PSA..Obsidian 4

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    Curmudgeon

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    If anyone has or is considering a American Technologies Network Corp scope with the Obsidian 4 app, don't!!!

    If you already have it, well................

    https://www.forbes.com/sites/thomas...-10000-users-of-a-gun-scope-app/#426f3be82423

    Own a rifle? Got a scope to go with it? The U.S. government might soon know who you are, where you live and how to reach you.

    That’s because the government wants Apple and Google to hand over names, phone numbers and other identifying data of at least 10,000 users of a single gun scope app, Forbes has discovered. It’s an unprecedented move: Never before has a case been disclosed in which American investigators demanded personal data of users of a single app from Apple and Google. And never has an order been made public where the feds have asked the Silicon Valley giants for info on so many thousands of people in one go.

    According to an application for a court order filed by the Department of Justice (DOJ) on September 5, investigators want information on users of Obsidian 4, a tool used to control rifle scopes made by night-vision specialist American Technologies Network Corp. The app allows gun owners to get a live stream, take video and calibrate their gun scope from an Android or iPhone device. According to the Google Play page for Obsidian 4, it has more than 10,000 downloads. Apple doesn’t provide download numbers, so it’s unclear how many iPhone owners could be swept up in this latest government data grab.

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    Just Cliff

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    dadsgirl.jpg It's not new in a way. I own a Springfield Armory scope that apparently, is a law enforcement/military scope. When I called Springfield to ask something about it, I was asked all grades of questions before they would even talk to me about the scope. Name, Where purchased, How much$, serial number and on and on. I have no doubt that the Feds have all of that info already.
    This is it one the rifle my Spawn is holding.
     
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