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I draw the reader's attention to this article from 2014.

And importantly, I'm not bring USA politics, to the assertion contained in this post.

Though I do use, the storming of the Capitol in the USA on Jan 6 2021 as an example, of the Democratisation of Knowledge in the Internet Age and how a large proportion of people, do not understand this.

What I am referring to is video footage of the moments the storming of the Capitol began and how citizen journalists and open source software have, with the New York Times, enabled technology to pick out the leaders of the Proud Boys, in the footage and follow them.

These guys (dressed as normies - their words):

1/. Led crowds to the Capitol.

2/. Distracted police and moved barriers.

3/. Started fights and were first to break windows and doors.

4/. All whilst dressed as (normies) normal protestors with no insignia and scarves over their faces.

The citizen journalists and open source software have, with the New York Times, made the identification of these guys and their actions, obvious and plain.

My comment is that, in the Internet Age, not only do people leave digital foot prints, with their cell phones and social media etc, but facial recognition and even old fashioned photos, can track you down when there's thousands of people, waving cameras around.

I think the only way to avoid identification in something like the Jan 6 insurrection would be to :

a/. not be there

b/. not do it.

I still can't believe how many of these people, who are being prosecuted for crimes, videoed themselves in the act.

Not very clever, the public at large. I know that some on this board are not only tech fluent, but conceivably experts, so I hope you'll share with me the amazement, that normally clever people, really don't know, that the Internet is an open book.


Keep it in the USA thread will ya?

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31 minutes ago, My Penis is hungry said:

I still can't believe how many of these people, who are being prosecuted for crimes, videoed themselves in the act.

Not just in the USA, many people in the UK (Still read UK Papers to see the idiots I escaped) caught and prosecuted for video evidence on their phones and even posts on Tik Tok and Facebook.

If you post a video of oneself speeding at 140 MPH in a stolen Audi, or a Photo of yourself with piles of cash bragging about drug dealing, most likely to get caught.

These insecure attention seekers are surprised when the cops come a knocking after their 15 minutes of fame.

American artist Andy Warhol once said, "In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes." In an era of reality TV and YouTube, it appears that his prediction has come true, and is very relevant in todays digital age.


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!But your average criminal does not arm themselves with an AR-15 assault rifle and shoot up schools now do they

Australia, Germany, UK, all have gun controls and the criminals still get hold of guns, it in Australia for example the gun death rate is 1.04/100,000 compared to USA rate of 12.21/100,000.

Do you really think that criminals in other countries don’t have guns just because they are controlled? 

I have heard some pathetic arguments for not imposing gun controls, but sure this one has to be amongst the most unintelligent yet.

Gun Controls are not about disarming people but restricting the types of weapons they can purchase, you know the same as the purchase and carrying of certain knifes is restricted.

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