State Forces Citizens to Pay for “Stargazing Permit” to View Night Sky in Public Parks—Yes, Really

State Forces Citizens to Pay for “Stargazing Permit” to View Night Sky in Public Parks—Yes, Really By Matt Agorist New York — In the Land of the Free, if you do not pay the State in the form of a permit before you attempt to sell a product or service to a willing customer, you can and will be extorted, kidnapped and caged, with extreme prejudice. While many folks stand behind permits for selling, one permit in New York that has nothing to do with commerce, has garnered the scrutiny of…

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The CIA’s “Signature School” Is Equipping Firefighters With Wearable Emotion/Facial Recognition Devices

The CIA’s “Signature School” Is Equipping Firefighters With Wearable Emotion/Facial Recognition Devices By MassPrivateI Over the years, I have written about the possible dangers of firefighters carrying weapons and being trained like SWAT teams. But this latest story will leave you scratching your head and wondering what the CIA’s “Signature School” has done to America’s firefighters. Last week the University of New Mexico (UNM) announced that they have created a Wearable Emotion Facial Recognition (WEFR) device for firefighters. The article describes an innovative new facial-recognition algorithm formulated for use in firefighting…

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Brookings: Whoever Wins The AI Race Will Rule The World

Brookings: Whoever Wins The AI Race Will Rule The World By Indermit Gill It will not be the intelligence of men who will run the future world, but rather an artificial intelligence programmed to create a global Scientific Dictatorship. This is the nature and future of Technocracy. The Brookings Institution is an old-line establishment think-tank closely aligned with the Trilateral Commission that originally conceived the New International Economic Order; today this is known as Sustainable Development, aka Technocracy. The underlying implication is that there will be a winner in AI…

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San Diego’s 4000 “Smart” Streetlights Are Still Recording 24/7 with Cameras AND Microphones

San Diego’s 4000 “Smart” Streetlights Are Still Recording 24/7 with Cameras AND Microphones By B.N. Frank Strong opposition to San Diego’s “Smart” streetlights has been reported before.  In addition to invading privacy, for many years already The American Medical Association (AMA) and other health experts have been warning about the serious biological and environmental risks associated with them.  An increasing number of Americans are NOT happy about having them installed in their communities (see 1, 2, 3, 4). Thanks to PrivateInternetAccess.com for providing an update including more unsavory details regarding…

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Glenn Greenwald Responds To “Grave And Obvious Attack On Free Press” Following Charges

Glenn Greenwald Responds To “Grave And Obvious Attack On Free Press” Following Charges By Tyler Durden Glenn Greenwald responded to charges levied against him Tuesday by prosecutors in Brazil, who have accused the American journalist of cybercrimes for his role in publishing embarrassing text messages that exposed corruption within the Brazilian judicial system. According to the government’s criminal complaint, Greenwald “directly assisted, encouraged and guided” his sources, who gained access to online chats between prosecutors and others involved in “Operation Car Wash,” which The Intercept describes as a ‘yearslong, sprawling…

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The Empire’s War On Oppositional Journalism Continues To Escalate

The Empire’s War On Oppositional Journalism Continues To Escalate Op-Ed by Caitlin Johnstone Journalist Glenn Greenwald has been charged by the Bolsonaro government in Brazil with the same prosecutorial angle used by the US to target WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Per The New York Times: Citing intercepted messages between Mr. Greenwald and the hackers, prosecutors say the journalist played a “clear role in facilitating the commission of a crime.” For instance, prosecutors contend that Mr. Greenwald encouraged the hackers to delete archives that had already been shared with The Intercept…

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Brazil Charges Glenn Greenwald With Cybercrimes

Brazil Charges Glenn Greenwald With Cybercrimes By Tyler Durden Prosecutors in Brazil charged American journalist Glenn Greenwald with cybercrimes on Tuesday for his role in spreading embarrassing text messages that exposed corruption within the Brazilian judicial system, according to the New York Times. In a 91-page criminal complaint made public on Tuesday, Greenwald is accused of participating in a “criminal organization” that spread text messages which called into question the “integrity, professionalism and motives of key members of Brazil’s justice system — particularly of figures directly involved in the investigation…

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More Than 4 Times as Many Police Officers Killed Themselves Than Were Shot in 2019

More Than 4 Times as Many Police Officers Killed Themselves Than Were Shot in 2019 By Matt Agorist In 2019, according to the Officer Down Memorial Page, 47 police officers were shot, 7 killed in a vehicular assault, and three died from assault. Another 77 cops died as a result of car crashes, heart attacks, and illnesses. Absent from the database of fallen officers, however, are the 228 cops who ended their own watch. This number is a giant leap from the year before and the fourth consecutive year that…

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Smart City Planners Confirm Bluetooth and WiFi Devices Transmit Data Even When Disconnected

Smart City Planners Confirm Bluetooth and WiFi Devices Transmit Data Even When Disconnected By B.N. Frank According to a 2018 survey, 66% of Americans don’t want to live in “Smart Cities” because of privacy and cybersecurity concerns.  Another downside – “Smart Cities” require countless wireless radiation transmitting devices operating 24/7.  Many Americans object to being involuntarily exposed to harmful radiation.  No safe level of wireless radiation has been determined for children or pregnant women.  American Academy of Pediatrics and other health experts also warn that children are more vulnerable…

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New Bill to Allow Cops to Detain Citizens, Force Them to Explain Who They Are, What They’re Doing

New Bill to Allow Cops to Detain Citizens, Force Them to Explain Who They Are, What They’re Doing By Matt Agorist Kentucky — An ominous bill that is currently making its way through the Kentucky Senate aims to give police unprecedented unconstitutional powers. These new powers will allow cops to stop anyone they want and demand that person tell them who they are, where they are going, and explain their actions. Naturally, it has civil rights advocates up in arms, but it doesn’t seem to be slowing down the bill’s…

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