Facial Recognition: 10 Reasons You Should Be Worried About The Technology

Facial Recognition: 10 Reasons You Should Be Worried About The Technology By Birgit Schippers, Queen’s University Belfast Facial recognition technology is spreading fast. Already widespread in China, software that identifies people by comparing images of their faces against a database of records is now being adopted across much of the rest of the world. It’s common among police forces but has also been used at airports, railway stations and shopping centres. The rapid growth of this technology has triggered a much-needed debate. Activists, politicians, academics and even police forces are…

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Outrage After Police Photographed Taking Wheelchairs from Injured Homeless and Crushing Them

Outrage After Police Photographed Taking Wheelchairs from Injured Homeless and Crushing Them By Eoin Higgins Boston, MA — (CD) Police in Boston Tuesday night reportedly destroyed three wheelchairs belonging to homeless city residents in a garbage truck compactor as part of a crackdown targeting the city’s transient population. “Operation Clean Sweep” began August 2 after a county corrections officer was allegedly struck during a fight involving a number of people on “Methadone Mile,” a stretch of the city near Massachusetts Ave. and Melnea Cass Boulevard where there are a number of clinics and…

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Crypto Is Part of Free Speech, and Free Speech Is Everything

Crypto Is Part of Free Speech, and Free Speech Is Everything By Graham Smith On July 23, U.S. Attorney General William Barr gave a speech demanding big players in the tech industry work with government agencies in providing backdoor entry points for encrypted devices and software. Per his reasoning, certain devices and messaging services pose a safety threat by providing a secure, third-party-inaccessible area where crime can rapidly proliferate. He didn’t note that this “warrant-proof encryption” also protects journalists, researchers, and individuals in areas of political unrest living under corrupt…

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“Human Rights Activists” Celebrate Facebook-Twitter Censorship

“Human Rights Activists” Celebrate Facebook-Twitter Censorship Op-Ed by Joseph Thomas All Facebook and Twitter accounts associated with Bangkok-based geopolitical analyst Tony Cartalucci have been deleted. The extent to which both American-based tech companies went to target Cartalucci could be seen in a recent Reuters article reporting on it. Written by Thai Reuters correspondent Patpicha Tanakasempipat, the article titled, “Facebook removes fake accounts from Thailand, Russia, Ukraine, Honduras,” referred to the author claiming: The accounts removed in Thailand used “fictitious personas” to promote narratives about Thai politics, U.S.-China relations, protests in Hong…

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Pentagon Wants 16-Year-Old Kids to Fight the Empire’s Wars

Pentagon Wants 16-Year-Old Kids to Fight the Empire’s Wars By Kurt Nimmo The Pentagon is desperate. Far too many millennials are criminals, so luring them in to become the latest crop of bullet stoppers for the state is a nonstarter. Solution? Recruit 16 year olds. Most have yet graduated to petty and violent crime, although a lot of them are in video game training for a future of violence and self-destructive stupidity. It’s not being widely reported in the media. Recruiters are ready to go after tenth-graders. They are itching…

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Privacy Is a Human Right Worth Fighting For

Privacy Is a Human Right Worth Fighting For By Kai Sedgwick Privacy is a basic human right. It’s there in Article 12 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: “Freedom from Interference with Privacy, Family, Home and Correspondence.” Attaining that right in an era of dragnet surveillance, mass data breaches, state-sponsored hacks and big tech overreach, however, is a Herculean task. As the digital privacy fight heats up, crypto protocols are emerging as a new battleground where the right to anonymity will be won and lost. From Data Drought to…

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Majorities of Both US Veterans and Public Believe Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan “Not Worth Fighting”

Majorities of Both US Veterans and Public Believe Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan “Not Worth Fighting” By Jessica Corbett The majority of American veterans and members of the general public agreed in two new surveys that the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan as well as the U.S. military campaign in Syria were all “not worth fighting.” The Pew Research Center, for the pair of polls published Wednesday, asked all respondents to consider the costs versus the benefits to the United States in their analysis of whether each conflict was…

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All-Out War On Free Speech Launched By United Nations

All-Out War On Free Speech Launched By United Nations By Judith Bergman Proving the point that the assault on Free Speech is being driven by Technocracy, the United Nations has openly joined the fray in the name of Sustainable Development, Agenda 2030, New Urban Agenda, etc. ⁃ Editor, Technocracy News & Trends. In January, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, tasked his Special Adviser for the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng, to “present a global plan of action against hate speech and hate crimes on a fast-track basis”. Speaking at a press conference…

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Pedosadist Elites Panic: Congress Bill Wants To End Child Porn In Pentagon Networks; Epstein Charged, Files To Be Unsealed On Powerful Clients

Pedosadist Elites Panic: Congress Bill Wants To End Child Porn In Pentagon Networks; Epstein Charged, Files To Be Unsealed On Powerful Clients By Aaron Kesel America is receiving a hell of a Christmas in July present – a bill in Congress is being pushed to end child porn sharing in Pentagon networks, and Jeffrey Epstein was charged for child trafficking. Additionally, an appeal court ordered that all files pertaining to Epstein’s case of wealthy powerful clients will be released to the press and public.  Victims as young as 14 are…

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The Omnipresent Surveillance State: Orwell’s 1984 Is No Longer Fiction

The Omnipresent Surveillance State: Orwell’s 1984 Is No Longer Fiction By John W. Whitehead “You had to live—did live, from habit that became instinct—in the assumption that every sound you made was overheard, and, except in darkness, every movement scrutinized.”—George Orwell, 1984 Tread cautiously: the fiction of George Orwell has become an operation manual for the omnipresent, modern-day surveillance state. It’s been 70 years since Orwell—dying, beset by fever and bloody coughing fits, and driven to warn against the rise of a society in which rampant abuse of power and mass…

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