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Fifth generation cellular technology aka “5G” is being combined with existing wireless technologies infrastructure (2G, 3G, 4G, Bluetooth, WiFi, wireless,) as well as utilizing higher frequency signals to provide greater data speed, comprehensive coverage and wide access to conveniences to users.


We are told that 5G is the way of the future for near instant movie downloads, better telecommunications, automated cars, control of household appliances, improved municipal services and more amazing conveniences.


We are also told that China is leading the way with the technology, which is putting North America and the USA in particular, at a disadvantage.


However, little is said about the added perk of surveillance.  A perk so important in fact that 5G networks in the UK are automatically rolled under the Official Secrets Act.




Digital ID

Digital health certificate – mandated vaccines, drugs; new system of control (designed implosion of world economy) central bank digital currencies, have been rebuilding payment infrastructure for years, world order 2.0, rethinking the definition of sovereignty,  


Digital Identity – records: birth, medical, credit score, financials, passport, drivers licence, certificate of vaccination, social credit







MyPass – ID2020 will be collaborating with the City of Austin, along with the Austin Blockchain Collective, Dell Medical School, and the National Innovation Service, on developing MyPass — a blockchain-enabled digital identity platform for people experiencing homelessness. The MyPass project is funded by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. (source)




United Nations “some 1.7 billion people today still remain unbanked, with virtually all unbanked individuals living in developing economies” [untapped marked]

Central Banks


Mega corporations

5G, AI, blockchain makes it possible


COVID19 used to accelerate global governance (See AO News – Technocracy)


ID2020 (@ID2020)

Austin Blockchain Collective

Dell Medical School

National Innovation Service

COVID Credentials Initiate (CCI) – uses digital identity, immunity passports - Evernym, ID2020, uPort, Dutch research organization TNO, Microsoft, ConsenSys Health and consultants Luxoft and many others.


Gavi – The Vaccine Alliance was founded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in 1999.  The organization is currently working with the United Nations to vaccinate as many people globally as possible.

Senture / assenture




Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Koch Institute Support (core)

Grant from the National Cancer Institute

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


Paper certificates are hard to store, subject to deterioration and easy to forge.


Quantum dots are nanoparticles made up of semiconductor materials that emit different colours when illuminated by light.  This color depends on their size and the way they were manufactured. QMC has developed a track and trace solution using quantum dots and blockchain to verify the origin of products and counterfeiting.  (source)


Immunization passport – back-to-work certification that can be checked by cell phone app (i.e. the app features color-coded indicators — green, yellow, and red. If the app shows the green indicator, the individual has clearance to interact in social and work environments. This indicator can be shared and authenticated by others using a QR code.) (source)



Censorship & “Fake News”

In August 2020 with COVID-19, 5G and other “conspiracy theories” running rampant, the main social media companies (facebook/Instagram/messenger, twitter) started vetting users’ content with a vengeance.  Theoretically all narratives that did not concur with World Health Organization (WHO) or the USA’s Centers for Disease Control (CDC) party lines were removed including entire channels, and links within direct messages.  Some users lost decades of content and thousands of followers.  Of course, the question became, who is fact-checking the fact-checkers?


Content creators and users responded by moving to other platforms including, 


More importantly users learned not to rely on third-party app providers, learning the hard way that when involved with a third party, if you are not careful you give up control.


It is interesting to note that the Wall Street Journal (controlled by Rupert Murdoch) (and the Guardian UK) are promoting 5G despite health and surveillance concerns with article titles like:

-       5G Needs A Lot More Cell Towers.  Some Residents Aren’t Happy.

-       With 5G on the Horizon Startups See Potential in Small Data Hubs

-       Behind Samsung’s Big Bet on 5G

-       Inside Verizon’s 5G Game Plan

-       We Tested 5G Across America. It's Crazy Fast—and a Hot Mess.

-       Why Being First in 5G Matters

-       China Is About to Switch On 5G. It’s Behind the U.S., but Not for Long.


However, China is a prime example of what this technology can do.  With the widespread rollout of camera technology, China has enabled a social credit system.


