Tuesday, April 03, 2012

This is just a study: do not be concerned about state government watching you – all the time

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    There was of course no way of knowing whether you were being watched at any given moment.”

    -- Dilemma for Winston Smith and others, George Orwell, 1984

    Connecticut’s Transportation Committee of the General Assembly might not yet be on par with Orwell’s Ministry of Truth. But, it does have some news it would like citizens to accept as well, bland, normal and customary, just a harmless study ...

    Elements of the study – once implemented – would allow the state to track motor vehicles anywhere they go using radio frequency identification chips ...

    ... You would be tracked all the time. There is no way to turn off RFID technology, which can incorporate GPS information. The tiny chips can be tracked from space ...

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