US WAR DEPARTMENT WARNS ABOUT SPY COINS
Thu Jan 11, 2007 14:29
 

 
US WAR DEPARTMENT WARNS ABOUT SPY COINS

The US DoD report says the coins with tiny radio frequency transmitters hidden inside were found planted on U.S. contractors with classified security clearances on at least three separate occasions. Similar coins for tracking were earlier also discussed by the OECD in Paris. And, you can listen to a song about 'money and evil' while you read - at Url.: http://tinyurl.com/ykepm2

Henk Ruyssenaars + AP

VERICHIP AWARDED U.S. PATENT FOR RFID ASSET TRACKING SYSTEM*

FPF - Jan. 11th 2007 - In this case it's really 'Follow the money!' People acting as beacons and electronic chips making tracking possible without Œtraditionalš identifiers, like coins for shopping carts etc. was also discussed by the European (?) 'Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development', the OECD in Paris, during the meeting 'Florent Frederix' on October 5, 2005.*

In a story today about this tracking system by propaganda spreader 'AP' from Washington, the United States junta's war department (DoD) warns for coins with RFID's, those tiny radio frequency transmitters hidden inside. East German intelligence agents working for their Stasi, the 'state security service' (Staats Sicherheitsdienst), traced the movements of dissidents and monitored their meetings by spraying them with radioactive chemicals. Radioactivity checked by Geiger counters made it possible to follow the 'beeper.'*

The common saying that "Money is the root of all evil." gets a totally different meaning again... The phrase, by the way, first appeared in English circa 1000 A.D. and originated in the New Testament: "For the love of money is the root of all evil." Timothy, 6:10. - 'Old Tim' of course meant that money is power. And power generates profits...

POWER AND GREED!

It would be a much more accurate statement to say that the root of most 'evil' is manšs desire for status; either greed to increase onešs status, or jealousy over losing in the status game to others. Money is the most obvious measure of onešs status, so itšs easy to confuse the two, but they are certainly not the same thing at all. Money is just one way of keeping score. Blaming money for evil is like blaming the scoreboard for the baseball game. [*]

In a story by AP* from Washington the DoW warns: "Can the coins jingling in your pocket trace your movements? The Defense Department is warning its American contractor employees about a new espionage threat seemingly straight from Hollywood: It discovered Canadian coins with tiny radio frequency transmitters hidden inside.

In the U.S. government report, it said the mysterious coins were found planted on U.S. contractors with classified security clearances on at least three separate occasions between October 2005 and January 2006 as the contractors traveled through Canada. The U.S. report doesn't suggest who might be tracking American defense contractors or why. It also doesn't describe how the Pentagon discovered the ruse, how the transmitters might function or even which Canadian currency contained them.

Further details were secret, according to the U.S. Defense Security Service, which issued the warning to the Pentagon's classified contractors.

The government insists the incidents happened, and the risk was genuine. "What's in the report is true," said Martha Deutscher, a spokeswoman for the security service. "This is indeed a sanitized version, which leaves a lot of questions."

Top suspects, according to intelligence and technology experts: China, Russia or even France - all said to actively run espionage operations inside Canada with enough sophistication to produce such technology. [HR: Verichip, one of the biggest in the world and with the most advanced technology, is never mentioned.*]

THE CANADIAN SECURITY INTELLIGENCE SERVICE SAID IT KNEW NOTHING ABOUT THE COINS.

"This issue has just come to our attention," CSIS spokeswoman Barbara Campion said. "At this point, we don't know of any basis for these claims." She said Canada's intelligence service works closely with its U.S. counterparts and will seek more information if necessary.

Experts were astonished about the disclosure and the novel tracking technique, but they quickly rejected suggestions Canada's government might be spying on American contractors.

THE INTELLIGENCE SERVICES OF THE TWO COUNTRIES ARE EXTRAORDINARILY CLOSE AND ROUTINELY SHARE SENSITIVE SECRETS.

"It would seem unthinkable," said David Harris, former chief of strategic planning for the Canadian Security Intelligence Service. "I wouldn't expect to see any offensive operation against the Americans."

Harris said likely candidates include foreign spies who targeted Americans abroad or businesses engaged in corporate espionage. "There are certainly a lot of mysterious aspects to this," Harris said.

