“Internet of Roads” — Colorado Goes All-in With Increased Radiation and Surveillance

“Internet of Roads” — Colorado Goes All-in With Increased Radiation and Surveillance By Kevin Samson Evidently, a test run for smart pavement in Colorado that I reported on back in May 2018 was successful enough to give it the all systems go. A plan to turn a portion of Interstate 70 into a roadway where cars communicate with street lights, signs and other internet-connected things just tripled to more than 500 miles. Colorado’s “internet of roads” project will now extend to highways that reach from Pueblo to Wyoming, and Sterling…

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New York City’s WiFi Hotspots Confirmed As Surveillance and Tracking Devices

New York City’s WiFi Hotspots Confirmed As Surveillance and Tracking Devices By Kevin Samson Back in early 2016 I wrote about a plan for New York City to turn 7,500 payphones into WiFi hotspots.  The program was called LinkNYC and indeed has begun its rollout with more than 1,500 now online. At the time, I raised some of the health concerns surrounding the implementation of a grid that would enhance the public’s exposure to electromagnetic radiation (without their consent of course). However, I also cautioned about issues of privacy and…

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Colorado Set To Become First In U.S. To Use “Smart Pavement” To Monitor Drivers In Real-Time

Colorado Set To Become First In U.S. To Use “Smart Pavement” To Monitor Drivers In Real-Time By Kevin Samson Most people who are at least aware of The Internet of Things are inclined to believe that it is purely about connecting smart gadgets and appliances to a localized home network. However, The Internet of Things itself is just one component of a much larger move toward full-scale smart cities where all infrastructure is embedded with sensors that can track and manage all people and all movements. Colorado has announced that…

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