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The Surveillance State Is Making a List - You’re On It
You’d better watch out—you’d better not
pout—you’d better not cry—‘cos I’m telling you why: this Christmas, it’s the
Surveillance State that’s making a list and checking it twice, and it won’t
matter whether you’ve been bad or good.
You’ll be on this list whether you like it or not.
Mass surveillance is the Deep State’s version of a “gift” that keeps on giving…back to the Deep State.
Geofencing dragnets. Fusion centers. Smart devices. Behavioral threat assessments. Terror watch lists. Facial recognition. Snitch tip lines. Biometric scanners. Pre-crime. DNA databases. Data mining. Precognitive technology. Contact tracing apps.
What these add up to is a world in which, on any given day, the average person is now monitored, surveilled, spied on and tracked in more than 20 different ways by both government and corporate eyes and ears.
Big Tech wedded to Big Government has become Big Brother.
Every second of every day, the American people are being spied on by a vast network of digital Peeping Toms, electronic eavesdroppers and robotic snoops.
This creepy new era of government/corporate spying—in which we’re being listened to, watched, tracked, followed, mapped, bought, sold and targeted—has been made possible by a global army of techno-tyrants, fusion centers and Peeping Toms.
Tracking you based on your phone and movements: Cell phones have become de facto snitches, offering up a steady stream of digital location data on users’ movements and travels. For instance, the FBI was able to use geofence data to identify more than 5,000 mobile devices (and their owners) in a 4-acre area around the Capitol on January 6. This latest surveillance tactic could land you in jail for being in the “wrong place and time.” Police are also using cell-site simulators to carry out mass surveillance of protests without the need for a warrant. Moreover, federal agents can now employ a number of hacking methods in order to gain access to your computer activities and “see” whatever you’re seeing on your monitor. Malicious hacking software can also be used to remotely activate cameras and microphones, offering another means of glimpsing into the personal business of a target.
Tracking you based on your DNA. DNA technology in the hands of government officials completes our transition to a Surveillance State. If you have the misfortune to leave your DNA traces anywhere a crime has been committed, you’ve already got a file somewhere in some state or federal database—albeit it may be a file without a name. By accessing your DNA, the government will soon know everything else about you that they don’t already know: your family chart, your ancestry, what you look like, your health history, your inclination to follow orders or chart your own course, etc. After all, a DNA print reveals everything about “who we are, where we come from, and who we will be.” It can also be used to predict the physical appearance of potential suspects. It’s only a matter of time before the police state’s pursuit of criminals expands into genetic profiling and a preemptive hunt for criminals of the future.
Tracking you based on your face: Facial recognition software aims to create a society in which every individual who steps out into public is tracked and recorded as they go about their daily business. Coupled with surveillance cameras that blanket the country, facial recognition technology allows the government and its corporate partners to identify and track someone’s movements in real-time.
One particularly controversial software program
created by Clearview AI has been used by
police, the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security to collect photos on
social media sites for
inclusion in a massive facial recognition database. Similarly, biometric
software, which relies on one’s unique identifiers (fingerprints, irises, voice
prints), is becoming the standard
for navigating security lines, as well as bypassing digital locks and gaining
access to phones, computers, office buildings, etc. In fact, greater numbers of travelers are
opting into programs that rely on their biometrics in order to avoid long waits
at airport security. Scientists are also developing lasers that can identify
and surveil individuals based on their heartbeats, scent and microbiome.
Tracking you based on your behavior: Rapid advances in behavioral surveillance are not only making it possible for individuals to be monitored and tracked based on their patterns of movement or behavior, including gait recognition (the way one walks), but have given rise to whole industries that revolve around predicting one’s behavior based on data and surveillance patterns and are also shaping the behaviors of whole populations. One smart “anti-riot” surveillance system purports to predict mass riots and unauthorized public events by using artificial intelligence to analyze social media, news sources, surveillance video feeds and public transportation data.
Tracking you based on your spending and consumer activities: With every smartphone we buy, every GPS device we install, every Twitter, Facebook, and Google account we open, every frequent buyer card we use for purchases—whether at the grocer’s, the yogurt shop, the airlines or the department store—and every credit and debit card we use to pay for our transactions, we’re helping Corporate America build a dossier for its government counterparts on who we know, what we think, how we spend our money, and how we spend our time.
