Amazon Cracks Down On Coronavirus Price-Gouging Couple

Source: Joseph Curl Amazon has come down on a couple who have been bragging about making a fortune off the coronavirus by selling cleaning items at highly inflated prices. “A Vancouver couple who’ve spent the last few weeks cleaning out Costco store shelves of Lysol cleaning products and reselling them at higher prices on Amazon have had their account suspended, the online retail giant said Friday,” the Toronto Star reported. “I can confirm their account was blocked for violating our policy around inflating prices,” Amazon spokesperson Andrew Gouveia told the paper.…

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Some mobile ad-blockers and VPNs siphoning user data, report finds

Sensor Tower, the firm behind the apps, apparently helped itself to the data. Source: KATE COX – Generally, if someone is installing a VPN or ad-blocker on their mobile phone, they’re doing it to increase their privacy. But several apps distributed by an analytics firm that hid its connection to them have been doing the exact opposite, instead siphoning data from millions of users, a new report finds. BuzzFeed News reports that the apps come from Sensor Tower, a firm that bills itself as “the leading provider of market intelligence and insights for the global…

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RAT Jack Dorsey Will Stay on as Twitter CEO After Paul Singer-Led Venture Capital Firm Caves

Turns out there will be no real change at Twitter. Source:  Shane Trejo Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey will remain in his role atop the Big Tech giant, a week after his status was being questioned following a shake-up in the corporate structure of the monolithic social media provider. A deal has been struck with Elliott Management, a vulture capital firm run by Republican donor Paul Singer that has gained a certain level of control over Twitter, to create a $2 billion share buyback program and add a few new members to the…

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Twitter now bans dehumanizing remarks based on age, disability, and disease

Expanding policy updates around dehumanizing hate speech Source: Jay Peters Twitter has updated its hate speech policies to cover tweets that make dehumanizing remarks, which are remarks that treat “others as less than human,” on the basis of age, disability, or disease. The changes follow updates to the company’s polices made last July that said Twitter would remove tweets that dehumanize religious groups. Prior to that, Twitter issued a broad ban in 2018 on dehumanizing speech to compliment its existing hate speech policies that cover protected classes like race and…

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World leaders’ planes faced cyber attacks as they landed in Israel last week

At least 800 attacks, including from Iran and Poland, were beaten back by Israel’s newly upgraded air traffic cyber defenses, officials say Source: TOI staff As Israel hosted dozens of world leaders last week for the World Holocaust Forum, the country’s cyber defense system fended off hundreds of cyberattacks targeting the country’s international airport and the planes of the world leaders. Citing officials from the Airports Authority Cyber Division, Channel 12 reported Sunday that at least 800 distinct cyberattacks targeted Israeli aviation on Thursday while world leaders, including US Vice…

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New Thought Police NewsGuard Is Owned by Big Pharma

Dr. Mercola, GuestWaking Times The media is using a variety of tactics to restrict your access to the truth from websites like mine, including NewsGuard, a self-appointed internet watchdog that sells a browser plugin to rate websites on nine criteria of credibility and transparency. Before I delve further into NewsGuard and its underlying agenda, it’s important to look at who funds it. NewsGuard received much of its startup funds from Publicis Groupe, a giant global communications group with divisions that brand imaging, design of digital business platforms, media relations and health…

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CNN Analyst Caught Creating Fake News

Source: Matt Palumbo Not long after CNN went apoplectic over one of their reporters being dismissed as a “liberal hack” by Sen. Martha McSally, one of their analysts was caught fabricating quotes out of thin air. Such was the case of CNN’s Joe Lockhart, who, while reporting on the Senate trial, literally invented a conversation between two Republican senators that he tweeted out to his followers. As of writing, nearly 10k people shared his tweet, and nearly 40k “liked” it. “Overheard convo between two Republicans Senators who only watch Fox…

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Twitter Blue-Checks Blast “Private Equity Mutants” For Bankrupting Their Favorite Grocery Chain

