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originally posted by: shawmanfromny
I'm sick of gun violence too. We already have tough gun laws in New York state, so why implement something that's borderline unconstitutional? Gun owners aren't criminals, unless you agree with the "guilty" until proven innocent mentality of Liberals. I don't want the government to do background searches on any American citizen.
originally posted by: EmmanuelGoldstein
I've always wondered about pistols though. why are they allowed?
Are pistols designed for any other reason than shooting people?
Serious question - not asking for a friend.
Are pistols really made for hunting or are they made for shooting humans?
NY 2020 Presidential Candidate Wants a China-Like Social Credit System
A 2020 Democratic candidate for President named Andrew Yang, a New York businessman, has a plan for doling out social credits. It is similar to communist China’s social engineering system of social credits.
Your Favorite Stores Could Be Tracking You With Facial Recognition
According to a report from McClatchy DC, many stores are turning to a California-based company called FaceFirst for their facial recognition needs. When reached for comment, FaceFirst said it could not list its clients to Racked because of “customer NDAs and confidentiality agreements.” In a promotional video on its website, though, FaceFirst says its retail clients include big-box stores, department stores, grocery stores, and pharmacies, and that it works with many Fortune 500 companies.
You earn these DSCs by “volunteering at a shelter, coaching a little league, helping at a town fair, tutoring, watering a neighbor’s plant, bringing in someone’s mail,” and so on. There would be rewards and a running tally of unspent social credits you can cash in for tickets to a ball game or meeting with a government leader or securing help fixing your garage door. All this is explained on Yang’s presidential campaign website.
Source - Racked
As the ACLU wrote in its report on facial recognition technology in retail, even shoppers who feel such security is beneficial should at least be made aware of it — especially considering that since the technology is so new, there is little regulation.