This article was originally published by Mass Private I at Activist Post.
Home improvement stores like Home Depot and Lowe’s have become partners in Big Brother’s ever-expanding public surveillance program.
Home Depot’s “You Can Do It. We Can Help” slogan should really say, “We Can Do It. We Can Help Big Brother.” And Lowe’s “Do It Right For Less. Start At Lowe’s” slogan should say, “Doing It Right And Identifying Every Customer, Starts At Lowe’s.”
According to the Cook County Record, two recent class action lawsuits accuse Home Depot and Lowe’s of secretly using facial recognition to identify customers as soon as they enter their stores.
On Sept. 4, 2019, a group of plaintiffs simultaneously filed virtually identical class action complaints in Cook County Circuit Court in Chicago against Lowe’s and in federal court in Atlanta against Home Depot, accusing the retailers of violating the Illinois state law by “surreptitiously” scanning customers’ faces as they moved about the chains’ stores.
According to Lowe’s lawsuit, home improvement stores are secretly using facial recognition to identify everyone.
Lowe’s has augmented its in-store security cameras with software that tracks individuals’ movements throughout the store using a unique scan of face geometry. Put simply, Defendants surreptitiously attempt to collect the faceprint of every person who appears in front of one of their facial-recognition cameras. (To find out more about Home Depot tracking customers, click here.)
The Home Depot and the Lowe’s case claim that they have failed to inform customers that their biometric data is being collected, and did not obtain written consent for doing so. Home Depot and Lowe’s have also neglected to post a publicly available retention schedule detailing when the data will be destroyed.
According to Lowe’s class action, “defendants actively conceal their face printing practices from the public.”
The class action also claims that Lowe’s has been secretly using facial recognition for over 11 years. There is no mention of how long Home Depot has been using facial recognition.
Have private corporations secretly turned America into China? Since when did it become OK for private corporations to secretly surveil the public?
But that is not the end of this privacy nightmare. Things get worse, and I mean a lot worse.
Home Depot and Lowe’s scanned millions of customers faces
Can you imagine two competing corporations sharing millions of facial recognition photos and descriptions of customers?
Well, imagine no more, because it is happening right now.
The class action claims that Home Depot and Lowe’s have shared facial recognition pictures of its customers with other stores.
Framed as a loss-prevention measure, these systems allow stores to follow customers, to identify particular individuals when they enter the store and, in some cases, to track shoppers across multiple stores and identify “suspicious” shopping activity.
Welcome to China, sorry I meant America, where everyone is treated like a potential criminal.
The plaintiffs seek to expand the case to include an additional class of perhaps “hundreds of thousands, if not millions” of additional plaintiffs; potentially including everyone who entered a Home Depot or Lowe’s store with the facial recognition surveillance program in place.
Think about what this means: both Home Depot and Lowe’s have secretly collected millions of customers’ faces and are sharing them with other stores, regardless of whether or not they have committed a crime.
Corporations and Big Brother do not care about our privacy, in fact, the opposite is true. Corporations want to monetize our privacy and Big Brother wants to use it to track everyone.
By everyone, I mean your kids, family, friends, co-workers, and even your pets are all affected by facial recognition.
Stopping facial recognition should be everyone’s goal unless you like being treated like a potential criminal everywhere you go.
I don’t go to home depot or lowe’s. I go to mom-and-pop hardware stores. home depot and lowe’s can kiss my ass.
And when you push the shopping carts it measures your BP and vitals, then sends that health info to insurance companies, 3rd parties, because you failed to op-out on. They watch how you walk your stride and gate, if you have a limp, or seen talking to yourself, you may be classified as crazy. See if you have shifty eyes? Arrest you before you commit the crime. AI is next.
Just wear your aluminum foil hat at all times, Sounds like you have been leaving it in the car when you shop….
I have accounts at both Lowes and Home depot.
I use their 10% discount for Veterans.
Home depot was a little more nasty as they required
a service connect disability which unfortunately
Most places in Hawaii give discounts to Vets.
Since you bastards under paid me for my service
in your wars, I appreciate the respect.
I’m a veteran and I can tell you for an absolute fact that Home Depot affords a 10% discount to any veteran, service connected or not on pretty much any item in stock can be discounted, special orders not in stock, such as appliances and such are not an in stock item.
If one can prove they served, they get a discount at Home Depot, seen them give discounts to anyone with a DD214. –
Your absolutely wrong. -period-
Now Lowes on the other hand, makes you jump through a hoop of pre-registering before they afford their 10% discount.
As far as this facial recognition. It should be posted, if not they should stop the practice.
Thank you Sir for your service to our country
I would like to go to a local mom and pop…but the likes of Home Depot put them out of business years ago.
