Digital trails: How the FBI is identifying, tracking and rounding up dissidents

Digital trails: How the FBI is identifying, tracking and rounding up dissidents

[Ed. – Be afraid. Be very afraid.]

Databit by databit, we are building our own electronic concentration camps.

With every new smart piece of smart technology we acquire, every new app we download, every new photo or post we share online, we are making it that much easier for the government and its corporate partners to identify, track and eventually round us up.

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Relying on selfies, social media posts, location data, geotagged photos, facial recognition, surveillance cameras and crowdsourcing, government agents are compiling a massive data trove on anyone and everyone who may have been anywhere in the vicinity of the Capitol on January 6, 2021.

For instance, you didn’t even have to be involved in the Capitol riots to qualify for a visit from the FBI: investigators have reportedly been tracking — and questioning — anyone whose cell phones connected to wi-fi or pinged cell phone towers near the Capitol.

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