All 100,000 of Philadelphia’s streetlights will be replaced with wifi-equipped poles capable of total surveillance. It will be mostly financed by energy savings of LEDs over high-pressure sodium bulbs.
Why would cyber-thieves want to steal non-personal data that is available free to the public anyway? Or, is San Diego secretly collecting and storing more personal data that has greater value to hackers?
The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) actively promotes “regional collaboration” and “sustainable economic development”. It smacks of UN policies from top to bottom, creating many un-Constitutional initiatives.
In Technocracy: The Hard Road to World Order, I wrote, “Cryptocurrency is the futuristic tool of Sustainable Development.” Seoul is proving that crypto is “an essential part of the Smart City toolbox.”
Technocrats design cities according to their “science of social engineering”, where citizens are just animals in the maze to be controlled, directed, managed and surveilled. Smart cities will be the scourge of humanity, not its salvation.
A modern-day Babel is attempting to rise off the desert floor in the Mideast, intentionally built from the ground up with latest Smart City technology that will be run by robots and AI.
In true Technocrat form, SAP states, “No smart city can accomplish this without real-time data about its infrastructure, inhabitants, and activities.” Real-time data means real-time surveillance.
The Complete Streets Act being promoted in the Senate and House is straight out of the UN’s playbook for implementing Sustainable Development. Complete Streets is an initiative of Smart Grown America.
The Smart-City carrot is always the same: “deliver sustainable solutions to economic growth and improve the lives of citizens,” but the outcomes are opposite: Cost of living goes up along with the poverty level.
Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs is taking heat on its Quayside Smart City development in Toronto, but there is no reason to trust their CEO’s pledge to not sell private data collected on every citizen: The whole project is predicated on collecting and selling data.