from TheConsciousResistance Website
...really warm the heart and fill the head with a vision of a society where no thought is private, criticism of the State is illegal, and your social behaviors affect your place in life.
This is the current state
of much of China. And it's coming to a neighborhood near you...
The Venezuelan government sent a group to China to learn how to build their own surveillance state.
It's now been ten years since that first trip and Venezuela is now introducing the smart identification card known as the "carnet de la patria," or "fatherland card."
The ID sends data about an individual's activity. It is currently linked to the government via subsidized food, health and other social programs.
screenshots of user data and found that the card system stores
birthdays, family details, employment and income, property owned,
medical history, welfare benefits, social media details, political
affiliation and voting status.
Quartz recently reported how China is exporting its digital surveillance methods to African governments. The report states that these Chinese government and corporations are providing technological infrastructure to authoritarian regimes, and insisting that international companies accept Chinese content regulation, even outside of China.
According to US-based think tank Freedom House, this combination is,
It's worth your time to read the Quartz report.
Even Facebook was apparently planning on to return to China where Facebook has been blocked since 2009. However, today Facebook announced they would only do so if China allowed "free expression" and considered "privacy implications".
We'll see how that turns
Each nation is in an arms race attempting to acquire the latest technology complete with facial recognition and other biometrics, as well as cameras and microphones strategically placed throughout our world so Big Brother and Sister never miss a word.
5G technology roll out will allow
this Smart Surveillance Grid to come to life. The word on the
street is that the 5G Smart Grid roll out will be complete