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One More Step to NWO

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posted on Jan, 16 2008 @ 04:21 PM
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Police in the U.K. are in talks with the FBI about establishing an international biometric database for tracking down the world's most wanted criminals and terrorists.


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Anyone else think this could help lay the foundation for a more centralized international tracking system? I mean, for non criminals as well...?




posted on Jan, 16 2008 @ 04:35 PM
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Originally posted by obilesk
Anyone else think this could help lay the foundation for a more centralized international tracking system? I mean, for non criminals as well...?


Are you thinking of going somewhere you don't want other people to know about? Hiding out somewhere for some shady reason? Very interesting.

As for myself, I generally prefer to have people know where I am. I carry my cell phone. Somebody usually has some kind of contact information for me, and some knowledge of where I am. Just in case I fall off a cliff and break both legs, I prefer somebody come looking for me.

I don't know what you might be involved in that you want to keep your whereabouts a secret.



posted on Jan, 16 2008 @ 10:16 PM
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The only people that are allowed to know where I am and where I'm going is my family, friends and perhaps my job (if I'm on vacation). I don't need the FBI getting in on my business. But hey, since you seem to like the idea so much. How about we call the govt. and try to set up so that you have 3 FBI agents following you around everywhere you go, monitor everything you do. Need to go tinkle? better tell the agent you're going to the bathroom because apparently you've not "grown up" enough to go by yourself. I know, everytime you go to the library or surf the net, have those FBI agents looking over your shoulder to make sure you don't visit any "suspicious" websites. Sound like fun?

There's being responsible and then there's being irrationally paranoid about your "safety" jesus, from the way you phrase it, you make it sound like you can't go anywhere because you're afraid there are terrorists are personally targetting you and lurking everywhere you go. If that's the case, then maybe you're the one that has something to hide, not the OP. Care to share?



posted on Jan, 16 2008 @ 10:23 PM
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Biometric means eye scans and such right? They would be set up in high traffic areas and pinpoint faces. Some of this is already being used is it not, just not a joint international effort.


The announcement of the database proposals follows the news earlier this week that the U.K. has completed a system to check the fingerprints of every visa applicant.
This would be ideal for immigrants coming into America as well as the illegals. Any caught would be fingerprinted and have an iris scan. When they need to apply for American privileges, they have to submit an iris scan. Comes up they are illegal, give em the boot.

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posted on Jan, 16 2008 @ 10:26 PM
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I'm answering more to his point about wanting everybody know where he is at every moment in time. Which I find it a scary thought for a "free" person to have.



posted on Jan, 16 2008 @ 10:32 PM
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I don't really see how this can be abused against ones freedom of privacy. I am kinda on the fence but I see this system might be a good thing not a bad thing.



posted on Jan, 16 2008 @ 10:41 PM
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I have nothing to hide..at least nothing illegal. I just have a feeling that this may be one of those things that start out as a "watch the bad guys" sort of thing in order to lay a foundation for technology that can be exploited and abused should a world government materialize. Ya know, get it in place while it still has the support of the people..then WHAM! We got ya!

I have a serious problem with the "I'm not a criminal and have nothing to hide so let them watch" argument. As Question pointed out through example, when does the line get crossed? Or better yet, where's the line? Is there one? If I am in public and/or using a public network or system, then keeping an eye on what I am doing is not all that different from my company having the right to search "my" locker that is on their premises. It belongs to them, so they have the right to go in and search it all they want.

On the other hand, anyone who bothers to do their homework and read their history knows that the federal government was essentially set up to provide foreign policy and to protect constitutional rights of individuals when states purposely or inadvertently abused those rights. It of course had other intents, but monitoring the public and/or private comings and goings of individuals was definitely not one of them. The constitution being a living document, it is meant to be amended as the times require, however, removing essential liberties, such as the right to privacy, or abridging them, is clearly not what the "allowance of amendment" concept covers.

Am I wrong, or misinformed? I would like to be corrected if privacy is not a protected right for law-abiding citizens.



posted on Jan, 17 2008 @ 12:07 AM
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Originally posted by Question
But hey, since you seem to like the idea so much. How about we call the govt. and try to set up so that you have 3 FBI agents following you around everywhere you go, monitor everything you do. Need to go tinkle? better tell the agent you're going to the bathroom because apparently you've not "grown up" enough to go by yourself. I know, everytime you go to the library or surf the net, have those FBI agents looking over your shoulder to make sure you don't visit any "suspicious" websites. Sound like fun?


I pity the FBI agents assigned to monitor my every move. I can't think of anything more boring -- and a huge waste of taxpayer money! As for people watching me take a leak, I go to public restrooms. I don't know what kind of delicate flower you are or how many doors you need to lock before you can go pee-pee. People monitoring web traffic? Hey, your activities are every bit as trackable as mine, and being on this site is probably of more interest to the FBI than any porno site I might drop into. And the government, if they wanted to, is already able to track our web activity. Again, I don't know what kind of kiddie death porn sites you're visiting, but I personally don't have anything to be worried about.


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posted on Jan, 17 2008 @ 09:00 AM
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There we go, making assumptions again "I don't know what kiddie porn sites you visit" "you're a delicate flower that needs to lock the door blah blah blah" I don't remember ever talking about public bathrooms, I said bathrooms, as in bathrooms in general. Again, do you need to have 3 armed FBI agents to watch you go in the bathroom? how about in YOUR bathroom? I know, since you seem to be so afraid about terrorists. We should have FBI agents in your bedroom as well, even while you're trying to get "jiggy" with your wife/girlfriend in bed. Oh wait, they probably won't allow you to do that because of causing "indecent exposure" while they were in the room. Whanna "wank off" to the porn sites you visit? I think it would be too uncomfortable whilst having 3 FBI agents looking over your shoulder.

When is too much safety really too much. From what I gather, it's you that has something to hide because obviously you feel you need to be protected 24/7 anything you care to share?

[edit on 17-1-2008 by Question]




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