MET Police Threaten Journalists About Publishing Leaked Documents Holding Government Accountable

MET Police Threaten Journalists About Publishing Leaked Documents Holding Government Accountable By Aaron Kesel In another blow against free press, following a leak revealing comments by the British Ambassador to the USA Sir Kim Darroch calling Trump “inept, insecure and incompetent” (leading to the ambassador’s resignation and a spat of Twitter insults between Trump and senior Tory officials), London’s Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu has publicly warned journalists not to publish any government leaks, threatening them with imprisonment. The publication of leaked communications, knowing the damage they have caused…

Read More

U.S. Visa Applications Now Require 5 Years Worth Of Social Media, Phone Numbers And Email Addresses

U.S. Visa Applications Now Require 5 Years Worth Of Social Media, Phone Numbers And Email Addresses By Aaron Kesel The U.S. State Department has announced that people traveling to the U.S. for work or for studying abroad will have to hand over five years worth of their social media information, email addresses, and phone numbers to apply for a visa, NY Times reported. Authorities estimated the proposal would affect nearly 15 million people annually according to figures last year by Associated Press. Certain diplomatic and official visa applicants will be…

Read More

Papua New Guinea PM Pushes Proposal for Social Media Regulation, Citing Need to Stop “Fake News”’

Papua New Guinea PM Pushes Proposal for Social Media Regulation, Citing Need to Stop “Fake News”’ By Mong Palatino The Papua New Guinea government has set its sights on regulating social media in order to combat the spread of online hoaxes and fake news. Critics and journalists have warned that it could lead to the curtailment of free speech. Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has instructed the Ministry for Communications and Information Technology to review how the government can regulate social media to protect citizens affected by the circulation of fake…

Read More

“Research”: The U.S. Navy Wants To Archive 350 Billion Social Media Posts

“Research”: The U.S. Navy Wants To Archive 350 Billion Social Media Posts By Mac Slavo The United States Navy wants to archive 350 billion social media posts in order to conduct “research.” What exactly does the military want to study? “Modes of collective expression.” The Department of the Navy has posted a solicitation asking contractors to bid on a project that would amass a staggering 350 billion social media posts dating from 2014 through 2016. The data will be taken from a single social media platform – but the solicitation does…

Read More

Canada Joins the Authoritarian Censorship Agenda

Canada Joins the Authoritarian Censorship Agenda By Kurt Nimmo Here’s how the Canadians will deal with citizen journalism and narrative debunking—they’ll force the taxpayers to subsidize corporate news rackets. “Federal agencies will publish an A-list of newspapers and websites deemed reliable under a multi-million dollar subsidy program, the Department of Finance yesterday told the Senate national finance committee,” reports an Ottawa website, Blacklock’s Reporter. Bill C-97 the Budget Implementation Act proposes a 15 percent tax credit to a maximum $75 for subscribers of websites operated by a “qualified Canadian journalism…

Read More

Don’t Throw Big Tech in the Briar Patch!

Don’t Throw Big Tech in the Briar Patch! By James Corbett Oh, no! Don’t regulate Big Tech! How will they ever be able to put up with the government enshrining them as the monopoly platforms that everyone must use? See show notes at CorbettReport.com, subscribe to Corbett on YouTube and BitChute, follow Corbett on Minds, and support his work here. Subscribe to Activist Post for independent news for truth, peace, and freedom. Follow us on Minds and Twitter.  Provide, Protect and Profit in unstable times! Get a free issue of Counter Markets today. Alternative News & Independent…

Read More

2009: NSA Building “HAL” A.I. System, Facebook Now Developing Brain-Machine Interface

2009: NSA Building “HAL” A.I. System, Facebook Now Developing Brain-Machine Interface By Daniel Taylor Think of 2001: A Space Odyssey and the most memorable character, HAL 9000, having a conversation with David. We are essentially building this system. We are building HAL.” – NSA researcher In a little-noticed bombshell report by James Bamford in 2009, it was revealed that the NSA’s massive database of information, including social media, was being used to create an artificial intelligence system that would “…one day be possible to know not just where people are…

Read More

“ScreenTime: Diane Sawyer Reporting” Covers Some Issues Associated With Screen Use, While Screen Time Colorado Covers The Whole Kit & Kaboodle (Blue Light, Radiation, etc.)

“ScreenTime: Diane Sawyer Reporting” Covers Some Issues Associated With Screen Use, While Screen Time Colorado Covers The Whole Kit & Kaboodle (Blue Light, Radiation, etc.) By B.N. Frank Last night, ABC aired a 2-hour special with Diane Sawyer documenting the impact of screen time, technology, and social media on families.  It even touched on the fact that Silicon Valley parents have been limiting their own kids’ use and exposure to technology for many years already.  It is definitely worth watching but doesn’t cover nearly as much ground as Screen Time…

Read More

ANOTHER Huge Purge On Facebook Against Free Speech!

ANOTHER Huge Purge On Facebook Against Free Speech! By We Are Change Facebook has purged more influential figures they deem too controversial for the platform. Apparently they were prodded to remove mostly conservative-leaning pages like Alex Jones and Milo Yiannopoulos by a adhering to new list of “unreliable news sources” put out by Poynter (which appears to have been removed from their website). Luke Rudkowski and Jason Bermas of We Are Change break down the details. Visit WeAreChange.org, subscribe to WRC on YouTube, follow Luke and Jason on Twitter, and…

Read More

Dear Big Tech and Government: Censoring Videos of Terror Attacks is Not the Answer

Dear Big Tech and Government: Censoring Videos of Terror Attacks is Not the Answer By Derrick Broze If governments and tech companies insist on censoring “offensive” content from the minds of the masses, it will lead to more censorship of free speech and a black market for banned material. Over the last week, the Internet and news landscape has been filled with stories dissecting the shooting at the Al Noor Mosque and the Linwood Islamic Centre in Christchurch, New Zealand. Fifty people were murdered as a result of the shooting. Authorities…

Read More