Well if those tiny stores are tied into connected integrated cctv camera systems, you’re probably dealing with the exact same thing, just with a different or even possibly the same data broker. They’re all doing it, it’s just that us knowing about who’s doing it is limited at this moment in time. It would not be surprising to find that every major and most minor home security systems in America are doing it. It would not be surprising if every single cctv ran through cloud services was being tapped into for the same purpose. Facial recognition should be generally illegal. I’m certainly a suspicious customer, I spend a lot of time at the clearance rack.
Yep! Same here.
And these box stores hand out the Nazi Fascist 10% discounts to Ex Military. The army that expands their business interests at the point of a gun. No more reward for failure.
If I ran a store I would charge all Military Vets 10% more and say shame on you. Bunch of phonys. They haven’t done a F-n thing to protect our freedoms since the war of 1812.
as a vet, you can STFU, ESAD and kiss my vet ass!
Looks like “nope” bought into that patriotism BS. It dupes generation after generation easily. War doesn’t fool me. Most wars are fought over someone defrauding another, and a war hides their fraud and sucks the gullible into their fold as cannon fodder. I ain’t fighting anybody war to cover up anybody’s fascist’s fraud. Any war with Iran is a war for Israehell at America’s expense. Its all fraud.
Most people are so ill acquainted with the truth that it sounds strange to their ears. For generations cops soldiers have been lying to themselves and breaking their arms patting themselves on the backs for being murderous dupes who protect and further the interests of traitors rather than do anything positive for America. No more sugar tit and hero worship, I say call them what they are: disgraceful willing accomplices to the undermining of the fundamental values and safety of America.
We got us a yellow belly chicken livered coward over here!!
Yeah, sadly a lot of people keep buying the bullshit. Hollyweird and the Military Industrial Complex work together to perpetuate the propaganda and con younger generations to join. The “Greatest Generation” is the GREATEST GENERATION OF FOOLS I say. They got conned into going into WWII after the MIC let the attack on Pearl Harbor happen. American’s didn’t want to get involved in another conflict in Europe after WWI but the banksters pushed for it. Eerily similar to how a day in September of 2001 led to the longest war in the history of this cuntry.
Any war on Iran helps Saudi Arabia a lot more than Israel . Iran is sitting on more oil than Saudi ,and is a different branch of Islam. Research suni/shia relations.
TSB – your opinion about vets is stupidly wrong, but you are exactly right about war being a racket and little more. Gen. Smedley Butler (one of the finest military men and a real leader ever produced by Amer.) said war is always fought for the benefit of a small few who reap the profits and power and benefits, and those who do the actual fighting and dying (on land, sea, or air) are deemed disposable, always has been that way.
In this case, Israel really wants a war with Iran, they want to destroy any power in the region that is an obstacle to their goal for hegemonic supremacy. Basically, so that Israel will have a free hand to do as they please in the region. But wants us to pay the costs and our men do the dying. The new-cons (who are both Demo.s and Repub.s) here in Amer. fully support Israel’s strategic goals and desire for war this despite that overwhelming number of citizens say no more wars.
If Israel and their new-con cohorts want their wars then fine, go at it, just leave the US out of it altogether. Stop making enemies for us to fight on your behalf.
As a vet who took an oath to defend the constitution (freedom of speech and all that) you could just say “I’m sorry you feel that way” you hypocritical fucking brain-dead baby killer!!!!
Probably good we will never meet.
You have probably never crawled over a
Nuclear bomb. I did at age 18.
It did not scare me as much as the people
running the show. Democrats.
You probably were to much of a coward to serve your country.
But you use the freedoms and rights preserved bu the military to belittle vets. As a retired military member, and a disabled vet..you need to learn respect for your betters.
It’s is unlikely you would ever own a store.
You are probably an Antifa Loser living at home on yours parents dime spouting crap online with a computer someone else paid for.
To “Thar She Blows” – As a Veteran who served this great country I must say your screen name describes how I feel about you to a “T”.
same here, suck on it you scum
TharShe Blows. You are at a level of scum not seen for a while.
You sound like an old hippie from the 1960’s who hates this great country that our military defends. If you hate it so much then leave and go to Canada or Venezuela but don’t denigrate the military.
You sound like a 1960 hippie. Move to Canada and take your left wing ideas with you.
Man I’d love to run into you. I’d beat your ass while singing the national anthem. Then I’d piss on you. Sappers Lead the Way!!!!
This country’s worship of the military and vets is a sickness. Vets are just leeches like every other welfare hog. They just have to work a bit for their place at the trough. I don’t have any respect for vets. They think they are privileged class of citizens and entitled to everyone kissing their ass because they “served”. Free housing, free education, free health care, preferential hiring all while in the service of the biggest aggressor in the world doesn’t sound like service to me. Sounds like welfare queens with jack boots.
You need to understand the difference between Vets who were (are) serving their country and the military-industrial complex that uses them, and us, genius.
I remember when the movie “minority report” came out and it foretold scanning. When Tom Cruise had the other guy’s eyes and he walked into a retail store it welcomed him as the other guy.
Well they told us what was coming and here it is.
