December 19, 2018

Censorship

December 18, 2018

YouTube removes 58 million videos featuring hateful or inappropriate content

Sarah Whyte | ABC.net.au | Source URL YouTube was once seen as safe space, free from government regulation and censorship. But the dark side of the sharing platform has been laid bare in a report that reveals in the past three months, it has had to remove 58 million videos
December 15, 2018

Fake news vs fact in online battle for truth

Guillaume Daudin | Phys.org | Source URL Since US President Donald Trump weaponised the term “fake news” during the 2016 presidential election campaign, the phrase has gone viral. Increasingly it is used by politicians around the world to denounce or dismiss news reports that do not fit their version of
December 15, 2018

Australian Gag Order Stokes Global Debate on Secrecy

Damien Cave | The New York Times | Source URL SYDNEY, Australia — There is a criminal case unfolding in Australia that shall not be named. The defendant is a figure with a global reputation, someone of great influence in the country and the world. The charges are serious and
December 13, 2018

DRAGONFLY: Google Employees Publicly Rebel Against Building a Dystopian New Search Engine

Meadow Clark | The Organic Prepper | Source URL More than 1,400 Google staff, many journalists, and human rights organizations are calling on Google to halt its controversial project called Dragonfly. What is Project Dragonfly? Dragonfly is a search engine specially built for China. It would unleash more censorship on
December 13, 2018

Lieu: ‘I Would Love to Be Able to Regulate the Content of Speech’ but First Amendment Stops Me

David Ruiz | The Washington Free Beacon | Source URL Rep. Ted Lieu (D., Calif.) said he would “love to be able to regulate the content of speech” during an interview Wednesday, noting he was prevented from doing that by the First Amendment. Lieu got attention a day earlier when
November 26, 2018

Inventor of the Web Prepares to Launch Web 3.0, Predicts Privacy Revolution

C. Mitchell Shaw | The New American | Source URL   The inventor of the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee (shown), believes that “the web has evolved into an engine of inequity and division; swayed by powerful forces who use it for their own agendas.” To correct that and

Organized Stalking

5G

Weaponized Directed Energy

Brain-Computer Interfaces

Legal Issues

December 13, 2018

Lieu: ‘I Would Love to Be Able to Regulate the Content of Speech’ but First Amendment Stops Me

David Ruiz | The Washington Free Beacon | Source URL Rep. Ted Lieu (D., Calif.) said he would “love to be able to regulate the content of speech” during an interview Wednesday, noting he was prevented from doing that by the First Amendment. Lieu got attention a day earlier when
November 30, 2018

California State Senator Jerry Hill Informed about Organized Stalking/Torture and Dr. Tomo’s Bill Proposal

Ramola D | The Everyday Concerned Citizen | Source URL A small group of human rights activists familiar with the phenomenon of current-day extreme targeting and extreme surveillance with “non-lethal” and “crowd-control” dual-use anti-personnel RF/sonic neuroweapons and concomitant crimes associated with these recently made dramatic headway in informing elected officials
November 27, 2018

Google accused of manipulation to track users

Phys.org | Source URL Seven European consumer groups filed complaints against Google with national regulators Tuesday, accusing the internet giant of covertly tracking users’ movements in violation of an EU regulation on data protection. The complaints cited a study by the Norwegian Consumer Council that concluded the Internet giant used
November 14, 2018

New California Bill Proposal Aims To Protect ‘Targeted Individuals’

Richard Enos | Collective Evolution | Source URL When German soldiers used the “I was just following orders” defense during the Nuremberg trials as a justification for heinous war crimes, it was established that “defense of superior orders” is not a defense for war crimes. As Nuremberg Principle IV states,
November 10, 2018

Why Trump Can End Birthright Citizenship by Executive Order

Heritage Foundation | Source URL When it comes to the 14th Amendment, my good friend and fellow Justice Department veteran Andy McCarthy agrees that it does not require birthright citizenship. And we’re not alone: Other experts, such as noted constitutional law scholar John Eastman, law professor and former dean of
November 6, 2018

Snowden Files Declaration in NSA Spying Case Confirming Authenticity of Draft Inspector General Report Discussing Unprecedented Surveillance of Americans, Which He Helped Expose