Consumer surveillance, by which your activities
and data in the physical and online realms are tracked and shared with
advertisers, has become big business, a $300
billion industry that routinely harvests your data for profit. Corporations such as Target have not
only been tracking and assessing the behavior of their customers, particularly
their purchasing patterns, for years, but the retailer has also funded major
surveillance in cities across the country and developed behavioral
that can determine whether someone’s mannerisms might fit the profile of a
Tracking you based on your public activities: Private corporations in conjunction with police agencies throughout the country have created a web of surveillance that encompasses all major cities in order to monitor large groups of people seamlessly, as in the case of protests and rallies. They are also engaging in extensive online surveillance, looking for any hints of “large public events, social unrest, gang communications, and criminally predicated individuals.” Defense contractors have been at the forefront of this lucrative market. Fusion centers, $330 million-a-year, information-sharing hubs for federal, state and law enforcement agencies, monitor and report such “suspicious” behavior as people buying pallets of bottled water, photographing government buildings, and applying for a pilot’s license as “suspicious activity.”
Tracking you based on your social media activities: Every move you make, especially on social media, is monitored, mined for data, crunched, and tabulated in order to form a picture of who you are, what makes you tick, and how best to control you when and if it becomes necessary to bring you in line. As The Intercept reported, the FBI, CIA, NSA and other government agencies are increasingly investing in and relying on corporate surveillance technologies that can mine constitutionally protected speech on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram in order to identify potential extremists and predict who might engage in future acts of anti-government behavior.
This obsession with social media as a form of surveillance will have some frightening consequences in coming years. As Helen A.S. Popkin, writing for NBC News, observed, “We may very well face a future where algorithms bust people en masse for referencing illegal ‘Game of Thrones’ downloads… the new software has the potential to roll, Terminator-style, targeting every social media user with a shameful confession or questionable sense of humor.”
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‘Twitter Files’ Make it Clear: We Must Abolish the FBI
Nowhere in the
Constitution does it mention a right to NOT be offended.
Nonetheless, this imaginary right to not be offended seems to be trumping the First Amendment at every turn.
Make no mistake: these are acts of censorship, driven by a politically correct need to pander to those who are easily offended.
Justice Louis Brandeis was right when he warned, “A silent, inert citizenry is the greatest menace to freedom.”
The future of freedom in America rests with those who refuse to be silenced.
Why the Latest Attack on Our Power Grid is Panicking Leaders
Our power grid was just attacked by terrorists...
Now Homeland Security warns “more assaults are on the way”.
Attacks that could leave you without electricity, food, water, or worse.
Unless you act now.
Click Here to Discover ‘Why the Latest Attack on Our Power Grid is Panicking Leaders’ <<
33 Survival Items You Can Fit In Your Pocket
When most people think about disaster survival, they assume they'll need a big bag of heavy gear. When the disaster strikes, they frantically throw things into a bag only to realize they don't have nearly enough room and it already weighs over 50 pounds.
It's easy to get carried away. Most of us are so accustomed to living a luxurious lifestyle (compared to most of the world) that we assume it takes a lot of equipment and gear to survive.
It doesn't. All we really need are some basic necessities that make survival easier. Specially trained military operatives can be dropped into a field with nothing more than the clothes on their back and the gear tucked away in their vests and pockets...
33 Survival Items You Can Fit In Your Pocket
Why do you need an emergency radio?
· . Just 60 seconds of hand cranking provides more than 45 minutes of radio
Radios: Having a couple small, portable radios on hand is going to be a must. If there’s a disaster, you’ll need to listen to the radio to get news about what is happening around you….grab a TacRight Emergency Radio:
What is a go bag?...
Be Prepared for
When Disaster Strikes - Everyone Should Have An Emergency Survival Kit Ready To Go!
If there’s one universal lesson we’ve learned from 2021 so far, it’s that we should all be better prepared for emergencies, no matter who we are.
Bug Out Kits-Choose Your Level
- 72-hour 4Patriot emergency food pack [25 year shelf life
- 4Patriot Greens sample pack [Power supplement]
- 3 Luna Nutrition bars [assorted]+Sunmaid raisin pouch
- Cleaning Wipe Pack
- Steel River Emergency Tent
- Mini First Aid kit
- TRS 5N1 EDC folding tool
- 3-package meal sampler
- Paracord bracelet w/ compass
- Reusable Face Mask
- Personal Water Filter Straw
- 11-Piece Emergency Survival Kit
We offer several sized kits at:
PERSONAL SURVIVAL PACK-Tried N True ‘Save-Your-Butt’ Essentials
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Government is the 8,000 lb gorilla crushing citizens-the un-Patriot Act leveled the Privacy Act of 1974 & made everyone vulnerable.
In 2001, we saw the rise of the post-9/11 surveillance apparatus and the PATRIOT Act,
In 2013, we followed the Snowden revelations and global reckoning with mass surveillance,
In 2018, we witnessed the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica Scandal and hailed the publishing of Professor Shoshana Zuboff’s Age of Surveillance Capitalism, and
In 2022, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Dobbs, undoing 50 years of precedent protecting the constitutional right to privacy.
The military-Industrial Spy Complex turned their sites on the American public-what better way to ensure our destruction AND have citizens pay for it-simply disgusting.
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