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Trump Planning Martial Law for War Against Deep State [???]

September 23rd, 2018

I doubt it. However, I also doubt my ability to predict much with regard to Trump. I thought that the Clinton criminal enterprise would be back in the White House after the 2016 election… With all of the bans on alternative perspectives currently sweeping through the big tech/social networking companies, it does seem like something […]

Google Suppresses Memo Revealing Plans to Closely Track Search Users in China

September 21st, 2018

Via: The Intercept: Google bosses have forced employees to delete a confidential memo circulating inside the company that revealed explosive details about a plan to launch a censored search engine in China, The Intercept has learned. The memo, authored by a Google engineer who was asked to work on the project, disclosed that the search […]

China’s Chilling ‘Social Credit System’ Is Straight Out of Dystopian Sci-Fi, And It’s Already Switched On

September 20th, 2018

Via: Science Alert: It’s been in the pipeline for years: a sprawling, technological mass surveillance network the likes of which the world has never seen. And it’s already been switched on. China’s “Social Credit System” – which is expected to be fully operational by 2020 – doesn’t just monitor the nation’s almost 1.4 billion citizens. […]

9/11: What 17 Years of Lies Have Done to Us

September 12th, 2018

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Are New York’s Free LinkNYC Internet Kiosks Tracking Your Movements?

September 10th, 2018

Via: The Intercept: LinkNYC kiosks have become a familiar eyesore to New Yorkers. Over 1,600 of these towering, nine-and-a-half-foot monoliths — their double-sided screens festooned with ads and fun facts — have been installed across the city since early 2016. Mayor Bill de Blasio has celebrated their ability to provide “the fastest and largest municipal […]

IBM Used NYPD Surveillance Footage to Develop Technology That Lets Police Search by Skin Color

September 6th, 2018

Via: The Intercept: In the decade after the 9/11 attacks, the New York City Police Department moved to put millions of New Yorkers under constant watch. Warning of terrorism threats, the department created a plan to carpet Manhattan’s downtown streets with thousands of cameras and had, by 2008, centralized its video surveillance operations to a […]

Australia Wants to Take Government Surveillance to the Next Level

September 4th, 2018

Via: New York Times: A state’s capacity to spy on its citizens has grown exponentially in recent years as new technology has meant more aspects of our lives can be observed, recorded and analyzed than ever before. At the same time, much to the frustration of intelligence agencies around the world, so has the ability […]

Senate Democrats Are Circulating Plans for Government Takeover of the Internet

August 17th, 2018

Via: Reason: A leaked memo circulating among Senate Democrats contains a host of bonkers authoritarian proposals for regulating digital platforms, purportedly as a way to get tough on Russian bots and fake news. To save American trust in “our institutions, democracy, free press, and markets,” it suggests, we need unprecedented and undemocratic government intervention into […]

Google Tracks Your Movements, Like It or Not

August 13th, 2018

Mmm hmm. Via: AP: Google wants to know where you go so badly that it records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to. An Associated Press investigation found that many Google services on Android devices and iPhones store your location data even if you’ve used privacy settings that say they will prevent […]

San Juan: The Venezuelan City Where Nothing Works Anymore

August 1st, 2018

Via: AFP: Power blackouts are daily fare, running water comes only once a month, cash machines are empty and waiting for a bus can take hours. Welcome to San Juan de los Morros in Venezuela, where nothing works. “They send (running) water once a month. The rest of the time we have to buy it,” […]

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