Conspiracy of the Day: Spy Flies

| 10/12/2007 12:00:00 AM


Spy FlyThe US government has been accused of sending out tiny, dragonfly-like drones to spy on anti-war protesters. People claim that mechanical insects have been sent by the government to hover over anti-war protests and collect information, reports the British newspaper the Telegraph.

It sounds to me like the work of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) who, according to the BBC, in 2006 sought to create a "cyber-insect army," of remote control bugs to sniff out bombs or spy on people. -- Bennett Gordon

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