quote: On a recent night in Memphis, a patrol car rolled slowly through a parking lot in a run-down section of town. The military-grade infrared camera on its hood moved robotically from left to right, snapping digital images of one license plate after another and analyzing each almost instantly.
quote: Hand-held, wireless fingerprint scanners were carried by U.S. troops during the insurgency in Iraq to register residents of entire neighborhoods. L-1 Identity Solutions is selling the same type of equipment to police departments to check motorists' identities.
quote: But not everyone is convinced. "It opens a door for all kinds of abuses," said Michael German, a former FBI agent who now leads the American Civil Liberties Union's campaign on national security and privacy matters. "How do we know there are enough controls?"
quote:Originally posted by Boogerhead:I am pretty sure the nature of sentience is war.Perpetual and unending war.It's what we do.
quote:Originally posted by Boogerhead:They ought to have actually charged him with a crime other than distribution.This guy will do way more time...
quote:Originally posted by editengine:...a TV show that explains forensic procedure in such detail that it could help you commit a murder also be dangerous?