Same thing with the terminator series of movie when Arnold said that the AI became “self-aware”. Well here we are. It ought to be interesting to see what the next terminator movies comes out next year tells us what is coming, assuming we make it till then.
cameras imply your a subject. watching you buy stuff to build a pipe shotgun. how about stuff that would raise flags that someone is building a bomb. smart terrorists wouldnt buy this shit from a big box store. they can tell alot about what you might be up to by what you buy. its understandable why they want to be able to identify your face.
Home Depot and Lowes are amateurs compared to Wally World.
You can pay for a purchase in sporting goods and walk out the front door without displaying a receipt without any hassel whatsoever. How do they know you payed?
Try that without paying.
A woman walked out of Wally the other day with a cart full of groceries…no bags no reciept just the cart full of grocs.
When security ask to see her reciept she refused and just kept walking.
The security guy didnt follow her or anything…just documented the exact time of day and a breif discription.
I’d wager that by now they know who she is and every move she made …from the time she pulled onto the lot until she left.
If she enters any Wally in the World her mook is in the database.
PS …I hate thieves…they think they can just take stuff that everybody else has to bust their hump to get.
And they all think they are tom slick…
part of the sociopath mentality.
yeah but WW isnt so innocent either. they are scammers too.
i will try to explain.
ok ww advertises a big ticket item on line at a REDICULOUSLY LOW PRICE…possibly below wholesale…BUT ONLY AT PARTICIPATING STORES.
The problem is when you go to the participating stores…they dont have any because they supposedly sold out.
If they ever had any to begin with it was only one or two…its a come on to get you in the store.
So the scammers got scammed.
a guy goes to a non participating ww and buys the big ticket item at full price.
Then he returns the item to a participating store and they give him back his money in full.
But now they have one on the shelf.
The guy’s GF gives them time to put the item back on the shelf then goes in and buys it at sell price.
Then the duo sells the item on line for a healthy profit… repeating the process over and over.
They never would have got caught had they used cash but ww caught on to what they were doing because the guy used a credit card.
After that ww would only refund them the sell price.
Nothing illegal about it and even if there was ww didnt want to make a splash and expose their scamography.
That’s just a modern variant of the fish a receipt out of the trash bin, go lift the product, and then get a cash refund. Sort of similar.
What’s really going on lately is targeted marketing and sniffing of your mac and ip for your mobile device. So once they know you’re there, supposed sales prices jack up and your new special price is based on your known earnings and social profile.
Now with credit companies looking at every magazine and charity you’ve ever subscribed to. I just cross subscribed conflicting ideology mags because I heard that news. I guess I’m a sierra club member, but I balanced that out with a 200 dollar IW store purchase. You can’t win, but you can play.
Who said smart phones were not absolutely brilliant? Sniffing your mack to jack your price up and changing online sale prices in real time is ingenious! If you take a photo or image snip on your digi item, it’s likely to be altered as well real time. Soon, people will have to whip out the old polaroids to take real time photos of the deals on their phone, in order to know for sure.
The bright side is if you can capture an image copy of a sale price like, in the hood or while you’re masked incognito, you can run that into the store and they’ll manually enter the price for you, and just ignore the jacked up sell price the mobile device. Individualized pricing based on income, that’s social engineering genius! They used to argue how I was silly for never buying into mobile devices, but as the facts we all called a decade ago finally emerge, people are coming around. Facecrook lost 15m users last year, popular news is arguing against yet another ewaste iphone upgrade and people are coming around. If you swipe and go with your phone, you’re the fish. Look around, the fish is you and smile for the camera.
Quick question; Do you think halloween Billy Bob redneck plastic teeth would fool the facial rec cams? Worth a try.
Too-big-to-fails are thieves.
Don’t hate me cuz you ain’t me.
I bust my hump as well. I just refuse to fall in line, be a sheeple and pay for this crap. Most of which I don’t need but find it somehow rewarding, to take. Clearly their face recon is useless. Have any of you heard of a known theft being charged, let alone convicted of stealing over some biometric data? No. Why? because there is some dump ass in charge of all that data whom has no clue how to use it. Or, they use it to send you relevant coupons, how helpful! Suck it up all you facebookers…if you have the time to read, form an opinion and type it in a blog…you have to much time. Furthermore, how do we know any of this is real?? If your online, you have no clue what’s actually taking place outside of the narrow, controlled, fabrication that is the world wide web..they call it a web for a reason. Thank you all for participating by your own free will. I have gathered what I need from public information, which btw, is not subject to privacy, duh. Have a great day, get out and see the world without an air purification mask blocking your view.
This story is just one more example of how illegitimate government has become. Especially when govt. people have that ‘us vs. them’ mentality/attitude toward the people. I say none of us owe government a damn thing.
Safety and consumer protection approvals have been rubber stamped for 40 or more years. That’s just the name of the game these days and the very last place anyone should turn to for safety, health, or consumer protection information is the federal government. Peace sells, but who’s buying?
