Seattle Police Deactivate Wi-Fi Spy Grid After Privacy Outcry

Wednesday, November 13, 2013
By Paul Martin

SPD admit mesh network was never turned off after DHS testing phase

Paul Joseph Watson
Prison Planet.com
November 13, 2013

Following a privacy outcry concerning a wi-fi “mesh network” being installed in Seattle with DHS funding that has the capability of recording the last 1,000 locations of anyone in its vicinity, the Seattle Police Department announced last night that it is temporarily deactivating the network.

As we highlighted yesterday, the $2.7 million dollar system, a series of white wi-fi boxes affixed to utility poles with which authorities had planned to blanket the entire city, can track cellphones even if they are not connected to the network. The system can also collect a mobile user’s IP address, mobile device type, apps used, current location and even historical locations.

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