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(Washington Post)   The Department of Homeland Security wants to build a national license plate tracking system that will track every driver's movements around the country. What is your destination, citizen?   (washingtonpost.com) divider line 18
    More: Scary, Homeland Securities, Department of Homeland Security, tracking system, bus drivers, Virginia General Assembly, Customs Enforcement, on-ramps, mass surveillance  
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4396 clicks; posted to Main » on 19 Feb 2014 at 9:38 AM (1 year ago)   |  Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



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2014-02-19 09:44:27 AM  
3 votes:
Won't that interfere with the tracking devices the dentists planted in our teeth?

/no wonder every bad thing in and out of my mouth keeps winding up on my employment record
2014-02-19 10:47:23 AM  
2 votes:
I'm sick and tired of these do-nothing half-measures. What we need to do is just assign a full-time DHS agent to every single person in the country. They will live with you, watch your every move, and report everything they see to the federal government. That information, of course, will have restricted access to protect your privacy, which is paramount. The government may have access to how many times you masturbated yesterday, but they would have to get a warrant from a top secret court that reports to no one in order to find out that the porn that you were watching at the time involved midgets, she-males and farm animals. All of the information about your life, from the fact that you are unable to satisfy your wife in the sack to how you only jiggle once and always get a little pee in your underwear, will be stored in a highly secure, hack-proof database. The password for that database will totally NOT be "password", so don't even try that one. It's a waste of time. The point is, even though the government may be recording the fact that you measure your penis with a ruler and then sob quietly in the dark, they totally will NOT use that against you unless someone accuses you of being a terrorist. Think about it. If you think it's going to be awkward making the dog lick peanut butter off of your balls with a government agent watching you, how hard is it going to be to plan a terrorist attack? It's going to be pretty damn hard. Once every single person in the US is fully monitored 24 hours/day, we will be truly free to live our lives without dealing with the constant, crippling fear that some goat herder is going to crash a 747 into our homes and then rape our daughters. Can you even imagine being that free? Sure, it's going to be a little weird the first few times you lure a homeless "woman" back to your house to exchange a half-eaten ham sandwich for a quick blowjob, but you'll get used to those watching eyes silently judging you. Just remember, it's for the children.
2014-02-19 09:58:43 AM  
2 votes:

GoldSpider: pkellmey: Well, at least racism is alive and well at Fark.

Truly, these people didn't seem to mind this sort of thing when the white guy was president.


Truly, the rate at which our freedoms and liberties have eroded has greatly accelerated since the white guy was president.

/hated Bush
//Obama is just worse
///next president will be even worse
2014-02-19 09:54:39 AM  
2 votes:

MBA Whore: Why the fark is my government screwing my country?


Clearly you're a racist if you disagree with what's going on.
2014-02-19 09:43:16 AM  
2 votes:
"It is important to note that this database would be run by a commercial enterprise, and the data would be collected and stored by the commercial enterprise, not the government,"

I feel so much safer now..
2014-02-20 12:50:01 AM  
1 votes:
People don't seem to realize that an effective police force is a luxury.
2014-02-19 11:09:10 AM  
1 votes:

MBA Whore: Why the fark is my government screwing my country?


We get the government people vote for. Talk to your neighbors.
2014-02-19 10:51:38 AM  
1 votes:
I enjoy pissing off cops that ask me where I'm coming from and going to. You don't actually have to tell them.

Where are you coming from?

"South of here"

Where are you going?

"North"

Are you trying to give me a hard time?

"I don't understand the question"
2014-02-19 10:24:06 AM  
1 votes:
Ok, Farkers. Tin-foil hats on.
Creative toolkit out.

What's next in the timeline of society turning into this?

I'll get you started:

2014- a beautiful, young blonde girl gets carjacked, raped and killed. Outrage/Media frenzy. Government issues the Sandra act, making it a law for all cars to have tracking devices.
2014-02-19 10:17:12 AM  
1 votes:
Land of the Free,
Home of the Brave.
2014-02-19 10:10:03 AM  
1 votes:

redly1: BitwiseShift: When Texas started putting annual registration stickers on license plates, sticker theft was a big problem overnight. The sticker is now inside the windshield and self destructs if removed.

You'll need to keep your license plate in the safe when ever you're not driving, because just like a gun, if someone steals it and commits a crime it's your fault.

that's funny.  We've used stickers on plates in Iowa for ever.  Those damn things are impossible to remove, they just sort of crack and chip off


Self-destruct if removed stickers are pretty common now. Usually they are intentionally made to tear in certain areas when you try to remove them. Definitely cuts down on sticker theft.
2014-02-19 10:03:57 AM  
1 votes:

BitwiseShift: When Texas started putting annual registration stickers on license plates, sticker theft was a big problem overnight. The sticker is now inside the windshield and self destructs if removed.

You'll need to keep your license plate in the safe when ever you're not driving, because just like a gun, if someone steals it and commits a crime it's your fault.


that's funny.  We've used stickers on plates in Iowa for ever.  Those damn things are impossible to remove, they just sort of crack and chip off
2014-02-19 10:01:52 AM  
1 votes:
Been driving with a temporary license plate since November. Who knows what kind of terror I could have committed. Besides my horrible driving, of course.

Know terror committed while driving on temporary plates:
Driving in St. Louis
Ordering 'just a soda' from McDonald's Drive thru at lunchtime
Taking two parking spots (accidentally)
Parking so close to the line, no one can park in the next spot (intentionally)
Driving 55 in the left lane
Parking in Handicapped
Parking on Handicapped


Aisle seat to Gitmo, please
2014-02-19 10:00:32 AM  
1 votes:
When Texas started putting annual registration stickers on license plates, sticker theft was a big problem overnight. The sticker is now inside the windshield and self destructs if removed.

You'll need to keep your license plate in the safe when ever you're not driving, because just like a gun, if someone steals it and commits a crime it's your fault.
2014-02-19 09:55:13 AM  
1 votes:
It's just metadata!
2014-02-19 09:52:02 AM  
1 votes:

GoldSpider: MBA Whore: Why the fark is my government screwing my country?

We get it, he's black.


Well, at least racism is alive and well at Fark.
2014-02-19 09:44:39 AM  
1 votes:
I'm so glad I'm a Good German and this won't bother me.
2014-02-19 09:42:17 AM  
1 votes:
"The Department of Homeland Security wants a private company..."

I'm convinced. The free market has my best interests at heart. What could go wrong?

/Thanks, Bushbama
 
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