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Report: Google Ordered By Government To Track Americans’ Searches

Forbes obtained the information via ‘accidentally unsealed’ court documents

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A report by Forbes has detailed how the U.S. government are secretly issuing keyword warrants to Google, ordering the search engine company to track and provide user data on anyone who searches specific names, addresses or phone numbers.

Forbes obtained the information via ‘accidentally unsealed’ court documents, which show that the FBI and Department of Homeland Security may have used the method to track suspects.

Critics argue that the practice violates the Fourth Amendment protection against unreasonable searches, and have described such cases as “effectively fishing expeditions.”

Jennifer Granick, surveillance and cybersecurity counsel at the American Civil Liberties Union warned that “Trawling through Google’s search history database enables police to identify people merely based on what they might have been thinking about, for whatever reason, at some point in the past.”

“This never-before-possible technique threatens First Amendment interests and will inevitably sweep up innocent people,” Granick added, further warning “especially if the keyword terms are not unique and the time frame not precise.”

“To make matters worse, police are currently doing this in secret, which insulates the practice from public debate and regulation,” Granick urged.

Google responded to the news with a statement defending its actions.

“As with all law enforcement requests, we have a rigorous process that is designed to protect the privacy of our users while supporting the important work of law enforcement,” the statement claimed.

Forbes notes that “Similar orders were served on Microsoft and Yahoo for their respective search engines.”

While the actual data the tech companies handed over remains sealed, the orders on Google can be read herehere and here, while the Microsoft and Yahoo orders can be found here and here.

The issue made headlines briefly last year, and has been ongoing for some time:

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    AI Expert Says Parents Will Choose ‘Digital Babies’ in the Metaverse Over Real Ones Within 50 Years

    In the name of saving the planet.

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    An expert on artificial intelligence says that within 50 years, parents will opt to have “digital offspring” that only exist in the metaverse due to concerns over the environment and overpopulation.

    The prediction was made by Catriona Campbell, who is described as “one of the UK’s leading authorities on artificial intelligence.”

    According to Campbell, parents will decide to have digital babies, an updated version of Japanese Tamagotchi digital pet toys, for the same reasons they are already choosing not to have real babies, namely, “concerns about the environment, overpopulation, the rising cost of bringing up a child.”

    “Campbell predicts they will be commonplace and embraced by society within half a century,” reports left-wing newspaper the Guardian.

    The AI expert says the cyberspace babies will eventually be indistinguishable from the real thing and that if parents get bored of them, they can just cancel them like they would a monthly Netflix subscription.

    “Campbell says virtual children will look like you, and you will be able to play with and cuddle them. They will be capable of simulated emotional responses as well as speech, which will range from “googoo gaga” to backchat, as they grow older,” reports the newspaper.

    The article also says concerns that the digital babies would just be ‘creepy dystopian dolls’ that can be turned on and off are “old fashioned.”

    “Think of the advantages: minimal cost and environmental impact. And less worry,” it adds.

    As ever, this is just more anti-natal propaganda, predominantly targeting white western countries, which are already seeing birth rates rapidly decline.

    There is an entire cottage industry of social engineering based on convincing westerners not to have children.

    As we previously highlighted, in 2020, CNN marked Valentines Day weekend by promoting “the benefits of being single,” even as birth rates across America and Europe continue to plunge.

    America’s fertility rate currently stands at 1.8 births per woman.

    From 2007 to 2011 the fertility rate in the U.S. declined 9% in the space of just 4 years.

    In 2016, the U.S. fertility rate fell to 59.8 births per 1,000 women, the lowest since records began.

    Fears about “overpopulation” are also a contrived myth given that plummeting population levels are far more likely to be a bigger problem in 50 years time.

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    Australian Primary School Sees “Microchips in Student’s Brains” in 10 Years

    School deleted newsletter containing creepy prophecy, but the Internet never forgets.

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    An Australian primary school predicted “microchips in student’s brains” within 10 years before subsequently deleting the newsletter that contained the creepy prophecy.

    The bizarre entry was featured in the May 26 edition of the Preston West Primary school’s newsletter, which listed a number of prosaic things the school envisages will be helpful to educating children in a decade.

    They include “more mental health awareness,” “more buildings and development,” as well as “technological advances for teachers and students.”

    However, also included on this list is “microchips in student’s brains to promote intelligence and memory.”

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    Although the newsletter was deleted by the school (it appears all their newsletters have been wiped), proof it was originally posted can be seen via the Google search cache below.

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    As we have previously highlighted, implantable microchips are moving closer to becoming commonplace, particularly as countries embrace the digital ID and a cashless society.

    The BBC recently reported on people getting implanted with microchips in their arms in order to make purchases in a more convenient way.

    We also highlighted how people in Sweden are willingly having COVID vaccine passports placed onto implantable microchips in their hands.

    Cartoon villain and World Economic Forum chief Klaus Schwab wrote in his book ‘The Great Reset’ that the fourth industrial revolution would “lead to a fusion of our physical, digital and biological identity,” which in his book he clarifies is implantable microchips that can read your thoughts.

    During last week’s Davos meeting of global elitists, Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla explained to Schwab how soon there would be “ingestible pills” – a pill with a tiny microchip chip that would send a wireless signal to relevant authorities when the pharmaceutical has been consumed.

    “Imagine the compliance,” said Bourla.

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