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WIKILEAKS: Surveillance Cameras Around The Country Are Being Used In A Huge Spy Network
Business Insider ^ | August 10, 2012 | David Seaman

Posted on 08/11/2012 2:26:33 PM PDT by LucyT

The U.S. cable networks won't be covering this one tonight (not accurately, anyway), but Trapwire is making the rounds on social media today—it reportedly became a Trending hashtag on Twitter earlier in the day.

Trapwire is the name of a program revealed in the latest Wikileaks bonanza—it is the mother of all leaks, by the way. Trapwire would make something like disclosure of UFO contact or imminent failure of a major U.S. bank fairly boring news by comparison.

And someone out there seems to be quite disappointed that word is getting out so swiftly; the Wikileaks web site is reportedly sustaining 10GB worth of DDoS attacks each second, which is massive.

Anyway, here's what Trapwire is, according to Russian-state owned media network RT (apologies for citing "foreign media"... if we had a free press, I'd be citing something published here by an American media conglomerate): "Former senior intelligence officials have created a detailed surveillance system more accurate than modern facial recognition technology—and have installed it across the U.S. under the radar of most Americans..."

(Excerpt) Read more at businessinsider.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Military/Veterans; Miscellaneous; Society
KEYWORDS: abraxas; shadowwars; spynetwork; threatmatrix; trapwire; wikileaks
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Every few seconds, data picked up at surveillance points in major cities and landmarks across the United States are recorded digitally on the spot, then encrypted and instantaneously delivered to a fortified central database center at an undisclosed location to be aggregated with other intelligence. It’s part of a program called TrapWire and it's the brainchild of the Abraxas, a Northern Virginia company staffed with elite from America’s intelligence community.

The employee roster at Arbaxas reads like a who’s who of agents once with the Pentagon, CIA and other government entities according to their public LinkedIn profiles, and the corporation's ties are assumed to go deeper than even documented.

1 posted on 08/11/2012 2:26:40 PM PDT by LucyT
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To: LucyT

You don’t say.......


2 posted on 08/11/2012 2:30:13 PM PDT by onona (loving butter pecan)
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To: LucyT

Just read Brad Thor’s latest book, Black List. It’s the exact same story with the names changed slightly.


3 posted on 08/11/2012 2:32:53 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: LucyT


Julian Assange and Bradley Manning are still scumbags, foreign spy agent and traitor, respectively.
4 posted on 08/11/2012 2:34:37 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: dragonblustar; WildHighlander57; netmilsmom; tomdavidd; Freeper; Gvl_M3; Flotsam_Jetsome; ...
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"In related news, the Obama administration is fighting in federal court this week for the ability to imprison American citizens under NDAA's indefinite detention provisions—and anyone else—without charge or trial, on suspicion alone.

"So we have a widespread network of surveillance cameras across America monitoring us and reporting suspicious activity back to a centralized analysis center, mixed in with the ability to imprison people via military force on the basis of suspicious activity alone. I don't see how that could possibly go wrong."

. . . . Article and # 1. Hope you'll read the entire article, guarantee you won't rest well tonight.

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5 posted on 08/11/2012 2:36:42 PM PDT by LucyT
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To: Bryanw92

so, it will be possible eventually? I love spy stuff.


6 posted on 08/11/2012 2:36:42 PM PDT by huldah1776
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To: LucyT

Isn’t this the TV show Person of Interest?


7 posted on 08/11/2012 2:38:19 PM PDT by freedom1st
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To: LucyT

Yikes !!!........”In other words, they were telling a U.S. federal judge that they could not, or would not, state whether Obama’s government had complied with the legal injunction that she had laid down before them. To this, Judge Forrest responded that if the provision had indeed been applied, the United States government would be in contempt of court.”...businessinsider.com
***Who watches for crooks when the crooks are in charge?


8 posted on 08/11/2012 2:38:57 PM PDT by djone (“ enslave a country: by the sword. or by debt")
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To: LucyT

Here’s the big question, does anyuone in the Facebook generation care?


9 posted on 08/11/2012 2:42:04 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: freedom1st

Yes. It is a great show. Nothing like payback to a$$holes to get my interest. 24 was good too except the final 6-12 months. Not enough violence for me.


10 posted on 08/11/2012 2:42:09 PM PDT by Hang'emAll (Ride to the sound of the guns!)
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To: freedom1st

That would be the basic premise.

I’ve met many people who laugh when I tell them this is eventually coming:

http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Revelation%2013:11-18&version=KJV

Revelation 13:11-18

King James Version (KJV)

11 And I beheld another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon.

12 And he exerciseth all the power of the first beast before him, and causeth the earth and them which dwell therein to worship the first beast, whose deadly wound was healed.

13 And he doeth great wonders, so that he maketh fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men,

14 And deceiveth them that dwell on the earth by the means of those miracles which he had power to do in the sight of the beast; saying to them that dwell on the earth, that they should make an image to the beast, which had the wound by a sword, and did live.

15 And he had power to give life unto the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed.

16 And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads:

17 And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.

18 Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six.


