‘Pre Crime’ Electronic Surveillance From ‘Minority Report’ Movie Now A Reality In US

A new generation of computerised 'Big Brother’ cameras are able to spot if you are a terrorist or a criminal - before you even commit a crime. The devices...
Tom Cruise in Minority Report, which also dealt with 'pre crimes': Manufacturers BRS Labs said it has installed the cameras at tourist attractions, government buildings and military bases in the U.S.

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A new generation of computerized ‘Big Brother’ cameras are able to spot if you are a terrorist or a criminal – before you even commit a crime. The devices are installed in places like train stations or public buildings where they scan passers by to see if they are acting suspiciously.

Tom Cruise in Minority Report, which also dealt with 'pre crimes': Manufacturers BRS Labs said it has installed the cameras at tourist attractions, government buildings and military bases in the U.S.

Using a range of in-built parameters of what is ‘normal’ the cameras then send a text message to a human guard to issue an alert – or call them. Manufacturers BRS Labs said it has installed the cameras at tourist attractions, government buildings and military bases in the U.S.

But the Texas-based company has offices in London, Sao Paulo, and Barcelona – meaning they could be in dozens of places around the world.

In its latest project BRS Labs is to install its devices on the transport system in San Francisco, which includes buses, trams and subways.

Surveillance: The new BRS Labs AISight software is used with devices are installed in places like train stations or public buildings where they scan passers by to see if they are acting suspiciously

The company says will put them in 12 stations with up to 22 cameras in each, bringing the total number to 288. The cameras will be able to track up to 150 people at a time in real time and will gradually build up a ‘memory’ of suspicious behaviour to work out what is suspicious.

BRS Labs said the cameras effective have ‘the capability to learn from what they observe’. Its advanced features also mean it can compensate for poor light or a shaky image, further reducing the need for human supervision.

Each camera has a series of virtual ‘trip wires’ and if any activated then an alert is sent out to a human supervisor.

The relevant clip of footage is then sent over the Internet to human employees, along with a text message informing them of more details.

Speaking to Fast Company, BRS Labs President John Frazzini said its technology involves 11 patents which deal with helping the machines to learn. He added that in the case of the San Francisco cameras, the footage will actually be turned into code before being analysed.

In the post 9/11 world, Western countries have increasingly looked to behaviour monitoring to stop themselves becoming the victims of a terrorist attack.

In the UK staff at airports have been trained in ‘behavioural detection’ to spot somebody acting suspiciously. It has since been discussed at the UN-backed International Civil Aviation Organisation in Switzerland and could be rolled out across Europe.

U.S. airports such as Boston’s Logan airport also have similar measures in place in addition to the usual metal detectors and pat-downs.
This summer the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Department will release harmless bacteria into its subway system to test biological weapons detectors. source – Daily Mail UK

 

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  • The mark of the beast is not literal but a spiritual mark. In the OT God’s people carried the Law on their wrists and foreheads. They were to act and think according to God and His Law. This is the image John uses to describe the oppposite – people who think and act as Satan wants them. Too bad a whole man made system of theology destroys these truths for God;s people.

  • The Significance of the Head and Hand, and Being ‘Marked’ in Scripture

    As for the significance of being ‘marked’ in the head or hand, let’s review a few portions of Scripture that refer to the head and hand and what these terms mean in those specific contexts.

    Exodus 13:9 says, “And it shall serve AS A SIGN to you on your hand, and AS A REMINDER to you on your forehead, that the law of the LORD may be in your mouth; for with a powerful hand the LORD brought you out of Egypt.”

    The Lord said that His words are to be as a sign on our hand, and as frontals on our foreheads. The word “as” is “used to express similarity or equality in a specified characteristic, condition, etc., as between one person or thing and another.” It means “like” or “similar to.”

    Sign: H226 Strong’s Bible Dictionary “ôth” – Probably from H225 (in the sense of appearing); a signal, as a flag, beacon, monument, omen, prodigy, evidence, etc.: – mark, miracle, (en-) sign, token.

    Deuteronomy 6:5-8, ”You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. These words, which I am commanding you today, shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your sons and shall talk of them when you sit in your house and when you walk by the way and when you lie down and when you rise up. You shall bind them AS A SIGN ON YOUR HAND and they shall be AS FRONTALS ON YOUR FOREHEAD.”

    Deuteronomy 11:18, ”Therefore you shall lay up these words of mine in your heart and in your soul, and bind them AS A SIGN ON YOUR HAND, and they shall be AS FRONTLETS BETWEEN YOUR EYES.”

    James 4:8, ”Come near to God and he will come near to you. WASH YOUR HANDS, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you DOUBLE-MINDED.”

    Psalms 119:48, ”My HANDS ALSO I WILL LIFT UP to Your commandments, Which I love, And I will MEDIATE ON YOUR STATUTES.”

