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The anti-drone hoodie that helps you beat Big Brother's spy in the sky
The Guardian ^ | March 31, 2013 | Tom Meltzer

Posted on 04/01/2013 5:32:15 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

I am wearing a silver hoodie that stops just below the nipples. Or, if you prefer, a baggy crop-top with a hood. The piece – this is fashion, so it has to be a "piece" – is one of a kind, a prototype. It has wide square shoulders and an overzealous zip that does up right to the tip of my nose.

It does not, it's fair to say, make its wearer look especially cool. But that's not really what this hoodie is about. It has been designed to hide me from the thermal imaging systems of unmanned aerial surveillance vehicles – drones. And, as far as I can tell, it's working well.

"It's what I call anti-drone," explains designer Adam Harvey. "That's the sentiment. The material in the anti-drone clothing is made of silver, which is reflective to heat and makes the wearer invisible to thermal imaging."

The "anti-drone hoodie" was the central attraction of Harvey's Stealth Wear exhibition, which opened in central London in January, billed as a showcase for "counter-surveillance fashions". It is a field Harvey has been pioneering for three years now, making headlines in the tech community along the way.

It began in 2010 with Camoflash, an anti-paparazzi handbag that responds to the unwanted camera flashes with a counter-flash of its own, replacing the photograph's intended subject with a fuzzy orb of bright white light.

Then came his thesis project CV Dazzle, a mix of bold makeup and hairstyling based on military camouflage techniques....

(Excerpt) Read more at guardian.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Conspiracy; Government; Military/Veterans; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: drones; privacy; surveillance; uav
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To: Doogle
"...they won't even take a second look"

One thing I hate about FR is other people stealing my witty ideas before I even have the chance to post them. :-)

Not only does the sombrero hide the face, the federales are also well trained to immediately look the other way.

51 posted on 04/01/2013 7:31:03 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Choose one: the yellow and black flag of the Tea Party or the white flag of the Republican Party.)
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To: saleman

he`s a SHE


52 posted on 04/01/2013 7:37:52 PM PDT by bunkerhill7 ("The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower"-NY State Senator Marchione.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

“Tinfoil works much better.”

That is a myth. Tinfoil acts as an antenna for the mind-control device that Big Brother implanted in your brain while you slept.


53 posted on 04/01/2013 7:56:35 PM PDT by spel_grammer_an_punct_polise (Learn three chords and you, too, can be a Rock Star!)
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To: spel_grammer_an_punct_polise
That is a myth. Tinfoil acts as an antenna for the mind-control device that Big Brother implanted in your brain while you slept.

It is a myth that Big Brother implants implants.

Aliens implant implants.

54 posted on 04/01/2013 7:59:51 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("Somebody has to be courageous enough to stand up to the bullies." --Dr. Ben Carson)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It’s not about any rebellion, it’s about them being used as yet another surveillance tool for the police state. Also, drones could be equipped with all sorts of things that are a lot cheaper than hellfires, such as tear gas, machineguns, or perhaps a nice canister of nerve gas to drop on a crowd of dissidents.


55 posted on 04/01/2013 9:11:41 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: JoeProBono

I have that same book.....”101 Uses for a Jiffy Pop Container”.


56 posted on 04/01/2013 9:24:39 PM PDT by Donkey Odious ( Adapt, improvise, and overcome - now a motto for us all.)
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To: Liberty Valance

Looks like a dipsh!t.


57 posted on 04/01/2013 10:13:51 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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