The rose-emoji-loving twitter blue checkmarks love complaining about esoteric financial concepts that they don’t understand. But as the old saying goes, even a broken clock is right twice a day, and once in a while, even they get it right. As the coronavirus spreads around the world and the Davos billionaire circle-jerk enters its second day, the professional outrage mob has instead chosen the bankruptcy as obscure NYC supermarket chain Fairway as the trending topic du jour. David Roth, a former Deadspin writer who used his platform to mewl about…

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Facebook Restricts Video Content, Gets Tough on ‘Deepfakes’

As deceptively edited videos and memes go viral, the Internet’s leading social network has had to make a tough call as the 2020 election approaches. Facebook’s Vice President of Global Policy Management Monika Bickert wrote a company blog “Enforcing Against Manipulated Media” on Jan 6. The blog was written to announce upcoming safeguards to protect against “people who engage in media manipulation in order to mislead.” “Deepfakes” are part of a new wave of viral misinformation that Bickert wrote “can be made through simple technology like Photoshop or through sophisticated tools that…

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YouTube decides it’s easier to treat all watchers of kids’ content as kids

If you’re watching content “for kids,” you, too, must therefore be a kid. Right? Source: KATE COX – Congratulations, you’re a child again! Or at least you will be one as far as YouTube is concerned any time you happen to see a video designated as being “for kids.” YouTube announced that change in a corporate blog post today, as the platform continues to try and thread a particularly tricky needle. YouTube (and the creators who use it) want to spread content as far and wide as possible, and they want to make…

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UN Prepares to Hand Dictatorships Power to Control the Internet

Source: Sean Adl-Tabatabai The United Nations wants to hand control of the Internet over to totalitarian regimes like China, according to reports. The General Assembly has approved a resolution sponsored by China and Russia to set up a committee of “international experts” whose role would be to stop “the use of information and communications technologies for criminal purposes.” However, many experts warn the move is merely a back door for dictatorial regimes to censor the world wide web. “The United States, European powers and rights groups fear that the language…

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Twitter Says “Glitch” Caused President Trump’s Retweet of CIA Whistleblower to “Appear Deleted” — Funny How those “Glitches” Only Affect Trump and His Supporters?

President Trump on Thursday tweeted out an article that names the alleged anti-Trump CIA whistleblower — Eric Ciaramella. President Trump retweeted a tweet from the Trump War Room that includes this article from the Washington Examiner that names the whistleblower in the title of the article. Trump included Ciaramella’s far left attorney Mark Zaid in his tweet. Rate this: Share this: Like this: Like Loading… Related Source

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U.N. Approves China-Backed Internet Convention, Alarming Rights Advocates

Source: (AFP) — The United Nations on Friday approved a Russian-led bid that aims to create a new convention on cybercrime, alarming rights groups and Western powers that fear a bid to restrict online freedom. The General Assembly approved the resolution sponsored by Russia and backed by China, which would set up a committee of international experts in 2020. The panel will work to set up “a comprehensive international convention on countering the use of information and communications technologies for criminal purposes,” the resolution said. The United States, European powers…

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Russia plans ‘sovereign internet’ tests to combat external threats

Source: MOSCOW, (Reuters) – Russia will carry out tests on Monday on the reliability of its domestic internet infrastructure in the event that the country is disconnected from the worldwide web, the communications ministry said. The threat testing will take place in stages on Dec. 23 and will not affect regular internet users, the ministry said on Thursday. Russia enacted a law known as the “sovereign internet” bill in November, aimed at tightening state control over the network, but which free speech activists say will strengthen government oversight of the…

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BANNED FOX NEWS HOST ACCUSES TWITTER OF RUNNING DEFENSE FOR RADICAL ISLAM