I don’t blame the government. Who is ‘the government’? A consortium of municipally managed special interest beholden advocates, nothing more, nothing less. I blame the consumers for being so lazy they were incapable and unwilling to actually research before they voted with their dollars. Change still happens, one dollar spent at a time. The power of the purse is still the primary mechanism for driving the invisible hand. Use it wisely.
I hate Home Depot, bought a mulching tiller from there that lasted half a season and blew up. A lady was almost going to give me the few hundred dollars back in store credit, then the little piss ant of a manager said it wasn’t their problem or responsibility, I could take it up with the company that made it (in China.) Only the threat of going to jail kept me from beating the crap out of him, however I loudly called him many unkind words in front of a whole line of astonished customers. Only scene I’ve ever caused. F%$k that place.
Security theater is probably a condition of some govt bailout, usually occurring where some too-big-to-fail has failed.
Colt just announced that they will discontinue selling their AR-15 to civilians. Just another leg down in the history of colt.
Colt is a Traitor of America’s Freedom. Now switched sides to arm the Fascists. Stop buying all Colt products.
Shops are geared toward police, military, wards of the state, and will try to scare away the independents. Their whole purpose is to hand your ass away to liberal savages.
You ask where it all goes. They ask where it all comes from.
Big deal. Bushmasters are better.
And the book of Revelation continues to play out
And the book of Revelation continues to play out
How is this any different from a Mom & Pop hardware store greeting you by name, asking about your remodeling project, and suggesting things you might need? Mom & Pop know you as well as the big chains, but you go to church with them, it’s friendlier and more personal there. so it’s okay, huh? The big stores are profiling you in order to sell more stuff.
Now if they give our government access to all our data, THAT’S a problem. But I haven’t read about that happening.
This is plain wrong so Homer Depot is Herr Depot ,,
If it catches thieves who cares but thieves, right? So if your not going to steal then what is the big deal of knowing what your face looks like. Don’t you all realize that there is way more crap going on in the USA then you know when it come to big brother? Live your life without worrying about such minor things because in time your mug shot will be posted online with your obit. Then millions of people will see your face and read your life’s history and know everything about you.
Large churches also use facial recognition technology. No one can truly expect privacy anywhere anymore.
Good for this group for taking Lowe’s and Home Depot to court.
Lowes using facial recognition tech for 11 years? Sure, if you mean printing out someone’s photo from a video and tacking it to a cork board in the security office.
seriously people, they are all doing it.. walmart and target have more cameras than your average casino. Fryes and Best Buy does it too.. old news. nothing you can do about it. cameras are everywhere. doesnt matter because we are all gonna start dropping like flies once 5g starts rolling out.. like those vape cigs that were so cool when they first came out and now all of those users are dropping like flies. technology is killing us. the human race has maybe 25 years left at best.
The entire article failed to mention all the thieves that repeatedly frequent these stores and walk out with expensive merchandise.
If they steal from you, just steal from them. Simple
When you go out for a walk, your face is on display. No one needs your permission to look at you. You may be photographed with or without your permission, or your knowledge: you are in public. It’s always been this way. If you go into a store, it’s a place owned by people, you are there at their invitation. They have the right to know who has entered their store, to refuse service or to deny entrance. If it’s intrinsically evil for BigBox to ID you from a Farley file (look it up), it would likewise be evil for Mom & Pop to ID you from memory at their little hardware store.
I work at Lowes. What are you afraid of? You are photographed driving down the street. Thieves walk out of Stores every day without paying and we are allowed to do nothing but review the tape to try to stop it. Who do you think pays? Shrinkage is paid by every paying customer, thieves are taking money from honest people.
The general public (non-vets) don’t understand the extent of screwing Vet retirees get when they first check their retirement check. Because military personnel in general sacrifice competitive salary to serve, they do not deserve their unfair hosing when retiring after 20 years service. When compared with civilian counterparts, military veterans do not come close to equality with respect to monthly pension received by our government. When a comparison is made the vet is deficient approximately $1000 monthly. It would be nice to find our vet associations might look at this much closer. It was bad enough getting paid peanuts for twenty years and then finding you have a retirement supplement which pales in comparison to civilian payments to peers.
I will buy anywhere that offers an acknowledgement of “some” respect for military service, even if only a “discount”. As an Aircraft Loadmaster on C-141A aircraft I accompanied MANY deceased Vietnam participants back to McChord AFB in Washington or Travis AFB (CA). The same for MedEvac’s. What a crap war. What a personal and generational tragedy. But dismissing our vets by anyone whom has not served is pathetic. Thank you Democrats for foisting this era upon us. (Kennedy / Johnson et al).
interesting. about 10 years ago I suddenly saw myself on surprisingly heavy-duty video screens up and down every aisle in my Home Depot.
after a couple visits, I went to complain. I told the girl I did’t appreciate having these pushed in my face everywhere. when she responded with management-written boiler plate that, “Those are for our protection” I heated up; my teachermakater voice came out as I fairly barked:
“And now you’re telling me to my face that you think I’m a threat to you! What kind of way to treat the customer is that?”
