I would hope that they need import permits for anything beyond a passive monitor.
As for all the idiots suggesting signal jammers and even GPS blockers, no chance. It's doubtful that you would get away with using them in most of your own country although big money is more effective there. In this country, even big money finds it harder. You would need some help from the police at least but would be a little more likely to succeed if you had military or spook help.
Just because my phone is traveling in a vehicle, does not mean that I am driving or even IN said vehicle.
Just on Oracle employees and board members instead of HP.
Because sharks are too unreliable, and you always need a bigger boat than you think you will.
Don't forget authors and actors, who have to pay agents to intermediate, or they don't get contracts.
You are not them. They've little or no choice. Overpopulation has consequences, one of which is reducing labor to negative cost.
there's a difference when a private company does it and the government does it. " no. There is not.
Well DONE. People trust tech so much it doesn't occur to them that data can be faked, if you can access the system backdoors.
Privacy an illusion? This is too easy. What's your name? Address? Children's names, sex ages, pics, and current locations?
How much do you make? What's your car plate ID? I'm sure you won't mind sharing.
Add more cameras, track all cars, put cameras in cars, and there is no place to be alone. Prison with mortgage and car payments.
So, we hide in boxes until we die, or live in prison.
False dilemma. We have other choices. Like, NO cameras.
Try it on a plane. Then reflect that they will do the same if you blind their ground cameras. Expect a felony charge. And a club to your groin.
The law is whatever the conga line of cops caving in your ribs say it is. That's reality. Dont give monkeys the keys to the banana plantation.
You assume tomorrow will be just like today. This is not a static situation. The recognition systems will get better, then become nearly perfect. And they have other ways of cross checking the ID. This is not a game, and they are smarter than you.