11 posted on 08/11/2012 2:44:04 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: LucyT

So, have the bastards crossed the line yet? When do we start hanging these people.

Looks like 1984 was a playbook for our out of control government.


12 posted on 08/11/2012 2:49:25 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: LucyT

they put cameras up ona a junction near me and every time I go by I give them what I think of the cameras


13 posted on 08/11/2012 2:50:18 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: LucyT

they put cameras up ona a junction near me and every time I go by I give them what I think of the cameras


14 posted on 08/11/2012 2:50:27 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: LucyT

I will read the article in a bit; maybe it’s mentioned in it. I assume that Fusion Centers are somehow involved?


15 posted on 08/11/2012 2:52:04 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: Bryanw92
Just read Brad Thor’s latest book, Black List. It’s the exact same story with the names changed slightly.

This conversation is from a video game, a sci-fi spy game set in the near future, that came out in 2000. I was creeped out by it at the time, and it just keeps getting creepier, because in 12 years, we have only gotten closer to realizing it. At the time, I really thought it was unreasonable that people would want this.

Morpheus

16 posted on 08/11/2012 2:53:23 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: LucyT

The problem is that RT, itself, is an arm of Russian propaganda against the United States. Everyone should read them with that in mind.


17 posted on 08/11/2012 2:54:16 PM PDT by RaisingCain
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To: freedom1st

Best TV show Hollywood has come up with in a long time.

Years ago when I was in college studying Radio/TV, “two way” TVs were in the experimental stage. You’re watching and listening to TV while “they” are watching and listening to you.

When videos first came out “commercials” were included on the tape. They stopped doing it because they knew people were fast forwarding past them. How did they know that? I believe if you’re connected to the cable system, you’re being watched. And if your numbers comes up, they’ll find you.


18 posted on 08/11/2012 2:55:07 PM PDT by Terry Mross (To my kin & former friends: Don't contact me if you still love obama- We got nothing to talk about)
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To: LucyT

Eric Blair is rolling in his grave, muttering “Toldja” over and over.


19 posted on 08/11/2012 2:59:24 PM PDT by upchuck ("Definition of 'racist:' someone that is winning an argument with a liberal." ~ Peter Brimelow)
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To: freedom1st

Yes, sounds like this is The Machine for real!


20 posted on 08/11/2012 3:02:49 PM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: manc

I swear I am going to start destroying these damn cameras. This is B.S.


21 posted on 08/11/2012 3:07:16 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: LucyT

And if one waits long enough, the perfect context for the following article on the recent Sikh Temple massacre is certain to come up. So thank you. LucyT

http://www.brasschecktv.com/videos/news-media-corruption-1/media-coverage-of-sikh-temple-shooting-locked-in-to-an-official-storyline.html

This could be be part of the ongoing Obaministration chess game to set the stage for confiscating our weapons and shutting down other liberties.


22 posted on 08/11/2012 3:11:26 PM PDT by Postman (It's time again: US out of the UN. UN out of the US. Zero to follow. Make space in Kenya!)
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To: RaisingCain

“RT, itself, is an arm of Russian propaganda against the United States”

Correct. Russia Today demonizes Israel, praises the Palestinians and in general, “reports” anything to try and make America look bad.

And they use a bunch of BBC-type, British-accented “journalists” to stuff propaganda into the American peoples (yes, that was on purpose).


23 posted on 08/11/2012 3:11:26 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: LucyT

bfl


24 posted on 08/11/2012 3:12:52 PM PDT by ransomnote
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To: LucyT

Yet another reason to stay away from cities. Let me see: pollution, traffic jams, crime, flash mobs, surveillance....


25 posted on 08/11/2012 3:16:29 PM PDT by expat2
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To: LucyT; mnehring; COUNTrecount; Nowhere Man; FightThePower!; C. Edmund Wright; jacob allen; ...

Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping!

To get onto The Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping List you need to threaten to report me to the Admin if I don’t add you to the list...

26 posted on 08/11/2012 3:21:40 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1300 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Heroes aren't made Frank, they're cornered...)
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To: LucyT

Time to move.


27 posted on 08/11/2012 3:21:45 PM PDT by mojitojoe (American by birth. Southern by the grace of God. Conservative by reason and logic.)
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To: Terry Mross
They stopped doing it because they knew people were fast forwarding past them. How did they know that? I believe if you’re connected to the cable system, you’re being watched.

Or else a little bit of market testing where they put the video with commercial in front of a test audience and they all say "Not this commercial @#$*(@#( again. Where's the @(#$(@# fast forward button." If you test your commercials a dozen times and every audience is reaching for the remote you don't need to spy on millions.

28 posted on 08/11/2012 3:26:34 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Recycled Olympic tagline Shut up, Bob Costas. Shut up! Shut up! Shut up! Shut up! Shut up! Shut up!)
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To: F15Eagle

“And they use a bunch of BBC-type, British-accented “journalists” to stuff propaganda into the American peoples (yes, that was on purpose).”

