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Journalist Who Helped Expose Jimmy Savile Dies After Stroke

August 21st, 2017

Via: BBC: Ex-BBC News correspondent Liz MacKean has died after suffering a stroke. MacKean, 52, worked for the corporation for more than 20 years but left in 2013 amid a row over the decision to shelve her investigation for Newsnight about disgraced DJ Jimmy Savile. She began her career at BBC Hereford and Worcester, before […]

Smartphones and Social Media Causing Mental Health Disaster with Children

August 4th, 2017

Via: The Atlantic: Even when a seismic event—a war, a technological leap, a free concert in the mud—plays an outsize role in shaping a group of young people, no single factor ever defines a generation. Parenting styles continue to change, as do school curricula and culture, and these things matter. But the twin rise of […]

Putin Bans VPNs to Stop Russians Accessing Prohibited Websites

August 1st, 2017

Via: BBC: Vladimir Putin has banned virtual private networks (VPNs) and Tor in a crackdown on apps that allow access to websites prohibited in Russia. The law, signed by President Putin, was passed by Russia’s parliament last week and will come into force on 1 November. A second law to ban anonymous use of online […]

‘Apple’s Silence in China Sets a Dangerous Precedent’

July 31st, 2017

Dangerous precedent? I think it’s more of a dangerous precedent du jour. Apple blocks apps for the Chinese regime. Yes, that’s bad. But Cisco built China’s god damned Great Firewall in the first place! In mentioning Apple’s, “Dangerous Precedent,” this New York Times article doesn’t mention Cisco at all. I’m definitely not defending Apple—their manufacturing […]

World’s Richest Person Escapes Scrutiny From His Own Paper—and Its Rivals

July 29th, 2017

Disclosure: Cryptogon has affiliate relationships with Amazon. — And if Amazon kills my Amazon U.S. affiliate account (like it did with Amazon Germany and Amazon France), Cryptogon is finished. It’s funny/sad that it has come down to this. Who knew Bezos would become a CIA contractor and a major peddler of fake news!? Not only […]

How Governments, Food Companies, Big Pharma, Media and Healthcare Operators Keep Us Fat and Sick

July 27th, 2017

If you thought the Military Industrial Complex was something… Via: The Drs. Wolfson: These numbers clearly reveal a U.S. economy totally dependent on the healthcare system. Were the need for healthcare to cease, or be reduced dramatically, the U.S. economy would be in crisis of unprecedented proportions. So, what has the government been doing to […]

Disney’s Next Movie Could Be Watching You

July 25th, 2017

Via: Fast Company: Now, Disney Research has developed a neural network that seems to be chasing a similar idea–but for the world of movies. The system has been trained to watch an audience of theatergoers as they watch a film. It can track reactions like smiling and laughter on hundreds of faces in a dark […]

Wisconsin Company To Implant Microchips In Employees

July 24th, 2017

“Get that bag of chips faster.” *creepy grin* Local TV news broadcasts are comedy gold in the zombie apocalypse. Via: KSTP: A Wisconsin company is about to become the first in the U.S. to offer microchip implants to its employees. Yes, you read that right. Microchip implants. “It’s the next thing that’s inevitably going to […]

U.S. Military and Intelligence Agencies Involved in Over 1,800 Movies and TV Shows

July 5th, 2017

A few of you might remember, The American Culture Bomb from just over a decade ago… Via: Medium: We have recently acquired 4,000 new pages of documents from the Pentagon and CIA through the Freedom of Information Act. For us, these documents were the final nail in the coffin. These documents for the first time […]

American Pravda: CNN

June 27th, 2017

Via: Project Veritas: Project Veritas has released a video of CNN Producer John Bonifield who was caught on hidden-camera admitting that there is no proof to CNN’s Russia narrative. “I mean, it’s mostly bullshit right now,” Bonifield says. “Like, we don’t have any giant proof.” He confirms that the driving factor at CNN is ratings: […]

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