I told her I didn’t care about her words. that I’m requesting she pass along to management my complaint.
so those monitors turn out to be a kind of de-sensitizer, I guess. they took them out eventually.
So, they can go to these great lengths to spy ansd intrude, but damned if they will expend any effort on helping you find what you need in their sorry stores!!! All the “ASSociates” walk right by and ignore you, but that’s OK because you’re not really being ignored, just tracked like a criminal!! Screw you both!!
You little Antifa clown. They got you hook line and sinker right through the mouth. You’re a fool, I’d love to meet any day any time. Destroy you in less than a minute. Don’t ever use the word Fascist, you have no idea what it means outside your little internet circle.
Yeah, well Trump is meeting with Facebook and Amazon to install a social credit system that will likely tie into these surveillance systems.
I shop at a few local ‘mom and pop’ hardware stores. They don’t even know what cc cameras are, and I don’t worry.
There’s a ton of reasons not to shop at Lowe’s… Their support of the NFL, the mounting layoffs, the brushing off of racism in the corporate office, the unfair pay practices in many of the stores, the false jacking up of prices so stuff ends up “on sale” for what is really it’s regular price, managers yelling at people, outsourcing countless jobs…just spend your money elsewhere
TharSheBlows- AGREED! I would not doubt if the US Government is behind paying these corporations to install this either. Name one Corporation that has come out AGAINST this stuff- none.
Vets THINK they are protecting America. With our Nukes and Jet Fighters who do puny soldiers protect? Nobody! We are SUPERMAN and the rest of the world, ants.I still haven’t figured out what foreign nation couldn’t be annihilated without human soldiers. Oh, I remember- NONE! US soldiers are wasteful ovehead! And all the foreign wars we fight are not our wars anyway! Don’t join the military! Save our money and your own limbs!
I work in asset protection
Giving info to the government is wrong
I just tore up my Lowe’s and hoe depot cards and will now shop at Menards
One may assume that if HD and Lowe’s are using FR then you can bet many other stores are too. Shopping malls, banks, voting booths, schools, and gov’t offices are or will likely also use FR. I will make a prediction, one day FR will also be required in taxies, buses, trains, subways, planes, and all public transportation. They are presently placed at locations where there is a lot of foot traffic and in areas where large crowds are able to assemble. Don’t be shocked if FR is eventually placed in the vehicles and homes of those on gov’t watch lists. Under a large unified surveillance network the whole country becomes a de facto prison system. There will be almost no privacy.
But it isn’t just FR as presently understood by most people, there are officials and corporate interests (when gov’t and corporations act for their mutual benefit it is fascism) who want anyone who logs on the internet to have a required internet ID or logging on becomes impossible. That log password may be accompanied by FR.
In addition to one’s Soc. Sec. number, you may be required to possess your own cell phone number. That number will go into a gov’t data base, the citizen will be required to notify some particular gov’t office it the number is changed. Scanners are already placed along roads, streets, and highways that can scan your phone as you drive by, they can retrieve everything on your phone.
For several years officialdom has wanted to require all citizens to have and carry a national ID (PAPERS PLEASE!). Only the format and logistics need to be worked out.
For the final measure, there is a desire by the banking systems to eliminate physical cash. Gov’t, corporate interests, and banks want all transactions to be digital. They want to know everything you do with your “money”.
Eventually, if this madness isn’t stopped, not only will there not be privacy, privacy won’t be possible. When privacy is gone the individual is compromised, rendered powerless. You will be reduced to a mere resource.
I really don’t care that you’re a veteran in regards to this topic. Most of the time, yes, it’s a badge of distinction, and your sacrifice is worthy of special treatment. Sometimes, however, it doesn’t mean jack squat. Playing this “as a vet” card on every friggin issue gets old and dilutes the special place in our society you hold. It’s not a magic pass and doesn’t automatically give you sagacity or moral high ground. There are veterans who are in prison, felons, homeless, and wife-beaters. Should we include them in our discussions?
I went to Lowe’s when that first opened up in Rodent Park. The lady at the countr there was a cucking funt to say the least. Rude. Must have gotten a raw deal somewhere.
A stock image unrelated to Lowes and Home Despot, attached to this bullshit story written to frighten little girl and grown men that act like little girls, and story presented as fact.
Shame on you Mac.
Your 100% a dip shit
you definitely blow.
I guess I will be wearing a wide brimmed hat and sunglasses next time I absolutely must go in to Lowes or Home Depot for something. Maybe I will add a clown nose for fun. Otherwise I will just continue to do business with the little guys.
