The U.S. Marine Corps Turned San Diego Into A Massive Chinese-Style Smart City

The U.S. Marine Corps Turned San Diego Into A Massive Chinese-Style Smart City By MassPrivateI Earlier this year, I warned people that the city of San Diego had been turned into a massive Chinese-Style public surveillance network, complete with facial recognition, spying streetlights, license plate readers and a police-run public watchlisting network. But what I failed to mention is who is really behind it. A disturbing news release from the City of San Diego, revealed that the U.S. military is actually helping transform San Diego into a Chinese-Style Smart City. The City of San…

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Independence, Missouri, City Council Adopts Ordinance Prohibiting AMI Smart Meters June 3, 2019

Independence, Missouri, City Council Adopts Ordinance Prohibiting AMI Smart Meters June 3, 2019 By Catherine J. Frompovich Bang the timpani drums and clang the brass cymbals!  One municipality finally was able to get an ordinance passed that prohibits AMI Smart Meters from being installed anywhere within the city limits. The City of Independence, Missouri, did the right thing for all its residents! 19-031 – 2R.  An ordinance prohibiting the City from installing Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI), entering into a contract for the purposes of installing AMI and voiding any contracts…

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The Unholy Alliance Between DNA Sites and Facial Recognition

The Unholy Alliance Between DNA Sites and Facial Recognition By Dagny Taggart Technology that was once only seen in dystopian science fiction is rapidly infecting real life. Two means of collecting personal data – DNA databases and facial recognition software – are forming an unholy alliance, and the privacy implications could be devastating. Privacy concerns surrounding DNA and facial recognition aren’t anything new. As the popularity of DNA genealogy websites like Ancestry DNA and 23andMe increase, so do questions over who has access to that data and how it will…

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Police Officer Sees Homeless Man Trip On Shoes, Gives Him The Ones Off His Feet

Police Officer Sees Homeless Man Trip On Shoes, Gives Him The Ones Off His Feet By Amanda Froelich If you pay attention, you will notice that acts of kindness occur regularly all over the world. Sometimes, the good deeds go unnoticed. But every now and again, they are highlighted for the public to appreciate. This story is the latter. In mid-June, Officer Brian Zagorski of the Niles Police Department in Illinois saw a homeless man wearing tattered shoes with worn-out rubber soles. As the man walked down the street, he…

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4 Insane Data Privacy Scandals, Just From This Month

4 Insane Data Privacy Scandals, Just From This Month By Simon Black, Sovereign Man For this Friday’s roll-up of bizarre and disturbing stories from around the world, we found ourselves zeroing-in on some ridiculous data privacy violations. Soccer app spies on fans The Spanish soccer (sigh, OK– football) league, known by fans around the world simply as La Liga, knew that most pubs across Europe showing its matches weren’t paying for the subscription. La Liga was sick of losing out on royalties from the pirated video streams. So they turned their…

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Just When You Thought Surveillance Tech Couldn’t Get Any More Orwellian…

Just When You Thought Surveillance Tech Couldn’t Get Any More Orwellian… By Graywolf One of my favorite TV shows was Person of Interest. In that show, a genius programmer was hired by the government to develop an artificial intelligence (AI) computer to tap into and analyze communication feeds and predict activities that may pose a threat. Unfortunately, as you can imagine, things spun out of control; the system that was designed to benefit society was not always beneficial to citizens. As amusing as it is to watch escapist fiction such…

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Instead of Ticketing Elderly Woman for Tall Grass, This Cop Mowed it For Her

Instead of Ticketing Elderly Woman for Tall Grass, This Cop Mowed it For Her By Matt Agorist Orono, MN — In case after case, the Free Thought Project has reported on countless incidents of police officers responding to welfare checks and killing or maiming the innocent recipients in the process. We’ve also reported on multiple incidents of the American police state targeting elderly people who are unable to mow their grass. However, what makes this case out of Orono, Minn. so unique is that this same scenario started just like…

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Hackers Stole Facial Recognition Data of US Airport Travelers

Hackers Stole Facial Recognition Data of US Airport Travelers By Eoin Higgins One of the key fears that critics of mass surveillance and the proliferation of facial recognition technology have warned about has been realized with new reporting Monday that a “malicious cyber attack” has resulted in photos of airport passengers and other personal data harvested by U.S. Customs and Border Patrol being stolen by unknown actors. According to the Washington Post: Customs officials said in a statement Monday that the images, which included photos of people’s license plates, had been compromised as part of…

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Soldiers vs Warriors

Soldiers vs Warriors By Adam Kokesh Peace and freedom activist Adam Kokesh relaunches his YouTube channel with a powerful message to soldiers and activists. This new video explores the differences between soldiers and warriors, following orders versus doing what is right. Watch it below: Subscribe to Adam Kokesh on YouTube. Follow him on Twitter or Facebook. Support his work on Patreon. Subscribe to Activist Post for truth, peace, and freedom news. Follow us on Minds and Twitter. Provide, Protect and Profit from what’s coming! Get a free issue of Counter Markets today. Alternative News & Independent Views

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New Cars To Be Equipped With Breathalyzers, Drivers Given Mental Health Assessments

New Cars To Be Equipped With Breathalyzers, Drivers Given Mental Health Assessments By MassPrivateI If you thought the TAPS Act was bad, wait until you read this. Our politicians are hard at work introducing bills that promise to turn America into a mirror image of China. Rep. Kathleen Rice’s H.R. 3374 bill, otherwise known as the End Drunk Driving Act, would put breathalyzers and ignition interlock devices in every new car. According to the LI Herald, Rice wants to force auto manufacturers to put breathalyzers and ignition interlock devices in new cars by 2029.…

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