“If they’ll ban me, they’ll ban anybody.” Source: Paul Joseph Watson | Infowars.com Fox News host Pete Hegseth, who was suspended by Twitter for posting a screenshot of the Pensacola shooter showing his Islamic terrorist motivation, has accused Twitter of running defense for radical Islam. Hegseth was locked out of his account after he posted the screenshot along with the words, “The coward posted it just hours before his terrorist attack. This is Islamist terror. No reason to ever mince words. Saudi Arabia must be held to account.” Hegseth was informed…

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TWITTER CENSORSHIP: “SHADOW BANNING” IS WRITTEN INTO THE PLATFORM’S NEW TERMS

Source: Mac Slavo Twitter has written “shadow banning” aka, censorship, into their new terms.  The platform will now intentionally “limit the visibility” of some users. Expect those who dissent from the official narrative to be the ones censored. Critics have accused Twitter of censorship for quite some time now.  But this time, it’s official. The company has admitted they will attempt to silence those critical of the ruling class. According to RT, the news terms will be taking effect in January of 2020. While the new terms don’t look like much to write…

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TWITTER CENSORSHIP: “SHADOW BANNING” IS WRITTEN INTO THE PLATFORM’S NEW TERMS

Source: Mac Slavo Twitter has written “shadow banning” aka, censorship, into their new terms.  The platform will now intentionally “limit the visibility” of some users. Expect those who dissent from the official narrative to be the ones censored. Critics have accused Twitter of censorship for quite some time now.  But this time, it’s official. The company has admitted they will attempt to silence those critical of the ruling class. According to RT, the news terms will be taking effect in January of 2020. While the new terms don’t look like much to write…

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FACEBOOK DELETES MELANIA TRUMP PHOTOS, CLAIMS THEY’RE ‘HATE SPEECH’

Big Tech ramping up censorship efforts ahead of 2020 election Source: Infowars.com In its latest attack on free speech, Facebook deleted photos of Melania Trump on Black Friday, calling them “hate speech.” A woman who goes by Amy in D.C. posted a warning she received from Facebook for posting a photo of the First Lady. “FB just removed this from a political page I’m co-editor on,” she wrote. “Hard to see the meme another editor shared, but it’s a picture of our First Lady and says ‘You can keep your…

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Twitter’s Terms of Service Explicitly Allows Pedophiles to Discuss ‘Attraction Towards Minors’ on Their Platform

These social media companies are Satanic. Source:  Shane Trejo Social media giant Twitter has quietly amended their terms of service to allow for “discussions related to… attraction towards minors” to be allowed on their platform. “Discussions related to child sexual exploitation as a phenomenon or attraction towards minors are permitted, provided they don’t promote or glorify child sexual exploitation in any way,” reads Twitter’s terms of service. Twitter allow noted that they would allow for nude depictions of children on their platform in certain instances. “Artistic depictions of nude minors in a…

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FACEBOOK SECRETLY BUILT A FACIAL RECOGNITION APP FOUR YEARS AGO THAT COULD ‘IDENTIFY ANY MEMBER OF THE SOCIAL NETWORK’

Company did not make it public because of privacy worries Source: Daily Mail  Facebook is under fire for privacy concerns once again, as the social media giant tested a facial recognition app on its employees. Using real-time facial recognition, the firm was able to identify a person by pointing a smartphone camera at them. It was reported that the app has been discontinued, but the technology was capable of bringing up someone’s Facebook profile who had enabled facial recognition on their profiles. The shocking report was first revealed by Business Insider who…

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BUTT HURT YOUTUBE IS PLANNING TO DELETE ALL ACCOUNTS THAT AREN’T “COMMERCIALLY VIABLE” STARTING DECEMBER 10

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is obvious censorship. YouTube is planning to silence those who disagree with the political/ruling class and have taken sides. Speaking truth to power is now borderline criminal. The censorship continues… This article was originally published by Ethan Huff at Natural News.  Content creators everywhere are starting to panic about an upcoming policy change over at YouTube that threatens to eliminate all accounts and channels on the Google-owned video platform that are deemed to no longer be “commercially viable.” In the “Account Suspension & Termination” section of YouTube’s “Terminations by YouTube…

