In Major Threat To Dollar’s Reserve Status, Russia Offers To Join European SWIFT-Bypass

In Major Threat To Dollar’s Reserve Status, Russia Offers To Join European SWIFT-Bypass By Tyler Durden Three weeks after a meeting between the countries who signed the Iran nuclear deal, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which was ditched by US, French, British and German officials said the trade mechanism which was proposed last summer – designed to circumvent both SWIFT as well as US sanctions banning trade with Iran – called Instex, is now operational. And while we wait for the White House to threaten Europe with…

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“Technical Incident” Puts Europe’s GPS System Fully Offline For Days

“Technical Incident” Puts Europe’s GPS System Fully Offline For Days By RT A major technical error has caused Europe’s satellite navigation system to be fully offline since Friday, with most satellites powering the Galileo system broken, the EU’s space agency has said. Europe’s Galileo system was built to replace the US’ GPS system but, since the outage, users are automatically being switched back to the US positioning system. The Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GNSS) said in a statement on Sunday that “a technical incident related to its ground infrastructure”…

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Europe Has no Freedom But to Choose “Freedom Gas”

Europe Has no Freedom But to Choose “Freedom Gas” By Tony Cartalucci The US Department of Energy (DOE) recently renamed US liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports “freedom gas.” But freedom for who? For Europe who already has a cheap and reliable source of natural gas, but is being forced to switch over to more expensive US gas under the threat of sanctions? Certainly not. Or freedom for Russia who supplies Europe with much of its natural gas to compete openly and fairly with the United States? Most definitely not. Or…

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European Commission Unwittingly Echoes “1984” Slogan In Controversial Tweet

European Commission Unwittingly Echoes “1984” Slogan In Controversial Tweet By Tyler Durden The EU Commission is taking some heat on Twitter after its account tweeted a message that some blasted for perhaps unwittingly echoing “Orwellian” themes from George Orwell’s seminal novel 1984. Urging Europeans to get out and vote during the upcoming European Parliamentary elections, which begin in a week, the Commission’s tweet read: “The EU is peace. The EU is freedom. The EU is solidarity. The EU is diversity. The EU is human rights. The EU is opportunities. Vote.” is…

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Monsanto Kept Dossiers On Influential People In France and Across Europe, Previously Paid Sir Richard Doll To Alter Scientific Research

Monsanto Kept Dossiers On Influential People In France and Across Europe, Previously Paid Sir Richard Doll To Alter Scientific Research By Aaron Kesel Bayer (Monsanto), the formerly merged company of potentially two of the evilest businesses in history is now under fire for keeping a dossier on influential people such as journalists in France, and according to Monsanto, they did the same across Europe, Reuters reported. French prosecutors allege that Monsanto kept a file of 200 names, including journalists and lawmakers in hopes of influencing positions on pesticides. The investigation…

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Splinternet Protest: Stop ACTA 2 Activists Start Online Petition To Save Internet To Be Delivered To European Commission

Splinternet Protest: Stop ACTA 2 Activists Start Online Petition To Save Internet To Be Delivered To European Commission By Aaron Kesel Stop ACTA 2 activists comprised of Anonymous, Pirates, and Internet freedom advocates have started a new Change.org petition to be delivered to the European Commission on May 26th after European elections, with new politicians set to take over leadership. It is time to take a stand. We have launched a petition for the new EU commission (after the elections in may) to create a new directive that stops the…

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Continuing Coups, Kremlin Kontrol & Copyright Crackdown

Continuing Coups, Kremlin Kontrol & Copyright Crackdown By corbettreport Welcome back to #NewWorldNextWeek – the video series from Corbett Report and Media Monarchy that covers some of the most important developments in open source intelligence news. This week: Story #1: 8D Deep State Grand Chessboard Updates // Trump Says “Russia Has To Get Out” Of Venezuela https://bit.ly/2TEaTYb Venezuela Becoming Trump’s Version of Obama’s Syria https://washex.am/2HVxRHX Trump Signs Declaration Recognizing Israel’s Sovereignty Over Disputed Golan Heights https://bit.ly/2HGYXn7 BREAKING: Ongoing right now, #Israel and the #US jointly bombing #Syria #Aleppo. This is…

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SCANDAL: Today, Europe Votes On A Law That Could Change The Internet — Sold Out For A Russian Pipeline

SCANDAL: Today, Europe Votes On A Law That Could Change The Internet — Sold Out For A Russian Pipeline By Aaron Kesel European MEPs meet inside the European Parliament today to vote on a law that will forever change the World Wide Web … and that vote was bribed for access to an oil pipeline, Tech Dirt reported. If the numerous blatant mafioso tricks by EPP Group and other political parties involved in the copyright directive or ACTA 2, such as attempting to change the voting date, intimidating politicians by…

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More Than 130 European Businesses Tell the European Parliament: Reject the #CopyrightDirective

More Than 130 European Businesses Tell the European Parliament: Reject the #CopyrightDirective By Cory Doctorow The EU’s Copyright Directive will be voted on in the week of March 25 (our sources suggest the vote will take place on March 27th, but that could change); the Directive has been controversial all along, but it took a turn for the catastrophic during the late stages of the negotiation, which yielded a final text that is alarming in its potential consequences for all internet activity in Europe and around the world. More than…

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Netizen Report: Activists Reject EU Plans to Pre-censor Copyright Violations, “Terrorist” Content

Netizen Report: Activists Reject EU Plans to Pre-censor Copyright Violations, “Terrorist” Content The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in technology and human rights around the world. This report covers news and events from February 29 – March 8. An estimated 5,000 people braved freezing temperatures in Berlin on March 2 to protest a proposed EU copyright rule that could radically shift the dynamics of posting and sharing content online. The latest draft of the EU Copyright Directive would require internet platforms like…

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