    Instead of interpreting Scripture to conform to our understanding, we must allow our understanding to conform to Scripture. When Scripture is permitted to interpret itself we’ll then begin to see why the Mark of the Beast need not be literal at all, but is instead simply an identifying mark upon the head or forehead to represent the mind, what you believe, your faith, how you think, and in the right hand to represent actions, works, what you do. There is nothing in the text necessitating a physical and visible mark upon the forehead or right hand as in a microchip or tattoo or anything else that a people or government can physically place therein or upon. It just doesn’t exist.

  • NTEB News Desk

    Well, your comments fail to address one VERY important point, and that is this. The mark of the beast from Revelation is something that will prevent you from actual buying and actual selling. And there is nothing in what you said that addresses that fact. “And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.” Rev 13:17.
    When you spiritualize literal things, they lose their meaning…and the mark of the beast, whatever form it winds up taking, is quite literal I assure you…

  • The MARK will be written in thier HEARTS..No ether net, fiber optic chip etc..will reflect it. Though it will be synonymous with it most cases. The minds and shemes creating these plots carry the mark!

  • William: the Mark of the Beast may well be physical. It has been possible for over 20 years to tattoo fish that swim by a laser in a tank: they don’t stop, don’t feel it, you can’t see it. The tattoo can only be “seen” by another laser. There was discussion, when this was developed, about making this available to tattoo our children (!) so we could identify their bodies if they were taken from us! Creepy. But, we he comes, the Beast could require us to take this mark: why would most people object to a mark you can’t see or feel? We must continue to tell them why!

  • When you spiritualize literal things, they lose their meaning (Hmm…but the whole NT has thousands of examples of the Holy Spirit insiring the Apostles to spiritualize -they do nto LOSE their meaning – they get a far greater meaning – like OT physical sabbath – Heb. – is now spiritual – circumsision – now spiritual, temple – now spiritual, altar, priests, etc etc. etc. In fact the NY warns against the carnal understanding. Like Peter in the garden with the sword – he was at that time a dispensational literalist – till the Holy Spirit guided him into all truth. In his first sermon – Acts – he declares that the OT prophesy of David’s son sitting on David’s throne to be fulfilled – ALREADY – when so many of you folks still see it as future BECAUSE you follow a man made system of literalizing.)

  • As a far as Christians being robbed of the opprtunity to do business – this is happening to millions already in the Muslim world. I could argue that in the USA all Christians should STOP paying taxes as they are beingused for abortion and the support of sodomites. Then you would go to jail.

  • The only ‘Sin’ I see that might be considered the ‘unforgivable’ sin, is the taking of the Beast’s Mark, “”and”” ‘Worshiping’ the Beast. This portion of Revelation is speaking to physical, and violent, events, imminent. Few mortals could see a ‘mindset,’ or ‘attitude,’ to prevent the ‘buying or selling,’ of anything like food, shelter, clothing, and the like.
    God, marks the 144,000 ‘in’ the forehead, but the Beast/Antichrist needs an alternate site for his mark, so a person, not having a right-hand, can take the mark in the forehead. That RF-chip can place a person on the ‘In-crowd,’ or into starvation, by simply activating, or deactivating the chip number in the main-frame. (Great form of Blackmail, huh?)
    Did I say, I don’t plan on being here to see that part of Great Tribulation take place?? Here, or there, believe this, any person who takes the ‘mark’ (however it is applied), AND, Worships the Beast has no repentance left in his bag, and is doomed to the Lake of Fire and Brimstone (however hot, or smelly).
    Will, Eerie, I’m sorry, brothers, but you do err, IMO. Please reread, and then ask: who, what, when, where, and why, then let HS speak to your hearts.

  • The 144,000 jewish evangelists were the ones scattered in 70 AD when Jesus came in judgment upon Israel and wiped them out. The saints remembered Jesus (matt 24) and fled the city beofre the Romans surrounded it and killed 100& of the people.

  • NTEB News Desk

    pret·er·ist   [pret-er-ist] noun
    1. a person who maintains that the prophecies in the Apocalypse have already been fulfilled. Compare futurist ( def. 2 ) , presentist.

    At NTEB, we are bible BELIEVERS….unlike yourself. Preterism is a failed and flawed theology. We know that the Rapture happens in Revelation 4:1,2, and the Judgments are AFTER that.

  • 1. I Jesus now on David’s Throne in fulfiullment of prophecies?
    2. Is Is. 11:1-11 fulfilled now?

    3. I s Davids house rebuilt Amos On that day I will raise up
    The tabernacle[c] of David, which has fallen down,
    And repair its damages;
    I will raise up its ruins,
    And rebuild it as in the days of old;
    ??
    I am not a preterist….but it is so obvious that many of the oT prophecies are fulfilled as it is so stated in the NT – hundreds of exmples.

    next: Rebulding the temple and gathering Israel – not mentioned once in any of the OT books that were written during and after the fulfillment of those OT prophecies. In other words – you keep going back to prophecies that history and the BIble records as fulfilled and say they have to happen all over again

  • How many trumpets in Revelation? Seven???? And Paul tells us that at THE LAST trunpet Jeus comes back for his people. No more trumpets after the last – or God is a liar.