Cindy Cohn | Electronic Frontier Foundation | Source URL EFF filed papers with the court in its long-running Jewel v. NSA  mass spying case today that included a surprising witness: Edward Snowden. Mr. Snowden’s short declaration confirms that a document relied upon in the case, a draft NSA Inspector General

Financials

December 4, 2018

Microsoft and MasterCard working on universal online identification standard

Andrew O’Hara | Apple Insider | Source URL Microsoft and MasterCard announced that they are teaming up to create a digital identity solution to help protect consumers across the shopping, investment and travel industries. Near everyone has the issue of managing their digital identities, including multiple passwords, two-factor authentication, and
December 4, 2018

Amazon Tests Its Cashierless Technology for Bigger Stores

Heather Haddon & Laura Stevens | The Wall Street Journal | Source URL Amazon.com Inc. AMZN 4.86% is testing its cashierless checkout technology for bigger stores, according to people familiar with the matter. If successful, the strategy would further challenge brick-and-mortar retailers racing to make their businesses more convenient. The
November 22, 2018

Amazon Rolling Out ‘Amazon Pay’ Digital Wallet In Physical Stores

Tyler Durden | ZeroHedge | Source URL As FAANG stocks lead the market lower during what has become a relentless Q4 selloff, Amazon is hoping to reassure anxious investors that the company’s relentless expansion and revenue growth will continue. To wit, the company is taking another big step toward establishing
November 3, 2018

Walmart joins the cashless game – but can small merchants afford this?

Gene Marks | The Guardian | Source URL This new form of automated self-service shopping will sweep the industry, but the impact for small business is enormous Last month, and on the heels of its latest cashier-less grocery store opening in Chicago, Bloomberg reported that the online giant Amazon.com is
October 9, 2018

Military Laser Systems Market Country Level Analysis, Current Industry Size & Future Prospective with Key Company Profiles: Northrop Grumman, Coherent, Lockheed Martin, Thales, Raytheon, BAE, Quantel

Press Release | Source URL Military Laser Systems Market Research Report 2018 published By Market Research Future, provides information on Global Military Laser Systems Industry Size, Share, Trends, Growth and Opportunity Assessment, Regional Analysis and Segmentation By Application (Military/Defense and Law Enforcement), by Technology (Laser Fiber, Solid Fiber, Chemical Laser,
September 27, 2018

Lockheed Martin Wins $289M Deal for M142 HIMARS Launchers

NASDAQ | Source URL Lockheed Martin Corp . LMT recently secured a $289.2-million modification contract for the delivery of 24 M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) launchers and spare parts. The contract was awarded by the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama. Work related to the deal will be carried out

Mental Health

October 9, 2018

The rise of cyberchondria and cyberhoarding: Internet use is fuelling new conditions where people compulsively self-diagnose health issues and stockpile data

Faith Ridler | The Daily Mail | Source URL The internet could be fuelling a range of new mental health disorders such as cyberchondria, online hoarding, and shopping addictions, experts have warned. A group dubbed The European Problematic Use of the Internet Research Network have now called for internet companies
May 11, 2018

What Is the Psychological Toll of Stalking?

Romeo Vitelli Ph.D. | Psychology Today | Source URL “What are you going to do? Are you going to live in the dark, locked in here? Afraid to look out, answer the door, leave? Yes, he’s out there, and he’s clearly not going to leave you alone until one of
March 19, 2018

It Begins: Florida Police Now Confiscating Guns From People With No Due Process

Matt Agorist | The Free Thought Project | Source URL Broward, FL — In what’s being called the first gun confiscation of its kind in Florida, police have taken four guns and a couple hundred rounds of ammunition from a 56-year-old Lighthouse Point man. The man was not tried, had not
March 7, 2018

DARPA’s Brain Chip Implants Could Be the Next Big Mental Health Breakthrough—Or a Total Disaster

Kristen V. Brown | Gizmodo | Source URL How did a Massachusetts woman end up with two electrodes implanted into her brain? Why is the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency developing a controversial, cutting-edge brain chip technology that could one day treat everything from major depressive disorder to hand cramps?
October 18, 2017

Intelligent people more at risk of mental illness, study finds

Henry Austin | The Independent | Source URL The stereotype of a tortured genius may have a basis in reality after a new study found that people with higher IQs are more at risk of developing mental illness. A team of US researchers surveyed 3,715 members of American Mensa with an IQ
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