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Use of Forced Labor "Systemic" In Malaysian IT Manufacturing

Catbeller Re: If you're paying for a job... (177 comments)

You are not them. They've little or no choice. Overpopulation has consequences, one of which is reducing labor to negative cost.

yesterday
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FBI Completes New Face Recognition System

Catbeller Re: Baaah... (129 comments)

there's a difference when a private company does it and the government does it. " no. There is not.

yesterday
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FBI Completes New Face Recognition System

Catbeller Re: Hoover FBI.... (129 comments)

Well DONE. People trust tech so much it doesn't occur to them that data can be faked, if you can access the system backdoors.

yesterday
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FBI Completes New Face Recognition System

Catbeller Re: So wear a Guy Fawkes mask (129 comments)

Privacy an illusion? This is too easy. What's your name? Address? Children's names, sex ages, pics, and current locations?
How much do you make? What's your car plate ID? I'm sure you won't mind sharing.

yesterday
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FBI Completes New Face Recognition System

Catbeller Re: Dragnet (129 comments)

Add more cameras, track all cars, put cameras in cars, and there is no place to be alone. Prison with mortgage and car payments.

yesterday
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FBI Completes New Face Recognition System

Catbeller Re: So wear a Guy Fawkes mask (129 comments)

So, we hide in boxes until we die, or live in prison.
False dilemma. We have other choices. Like, NO cameras.

yesterday
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FBI Completes New Face Recognition System

Catbeller Re: Dragnet (129 comments)

Try it on a plane. Then reflect that they will do the same if you blind their ground cameras. Expect a felony charge. And a club to your groin.

yesterday
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FBI Completes New Face Recognition System

Catbeller Re: Dragnet (129 comments)

The law is whatever the conga line of cops caving in your ribs say it is. That's reality. Dont give monkeys the keys to the banana plantation.

yesterday
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FBI Completes New Face Recognition System

Catbeller Re: I hope it's better than the existing system... (129 comments)

You assume tomorrow will be just like today. This is not a static situation. The recognition systems will get better, then become nearly perfect. And they have other ways of cross checking the ID. This is not a game, and they are smarter than you.

yesterday
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FBI Completes New Face Recognition System

Catbeller Re: Once all they've all been catalogued and analy (129 comments)

Being an enemy is useless, if they know your whereabouts and activities. We're in prison. Get used to it. Pot is legal just in time, because we'll need to drug ourselves to not care.

yesterday
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FBI Completes New Face Recognition System

Catbeller Re: Tinfoil hats now available with facemasks! (129 comments)

Masks... illegal. Disguises will be more so. Attempting to hide from Panoptikon will be, is, a crime, and an excuse to drag you over for questioning, then to receive permanent surveillance. Really GOOD surveillance, not this rickety mess they have right now.After all, it'll be cheap and ubiquitous.

yesterday
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FBI Completes New Face Recognition System

Catbeller Open Air Prison (129 comments)

A jail is a jail, no matter how cool your phone might be.

yesterday
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Wave Power Fails To Live Up To Promise

Catbeller There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Market (190 comments)

If the economics of oil is in the way, then stop subsidizing oil production with tax breaks and two-trillion dollar wars of oil field conquest. Tax the shit out of them. Alt energy has to make a profit in the shadow of trillions of dollars propping up the oil infrastructure - taxpayer funded. They work in a "free" market while oil companies have marines guarding their wells.

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DoT Proposes Mandating Vehicle-To-Vehicle Communications

Catbeller Re: the purpose is tracking cars (261 comments)

I don't construct paranoid futures. I describe what is happening *now*.

about three weeks ago
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DoT Proposes Mandating Vehicle-To-Vehicle Communications

Catbeller the purpose is tracking cars (261 comments)

Forget the happy horseshit about super-safe robot cars. We don't have those, and they won't work when we do. This is about the ability to track all the vehicles in the world, either by private entities who will backdoor the info to government and political groups, or straight-up security force tracking. Not just here, but all over the world. We are building turnkey police state infrastructure. If you can't grasp this, you might want to contemplate how privileged you are not to ever feel endangered by cops or polical opponents like Scientology or the Moonies. Do not give the monkeys the key to the banana plantation. Once you are in a worldwide prison, there is no escape.

about three weeks ago
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DoT Proposes Mandating Vehicle-To-Vehicle Communications

Catbeller Re: UDP/broadcast only (261 comments)

You can't turn it off even now. The GPS tracking is built into the circuitry and there is no way to diable it. And no, tapping the "please don't track me" option won't work. Its lying.

about three weeks ago

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Tesla car log: NYT writer Broder lied

Catbeller Catbeller writes  |  about a year and a half ago

Catbeller writes "Tesla has posted the driving log of the Tesla driven by NYT writer John Broder: http://www.teslamotors.com/blog/most-peculiar-test-drive, and it is a hell of a tale. He sped. He turned up the heat. He undercharged. He passed a charging station. He CIRCLED a charging station, apparently to drain the battery. He detached from the chargers when he was woefully undercharged, against advice. He never ran out of power. He seems to have intentionally, maliciously tried to make that car run out of power — and he failed. The car overperformed and gave him more range than the specs indicate, despite the abuse. Let's get this liar fired, kids."
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Catbeller Catbeller writes  |  more than 7 years ago

Catbeller (118204) writes "From the "There's Your Smoking Gun Department": The AP is reporting that one Randy Wooten, mayoral candidate for Waldenburg Arkansas — a town of eighty people — discovered that the electronic voting system hadn't registered the one vote he knew had been cast for him, because he cast it himself. The Machine gave him zero votes. That would be an error rate of 3%, counting the actual votes cast — 18 and 18 for a total of 36. For those who haven't quite gotten the concept of e-voting, we have this quote:
Poinsett County Election Commissioner Junaway Payne said the issue had been discussed but no action taken yet. "It's our understanding from talking with the secretary of state's office that a court order would have to be obtained in order to open the machine and check the totals," Payne said. "The votes were cast on an electronic voting machine, but paper ballots were available."
Yep. Get the screwdrivers out, time to find that missing vote!"

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