Like it or Not: Military-style Drones Will Patrol By David Seifman

Posted on Monday, 25th March 2013 @ 11:26 AM by Text Size A | A | A

Spread the love

Like it or not, the eye in the sky will soon be following your every move, according to Mayor Bloomberg.

“You can’t keep the tides from coming in,” the mayor remarked when asked about drones on his weekly radio show.

“We’re going to have more visibility and less privacy. I just don’t see how you could stop that.”

The NYPD already has cameras mounted at strategic locations around the city and there’s no reason, by the mayor’s reckoning, that they have to attached to light poles.

“It’s scary. What’s the difference if a drone is up in the air or on a building,” he said.

<br />

REUTERS
A Draganflyer X6 drone aircraft owned by Mesa County, Colorado’s Sheriff’s Department.

“I mean, intellectually, I have trouble making a distinction. And you know you’re going to have face recognition software. People are working on that.”

The mayor put the timeframe for an all-seeing society at about five years, when he estimated “there’ll be cameras every place.”

Using the same line of reasoning, Bloomberg urged Albany to approve speed cameras to catch motorists going too fast on city streets.

“The argument against using automation, it’s this craziness– oh, it’s big brother. Get used to it. When there’s a murder, a shooting, a robbery of something the first thing the police do is go to every single building in the neighborhood and say let’s see your security camera,” he said.

He mistakenly put the speed limit here at 35 miles per hour. It’s actually 30.

Related News On HuffPo Club www.hpub.org:

  • David Gerard is a Bitcoin Fraud

    Spread the love
    Spread the loveI am calling out so-called bitcoin expert ??? David Gerard for the fraud that he is. . All he does is trash bitcoin, trash ethereum and trash any other blockchain idea on wikipedia,…

  • Last Call to be the World Leader in Outer Space. by Daniel Bruno

    Spread the love
    Spread the loveLast Call to be World Leader First posted: 03/18/2010 at Huffpo “Where is that moon, that leads to your soul?” – Aromabar     Legend has it that Kaguya descended from a race…

  • Electoral Science: The Winner of the 2016 Election Will be a Republican

    Spread the love
    Spread the loveOriginally published at Washington’s Blog in April, 2016   by Daniel Bruno   Electoral Science: The Winner of the 2016 Election Will be a Republican I was the first person in the world…

  • Report from Rio

    Spread the love
    Spread the loveReport from Rio Daniel “No Passport” Bruno, reporting from Rio de Janeiro. Daniel is from Manhattan, is an author, inventor, specialist in 9/11 studies, and the interview host at www.hpub.org which publishes over…

Disqus Comments

Specify a Disqus shortname at Social Comments options page in admin panel

Facebook Comments

G+ Comments

Default Comments

 
  • Hpub asks

    • Sorry, there are no polls available at the moment.