This is a very important public service announcement concerning our future well being. I found this information very interesting and should be read by everyone. Please take the time to read it over:
We are approaching a future in which they will mandate us to have an RFID microchip implanted in our body. This microchip will contain all our personal information, and we will lose much more of our privacy because of the tracking capabilities.
Did you know this microchiop matches perfectly with prophecy in the Bible? Please read on!
“He causes all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on their right hand or on their foreheads, and that no one may buy or sell except one who has the mark or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.
Here is wisdom. Let him who has understanding calculate the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man: His number is 666” (Revelation 13:16-18 NKJV).
Referring to the last days, this could only be speaking of a cashless money society, which we have yet to see, but are heading towards. Otherwise we could still buy or sell without the mark among others if physical money was still currency. This mark could not be spiritual, because the word references two different physical locations. If it was spiritual, it would just say in the forehead.
We can see throughout the history of society how we are being conditioned through the process of convenience. More specifically with how we make payments. We went from physical currency to credit and debit cards containing digital currency, to these cards having a microchip in them, to now being able to place your card near a device that will read its data. As well as self check-out lines in our market places and the cryptocurrency industry making a rapid climb in such form as bitcoin. These are all stepping stones for the powers that run this world to bring about their ultimate goal, that is to place a microchip in each and every one of us.
RFID microchip implant technology is on the rise and will be the future of a one world cashless money society.
Continue reading to see how it perfectly matches up with Biblical prophecy!
From a YouTube video titled, “Warning From Man Who Designed RFID Microchip”
Here are some notes from the video:
“Carl Sanders sat in seventeen New World Order meetings with heads-of-state officials such as Henry Kissinger and Bob Gates of the C.I.A. to discuss plans on how to bring about this one-world system. The government commissioned Carl Sanders to design a microchip for identifying and controlling the peoples of the world-a microchip that could be inserted under the skin with a hypodermic needle(a quick, convenient method that would be gradually accepted by society).
Carl Sanders, with a team of engineers behind him, with U.S. grant monies supplied by tax dollars, took on this project and designed a microchip that is powered by a lithium battery, rechargeable through the temperature changes in our skin. Without the knowledge of the Bible(Brother Sanders was not a Christian at the time), these engineers spent one-and-a-half-million dollars doing research on the best and most convenient place to have the microchip inserted.
Guess what? These researchers found that the forehead and the back of the hand(the two places Revelation says the mark will go) are not just the most convenient places, but are also the only viable places for rapid, consistent temperature changes in the skin to recharge the lithium battery. The microchip is approximately seven millimeters in length, .75 millimeters in diameter, about the size of a grain of rice. It is capable of storing pages upon pages of information about you. All your general history, work history, crime record, health history, and financial data can be stored on this chip.
Brother Sanders believes that this microchip, which he regretfully helped design, is the “mark” spoken about in Revelation 13:16-18. The original Greek word for “mark” is “charagma,” which means a “scratch or etching.” It is also interesting to note that the number 666 is actually a word in the original Greek. The word is “chi xi stigma,” with the last part, “stigma,” also meaning “to stick or prick.”
Mr. Sanders asked a doctor what would happen if the lithium contained within the RFID microchip leaked into the body. The doctor replied by saying a terrible sore would appear in that spot. This is what the book of Revelation says: “And the first(Angel) went, and poured out his vial on the earth; and there fell a noisome and grievous sore on the men which had the mark of the beast, and on them which worshipped his image” (Revelation 16:2).
WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE BEAST, THE NUMBER OF ITS NAME? THE MYSTERY OF THE NUMBER 666 REVEALED?
What I first want to mention, before I share my thoughts on the number of the beast, is that God confirms in threes. We can see this throughout scripture: “For there are three that bear witness in heaven: the Father, the Word, and the Holy Spirit; and these three are one” (1 John 5:7 NKJV). “and that He was buried, and that He rose again the third day according to the Scriptures” (1 Corinthians 15:4 NKJV). “…Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty, Who was and is and is to come!” (Revelation 4:8 NKJV). There are many more examples, but I thought I would just share three of them to make the point.
Examining Revelation 13:16-18, the first group of three I would like to point out is that the mark of the beast is described in three separate verses, 16, 17 and 18. The next three I see is in verse 16, “He causes all…” is followed by three contrasting categories of people, “both small and great, rich and poor, free and slave…”. Then unto verse 17, it opens with, “and that no one may buy or sell except one who has…”, followed by three explanations of what one must have to buy or sell, “…the mark or the name of the beast, or the number of his name”. Then in verse 18, we read “Let him who has understanding calculate…”, which is followed by, “the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man: His number is 666”. The last three I see is the number 6 being used three times in a row. The reason I’m making this point is because of the number 666, as you will read below.
“17: even that not any could buy or sell, except the one having the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of its name” (Literal Greek Translation).
