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Streetlights to have surveillance devices installed
Drudge Report ^ | 10-26-11 | Paul Joseph Watson

Posted on 10/26/2011 2:02:08 PM PDT by hfr

Just a precis: Drudge has a link to inforwars dot com's article on intellistreets, a hi tech surveillance system installed in streetlights. The assertion is that homeland security is paying to have these installed on city streets. There is also a link to the company website: http://www.intellistreets.com/Videos/English/IntelliStreetsEnglish.html

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


TOPICS: Unclassified
KEYWORDS: homeland; security; streetlights; surveillance
My concern, beside the obvious one of possibly overbearing government snooping, is where does the money come from? Deficit spending no doubt. And where does the authority come from? I, to paraphrase someone else, cannot undertake to lay my finger upon that article of the Constitution that authorizes this sort of thing - other than the fact it is given plausible color by the twisting of things in the way bureacrats do when they have an agenda.
1 posted on 10/26/2011 2:02:10 PM PDT by hfr
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To: hfr
The government must need revenue from those that don't sort their trash or park over 72 hours.

Certainly they won't be used to catch or deport illegal aliens, their votes are too valuable.

2 posted on 10/26/2011 2:09:14 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it. (plagiarized))
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To: hfr

We are all British now.


3 posted on 10/26/2011 2:15:51 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: Navy Patriot; unkus; SouthTexas; JLAGRAYFOX; vette6387; freekitty; seekthetruth; MamaDearest; ...

Big Bro and Big Sis will be in your bedroom next or are they there already? These wannabe dictators want to be in charge of you 24/7; cradle to grave. Kiss your now limited freedom goodbye.


4 posted on 10/26/2011 2:21:27 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: hfr

Target practice.


5 posted on 10/26/2011 2:31:35 PM PDT by Noumenon (The only 'NO' a liberal understands is the one that arrives at muzzle velocity.)
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To: hfr

They are at intersections on the interstates also. I was changing interstates and had a surprise flash. It had to be a camera taking a picture.


6 posted on 10/26/2011 2:33:09 PM PDT by mountainlion (I am voting for Sarah after getting screwed again by the DC Thugs.)
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To: ExTexasRedhead

Have BB gun, will travel. ;)


7 posted on 10/26/2011 2:35:56 PM PDT by SouthTexas (You cannot bargain with the devil, shut the government down.)
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To: hfr

They are really pretty neat technology that could save money. Unfortunately everything the government touches they corrupt.


8 posted on 10/26/2011 2:36:42 PM PDT by DManA
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To: hfr

cameras are one thing

a laser focused on glass can ‘hear’ everything inside

a laser could easily be placed within these ‘street lights’


9 posted on 10/26/2011 2:38:53 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: ExTexasRedhead
Big Bro and Big Sis will be in your bedroom next or are they there already?

I have a Smart Grid meter so they are in every room, they even watch me from my big screen TV.

Come January 1, they are going to turn it off because it is larger than 60 inches. All enemies of green will be treated thus.

10 posted on 10/26/2011 2:46:34 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it. (plagiarized))
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To: hfr

Sooo,
Instead of plinking groundhogs, squirrels and road sings, it’s street lamp time?


11 posted on 10/26/2011 2:47:45 PM PDT by Joe Boucher (FUBO ( Real conservative or go fish))
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To: hfr

12 posted on 10/26/2011 2:50:49 PM PDT by OB1kNOb (The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and pay the penalty. - Prov 22:3)
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To: hfr
My concern, beside the obvious one of possibly overbearing government snooping, is where does the money come from?

Next question: Who owns IntelliStreets?

13 posted on 10/26/2011 2:54:36 PM PDT by newheart (When does policy become treason?)
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To: hfr

Over the past few years when they called a time out and you went to the fridge to grab another beer while IBM ran one of their “Let’s Build a Smarter Planet” ads...

.....THIS is what they were talking about.


14 posted on 10/26/2011 3:01:59 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: newheart
To answer my own question:

IntelliStreets is a product of Illuminating Concepts. IC is owned by a guy named Ron Harwood.

This next part should come as no surprise to anyone:

HARWOOD, RONALD

FARMINGTON HILLS,MI 48336 Owner/ILLUMINATING CONCEPTS

6/29/2011 $5,000 to Democratic Senatorial Campaign Cmte

3/18/2011 $2,500 to Stabenow, Debbie (D., Senator, Michigan)

3/18/2011 $2,500 to Stabenow, Debbie

6/30/2011 $2,000 to Peters, Gary (D., Michigan 9th District)

6/30/2011 $500 to Peters, Gary

6/27/2011 $500 to Peters, Gary

Source: OpenSecrets.org

15 posted on 10/26/2011 3:05:28 PM PDT by newheart (When does policy become treason?)
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To: hfr
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16 posted on 10/26/2011 3:14:32 PM PDT by NCDave (AKA, "That idiot over there")
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To: Noumenon

Make sure to use an air rifle. A lot of these cities also have gunshot detectors in their surveillance equip.


17 posted on 10/26/2011 3:26:32 PM PDT by NorthStarStateConservative (Springtime in America will arrive on January 21, 2013.)
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To: SpaceBar

18 posted on 10/26/2011 3:26:55 PM PDT by Neidermeyer
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To: SpaceBar

Nat Geographic channel had a program last night about that
very subject along with the new tech being used or due in the near future.


19 posted on 10/26/2011 4:13:23 PM PDT by QT3.14 (Trapped on Leftopia's west coast)
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To: hfr

Oh but they howled during the Bush years re Patriot Act, etc. Now they are for it.


20 posted on 10/26/2011 4:18:16 PM PDT by QT3.14 (Trapped on Leftopia's west coast)
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21 posted on 10/26/2011 4:30:24 PM PDT by RedMDer (Forward With Confidence!)
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To: Navy Patriot

Come January 1, they are going to turn it off because it is larger than 60 inches. All enemies of green will be treated thus.

What are you talking about?


22 posted on 10/26/2011 4:43:32 PM PDT by Chickensoup (In the 20th century 200 million people were killed by their own governments.)
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To: newheart
Who owns IntelliStreets?

Do they receive government funding? Was the technology developed by the military? NASA?

24 posted on 10/26/2011 5:40:03 PM PDT by GOPJ (OWS - a scam to shift blame for unemployment and misery away from Obama..)
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To: Noumenon; ExTexasRedhead

“...Target practice...”

Agreed! .................. FRegards


25 posted on 10/26/2011 9:19:23 PM PDT by gonzo ( Buy more ammo, dammit! You should already have the firearms ... FRegards)
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To: ExTexasRedhead

Upon criticism Butch opinrd: “I’m very butch; you have to listen to me!” Hemp therapy might be helpful! She ought to consult her dildolgist..


26 posted on 10/27/2011 12:12:55 AM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: Chickensoup
What are you talking about?

California Bans Energy-Hogging TVs

27 posted on 10/27/2011 9:22:32 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it. (plagiarized))
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