, Names of government officials, and the list can go on and on. There supper computer is able to do that now. If the IRS targeted Tea Party, right wing organizations, and persons that supported them why do we trust them at all.
Just the way they can target terrorist by words they use they can turn the clock on us and use it on us.
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