Saturday, February 22, 2014

Sinn Féin's Gerry Adams on Electronic Surveillance Bugs

Bugging devices in all shapes and forms, tracking devices to monitor movement, and remote controlled surveillance cameras were all an integral part of the British government’s war in the north. Over the years they were found in the homes of republican activists, under floor boards and cabinets, attached to wooden beams in attics, and hidden in the insides of cars.

In the years since the war ended the surveillance war has continued. It has become ever more sophisticated. Now according to some reports they can even bug your clothes...

The surveillance technology involved today reads like science fiction but it is real not imagined and very effective, and most times you don’t know that it is there. (more)