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Everyone who buys a mobile telephone will be forced to register their identity on a national database under government plans to extend massively the powers of state surveillance.
Phone buyers would have to present a passport or other official form of identification at the point of purchase. Privacy campaigners fear it marks the latest government move to create a surveillance society.
Originally posted by ho chi minh
Why are we slaves to these devices??? I'm old enough to remember a time without this technology and guess what? we survived.This is however a worrying development,what happened to this country....the british are becoming more stupid and dumbed down by the day.
Originally posted by nj2day
They won't need to RFID everyone like people have speculated. you can triangulate a given cell phone's position by looking at the signal, and what cell towers it bounces off of.
The government will be able to track you, and will know who they are tracking because you've registered your info.
This is a Flag/star...
NWO, here we come!
Originally posted by Cowgirlstraitup7
This to me is nothing new. Where I live you have to give your social security number to any utilities to get service turned on. Water, lights, gas, phone company, cell phone company. To me that's the same thing as giving a photo id. It has been this way as far back as I can remember. So twenty some years, since I became an adult and needed to get these services turned on. Before that, my mother had to do the same thing and her mother before that. I just don't see how this is news.
Originally posted by magicmushroom
Why all the fuss, no one makes you own a cell phone, its a choice. We have managed to communicate for millenia without them and its ridiculous the amount that they are used. You even have young children with them now, if you want to escape enslavement then get rid of your phone.
Originally posted by Retseh
If you were going to test out total control on a population, what better choice could you make than the UK.
They stopped resisting decades ago, it should be a relatively easy move for the government to make.
Looks to be a smart choice.