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GOP Convention Will Use ‘Behavior Recognition’ Software on Video Surveillance Cameras in Tampa

By Jacob Goodwin | Government Security News

The police department in Tampa, FL, is deploying behavioral recognition software from BRS Labs on dozens of the video cameras that will provide round-the-clock surveillance at many of the venues where the GOP national convention will take place August 27-30.

The cameras will use AISight, release 3.0, which can look for abnormal activities, send real-time alerts to security personnel and take “deep dives” into the intelligence that the system has collected over the course of time, said John Frazzini, president of BRS Labs, in an exclusive phone interview with GSN on August 20.

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If the headline is true,

If the headline is true, Romney should be arrested immediately.

Never be afraid to ask simple questions.

Why don't they call it "pre-crime" software?

Makes me wonder..


I try to change people every day. Do You?

Open Letter To The RNC

Does that mean anyone not

Does that mean anyone not behaving like a redneck frat boy will be identified as a liberty activist and therefore is not welcome at GOP events?

No offense to rednecks intended.

Scary Stuff

big brother ain't our brother

Quite fitting for...

...Fascist Fest 2012.

Apparently facial recognition is useless if...

...you tilt your head to one side 15º or more.

One such tip from Anon: http://rt.com/usa/news/video-surveillance-face-trapwire-237/

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience"—Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Try to Blend In

The software can easily spot anyone who appears calm, sane, and rational. Be sure your face appears "star-struck", wave and cheer madly, and scream like a teenage girl whenever the new emperor's name is mentioned.

Bring your Scramble Suit

I made this thread just for your comment:


From A Scanner Darkly.

allegory - ˈalɪg(ə)ri/ - noun - 1. a story, poem, or picture which can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one.

Good. Thus it will locate strange behavior of the Elites.

So Ron Paulers be on your best behavior as usual. Report anyone who hits you. So the GOP elite need to be on their best behavior or they will be spotted. Also, the machine should locate any guys like that nut in Aurora Colorado. So do not worry.

Looks like anonymous has a great target

They should look into hacking this system. Would be AWESOME.
They could actually feed it bad info and have Romney flagged upon arrival!!!!

Look into their camera, smile and blow them a kiss...

Tell them how much you love tyranny..Isn't Amerika great!

Be sure to look up the camera

and give it the universal sign.

Our delegates need to be more savvy than the others

Look people, we have been known to rule the internet and the technology related to elections. We have been accused many times of 'thwarting' the systems.


None of this is that difficult.

Cameras flashing me to try and gauge my behavior? No problem. I'll quickly build me an IR baseball cap that will thwart such photography:
{HOW TO --> } http://mods-n-hacks.wonderhowto.com/how-to/make-infrared-mas...

No Signs? No problem. I was at Office Max the other day and they carry tiny, portable projectors. Our people should use those to project our message. After all, it's not a sign -- and they are under $75 bucks!


People, WE ARE and we need to always be smarter than our opponents.

I'm not going to Tampa (9 1/2 week daughter) but all those who are should take steps to ensure they aren't intimidated.

Block the stupid cameras!! Anyone here can build one of these hats in about an hour. It's not hard.


Everyday this country starts to look more and more like that movie Minority Report...soon there will be "thought-simulation software" where the government can arrest you because your heightened brainwave activity implied that you were about to do something drastic or something...

Is this where they plant...

...fake Paul supporters causing huge problems and then call it soft terrorism and put it all over the news?

Trojan Elephant

How about a paper mache elephant with a gaggle of Ron Paul Supporters and delegates inside.


This is the most ridiculously loveable idea I've ever heard. Possibly better than the blimp.

Fiscal responsibility at its finest

...because we know that the software plus setting up surveillance with "dozens" of cameras for a month for it to 'learn' is somewhere between free and cheap. ;-) The GOP shows us just how fiscally responsible they are. Where is the money coming from to fund this hi-tech security? The GOP itself (whose donors are sure to be delighted with the use of their funds) or the taxpayers, whether it be local, state, or federal?

By Behavior Recognition,

By "behavior recognition" software, really they just mean text-parsing software that finds words like, "Ron Paul" and "Liberty", and automatically deploys the rent-a-cops to toss RP delegates off the floor for causing a disruption. Throw in a broken hip for good measure.

In preparation for what is to come...

What better way than to literally get a visual facial recognition file on every ron paul activist (Patriot) stored in the database.

Makes it much easier to identify and find people that could potentially be deemed...well...against the will of the big federal government and the first people to get flagged during civil unrest.

Make no mistake, this isn't about "Behavior" Recognition, it's about profiling citizens.

Viva la R3VOLution!!!

Abnormal Activities

Admittedly, using one's brain during a Republican National Convention is abnormal. Maybe the cameras will be looking for people performing some of the other following abnormal activities:

* Being Young
* Being Happy
* Following Rules of Order
* Being Black or Hispanic
* Eating Healthy Food

Michael Nystrom's fists can punch through FUD.

Or the Big OR

Getting someone that is for the People and is for peace and love.
No Wars
No Tax money to big banks.

is he dumb or evil.

Obama isn't dumb.. so helping the banks!

Ron Paul 2012
The one we know isn't dumb, bought, or evil!

Just want what seems to be missing, Truth and Justice for ALL
What is fraud except creating “value” from nothing and passing it off as something?


This is a software that can recognize who are you going to vote for...LOL



If my memory serves me well, who's campaign's behaviour has been suspect, deceitful and criminal during this whole process???

Well Liberty Lovers, looks like another Establishment tool that will work in OUR favour as we are NOT the ones who need to be monitored. This is going to be hilarious!

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience"—Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

They probably define

They probably define dangerous behavior as any behavior that is not characteristic of herd mentality. Not clapping with everyone else, cheering when the majority is not clapping, anyone talking strategy or moving about whispering, rolling the eyes during establishment speeches. No, the software is probably designed to recognize independent behavior because those defining illicit behavior are collectivists who study people in groups. "Normal people should smile and look happy at a convention on unity." Imagine in Nazi Germany during a Hitler speech if there was a small group of people shaking their heads. They are usurpers! We will deal with them.

There's such thing...

...as behaviour recognition software? Even when humans can't recognise their own behaviours?

Learning new things about the police state every day.

I believe in the freedom to be what we choose to be.

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Be nice little quiet republican robots, and vote for Mitt.

I think not.

"he was not allowed to disclose whether BRS will play a similar role at the Democratic national convention"

I think not, since the democratic party has no equivalent to Ron Paul. The Dems are good little lockstep robots, united in their tyranny.

Now I knoiw where to breakdance,,

in front of the camera,maybe a lil tai chi.....some shadow art too ? Thatll really screw with em