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originally posted by: learnatic
a reply to: Aliensun
These things are common on proejct minging and oil and gas construction sites in Australia. Pretty soon they will become compulsory albeit unoffically comulsory at first.
You can see how they are being introduced, here in Australia anyway
First, the employer makes them madoatory in the safe of occupational health and safety.
Then the little old ladies of both genders agree that they are a good idea that youg drivers should have them.
The insurance companies offer them on a voluntry basis.
Then the insurance companies say, hay, you dont have to have it but you will get x% discount if you have them.
Then the insurance companies say, well if you want insurance you will need to get one.
Sufficient numbers of people have them by this this time that the goverment can get away with passing legisaltion making them mandatory.
Then, when that has settled down and become normalised, there is talk about using them instead of speed camers and police on the road. The 'sugggestion' is to make all owners take their cars to a place where a cable gets plugged into the car, you put your credit card into a slot and wait 10 seconds and out comes a receipt for all the money that has been deducated from your banck account for all times you:
exceeded the speed limit for each consecutive xyz metres
for every time your indicator failed to flash x times before you changed lanes or turned a corner
for each time you applied xyz brake or accelarator pressure,no matter the reason.
for each you ....... I think you get the drift.
All the sheeple say in unison, what a wonderfull idea, lets hit all them hoons where it hurts the most. You will be able listen to them kill to be the first on talk back radio to support the idea.
Then the government, insurance companies and the NWO trypes lay back and laugh their box off the stupid sheeple take the p*ss out them.
Obama Bypasses Congress to Mandate Black Boxes for All Cars -- Beginning in '14
EDRs do not collect any personal identifying information or record conversations and do not run continuously, according to LaHood.....But Horace Cooper of the National Center for Public Policy Analysis called the move “an unprecedented breach of privacy for Americans.”...Cooper said that contrary to what is being claimed, EDRs “can and will track the comings and goings of car owners and even their passengers.”
Black boxes, he said, are already being used to track myriad activities -- and what they can record is virtually unlimited, he said.
“EDRs not only provide details necessary for accident investigation, they can also track travel records, passenger usage, cell phone use and other private data -- who you visit, what you weigh, how often you call your mother and more is captured by these devices,” he said.