Trump Issues Internet Censorship Policy Order

Trump Issues Internet Censorship Policy Order
President Trump has issued an Executive Order, which is a form of legally-binding directive to the bureaucrats in the Executive Department, regarding Social Media and private censorship of Internet speech. It has long been the position of the Internet service provider platforms that they are protected from liability for what their users post on their platforms or send through their services.… Read the rest

Just Because You’re Paranoid: ACLU Doc Dump Reveals Cops Disturbingly Routine Surveillance

Just Because You’re Paranoid: ACLU Doc Dump Reveals Cops Disturbingly Routine Surveillance
Kalifornia Kops Surveillance Secrets Revealed: ACLU Exposes Routine Police Harassment And Observation So you say that, as an American citizen and/or a freedom-loving person you are apprehensive about how much of our data is being scooped up by Big Brother? Especially since the high water mark of the Snowden revelations has rolled back leaving the law virtually unchanged and the same bent law enforcement types running things?… Read the rest

“Online Persona Management Services” to Allow CIA, etc., to Control Social Media Conversations

“Online Persona Management Services” to Allow CIA, etc.,  to Control Social Media Conversations
CENTCOM responded to the news with its typical openness and candor: “The technology supports classified blogging activities on foreign-language websites to enable CENTCOM to counter violent extremist and enemy propaganda outside the US,” said spokesman Bill Speaks (how’s that for a sock puppet name, huh?) But of course the internet is international in nature. The contract calls for the sock puppet controllers to employ something called “traffic mixing,” which intends to blend the online presence of the false persona with that of people outside of the operation, in a way that will provide, “...excellent cover and deniability.”