Billy Boy Evil Big Brother Satellites

Billy Boy Backs $1 Billion Plan to Cover Earth in ‘Big Brother’ ‘Live and Unfiltered’ Satellite Surveillance

Microsoft’s Billy Boy is backing a start-up that will provide ‘live and unfiltered’ high definition footage of every inch of Earth. The startup, EarthNow, plans to launch 500 satellites to cover Earth’s atmosphere in ‘Big Brother’ real-time video surveillance.

As well as Gates, SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son and aerospace giant Airbus are also backing the project. […]

Billy Boy Evil Big Brother Satellites

It plans to use an army of orbiting satellites will weigh around 500 pounds (225 kg) each that will have their cameras trained on Earth 24 hours a day.

It will onboard analysis of the imagery, though to what extent isn’t clear.

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