from activist post: A new level of invasive screening is scheduled for airports this summer: a portable DNA scanner to conduct on-site, real-time genetic testing.
This technology is being implemented under the cover of combating human trafficking, illegal immigration, and finding missing persons, but Richard Seldon of NetBio, creator of the scanners, clearly states that "DNA information has the potential to become part of the fabric of day-to-day life." In an interview with Katie Drummond who broke this story for The Daily, Seldon envisions additional applications in emergency rooms, food safety tests, and law enforcement.
DNA collection is actually nothing new, as the Pentagon has admitted that it currently has a DNA database with 80,000 suspected foreign terrorists on it, and growing daily. However, this collection apparatus has been secretly in place for Americans as well...
It is important to note that the technology of tracking, tracing, and databasing innocent people right down to their blood is a top-down directive from federal agencies, not a legitimate scientific endeavor. Legitimate science researches ways to increase human potential and freedom, not use it as a system for identification and control. With the rise of nanotechnology as a federal initiative, we should strongly resist the collection of our life force to be used in any way that government-controlled science sees fit.
police state updates:
homeland security installing transmitters nationwide*
external security cameras coming to 'real time crime center'*
drones set to invade national, state parks*
tiny spy planes could mimic birds, insects*
darpa's cheetah-bot designed to chase human prey*
rumbler, new nypd siren, is widely heard & felt*
portland cops wrongfully tasers on 2 men, costs city almost $140,000 to settle lawsuits*
video: tsa officer kills himself during shoot out, cops almost kill child*
new hampshire anti-tsa bill would make some airport screening sexual assault*
austinites outbid police in gun buyback counter-program*