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  • Hiding Hamas’ Weapons at the UN

    07/18/2014 5:47:45 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/18/14 | Judi McLeod
    Things that shouldn’t be there have a way of turning up at the omnipresent installations of the world’s largest bureaucracy known as the United Nations. Back in the days when Kofi Annan was UN Secretary General, it was black boxes from crashed planes unearthed from filing cabinets at UN Manhattan headquarters.
  • Black Box Recorders: Groundbreaking Safety Devices Or The End Of Privacy? (In all cars by 2015)

    04/19/2013 12:53:56 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 32 replies
    The Car Connection ^ | 4/16/13 | Richard Read
    We're all familiar with event data recorders -- or as they're more commonly known, "black boxes". EDRs are standard equipment on airplanes, and any time there's a mishap, news programs are full of journalists making guesses about what the recorders will reveal.If you're a regular reader of this blog, you know that EDRs are coming to cars, too. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has backed legislation to make the devices mandatory on all new vehicles, beginning with the 2015 model year.What you may not know is that the new legislation would only affect around 4% of vehicles...
  • Obama Bypasses Congress to Mandate Black Boxes for All Cars -- Beginning in '14

    12/16/2012 1:37:45 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 62 replies
    CNS News ^ | December 13, 2012 | Pete Winn
    Bypassing Congress, the Obama administration has issued a proposed administrative rule, which if adopted, would mandate the installation of "black boxes" in all automobiles and light trucks beginning in 2014. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) proposed the regulation on Dec. 7, which it said “would capture valuable safety-related data in the seconds before and during a motor vehicle crash.” The proposed standard would require automakers to install event data recorders (EDRs) – so-called “black box devices” -- to collect specific safety related data in all light passenger vehicles beginning Sept. 1, 2014. Transportation Secretary...
  • Obama Bypasses Congress to Mandate Black Boxes for All Cars—Beginning in ’14

    12/14/2012 9:10:52 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 36 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | December 13, 2012 | Pete Winn
    Bypassing Congress, the Obama administration has issued a proposed administrative rule, which if adopted, would mandate the installation of “black boxes” in all automobiles and light trucks beginning in 2014. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) proposed the regulation on Dec. 7, which it said “would capture valuable safety-related data in the seconds before and during a motor vehicle crash.” The proposed standard would require automakers to install event data recorders (EDRs)—so-called “black box devices”—to collect specific safety-related data in all light passenger vehicles beginning Sept. 1, 2014. …
  • 'Your' Car Won't Be After 2015

    04/30/2012 5:10:46 PM PDT · by Twotone · 59 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | April 25, 2012 | Eric Peters
    Mandatory "Event Data Recorders" will even know you're speeding in reverse. After a certain point, it's not paranoia. The latest brick in the wall is the predictably named "Moving Ahead For Progress in the 21st Century Act," also known as Senate Bill 1813. (See here for the full text of the bill itself; the relevant section is 31406.) This legislation -- already passed by the Senate and likely to be passed by the House -- will impose a legal requirement that all new cars made beginning with the 2015 models be fitted with so-called Event Data Recorders (EDRs). These are...
  • New Law To Require 'Black Boxes' In All Cars

    04/21/2012 8:21:41 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 79 replies
    New Law To Require 'Black Boxes' In All Cars New Law Mandates Black Boxes In All Cars By 2015 By Bailey Johnson A recently passed bill will require all cars to come equipped with "black boxes" that record vehicle data. These Event Data Recorders (EDR), similar to their airplane counterparts, will record data such as speed, brake force and electrical systems monitoring. The days of a car crash being one driver's word against another look to be history. Senate Bill 1813 (known as Map-21) mandates that automakers install EDRs in all new vehicles starting in 2015.
  • Mandatory vehicle 'black-boxes' under consideration

