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(Washington Times)   Soon, billboards will be reading YOU   (washingtontimes.com) divider line 35
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2012-07-28 08:54:18 AM
www.yakov.com

/Approves this headline
 
2012-07-28 09:06:30 AM
I have the strangest desire to purchase some Lightspeed Briefs...
 
2012-07-28 12:28:43 PM
Yeah, it was only a matter of time.
 
2012-07-28 12:38:42 PM
"Welcome back John Anderton."
 
2012-07-28 01:00:00 PM
And then they'll tell me to unscramble how daddy is doing.
 
2012-07-28 01:00:00 PM
In THIS country?
 
2012-07-28 01:00:31 PM
Just remember, it's not Big Brother when it isn't the government. Business aren't mining your personal data in order to compile a list of 'problem citizens' when they go to suppress your rights. No, they're only doing it so they can sell you shiat, and then sell you to other businesses who want to sell you shiat.

I'm more concerned with corporations profiting from surveillance and data mining than I am a government who tracks personal information. A corrupt, oppressive government is, ironically, philosophically purer in its lust for power than the machinations of bean counters whose only concern is the bottom line.

Of course, it is all ideology. Not only am I powerless to do anything about it, but I'm sure I'll be ridiculed just for professing distaste for this sort of ultimately dehumanizing aggregation.
 
2012-07-28 01:00:57 PM
Welcome back, Mr. Yakimoto.
 
2012-07-28 01:02:13 PM
How long before we have pre-crime?
 
2012-07-28 01:08:03 PM

Smoking GNU: How long before we have pre-crime?


It would take a while to get the infrastructure in place (additional detention facilities, etc), but the societal attitudes are pretty much ready. It would be rolled out first on sex offenders, since they are the lowest of the low, then implemented for property crimes. The hardest to work accurately would be the mass shooters. I would imagine they would have a pretty high false incarceration rate if they went there.
 
2012-07-28 01:14:10 PM

soporific: And then they'll tell me to unscramble how daddy is doing.


Do wah diddy?
 
2012-07-28 01:21:35 PM
 
2012-07-28 01:30:46 PM
3.bp.blogspot.com
 
2012-07-28 02:05:48 PM

Niveras: Just remember, it's not Big Brother when it isn't the government. Business aren't mining your personal data in order to compile a list of 'problem citizens' when they go to suppress your rights. No, they're only doing it so they can sell you shiat, and then sell you to other businesses who want to sell you shiat.

I'm more concerned with corporations profiting from surveillance and data mining than I am a government who tracks personal information. A corrupt, oppressive government is, ironically, philosophically purer in its lust for power than the machinations of bean counters whose only concern is the bottom line.

Of course, it is all ideology. Not only am I powerless to do anything about it, but I'm sure I'll be ridiculed just for professing distaste for this sort of ultimately dehumanizing aggregation.


No it isn't.
I don't care if a corporation has my info to sell me junk. I'll just ignore it. The Government can use such technology in terrible ways - ways corporations cannot.
 
2012-07-28 02:22:09 PM
Yeah, but will it know that I've already bought/tried/used their product?

Why waste their valuable advertising dollars on someone who's already been assimilated?
 
2012-07-28 02:25:06 PM
"Commander Shepherd, you've recently been dead..."
 
2012-07-28 02:31:42 PM
I walked by a Campbellian ad and now I really want a Coffiest. Anyone got a Coffiest??
 
2012-07-28 02:33:31 PM
So What? A stores Facial recognition would call me a homeless person or a prison convict. No sale here.

/Now on the other hand, as the cops are now using this, I will be tracked for that indiscretion a few years back.
//Did you know a digital drivers license photo is the quick way to i.d. people.
///With a postit note obviously and none of that warrant thingys. ex: Cop: "is this person in your data base?" . "Oh it is, well heres the warrant to check for that person in the first place."
 
2012-07-28 02:55:48 PM

Another Government Employee: Smoking GNU: How long before we have pre-crime?

It would take a while to get the infrastructure in place (additional detention facilities, etc), but the societal attitudes are pretty much ready. It would be rolled out first on sex offenders, since they are the lowest of the low, then implemented for property crimes. The hardest to work accurately would be the mass shooters. I would imagine they would have a pretty high false incarceration rate if they went there.


I'm sure you're kidding, but I honestly feel that a much smarter, far more productive, and ultimately much cheaper application of science, law, and politics to crime would be to study the criminals we already know about and learn as much as we possibly again about the *origins* of crime -- apart from our childish notions about 'bad people' -- instead of focusing on what we might do about crime. However costly it might be, it's bound to be cheaper than the prisons we'll need otherwise.
 
2012-07-28 03:02:43 PM
i.telegraph.co.uk
 
2012-07-28 03:21:30 PM
ideaelevator.co

/approves
 
2012-07-28 03:31:20 PM
Neither corporations nor governments should have that ability. If they want to record me while I'm in their store to be sure I'm not stealing, fine, but I think the second they analyze my image to gain insight into my mind, that's a violation of privacy. I do have a reasonable expectation of privacy for my mental state when in public. Besides, we all know that once we approve this for corporations, they'll just hand that data over to the government without question, look at the telecoms after 9/11.
 
2012-07-28 03:53:51 PM

Niveras: Just remember, it's not Big Brother when it isn't the government. Business aren't mining your personal data in order to compile a list of 'problem citizens' when they go to suppress your rights. No, they're only doing it so they can sell you shiat, and then sell you to other businesses who want to sell you shiat.


The government doesn't need to collect data about you when corporations do it for them and they can demand access to the data without a warrant.
 
2012-07-28 05:15:14 PM
is it because fartbongocialism??
 
2012-07-28 05:53:34 PM
Fark filter pwn3d me.

Should have read: In S0vi3t Russia, billboards read YOU.
 
2012-07-28 06:46:08 PM

Another Government Employee: Smoking GNU:

How long before we have pre-crime?

It would take a while to get the infrastructure in place (additional detention facilities, etc), but the societal attitudes are pretty much ready. It would be rolled out first on sex offenders, since they are the lowest of the low...


Exactly my point in the "evil pervert talked about eating children" threads.
 
2012-07-28 06:48:12 PM
Sylvia_Bandersnatch:

I honestly feel that a much smarter, far more productive, and ultimately much cheaper application of science, law, and politics to crime would be to study the criminals we already know about and learn as much as we possibly again about the *origins* of crime

Such as?
 
2012-07-28 06:50:48 PM
lohphat:

The government doesn't need to collect data about you when corporations do it for them and they can demand access to the data without a warrant.

And the corporations will be glad to fork it over because they're Law-Abiding Citizens who already own a big stake in the government already. Besides, it legitimizes their data mining.
 
2012-07-28 06:51:34 PM
"You are the dead."
 
2012-07-29 12:25:27 AM
well good luck with that!


/fuzzy
//like bigfoot
 
2012-07-29 02:25:35 AM
They can scan me as much as they want It's just more advertising for me to ignore.
 
2012-07-29 03:08:39 AM
For once the Juggalos will be the ones with a good plan.
 
2012-07-29 04:54:13 AM
us.123rf.com

Now the camera doesn't know how to read or write.
 
2012-07-29 08:45:42 AM

Old enough to know better: They can scan me as much as they want It's just more advertising for me to ignore.


And if you think all of this is just for advertisement purposes, I got a bridge I'd like to sell you.
 
2012-07-29 09:56:43 AM
j-walkblog.com
 
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