Warning: Amazon Proves Why Blockchain Is Vital: Tech Companies Becoming Willing Comliant With The Government!!!!
It appears Amazon has quietly released its 5th annual transparency report which shows that it turned more data over to the US government than it did the year before. This is for the first half of 2017.
This comes on the heels of a similar news coming out of Facebook that it too is fulfilling more of the government's requests than ever before.
In short, it is obvious that the Feds are using these mega-corporate titans to spy on its citizens. Sure, they will claim it is for "National Security" but we know that is bogus. This is why blockchain is so vital to the freedom of the human race.
The company's transparency reports do not take into account any other data-related business units, such as if authorities have obtained data wiretapped or submitted through its Amazon's Echo products.
Personal AI assistants are coming closer to be a reality. We need to be very careful what we do with these devices. As evidenced here, this could be a situation whereby we invite law enforcement into our homes. These tech companies, not surprisingly, are doing nothing to protect their customers against the potential abuse of the government.
We all must stop feeding the beast and it starts with social media. Being in the ecosystem of any of these tech titans is putting you in danger. Regardless of what you are doing, there is a way for the government to turn it around on you. It is bad enough we are monitored in most ways, there is no need to volunteer information.
It is no surprise Amazon released this report in as quiet a manner as possible. The fact that these entities sell people's data to advertisers is well known. Now, people are starting to realize that anything they do is handed over to the government without even a fight. Individuals who are being targeted have no idea their data is even being asked for.
Naturally, there will be those who claim they have nothing to hide.
Saying that you don’t care about the right to privacy because you have nothing to hide is no different than saying you don’t care about freedom of speech because you have nothing to say. -Edward Snowden
Law "enforcement" will use anything they can to get to the heart of what they want. If they were truly protecting and serving, this would be fine. However, we know this is not always the case. Powerful people use information to blackmail, coerce, and outright destroy people.
Law enforcement has, since Echo's inception, looked at ways to obtain data from the voice-activated assistant. Amazon has largely resisted efforts by police to obtain data from the always-listening product, but acquiesced in one murder investigation after the suspect did not object to the turning over of his Echo data.
It is evident that the elite benefited from the use of technology to spy and control the masses. Now it is time that we start to use the latest advancements for our advantage. Blockchain is one of the most powerful technologies we have ever seen. It is a game changer in terms of the power structure. For this to manifest properly, we all need to promote the idea of decentralization in every manner. From now on, it is best to commit to using as many decentralized services as possible. Fortunately, over the next year, there will be a number of these coming online. Hopefully, we see many of them on this blockchain.
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