Skip to comments.ATF Seeks 'Massive' Database of Personal Info: 'Assets, Relatives, Associates and More'
Posted on 04/06/2013 6:25:16 PM PDT by Perdogg
A recent solicitation from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) reveals that the agency is seeking a "massive" online database capable of pulling up individuals' personal information, connections and associates.
On March 28, ATF posted the notice on FedBizOpps.gov, entitled "Investigative System." The solicitation was updated on April 5 with a few minor changes.
The document says that the system will be utilized by staff "to provide rapid searches on various entities for example; names, telephone numbers, utility data and reverse phone look-ups, as a means to assist with investigations, and background research on people, assets and businesses."
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What could possibly go wrong?
Just what they need to keep all those records which it is illegal for them to keep.
I am sure they will come up with some twisted logic claiming they really aren’t keeping those records they are supposed to destroy.
The ACLU will be on this quickly. /sarc/
Very Naziesque. I wonder what the DUmmies over at the DUmbster think of their “massas” now.
From an IT standpoint, I don’t know which is more fantazamorgical: this or nobamacare.
Whole buncha contractors gonna make a whole buncha money on this. And in the end, after countless delays, budget overruns and missed deadlines, the end product will do maybe 40% of what was originally envisioned. ‘Course, you’ll never hear about that.
I trust the BATF explicitly/sarc
I have run into ATF agents who were decent guys but the agency’s managers are intent on violating the Constitution every single chance they get.
At times they have been a rogue agency totally out of control but with the blessings of their superiors.
Actually, we heard the lite/Canadian version when they bailed on their long-gun registry after it couldn’t be implemented with the money available, even with additional money infusions. That actually makes it easy to predict a failure to perform in other such over-reach endeavors like the ATF and ACA.
This oughtta scare the crap out of every sane American.
I am already going paperless, trying anyway, paying cash everywhere possible and getting receipts and I have nothing to hide. The gov knowing every move I make just creeps me out.
Even on this forum, we are not anonymous. All it takes is a court order to the owner and he has no choice but to comply, nor would I expect him to not comply and give up his freedom.
We must change this ever more encroaching government, it is in no way what the founding fathers envisioned.
Not to worry. They’re only going after the paranoiacs.
We need a database on all feds/ law enforcement/ politicians that has the same info.
Well, my best fren runs a Messican drug cartel. He gess hees guns from the ATF. Then he sells me anytheeng I want. He sole me a DEA “sell-all-thee-drugs-in-Chicago-you-want-to” card. He toll me if any steenking American Federales effer @#$% weeth me he would take care uff eet right away. Any more eenformation you like to know about me, Jefe?
“A recent solicitation from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) reveals that the agency is seeking a “massive” online database capable of pulling up individuals’ personal information, connections and associates.”
The states can tell the ATF Nazis to go F themselves. No state cooperation, no information and no database.
It’s time for state’s to tell the ATF that they’re persona non grata, and if they enter a state, they will be arrested, disarmed and thrown in prison.
It's called the "Internet."
Perhaps they should look into it.
It’s called facebook.
That 40% is 100% too much!
What are they trying to run competition with the IRS for snooping!?
Also interesting is how Los Angeles is portrayed in 1983. The press was portrayed as defending civil liberties, the military was bad for pushing military hardware onto civilian police. Politicians were portrayed as incompetant bumblers, so no change there though.
This is going to be hugh!
The political Pollyanna’s are shocked.
FEMA’s warming up those 500,000 coffins for the great leap forward!
And our elected officials will do nothing. This is, not good.
I heard at the close of WWII, some German troops and Nazis claimed to be decent guys and suddenly were talking lots of cheet about management when their pay checks stopped and their managers ran for the tall grass.
Documentation File on the harmful impact of the Counterculture of Obamanation on America.
Barry Soetoro, aka B. Hussein Obama, 5 days before the end of GWB Presidential term, said: We are five days away from FUNDAMENTALLY TRANSFORMING THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA!
Going on 5 years now, the best friends that Obama could have had to help him achieve his above stated dastardly goal were the RINO leadership in the US House and Senate, AND THEY ARE STILL IN POWER!
IMHO, the Counterculture of Obamanation will continue to destroy America for as long as the US Congressional RINOs allow it to, and not one minute more - - - - .
I was gonna say the same thing. Actually, you can find out all sorts of stuff about anyone on the internet. Well, except Obama, of course.
Amendment IV —
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.
What freaking part of that don’t they understand???
In all seriousness, they probably have all of this information already on an old system, and they are looking for upgrades. If there is one agency that has proven over and over that they are bound to abuse such a system, it is BATF. They will probably use it to find more customers for their illegal gun schemes.
No, that only applies to the dum dums, (about half the population) who volunteer their information for all to see on social stupidity sites, otherwise knows as social media sites.
ER.... otherwise >known< as social media sites.
Actually they just might.
There are more articles out there.
“Very Naziesque. I wonder what the DUmmies over at the DUmbster think of their massas now.”
Probably think it’s a pretty good idea. After all, the information will only be used against Christians, conservatives and libertarians.
The ACLU will be on this quickly. /sarc/
Actually, I believe that they will be also.
“Just what they need to keep all those records which it is illegal for them to keep.”
Well, it’s for reasons of national security, terrorists, etc.,
Yep - some of the DOD databases of a few hundred thousand to maybe a million records have taken a number of years to work out the bugs and they still run slow. Transferring the data from other sources would be a nightmare to get right. So many things to cause a lot of innocent people a lot of serious headaches.
Just go along with it...Now move along...
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