If you are alarmed at the news of increasingly ubiquitous NSA & FBI surveillance of private Internet communications, wait until DHS cranks up with its latest wish list of physical surveillance technologies—initially for the border.  Like Northrop-Grumman’s VADER: the Vehicle Dismount and Exploitation Radar, designed to enable drones to tag and track individual human targets as they move through space.  The pending immigration bill would mandate “effective control” and “persistent surveillance” of the U.S—Mexico border, and the major defense contractors are all scrambling to get their share of the militarization of the Homeland.  Via today’s NYT.

If you are alarmed at the news of increasingly ubiquitous NSA & FBI surveillance of private Internet communications, wait until DHS cranks up with its latest wish list of physical surveillance technologies—initially for the border.  Like Northrop-Grumman’s VADER: the Vehicle Dismount and Exploitation Radar, designed to enable drones to tag and track individual human targets as they move through space.  The pending immigration bill would mandate “effective control” and “persistent surveillance” of the U.S—Mexico border, and the major defense contractors are all scrambling to get their share of the militarization of the Homeland.  Via today’s NYT.

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  1. jellyfishdirigible reblogged this from wolvensnothere and added:
    They called it VADER. With a straight face. I hope they don’t seriously expect to not be presumed evil.
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  5. jordisoler reblogged this from whatthezeitgeistwants and added:
    Si os rasgáis las vestiduras por el espionaje en las redes sociales, os va a encantar el nuevo sistema de vigilancia...
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