    05/26/2011 6:49:41 PM PDT · by markomalley · 116 replies
    WRGB-TV ^ | 5/26/11
    The National Traffic Highway Safety Association expects to have a decision by the end of the year on whether all new vehicles will be required to have 'event data recorders' installed. Known as 'black-boxes' the recorders collect vehicle data in the moments leading up to during, and after a crash. Unlike aircraft 'black-boxes' the vehicle data recorders do not make audio recordings.
  • Air France Flight 447: FAB SAR Missions End – French Navy Captures Signal

    06/27/2009 9:29:33 AM PDT · by luckybogey · 4 replies · 623+ views
    LuckyBogey's Blog ^ | June 28, 2009 | LuckyBogey
    The Brazilian Navy and Air Force have announced the termination of the SAR mission for Air France Flight 447. All hope for solving the mystery of Flight 447 now rests on finding the “black boxes”. Very few noticed the Le Figaro article late Thursday night which stated: According to several sources contacted Thursday, French forces have captured a signal, “they revolve around the past few days to locate it,” said a military source. “The question now is rather whether the issuer is still attached to the black box view of the circumstances of the accident,” says a close source. As...
  • Report: Air France Black Box Signal Located

    06/22/2009 11:48:06 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 29 replies · 1,667+ views
    Le Monde via Fox ^ | 2009-06-23
    SAO PAULO — A weak signal from the flight data recorders of the Air France jet that crashed into the Atlantic killing all 228 people on board have been located, French newspaper Le Monde reported on its web site Tuesday. According to the report, French naval vessels picked up a weak signal from the flight recorders on Monday and that a mini submarine has been dispatched to try and find the "black boxes" on the bottom of the rugged ocean floor. An Air France spokeswoman told Reuters she could not confirm the report. The Transport Ministry and the air accident...
  • WTC Rescue Workers Silenced After Discovery Of Black Boxes

    12/13/2004 7:37:47 AM PST · by B4Ranch · 116 replies · 3,154+ views
    propagandamatrix.com ^ | December 13 2004 | Greg Szymanski
    American Free Press/Greg Szymanski | December 13 2004 A 9-11 rescue worker recently came forward to say he was told by FBI agents to “keep my mouth shut” about one of the “black boxes” a fellow firefighter helped locate at ground zero, contradicting the official story that none of the flight and cockpit data recorders were ever recovered in the wreckage of the World Trade Center (WTC) towers. Honorary firefighter Mike Bellone claims he was approached by unknown bureau agents a short time after he and his partner, Nicholas DeMasi, a retired New York firefighter, found three of the four...
  • Big Brother hiding inside cars’ airbags (black boxes Goverment is Watching you)

    08/26/2002 5:00:37 PM PDT · by USA21 · 15 replies · 320+ views
    Dayton Daily News ^ | 08.22.2002 | Cathy Mong
    Big Brother hiding inside cars’ airbags The 1999 Pontiac Trans Am had to be flying, said officer Robert Cairo, a traffic crash investigator with the Trotwood Police Department. The car skidded sideways off Union Road on Feb. 11, went airborne for 110 feet, landed in a field and bounced "like a stone across a lake" before it struck a utility pole, according to police. The impact ejected the driver, who broke his neck, and a passenger, who broke his spine. "I knew high speed was a factor," he said, "but there weren't a lot of road marks, because by the...
  • Big Brother hiding inside cars’ airbags (black boxes Goverment is Watching you)

    08/26/2002 4:16:29 PM PDT · by USA21 · 52 replies · 761+ views
    Dayton Daily News ^ | 08.22.2002 | Cathy Mong
    Big Brother hiding inside cars’ airbags The 1999 Pontiac Trans Am had to be flying, said officer Robert Cairo, a traffic crash investigator with the Trotwood Police Department. The car skidded sideways off Union Road on Feb. 11, went airborne for 110 feet, landed in a field and bounced "like a stone across a lake" before it struck a utility pole, according to police. The impact ejected the driver, who broke his neck, and a passenger, who broke his spine. "I knew high speed was a factor," he said, "but there weren't a lot of road marks, because by the...