Fed Drones vs. Rebel Drones


MQ-1L Predator UAV armed with AGM-114 Hellfire...

MQ-1L Predator UAV armed with AGM-114 Hellfire missiles (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

FBI: Drone-like toy planes in bomb plot
If federal agents didn’t expect that to happen, then the predictions of the Good Judgment Project (below) are indeed better than intelligence analysts with access to classified information. Of course terrorists will strike back with their own drones. Tete-a-tete is SOP with them

UN report calls for independent investigations of drone attacks
‘A report by the United Nations Human Rights Council has called for independent investigations to be carried out into drone attacks after a series of strikes that result in unexpected civilian deaths in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen and elsewhere. Most of the attacks involved US drones…’

‘A Moroccan national who allegedly plotted to turn a radio-controlled model airplane into a drone-like flying bomb and crash it into a school and a Connecticut federal building was arrested Monday by FBI agents.

‘Wires and tools were found in the High Ridge Drive apartment where El Mehdi Semlali Fahti, 27, had been living since January with an individual he met while incarcerated in Virginia, according to the FBI. It was not known if any explosives were found…’
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#ResetTheNet to stop mass spying
NSA could use another Heartbleed-like virus in the future
‘Reset The Net is a global movement to take back freedom and privacy on the Internet by fixing security mistakes and encrypting everything.

‘We believe that we shouldn’t have ask for privacy, freedom or safety.
If enough of us build the security of the Internet and encrypt our digital footprints, we can beat back mass surveillance.

‘We can take our freedom back – let’s #ResetTheNet…’

THE WISDOM OF THE CROWDS
According to one report, the predictions made by the Good Judgment Project are often better even than intelligence analysts with access to classified information

‘The Good Judgment Project is a four-year research study organized as part of a government-sponsored forecasting tournament. Thousands of people around the world predict global events. Their collective forecasts are surprisingly accurate…’
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