Like me, chances are you have probably never heard of the concept of “crowd soft control,” or just “soft control,” for that matter.
“Soft control” is a way to leverage the millions of cell phones owned by Americans across the United States of America in order to assist in massive data gathering – and potentially surveillance – operation; and with 88% of Americans now owning a cell phone, this shouldn’t be all too difficult.
This goes far beyond the data collection of Silicon Valley giants and even the surveillance capabilities already available via smartphone applications.
Researchers now see an infinite amount of possibilities when it comes to how they can leverage the audio recording capabilities and photography capabilities, not to mention global position systems (GPS) on most modern mobile devices.
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