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Now for a few minutes about the implications.
Of our top stories that a lot of people concerned tonight about personal security.
And national security.
The day after the most devastating terrorist attacks on the US.
September 12 2001.
America changed security -- People then said it had changed forever and it -- -- years -- loss largely without incident.
Until Monday in Boston won a terrorist struck again either foreign or domestic.
Not the scale of nine elevenths but perhaps affecting public consciousness.
In similar ways.
He is a wake up call every time that there's an act like this Americans obviously moving towards more security in the event day.
Another could have catastrophic event.
And then we have a tendency and it's understandable.
Become a little bit complacent.
But I think it's a cautionary.
Let our guard down the question is where's the line.
How far Americans willing to go giving up freedoms for increased security -- Call -- heavy -- my first.
They're -- Screening.
Home this is awful.
What they're going to check email coming from one is it really ball.
And then that's absolutely.
And then being able to protect me as a citizen of this great country.
It became accepted.
Seizing the line chips I think -- chips basically we're going to expect to see.
This type of civilians who.
The dogs and police presence -- helping gather themselves.
On April 16 the day after the Boston bombings Fox News asked would you be willing to give up some of your personal freedom in order to reduce the threat of terrorism.
Of respondents said yes -- would.
Said no they wouldn't 12% didn't know.
Compare that to answers to the same question asked just after the 9/11 attacks in October of 2001.
Said yes they give up more freedoms.
-- -- percent said no only 9% didn't know.
Four months before the attacks in May 2001.
Of respondents said they would give -- freedoms 40% said they wouldn't.
Can tell -- Republican senator Rand Paul a libertarian.
Expressed concerns about Americans moving that line too much during his now famous filibuster last month.
Are we so afraid of terrorism are we so afraid of terrorists that were willing to just throw out our rights and our freedoms things that have been.
That they've fought for that we have gotten over the centuries.
Judge Andrew Napolitano agrees in the absence of a freedom doesn't always lead the safety leads to the impression of safety people need to be aware of the fact that what they giveaway today they're not going to get back tomorrow yet in a dangerous world there is a real hunger for more security.
Over the years the security complexion in Washington has changed dramatically you can see it everywhere -- here on Capitol Hill.
Hill it is very visible at the White House even more visible -- the president's home.
Around the monuments all the government office buildings these are all hard targets she can't do this everywhere.
But outside of this part shall there are millions of soft targets around America.
Malls and restaurants and diners and coffee shops where every -- life happens and up until now Americans really haven't had to worry about increased security.
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are worried about security.
And they're turning to technology.
I think some of the things our European colleagues have done like closed circuit TV cameras and urban areas.
Some measures that would have real -- You know civil libertarians.
I'm having problems some of that the expansion of the.
You think the line is shifting you can.
-- I didn't I would remind you that so many civil libertarians have probably pretty much everything.
That they've got a they've got a problem that they can find.
So I think you would find a much more receptive audience in some of the naysayers and salute civil libertarians would suggest.
Americans are grownups and they they know what best we can improve our secure.
They haven't even brought the various Boston.
We can do a lot more -- Technology without giving up.
Change after an attack our consciousness about.
You know dependent.
We have one event.
-- -- The FBI is scouring videotape and photos from cameras in Boston looking for the bomber or bombers.
But the technology is there to stop those bombers.
As they place the package in this scenario object video on board is configured to send an alert when an object is left behind.
Raul Fernandez is chairman of object video.
An early pioneer in the field of automated video security and surveillance.
Technology is available today -- cameras can automatically detect someone leaving a backpack behind the cameras and automatically -- someone reaches your perimeter.
In the future we'll go from passive technology it's much more proactive technologies.
Think Israel's worst suicide bombings and backpack bombings have been far too common players.
Israelis have bag checks almost everywhere they go through magnetometer.
And they use the latest video technology.
But also home.
Use something else but candidate has one great piece of technology that no one can -- -- human brain.
And -- it's it's making that switch in the human brain to be aware aware that the dangers.
Terrorist attacks a suspicious object a suspiciously acting individual.
And then reporting.
Those suspicions obviously individuals to -- to the competent authorities.
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