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    If I was going to push for a new constitutional amendment it would be one banning city state and federal government from spying on the people. Governments have no business spying on the people.



    'We're going to have more visibility and less privacy': Mayor Bloomberg admits soon NYPD surveillance cameras will be on nearly every corner and in the air - NY Daily News

    Big Brother is watching. Now get used to it!
    Envisioning a future where privacy is a thing of the past, Mayor Bloomberg said Friday it will soon be impossible to escape the watchful eyes of surveillance cameras and even drones in the city.
    He acknowledged privacy concerns, but said “you can’t keep the tides from coming in.”
    “You wait, in five years, the technology is getting better, they’ll be cameras everyplace . . . whether you like it or not,” Bloomberg said.
    The security measures have drawn scorn from some civil libertarians — but Bloomberg scoffed at privacy concerns on his Friday morning program on WOR-AM.
    “The argument against using automation is just this craziness that 'Oh, it’s Big Brother,’” Bloomberg said. “Get used to it!”
    "A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murder is less to fear"

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    Re: 'We're going to have more visibility and less privacy': Mayor Bloomberg admits so

    Mayor Bloomberg has an obsession with control.

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    Re: 'We're going to have more visibility and less privacy': Mayor Bloomberg admits so

    Quote Originally Posted by Solaris View Post
    Mayor Bloomberg has an obsession with control.
    Good evening,Solaris.

    Seems to be a prerequisite for "serving" the public. Some are just better at fooling the voters than others!

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    Re: 'We're going to have more visibility and less privacy': Mayor Bloomberg admits so

    Yeah, they are starting to have the same level of paranoia as Israel. Shouldn't be long until they start building a wall around their city with checkpoints to get in and out.

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    Re: 'We're going to have more visibility and less privacy': Mayor Bloomberg admits so

    Looks like New York City is turning into London, England. . .
    "When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. When the government fears the people, there is liberty."
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    Re: 'We're going to have more visibility and less privacy': Mayor Bloomberg admits so

    Quote Originally Posted by polgara View Post
    Good evening,Solaris.

    Seems to be a prerequisite for "serving" the public. Some are just better at fooling the voters than others!
    Good evening ta you too Polgara!

    A lot a politicians are rats. But this one wants ta measure how much cheese ya get, what kind of cheese ya get ta eat, and wants to put cameras up in every square foot of Ratdom. Just call him Palpatine and tha picture's done.

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    Re: 'We're going to have more visibility and less privacy': Mayor Bloomberg admits so

    Quote Originally Posted by Solaris View Post
    Mayor Bloomberg has an obsession with control.
    I would venture to say that the majority of politicians do. That is why they seek positions of power.
    "God is the name by which I designate all things which cross my path violently and recklessly, all things which alter my plans and intentions, and change the course of my life, for better or for worse."
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    Re: 'We're going to have more visibility and less privacy': Mayor Bloomberg admits so

    Quote Originally Posted by lizzie View Post
    I would venture to say that the majority of politicians do. That is why they seek positions of power.
    Even New Year's in New York is weird...............Like some sort of ubercool choreographed M&M party given under the watchful eye of the "adults"............................

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    Re: 'We're going to have more visibility and less privacy': Mayor Bloomberg admits so

    Quote Originally Posted by Solaris View Post
    Good evening ta you too Polgara!

    A lot a politicians are rats. But this one wants ta measure how much cheese ya get, what kind of cheese ya get ta eat, and wants to put cameras up in every square foot of Ratdom. Just call him Palpatine and tha picture's done.
    Do you think they've always been that way, or do they suffer delusions of grandeur when they got a little authority? Sounds like a wanna-be dictator's thinking to me!

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    Re: 'We're going to have more visibility and less privacy': Mayor Bloomberg admits so

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    If I was going to push for a new constitutional amendment it would be one banning city state and federal government from spying on the people. Governments have no business spying on the people.



    'We're going to have more visibility and less privacy': Mayor Bloomberg admits soon NYPD surveillance cameras will be on nearly every corner and in the air - NY Daily News

    Big Brother is watching. Now get used to it!
    Envisioning a future where privacy is a thing of the past, Mayor Bloomberg said Friday it will soon be impossible to escape the watchful eyes of surveillance cameras and even drones in the city.
    He acknowledged privacy concerns, but said “you can’t keep the tides from coming in.”
    “You wait, in five years, the technology is getting better, they’ll be cameras everyplace . . . whether you like it or not,” Bloomberg said.
    The security measures have drawn scorn from some civil libertarians — but Bloomberg scoffed at privacy concerns on his Friday morning program on WOR-AM.
    “The argument against using automation is just this craziness that 'Oh, it’s Big Brother,’” Bloomberg said. “Get used to it!”
    here is the delusion of privacy lots of people existed under. Many people thought because it was hard to have eyes everywhere in public that it gave you privacy from monitoring in public and private places you do not own. However, from a legal standpoint once you went out in public you had the potential of being viewed by any witness. It just happened that there were not that many eyes, or things like reliable witnesses like cameras. You still had the potential to have your actions witnessed, it was just less likely and people equated that with privacy. You are not private out in public. You are not private when using other people's things.

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