10 facts about the "big brother"






After September 11, 86 percent of Americans were in favor of it, to install more surveillance cameras in public places, 81 percent said "yes" to more careful control over banking transactions and operations with credit cards, and 68 per cent supported the introduction of identity cards of citizens. However, it was terrorists. Ordinary citizens somehow did not think they should be something for all.

1. Almost three-quarters (73, 5%) of large US firms monitor the work of their employees, recording their phone calls, browsing their email, computer files, and tracking contacts on the Internet.

2. There is a Global System for the interception of communications, acting within the framework of cooperation between the US, Canada, UK, Australia and New Zealand. Through a global network of transmitting stations (ECHELON) authorities of these countries can monitor transmitted via satellite phone calls, faxes and emails.

3. At the disposal of the FBI has a special program called «Carnivore» («Predator»), which analyzes the e-mail, instant messages and digital telephone.

4. Listening mobile phone costs about 5000 dollars a day. If you are going to "listen" to someone for a long time, you discounts: month "wiretapping" is "only" 30 000.

5. surveillance - one of the cheapest services. It costs $ 500 a day, depending on the mobility of 'object ».

6. Installing the "bugs" will cost considerably more expensive. We'll have to pay around 8000 dollars for a set of equipment, plus the work of a specialist.

7. The most unusual objects, which have been installed "bugs", a samovar was donated during the Soviet era of the British royal family. He stood for a few decades in the royal residence. Intended Use samovar royal family has never been solved: it was too shaky looked Soviet power cord and plug.

8. Almost no Internet service does not guarantee complete confidentiality. Internet users can retrieve information or documents from sites or simply "browse" them, almost 100% of our actions somewhere fixed.

9. in the Australian state of New South Wales more than 5,500 cameras record the action of railway passengers. In this state of about 1,900 public buses also are equipped with surveillance cameras.

10. The highest in the world ratio of cameras to the population there at the moment in the UK. According to the analysis, it is necessary to 1 camera for every 55 people.

Source: www.radioc.ru

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