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DARPA Set to Drop Computer "F-Bombs" to Spy on Public

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posted on Feb, 14 2012 @ 01:11 PM
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Couldn't find this one posted already, and it's quite interesting.

Looks like white-hat hackers are starting to cooperate with the military on a broad spectrum.


The latest proposed addition to the drone spy program is even creepier: disposable computers with software programs funded by DARPA to be dropped as self-destructing "bombs." Now, not only will drones surveil and hack from above, but they will drop a payload to interface with hidden computers on the ground, completely integrating a full-spectrum data transmission and control grid. The name of the project, as well as its announcement at a hacker convention called ShmooCon, had this non-techie convinced that it had to be satire or a hoax, but the project has also been noted by Forbes and Wired, which only serves to illustrate how far off into our dystopian technocratic police state we have wandered. It seems that we are being acclimated to how funny and cool our futuristic spy toys have become. This fun has culminated in the planned dropping of F-BOMBS (Falling or Ballistically-launched Object that Makes Backdoors) to combat "Bad Men With Guns."


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Also, here's a video from the ShmooCon event:





 
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