Sunday, March 06, 2011

TSA, DHS Plan Massive Rollout of Mobile Surveillance Vans With Long-Distance X-ray Capability, Eye Movement Tracking and More

Newly-released documents obtained by the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) reveal that the US Depart of Homeland Security has been working on plans to roll out a new wave of mobile surveillance technologies at train stations, stadiums and streets. These new technologies will track your eye movements, capture and record your facial dimensions for face-recognition processing, bathe you in X-rays to look under your clothes, and even image your naked body using whole-body infrared images that were banned from consumer video cameras because they allowed the camera owners to take "nude" videos of people at the beach.

Most importantly, many of these technologies are designed to be completely hidden, allowing the government to implement "covert inspection of moving subjects." You could be walking down a hallway at a sports stadium, in other words, never knowing that you're being bathed in X-rays from the Department of Homeland Security, whose operators are covertly looking under your clothes to see if you're carrying any weapons.


1 comment:

  1. Scary.....Reminds me of a few films I have seen namely Minority Report, Equilibrium and to a small degree Aeonflux.

    Art imitating life....

    Also, weapons are legal in America aren't they? So, why are they worried if people carry guns?

    If there weren't any guns, then there wouldn't be any war etc etc.


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