WaPo Sells More Technofascism

Posted: January 11, 2016 in -
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You are being surveilled and scored secretly by police software. The fascist press loves this and provides a couple of anecdotes to sell it to the masses. 

 

Calculating your threat ‘score’

 

The program scoured billions of data points, including arrest reports, property records, commercial databases, deep Web searches and the man’s social- media postings. It calculated his threat level as the highest of three color-coded scores: a bright red warning.

As a national debate has played out over mass surveillance by the National Security Agency, a new generation of technology such as the Beware software being used in Fresno has given local law enforcement officers unprecedented power to peer into the lives of citizens.

 

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