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Those who question the 'database state' are often accused of alarmism. But what if we were to report that a recent series of announcements show that the government is already spending millions on a vast database that will retain digital copies of all variety of tracking and information about the whole population, our phone calls, bank accounts, commercial records as well as personal ones, and that it is creating the authority and powers which allow it to do this by hiding behind EU regulations which it has inspired, to impliment them without a parliamentary debate? Now read on:
It always starts out as something to *save lives* and then ends up taking them (their freedoms) doesn’t it.
The RFID tag is a limited and crude technology so we'll be using mobile phones instead
The mobile phone IME will be linked directly to you and your bank account
The mobile phone will be integrated with a fingerprint reader for added security during payments, also the reader means that stealing the phone will render the phone useless. A print scan and PIN will be required to pay for items, an updated more secure version of bluetooth will be used when communicating cost to the phone.
The fingerprint reader will mean that your phone is used for all ID needs whether to prove your age, identity or access to limited areas. Also the ID features of the phone will be used for integration into your home, car, work areas etc, you won't be able to go anywhere without it.
All web traffic will be based on the phone (increased speeds will mean you won't need a home based modem) so placing it next to your computer will allow you to use it as a modem, with that constant tracking and cataloging of all your interest will be used for profiling by the agencies if need be.
New technology will mean everything you say will be recorded and sent off to into the cloud for processing, this will be used so that governments can pick up on certain key words and if need be punish you for it. Although such technology will exist under the guise of "you phone will listen to you and deliver instant information concerning the subject your talking about"
GPS and cell tracking will mean that all your movements are recorded, since your ID, communications and money are based on the phone you won't be leaving home without it.
Originally posted by whoswatchinwho
What worries me is the end result of a national ID card. Eventually these things will also be our driving license, passport, the technology is there to link them to credit/debit cards etc. they tell us that these cards are to help combat illegals, I.E. stop the terrorists, but doesn't that mean there will have to stop people on the street to check the cards? and if you happen to go out without your card will you then be escorted to your home to get itor taken straight to e detention centre? But I'm afraid we wont get any choice, lets be realistic I cant remember to PTB doing a u-turn on anything because of a petition in recent years