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China worst abuser of internet freedom as online censorship hits ‘unprecedented’ levels, US human rights group says

For the fourth straight year, the internet in the country was ranked the least free among surveyed nations, Freedom House says The country is at the forefront of a global embrace of social media to ‘manipulate elections and monitor citizens’ Source: Sarah Zheng   China was ranked the world’s worst abuser of internet freedoms for the fourth consecutive year by a US human rights organisation that also said global internet freedom was declining. The annual report by Freedom House, based this year on a survey of 65 countries, warned that “governments…

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ISPs lied to Congress to spread confusion about encrypted DNS, Mozilla says

ISPs lobby against DNS encryption, but Mozilla tells Congress not to trust them. Source: JON BRODKIN  Mozilla is urging Congress to reject the broadband industry’s lobbying campaign against encrypted DNS in Firefox and Chrome. The Internet providers’ fight against this privacy feature raises questions about how they use broadband customers’ Web-browsing data, Mozilla wrote in a letter sent today to the chairs and ranking members of three House of Representatives committees. Mozilla also said that Internet providers have been giving inaccurate information to lawmakers and urged Congress to “publicly probe current ISP…

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Unhinged CNN Chief Zucker Attacks Facebook and Fox, Considers Hiring Shep Smith

‘It is hard to find people who will come on and support the president’s point of view…’ (Associated Press) CNN chief Jeff Zucker says Facebook‘s policy not to monitor political ads for truth-telling is ludicrous and advised the social media giant to sit out the 2020 election until it can figure out something better. Zucker, in an appearance Thursday at a conference sponsored by his own network, also derided rival Fox News as “conspiracy TV” and expressed interest in hiring its former news anchor, Shepard Smith, who left earlier this month. CNN recently rejected…

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RUSSIA WILL TEST ITS ABILITY TO DISCONNECT FROM THE INTERNET

The nascent RuNet is meant to allow the country to survive an attack — and Putin to monitor and control the population Russia will test its internal RuNet network to see whether the country can function without the global internet, the Russian government announced Monday. The tests will begin after Nov. 1, recur at least annually, and possibly more frequently. It’s the latest move in a series of technical and policy steps intended to allow the Russian government to cut its citizens off from the rest of the world. “On Monday,…

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Facebook’s Death Count Grows

Source: Qronos 16 YouTube Channel [embedded content] Facebook, that friendly social media app that was supposed to bring us all closer together. But unfortunately, only made us feel more isolated as the American Journal of Preventive Medicine discovered, people who spend more than two hours a day on social media reported twice the amount of social isolation than those who spent a half hour per day or less on social media. Advertisements Rate this: Share this: Like this: Like Loading… Related Source

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CHINA CENSORS PEWDIEPIE FOR CRITICIZING COMMUNIST REGIME

Top YouTuber called out NBA and Blizzard for kowtowing to oppressive ChiComs Source: Jamie White | Infowars.com  Top YouTube personality PewDiePie has been censored in China after condemning the Communist regime’s oppressive tactics against the Hong Kong protesters and criticizing American companies willing to appease them at the expense of American values. PewDiePie, AKA Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg, slammed the NBA and video game company Blizzard for putting profits over free speech in a video released earlier this week. “Someone from NBA tweets something saying I support Hong Kong and then NBA is like—oh god we need…

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TWITTER RAMPS UP CENSORSHIP BY SHUTTING DOWN #EXPOSECNN, JUST LIKE THEY DID WITH #PODESTAEMAILS

 Source: Mac Slavo Twitter is not known for its being a platform of free speech. They were busted shutting down the hashtag #PodestaEmails a few years ago, and now they are squashing #ExposeCNN to keep users from hearing devastating information about the mainstream media outlet. Though the recordings from inside CNN by Project Veritas are generating a massive amount of interest, the hashtag is not auto-completing or showing up as trending on Twitter.  And if the hashtag is being throttled, and it likely is, it wouldn’t be the first time… Project Veritas,…

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