  • THIS GUY LIKES TO BOW HIS TRUNPET,AND LET EVERYONE NO THAT HE KNOW”S THE BIBLES SO WELL.HE WILL GET A BIG SHOCK WHEN ALL THINGS COME TO PAST. TIME TO REPENT, MATE. SHALOM:)

  • willaim uses an alexandrian “bible” no wonder he’s this confused.

    Preterism, for puffed up Besserwissers.

  • Amillemnialism is the only view that really is supported by the way the Apostles handled OY Scripture.

    1. I Jesus now on David’s Throne in fulfiullment of prophecies?
    2. Is Is. 11:1-11 fulfilled now?

    3. I s Davids house rebuilt Amos On that day I will raise up
    The tabernacle[c] of David, which has fallen down,
    And repair its damages;
    I will raise up its ruins,
    And rebuild it as in the days of old;

    Hmm…noe one can answer these simple questions…

  • Just an aside, in the Greek, to put the mark meant something like imprinting or stamping on a coin. I understand that to be physical.


  • willaim:

    1. I Jesus now on David’s Throne in fulfiullment of prophecies?
    2. Is Is. 11:1-11 fulfilled now?
    3. I s Davids house rebuilt Amos On that day I will raise up
    The tabernacle[c] of David, which has fallen down,
    And repair its damages;
    I will raise up its ruins,
    And rebuild it as in the days of old;
    ??
    I am not a preterist….but it is so obvious that many of the oT prophecies are fulfilled as it is so stated in the NT – hundreds of exmples.
    next: Rebulding the temple and gathering Israel – not mentioned once in any of the OT books that were written during and after the fulfillment of those OT prophecies. In other words – you keep going back to prophecies that history and the BIble records as fulfilled and say they have to happen all over again

    I assume you are a member of a Church of Christ. FYI, Baptism has been put away a childish dung. Baptism and all these sacraments are done away with. Paul never baptize people but to preach the Gospel. The Solution to this is the Confession of Sins in 1 John 1:9. Jesus is faithful to forgive us if we confess our sins.

    As for the Amillenial doctrine, Clement of Alexandria, Origen and Augustine rejected John’s doctrine of Premillenialism. Justin Martyr, Polycarp, Ireneus, Tertullian, and Methodius all supported Premillenialism.

    Amillenialism originated from the Catholic Church and was spread about to the Anglican and Lutherans during the Reformation. Presbyterians and Universalists evolved Amillenialism to Preterism.

  • “Baptism has been put away a childish dung. Baptism and all these sacraments are done away with” Joshua, calling that which is holy unholy is a mark of one who serves satan, not Christ. Jesus commanded us to make disciples BAPTISING them and teaching them all things Jesus commanded – including obviously baptism. Youneed to ask for God to save you and you need to obey the above Word.

    Amilienialism is BIBLICAL – I don’t really care who did or did not teach it in history as it is BIBLICAL as is the five points of calvinism.

    • “Joshua, calling that which is holy unholy is a mark of one who serves satan, not Christ. Jesus commanded us to make disciples BAPTISING them and teaching them all things Jesus commanded – including obviously baptism. Youneed to ask for God to save you and you need to obey the above Word. Amilienialism is BIBLICAL – I don’t really care who did or did not teach it in history as it is BIBLICAL as is the five points of calvinism.”

      I assume here you are a member of either a Presbyterian or of the Disciples of Christ (Christian Church) denomination.

      Water Baptism is done away with as a childish thing. Let me speak to you. It’s not What is this water that baptizes, it’s who is this water? Jesus told the Samaritan woman at the well, “I am this water.” Who is this water? Jesus is this water who baptizes us.

      Second, I reject the Five points of Calvinism. Hereditary Total Depravity in both Catholicism and Calvinism teaches that sin is inherited from Adam and Eve and passed down from parent to child. This is highly bizarre as it is unscriptural, as Arnold Murray’s Serpent Seed. Limited Atonement is that only a few chosen people will be saved, this also applies to Hyper-Calvinism. Perseverance of the Saints known as Eternal Security or Once Saved Always Saved teaches that a man who earns his salvation and never loses it. I am against OSAS, because I believe that many people will fall away and can lose their salvation if they continue to sin. Universalists can sometimes adopt this false doctrine. Predestination teaches that God’s will for eternal damnation for some who refuse to repent and some to salvation. Universalism can also use this doctrine or in this case, Universal Predestination, in meaning that God will predestine all mankind (including Satan and his angels) to salvation. This doctrine is unscriptural and attacks the doctrine of Free Will (Freedom of Choice).

  • Dear all,
    The mark of the beast will be IN the right hand or IN the forehead NOT on the hand and forehead.
    The new translated bibles deceive believers and non believers.
    Please ditch the NIV and read the King James Bible which is the true word of God.
    REFUSE the mark !
    REFUSE implants !
    Bless you all,
    Shalom,
    Gui

  • I know this if off topic but I’m looking into starting my own weblog and was wondering what all is needed to get set up? I’m assuming having a blog like yours
    would cost a pretty penny? I’m not very internet smart so I’m not 100% positive.

    Any suggestions or advice would be greatly appreciated.
    Thanks

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