Category Surveillance State

Keiser Report: ‘Chattel’ on Corporate Balance Sheets (E988)

Merkel says Facebook and Google “distort perception”..demands they “reveal algorithms” — Follow The Money

https://www.rt.com/news/364235-merkel-facebook-google-algorithms/ German Chancellor Angela Merkel launched a broadside at internet media giants, accusing them of “narrowing perspective,” and demanding they disclose their privately-developed algorithms. Merkel previously blamed social media for anti-immigrant sentiment and the rise of the far right. “The algorithms must be made public, so that one can inform oneself as an interested citizen […] […]

Pentagon drops a bombshell — Follow The Money

http://tradcatknight.blogspot.com.au/2016/09/pentagon-drops-bombshell-foretelling.html#more The Pentagon has just released a document that confirms self-governed, autonomous weapon systems will kill targets, including civilians, based on tweets, blogs, videos and Instagram, and thereby, ‘weaponizing’ and using our social media against us. The document is a 53-page presentation prepared by HSCOI chair, Dr. John Tangney, Director of the Office of Naval […]

The Obama Legacy Part V: Waging War on Civil Liberties

by Danny Haiphong “Mass unemployment and poverty has brought the war home in the form of the national security state.” State repression is an indispensable tool of the ruling class. When the communist and liberation movements of the 20th century fundamentally challenged the rule of capitalist law, the US government waged a counterinsurgency war under the leadership […]

Defense Contractor Lockheed Martin Implicated in Covert Microwave Weaponry Assaults on “Targeted Individuals” — The EveryDay Concerned Citizen

Defense Contractor Lockheed Martin whose foray into multiple Government agencies was covered in a 2011 Guernica article featuring an op-ed by William D. Hartung, Is Lockheed Martin Shadowing You?: How a Giant Weapons Maker Became the New Big Brother, and whose participation in covert microwave weaponry assaults on the populace has been explored online from […] […]

Propaganda Bill In Congress Could Give America Its Very Own Ministry Of Truth — Counter Current News

In the true Orwellian fashion now typifying 2016, a bill to implement the U.S.’ very own de facto Ministry of Truth has been quietly introduced in Congress — its lack of fanfare appropriate given the bill’s equally subtle language. As with any legislation attempting to dodge the public spotlight, however, the Countering Foreign Propaganda and Disinformation… […]

Self-censorship – coming to a laptop near you — OffGuardian

by Graham Vanbergen, from truepublica.org.uk In our article “Britain Moves From Democracy to Authoritarian State in Pernicious Veil of Secrecy”, written back in September, we described how in little more than a decade the state has gone from an open society with, mainly democratic principles, to one that is starting to resemble an authoritarian state. […] […]