Here we see the mark being identified as having the name of the beast, and that name being identified as being a number. We can know that these attributes being described in verse 17 are all in one thing because the Bible warns of us about receiving the mark, singular. It is clear in verse 17 that we cannot buy or sell without the mark(being previously identified as a microchip), but why cant we buy or sell without the name of the beast, or the number of its name? What does that have to do with us buying or selling if the number of the beast only applies to identifying the Antichrist, as the common thought has been? So we need the number of the beast to buy or sell. What does this mean?
“here the wisdom is, the one having the mind let him calculate the number of the wild beast, number for of human it is, and the number of it 666” (Revelation 13:8 Greek Translation).
“Here is wisdom. Let him that has understanding count the number of the beast: for the number of man; and its number is six hundred sixty-six” (Jubilee Bible 2000 translation).
“In this situation wisdom is needed. Let the person who has insight figure out the number of the beast, because it is a human number. The beast’s number is 666” (GOD’S WORD translation).
The Greek word “anthrōpos” being used in verse 18 where it says “of human” is the Greek strongs concordance G444. The first two definitions of the word are “a human being, whether male or female”, and, “generically, to include all human individuals”. Could the number of the beast apply to all mankind? In the Greek, and other translations, you will notice the beast is described as an “it”, instead of “him”. The reason I’m making this point is because when a translation says “His number is 666”, this would imply a singular person, the Antichrist. But by saying “the number of it 666”, implies that it is of the beast system as a whole.
Throughout the years there have been people trying to calculate numbers based on titles and names that come up to the number 666 to identify one person. But from verse 18, I do not see where God is telling us to count up to 666, but rather to count the number of the beast. This number is identified as 666. So the verse is telling us to count the number 666.
What does it mean to count? It means to add up. So how could we add up 666? Remember my previous point about God confirming in threes. So logically, what would be the best way to count the number 666? To count it equally in threes based off the number. We cannot count it equally as 600+60+6, this would also bring us back to the start. We cannot count it as 600+600+600, or 60+60+60, because there are no zeroes in between or at the end of 666. The only option is 6+6+6=18. What is interesting is that the verse that reveals for us to count the number itself is verse 18, being the third verse out of three verses that describe the mark of the beast. What is 18 divided by 3? 6. So 3×6=18, or 6+6+6=18.
Another interesting point is the only two other combinations(making a total of three possible combinations) for placing a “+” symbol in between the 6’s are 66+6=72, and 6+66=72. Adding 7+2 and 7+2 equals 18. Add both 72’s together and you get 144. Why the number 144 is interesting is because the verse following Revelation 13:18 is the first time in the Bible where the 144,000 are being described in detail: “Then I looked, and behold, a Lamb standing on Mount Zion, and with Him one hundred and forty-four thousand, having His Father’s name written on their foreheads…” (Revelation 14:1).
Now if you add up all three numbers by counting 666 by moving the “+” symbol around, it would be 72+72+18=162. What is interesting about the number 162, is, if you divide 144,000 by 162, you get 888. The name of Jesus in Greek gematria adds up to 888. Revelation 14:1 not only mentions the 144,000, but also the Lamb who is Jesus.
Applying the same format that I used with calculating the number 666, in which I got the numbers 144 and 162, they also bring interesting results bringing us to the number 18:
– 1+4+4=(9), 1+6+2=(9), (9+9)=18*
– 1+44=(45), 1+62=(63), (4+5)=9, (6+3)=9, 9+9=18* | (45+63)=108, 10+8=18*
– 14+4=(18), 1+44=(45), (1+8)=9, (4+5)=9, 9+9=18* | (18+45)= | 16+2=(18), 1+62=(63), (1+8)=9, (6+3)=9, 9+9=18* | (18+63)= | [6+3]=9, [8+1]=9, 9+9=18* | [63+81]=144
– 1+4+4=(9), 14+4=(18), 1+44=(45), (9+18+45)= (any two combinations of (9, 18, 45, and 72 will add to 18*) | 1+6+2=(9), 16+2=(18), 1+62=(63), 9+18+63= (any two combinations of (9, 18, 63, and 90 will get you 18*) | [7+2]=9, [9+0]=9, 9+9=18* | [72+90]=162
Now what is interesting about the number for Jesus, 888, is that if you apply this same formula, you get 8+8+8=24. Why the number 24? Revelation chapter 4 tells us there are 24 elders seated around the throne of God. This is the same throne where Jesus sits.
Now if you take 8+8+8=24, and 8+88=96, and 88+8=96, you get 24+96+96=216. Take 144,000 divided by 216 and you get 666. Remember that this was the same exact formula to get the number 162 out of counting 666 that brought about the number 888 when dividing 144,000 by 162. It is perpetual.
With using the same formula of counting by adding the “+” symbol in between the numbers, why do all these numbers relate in such a way?
Another interesting point to note is that if you add up all the numbers from 1 to 36, it totals 666. The number 36, as in three sixes? Could this be a hint that we should add up three sixes instead of perceiving the number as six-hundred sixty six?