See also:  AO News - China



South Korea



Autonomous Technology

What may the future hold? "Slaughterbots" (8 min video)


Why We Should Ban Lethal Autonomous Weapons (6 mins)







“The world must have a system that eliminates the fears and anxiety of not knowing who is able to return to work.” Les Paull, CEO of QMVT, the unit responsible for sales and marketing of Quantum Materials Corp’s (QMC) innovations (source)



NEWS - Surveillance & Control Technology (reverse chronological order)



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Google is giving data to police based on search keywords, court docs show

Alfred Ng

-       geofence warrants


Washington Post

A police officer Tasered a maskless woman at a youth football game. Then, police and schools were flooded with threats.

Tim Elfrink



The Jimmy Dore Show Whitney Webb Discusses NSCAI Chinese Tech Landscape Overview 2019 (30 mins)

Jimmy Dore Show / Whitney Webb

-       Fourth industrial revolution

-       Chinese Tech Landscape Overview

-       Chinese system is the social model

-       AO News - China

-       AO News – Social News COVID-19

-       Never let a good crisis go to waste


Financial Times

Technology has abetted China’s surveillance state

Orville Schell

AO News - China


CBC News

Yukoner ordered to self-isolate after berry-picking at border

Mike Rudyk



Madonna's Instagram flagged for spreading coronavirus misinformation

Laura Snapes

AO News – Social News COVID-19


CTV News

Orangeville, Ont., using smart cameras to deal with crowds

Madison Erhardt

AO News – Social News COVID-19


Have Apple And Google Suddenly Uploaded A COVID-19 Tracking App To Your Phone? The Facts Behind The Furor

Davey Winder


Japan rolls out Microsoft-developed COVID-19 contact tracing app

Sam Byford


- Apple and Google’s co-developed exposure notification platform

AO News – Social News COVID-19


Geofence warrants: How police can use protesters' phones against them

Alfred Ng


CBC News

Clearview AI facial recognition offers to delete some faces — but not in Canada

Thomas Daigle


China’s Efforts to Lead the Way in AI Start in Its Classrooms

Yifan Wang, Shen Hong and Crystal Tai


BBC News (Bulgaria)

Coronavirus: People-tracking wristbands tested to enforce lockdown

AO News – Social News COVID-19

2020-04-21 / Spiro Skouras

Fact checking the fact checkers: Bill Gates, ID2020 & Vaccine Microchips (20 mins)

Spiro Skouras


Apple and Google are building a coronavirus tracking system into iOS and Android

Russell Brandom, Adi Robertson

Youtube (4 mins)      Youtube (14 mins)


Ledger Insights

US firm combines nanotechnology, blockchain for COVID-19 immunity passports

U.S.-based quantum dot producer Quantum Materials Corp (QMC) announced its blockchain-based QDX HealthID for transparency in disease testing and immunization for infectious diseases.


CBC News

Toronto police admit using secretive facial recognition technology Clearview AI



MIT News

Storing medical information below the skin’s surface

Anne Trafton

Data stored in a dye consisting of nanocrystals (aka quantum dots), remain 5 years under skin, emits near-infrared light detectable by specially equipped smartphones.

2019-12-14 (USA)


-       Predictive analysis to prevent gun violence

2019-10-25 (USA)

With Little Fanfare, William Barr Formally Announces Orwellian Pre-Crime Program

Whitney Webb


How China’s high-tech ‘eyes’ monitor behavior and dissent

Nick Schifrin

2019-09-10 (USA)

Welcome the City of Austin to the ID2020 Alliance!



Opinion: We are giving up our freedoms in the fight against COVID-19. The question is will we get them back?

Philip Slayton (subscriber)


AO News – Social News COVID-19

2018-09-18 (China)

Leave no dark corner

Matthew Carney

- Introducing China’s social credit system



Business Insider

China is monitoring employees’ brain waves and emotions — and the technology boosted one company’s profits by $315 million

Tara Francis Chan



U.S. Forces Non-lethal Weapon Systems 2018

Solid State Active Denial Technology (SSADT)

-       95 GHz



Youtube / Stop Autonomous Weapons

Slaughterbots (8 mins)

Stop Autonomous Weapons


Youtube / TED

Meet the dazzling flying machines of the future (12 mins)

Raffaello D’Andrea


Youtube/AFP News Agency

Electromagnetic beam a new non-lethal weapon for US military (1:33 mins)

Active Denial System proto-type



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Disclaimer: This information has been compiled through private amateur research for the purpose of allowing the reader to make an informed and educated decision.  However, while the information is believed to be reliable, completeness and accuracy cannot be guaranteed.






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