Exactly! Why are the US airwaves filled with Limeys? Don’t we have enough “newsreaders” over here to fill the bill? And yes, I said that on purpose.


29 posted on 08/11/2012 3:26:54 PM PDT by caver (Obama: Home of the Whopper)
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To: null and void

That mole bump on the side of Zero’s nose is a surveillance camera.


30 posted on 08/11/2012 3:28:35 PM PDT by TheConservativeParty (O.M.G. Obummer Must Go / LUV my GOV Scott Walker)
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To: caver

They know that the target sixth-grade audience is enamored with British accents.

As an aside, I’ve seen a few American women fall for a guy simply because he has a non-American accent.

(Not that some of us men aren’t about as shallow, lol).

A friend who worked in college-town TV production said they always wrote for the sixth-grade level so the audience could comprehend it.

She wasn’t necessarily proud of that, but that it was simply the SOP the staff was given and probably taught by journalism schools, as well.


31 posted on 08/11/2012 3:33:17 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: LucyT; All

For those only reading the excerpt, it has a misspelling in it that might make it confusing for some. The correct spelling, and many will remember this name, is Abraxas, not Arbaxas.
Abraxas goes back a long way. It is not a joke, nor is it propaganda.


32 posted on 08/11/2012 3:35:25 PM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: LucyT

I remember reading some vague articles about a humongous USGov server farm being built underground in Utah or Idaho.

Maybe a connection?


33 posted on 08/11/2012 3:45:34 PM PDT by upchuck ("Definition of 'racist:' someone that is winning an argument with a liberal." ~ Peter Brimelow)
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To: upchuck


One of the worst-kept secrets, just a bit further west.
34 posted on 08/11/2012 3:55:01 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: LucyT

"When did someone tell the public?"

35 posted on 08/11/2012 4:00:37 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (obozo could bring back literal slavery with chains and still he will get 85+% of the black vote)
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To: LucyT

Well the full moon in my back yard is going to shine tonight!


36 posted on 08/11/2012 4:05:01 PM PDT by hope
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To: LucyT
Surveillance Cameras Around The Country Are Being Used In A Huge Spy Network

this is almost a redundancy, isn't it?

37 posted on 08/11/2012 4:24:11 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (At what point does an escalated effort to remove this traitor commence, and what form does it take?)
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To: LucyT

38 posted on 08/11/2012 4:25:13 PM PDT by bgill
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To: bgill; Larry Lucido; Gamecock

Kramer: The government has been experimenting with PigMen for years!!


39 posted on 08/11/2012 4:30:56 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: expat2

Guess you haven’t Noticed the farmers complaining about the drones flying over, or the fact that they are preparing to have 35,000 of those things flying in the next couple years.

I never go out anymore, but I think they are probably watching me thru my TV :)


40 posted on 08/11/2012 4:37:52 PM PDT by itsahoot (Old people cost too much money. They make lots of typos too.)
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To: LucyT
The geeky spooks are closet Carlos Santana fans?


41 posted on 08/11/2012 4:46:47 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: F15Eagle
Interesting. I named my netbook Collosus and I am user Forbin.
42 posted on 08/11/2012 4:56:46 PM PDT by kitchen (Over gunned is better than the alternative.)
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To: LucyT
Person of Interest
43 posted on 08/11/2012 4:59:25 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: F15Eagle

F15Eagle has been banned or suspended??!!?? WTF is going on with that?


44 posted on 08/11/2012 5:03:01 PM PDT by caver (Obama: Home of the Whopper)
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To: LucyT; null and void
...reporting suspicious activity back to a centralized analysis center...

And we'll never know what THEY consider "suspicious activity". Could be helping little, old ladies across the street and *slipping* something into their purse. I hate this regime.

45 posted on 08/11/2012 5:25:20 PM PDT by azishot
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To: caver

“F15Eagle has been banned or suspended??!!?? WTF is going on with that?”
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Do not—I repeat—Do not...mention anything about PigMan or folks will think you’re getting too close to the truth.


46 posted on 08/11/2012 5:26:00 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: F15Eagle

Okay I give up. What is it?


47 posted on 08/11/2012 5:31:14 PM PDT by oprahstheantichrist (The MSM is a demonic stronghold, PLEASE pray accordingly - 2 Corinthians 10:3-5)
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To: caver
"F15Eagle has been banned or suspended??!!?? WTF is going on with that?"

That's just his home page. FReepers fall for that all the time.

48 posted on 08/11/2012 5:36:09 PM PDT by oprahstheantichrist (The MSM is a demonic stronghold, PLEASE pray accordingly - 2 Corinthians 10:3-5)
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To: oprahstheantichrist

Well OK, I fell for it. Is that really his Home page? What a sucker I am!


49 posted on 08/11/2012 5:39:09 PM PDT by caver (Obama: Home of the Whopper)
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To: Terry Mross
How did they know that?

Because their families were doing it.

Anybody with half a brain or more were doing it.

50 posted on 08/11/2012 5:50:03 PM PDT by Eaker (When somebody hands you your arse, don't give it back saying "This needs a little more tenderizing.")
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