Experts said such tiny transmitters would almost certainly have limited range to communicate with sensors no more than a few feet away, such as ones hidden inside a doorway.

"I'm not aware of any (transmitter) that would fit inside a coin and broadcast for kilometers," said Katherine Albrecht, an activist who believes such technology carries serious privacy risks. "Whoever did this obviously has access to some pretty advanced technology."

Experts said hiding tracking technology inside coins is fraught with risks because the spy's target might inadvertently give away the coin or spend it buying coffee or a newspaper.

THEY AGREED, HOWEVER, THAT A COIN WITH A HIDDEN TRACKING DEVICE MIGHT NOT AROUSE SUSPICION IF IT WERE DISCOVERED LOOSE IN A POCKET OR BRIEFCASE.

"It wouldn't seem to be the best place to put something like that; you'd want to put it in something that wouldn't be left behind or spent," said Jeff Richelson, a researcher and author of books about the CIA and its gadgets. "It doesn't seem to make a whole lot of sense."

Canada's physically largest coins include its $2 "Toonie," which is more than 1-inch across and thick enough to hide a tiny transmitter. The CIA has acknowledged its own spies have used hollow, U.S. silver-dollar coins to hide messages and film.

THE GOVERNMENT'S 29-PAGE REPORT WAS FILLED WITH OTHER ESPIONAGE WARNINGS.

It described unrelated hacker attacks, eavesdropping with miniature pen recorders and the case of a female foreign spy who seduced her American boyfriend to steal his computer passwords.

In another case, a film processing company called the FBI after it developed pictures for a contractor that contained classified images of U.S. satellites* and their blueprints. The photo was taken from an adjoining office window.

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Story from 'Associated Press' (AP) - FPF: 'AP' is short for 'American Propaganda' - Url.: http://tinyurl.com/yjg3yc

FPF- RELATED:

* DISCUSSING RFID COINS in the 'Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development', the OECD in Paris - Meeting Florent Frederix - October 5, 2005 ­ RFID tracking without Œtraditionalš identifiers e.g. RFID coins to operate shopping carts. - PDF! - Url.: http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/18/11/35473027.pdf.

* VERICHIP [FPF: AN IMPORTANT PART OF THE US JUNTA'S PLANS AND WAR MACHINE] AWARDED U.S. PATENT FOR RFID ASSET TRACKING SYSTEM - URL.: HTTP://WWW.NEWS-MEDICAL.NET/PRINT_ARTICLE.ASP?ID=21322

* EVERYTHING YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT RFID TECHNOLOGY - Url.: http://www.d-techdirect.com/access/index.htm

* HR: TRACKING PEOPLE? - A STORY I THOUGHT I'D NEVER HAVE TO WRITE - Url.: http://www.no2id-handf.org.uk/dutchfpf.htm

* EAST GERMAN SECRET POLICE 'STASI' (STAATS SICHERHEITSDIENST) used radioactive spray to track dissidents (19-06-2001) - Url.: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2001/01/04/wstas04.xml

* SCIENCE FICTION 'SPY-CHIPS' ARE NOW SCIENCE FACT - EVEN IN CANADA. Who's watching the watchers? - Url.: http://www.thefilter.ca/globe072406.htm

* RFID'S EXPLAINED BY WIKIPEDIA - Url.: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RFID

* US SATELLITES TRACKING THE WARS - THE GUARDIAN (UK) OCTOBER 2001 - ''US buys up all satellite war images'' - Url.: http://tinyurl.com/yed6nr

THIS IS WHERE THE PROFITS GO TO BE 'RECYCLED': to the 'BIS' - The Bank for International Settlements, based in Basle, Switzerland, the BIS is central bank to central banks. The BIS has greater immunity than a sovereign nation, is accountable to no one, runs global monetary affairs and is privately owned. - Url.: http://tinyurl.com/y6xmed

* Who's financing? - The so called 'US Federal Reserve' is the absolute biggest crime against all humanity ever. - Url.: http://www.apfn.org/apfn/reserve.htm

* Dutch HR this far has lived and worked abroad - never in an English speaking country - for more than 4 decades for international media as an independent foreign correspondent, of which 10 years - also during Gulf War I - in the Arab World and the Middle East. Seeing worldwide that every bullet and every bomb breeds more terrorism!

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