Truckers Face Years in Prison for Transporting LEGAL Hemp Because of Cops “Just Doing Their Jobs”

Truckers Face Years in Prison for Transporting LEGAL Hemp Because of Cops “Just Doing Their Jobs” By Matt Agorist Because government is the antithesis to freedom, industrial hemp has been banned nationwide since 1937 ostensibly due to the plant’s similarities to marijuana. Many have speculated that this move was also due to the fact that cannabis is in direct competition with the pharmaceutical industry by providing far safer alternative treatments as well as directly competing with the petrochemical industry. However, all this changed in December after President Donald Trump signed…

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San Francisco Takes a Historic Step Forward in the Fight for Privacy — First to Ban Gov’t Facial Recognition Tech

San Francisco Takes a Historic Step Forward in the Fight for Privacy — First to Ban Gov’t Facial Recognition Tech By Nathan Sheard The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted today by 8-to-1 to make San Francisco the first major city in the United States to ban government use of face surveillance technology. This historic measure applies to all city departments. The Stop Secret Surveillance Ordinance also takes an important step toward ensuring a more informed and democratic process before the San Francisco Police Department and other city agencies may acquire…

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Police Use LexisNexis Facial Recognition To Identify Your Family And Friends

Police Use LexisNexis Facial Recognition To Identify Your Family And Friends By MassPrivateI What is it going to take for Americans to realize that law enforcement has become an extension of Big Brother? All across the country, police officers are secretly using facial recognition to identify neighbors and people of interest. Police already have a history of abusing criminal record searches like CORI. Ex-State Trooper Michael Szymanski said, “I can’t tell you how many times I saw troopers run their next-door neighbor through CORI, run their old girlfriends’ names, or run…

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In the Land of the Free, Cops Raid a Journalist’s Home, Kidnap Him After He Refused to Name Source

In the Land of the Free, Cops Raid a Journalist’s Home, Kidnap Him After He Refused to Name Source By Matt Agorist In the land of the free, journalists are now being raided by SWAT teams in an effort to find out their sources; and this is in spite of the law protecting journalists from this very act. Freelance journalist Bryan Carmody just fell victim to the police state in California as multiple San Francisco cops with sledgehammers and weapons began breaking down his door last week in an effort…

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Facial Recognition Tech Tested By UK Police Was Wrong 96% Of The Time According To Big Brother Watch

Facial Recognition Tech Tested By UK Police Was Wrong 96% Of The Time According To Big Brother Watch By Aaron Kesel Facial recognition is highly flawed.  Activist Post has consistently reported numerous studies finding that the technology’s accuracy isn’t all it’s marketed to be. Now, a watchdog observing UK Metropolitan Police trials has stated the technology has misidentified members of the public, including a 14-year-old black child in a school uniform who was stopped and fingerprinted by police, as potential criminals in as much as 96 percent of scans, according…

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The Growth of the American Police State

The Growth of the American Police State By Stefan Kløvning Among the many violations of the rights to life, liberty, and property Americans have experienced in later decades, the increasing degree of police brutality has played an especially scarring role. Every year, over a thousand people are killed by the police, and every single day there are new victims who lose their lives or get raped, beaten, tortured, or robbed by police officers. Congress and the courts have been complicit in this development, allowing the vast majority of cops accused…

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Offended By What Someone Said? Now You Can Report Them To Law Enforcement

Offended By What Someone Said? Now You Can Report Them To Law Enforcement By MassPrivateI Soon free speech will be a thing of the past in paranoid America. DIGIT Lab’s “Hate Incident Reporting” app promises to turn complete strangers into secret, hate speech/bias spies. Watch what you say, because the person sitting next to you could be reporting you to law enforcement. Gone are the days when Americans were unafraid to voice their opinions or make snide comments in public. Because DIGIT Labs will turn smartphones into bias reporting devices. According to…

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Man Arrested, Facing a Year in Prison for Telling Police They are “Pissing on the Constitution”

Man Arrested, Facing a Year in Prison for Telling Police They are “Pissing on the Constitution” By Matt Agorist WASHINGTON, D.C. — (TRI) Warning that the government must not be given the power to criminalize speech it deems distasteful or annoying, The Rutherford Institute has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to stop the prosecution of a Texas man who faces up to one year in jail and a $4000 fine for sending emails to police criticizing them for failing to respond to his requests for assistance. In an amicus brief filed with the…

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They’re Tracking Your Face And Beating Your Weak

They’re Tracking Your Face And Beating Your Weak By Jeremiah Harding If you want grandmas and children thrown around by cops, the further advancement of the AI biometric surveillance state, the latest US death toll in Afghanistan, and more, you’ve come to the right place. For the first episode on Activist Post, I have a good one for y’all today. If you’re new here, I’m an angry anarchist, and this show is my way of possibly making you both. Get your kit – we’re hunting demons. This season’s featured song…

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Google Tracks Your Location and Shares It With Police, Even When Your Phone is Off

Google Tracks Your Location and Shares It With Police, Even When Your Phone is Off By Derrick Broze Even if you disable GPS, deactivate phone location tracking, and turn off your phone, it’s still possible for Google and the NSA to monitor your every move. Over the last two decades, cellphone use has become an everyday part of life for the vast majority of people around the planet. Nearly without question, consumers have chosen to carry these increasingly smart devices with them everywhere they go. Despite surveillance revelations from whistleblowers…

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