So what could this mean? Well we know in this world we are identified by numbers in various forms. From our birth certificate to social security, as well as our drivers license, being identified based on a system of rulership. So it is possible that this RFID microchip will contain a new identification that has a total of 18 characters. Could this be the name of the beast, the number of its name? The beast system that is identified by 18 characters? This would fit scripture that speaks of a mark that we must have to buy or sell in our right hand or forehead, and that it also contains the number of the beast, during a future cashless money society.
Revelation 13:11-15 tells us that a false prophet will rise up deceiving many to take the mark of the beast because of the miracles he does before men. At all costs do not take it!
“Then a third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, “If anyone worships the beast and his image, and receives his mark on his forehead or on his hand, he himself shall also drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out full strength into the cup of His indignation. He shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels and in the presence of the Lamb. And the smoke of their torment ascends forever and ever; and they have no rest day or night, who worship the beast and his image, and whoever receives the mark of his name” (Revelation 14:9-11).
Did you hear about the lady from a major media outlet who reported a major event occurring approximately 20 minutes before it actually happened?
It’s time we know the truth.
A reporter from BBC reported the collapse of World Trade Center 7 on September 11th 2001 approximately 20 minutes before it actually!
Remember, WTC 7 did not get hit by anything, so there would be no reason to assume it would collapse. But she didn’t report on assumption, but that it already did collapse!
What could this mean? The only logical explanation is that the power that orchestrated 9/11 is the same power that controls the major media outlets!
Don’t believe me? Watch the broadcast yourself uploaded on YouTube titled: “BBC Reports 911, WTC 7 Collapse BEFORE it Happens”
It gets even worse…
Did you know there is other footage they don’t want us to see twice? I’m speaking of footage on the day of September 11th 2001 during the time the planes hit both Trade Towers. Eye witness reports say the following concerning the planes:
– “No, it wasn’t a commercial airliner”
– “…but it didn’t have any markings on it that I saw”
– “no emblems, no logos”
– “It definitely did not look like a commercial plane”
– “I did not see any windows on the sides”
– “It was a black plane, it looked like a fighter jet”
– “It was black, it looks like a military plane”
– “It was a military plane”
This video also shares testimonies from firefighters who share their experience being in the world trade towers as bombs were exploding(to weaken the structure of the buildings to cause the free fall collapse).
As a terrorist, how could you smuggle bombs into the trade towers with all of its security systems which includes bomb sniffing dogs? Also, if terrorists did plant the bombs, then why weren’t we told about the bombs?!
You can watch a video of this on YouTube by titled: “9/11 – THE FOOTAGE THEY DIDN’T LET YOU SEE TWICE (9/11 2001 Documentary)”
What about the attack on the Pentagon? Was it really a plane that hit it, or something else, maybe a missle?
Why did the FBI go around and confiscate camera footage from the surrounding buildings not releasing them to the public when they clearly showed us the planes that hit the world trade towers?
Why was the only footage released to the public from one of the most heavily guarded buildings in the world low quality footage showing only five frames at about one frame per second?
The U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld admitted the day before the attack that the Pentagon was missing 2.3 trillion dollars. Could this attack on the Pentagon have anything to do with covering up that information?
So where am I going with all of this? What’s the purpose of this major event that occurred on September 11th 2001? Why did we go to war with Afghanistan and Iraq?
David Rockefeller is quoted to be saying:
“Some even believe we are part of a secret cabal working against the best interests of the United States, characterizing my family and me as ‘internationalists’ and of conspiring with others around the world to build a more integrated global political and economic structure–one world, if you will. If that’s the charge, I stand guilty, and I am proud of it.” – David Rockefeller, Memoirs
Another video to watch is an infamous interview done with movie producer Aaron Russo titled, “Aaron Russo RFID Human Implant Chip”
Aaron Russo produced such movies as Mad as Hell, Trading Places, and America: Freedom to Fascism. He gained the attention of a man named Nick Rockefeller who saw the movie Made as Hell and knew Aaron was running for governor of Nevada. Knowing the impact Aaron was having on society, who being a freedom fighter standing for the constitution of the United States, Nick sought to befriend him to subtly recruit him into his secret society.
Aaron shares what Nick had told him:
“He’s the one who told me 11 months before 9/11 ever happened that there was going to be an event. He never told me what the event was going to be…and out of that event we were going to invade Afghanistan to run pipelines from the Caspian Sea. We are going to invade Iraq to take over the oil fields to establish a base in the middle east, and make it all part of the New World Order…”
“I remember he was telling me how he was going to see soldiers looking in caves for people in Afghanistan and Pakistan and all these places. And there was going to be this war on terror, where this is no real enemy, and the whole thing is a giant hoax. But it is a way for the government to take over the American people…”
Aaron asked Nick, “What’s the end goal? And he said the end goal is to get everyone chipped to control the whole society. To have the bankers, the elite people controlling the world…”
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