Creating a Suspect Society: The Scary Side of the Technological Police State

This headline is from The Daily Bell, but aren’t ALL sides of the technological police state scary?

Big Brother is comfortable in the corporate suite as well as in the seats of governmental power. The surveillance state is here. You are part of it. And there are people in business and government who are making lots of money with it.

They thank you for your liberty.

And by the way, why did we all get cell phone notices from the president last week? I don’t want any president calling me unless it’s to congratulate on me for a round of 63 at the Master’s, or if I win the Heisman.

(From The Daily Bell)

Indeed, every dystopian sci-fi film (and horror film, for that matter) we’ve ever seen is suddenly converging into this present moment in a dangerous trifecta between science and technology, Big Business, and a government that wants to be all-seeing, all-knowing and all-powerful—but not without help from the citizenry.

On a daily basis, Americans are relinquishing (in many cases, voluntarily) the most intimate details of who we are—our biological makeup, our genetic blueprints, and our biometrics (facial characteristics and structure, fingerprints, iris scans, etc.)—in order to navigate an increasingly technologically-enabled world.

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