posted on Oct, 28 2012 @ 02:36 PM
Originally posted by Skyfloating
Originally posted by Sissel
Also, and even more hilarious to me is how many "it," would have to hire to monitor millions of us!
It wouldnt have to hire anyone. "It" would only have to be one super-computer detecting patterns of behavior deviant to the totalitarian
status quo. Im thinking Orwell 1984 here.
How about THIS?
The National Security Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers broke ground today on a $1.2 billion data center at Camp W.G. Williams National
Guard Post here.
The first page of that thread contains enough information to validate your theory of a huge data processing center, run by the NSA, a branch of the
all powerful DHS.
I see it as the government, under the auspices of the Department of Homeland Security, trying to keep us "safe".
I also see it as a way to infiltrate our rights to freedom. First, it's to protect us from terrorists, then to protect us from ourselves. Your
Orwellian analogy, in this case, would be smack on.
Not a good thing at all.
However, I don't cover my built-in cam on the laptop that has one. I don't really
do anything wrong, and don't have any reason to worry. I
have an Android, but it's rooted, and runs an AOSP version of Ice Cream Sandwich. GPS stays off, unless needed. I guess I'm slightly less paranoid
than the rest of us, but I'm also a low-profile target.
Notwithstanding, down the road, I'm sure they could pull a log of all the things I research on the internet, and use it against me, if they wanted
It's a catch-22 in the end. Either you use the internet, keeping your nose clean, (or *cough* cleverly hiding behind proxy) or you don't. I prefer
to stay connected constantly, and stay informed. It's a trade-off.