Dystopia Now

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The US is quickly rendering the STASI regime of E. Germany “quaint” as it uses every type of surveillance available to institute a “total information awareness” regime here in “the homeland.”

U.S. Spies on Millions of Drivers

DEA Uses License-Plate Readers to Build Database for Federal, Local Authorities

Gerd Wiesler (Ulrich Mühe) bei seiner Arbeit.

The government admits to it, but redacts more than it discloses.

“(M)anufacturers and law enforcement agencies have argued that images of license plates cannot be used to identify individuals, and thus do not infringe on our individual privacy,” writes Sonia Roubini of the ACLU in an article that explain the significance of the newly released memos. “This argument is thin already, but it certainly doesn’t fly with regards to photographs of the driver or passengers inside of a vehicle — especially in the era of face recognition analytics.”

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