Censorship Tightens As Governments Lose Control

Governments have lost control of the narrative that they are in control of events. Everyday I wake up to another instance of outrageous censorship from some 'social media' company blocking or banning someone for no apparent reason. The latest outrage is Twitter banning the account of Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange's mother, Christine. Australian and New … Continue reading Censorship Tightens As Governments Lose Control

Deplatforming Paves the Way for Cryptocurrency

The recent deplatforming of Sargon of Akkad by Patreon has a lot of people very nervous.  I became worried we'd get to this state the first time they went after Gab for not allowing their app in the Google or Apple stores. It became obvious then that we would wind up here today.  It starts … Continue reading Deplatforming Paves the Way for Cryptocurrency

Attack on Gab Proves Speech Was Never Free

"Who Runs Bartertown!?" - Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome The First Amendment protects your right to say whatever you want free from government prosecution.  It does not protect you from saying hateful things on private properties or privately-owned forums without fear of repercussion. That is the very definition of freedom of association. Friday’s attack by an … Continue reading Attack on Gab Proves Speech Was Never Free

Inviting Chaos and Creating Martyrs: Alex Jones and Erdogan

“I never pay for the same real estate twice.” -- Patton Political chaos hit a peak this week with the coordinated banning of Alex Jones from polite social media society and the collapse of the Turkish Lira into the weekend. How could Alex Jones and Turkey’s currency collapse be related? They both reveal the desperate … Continue reading Inviting Chaos and Creating Martyrs: Alex Jones and Erdogan

Alex Jones, YouPorn and the New Resistance

  Rey; "How do we rebuild The Resistance from this...?" Leia: "We have everything we need." -- The Last Jedi Monday's coordinated hit on Alex Jones and InfoWars was an act of desperation.  Control of information is one of the pillars of social control and Jones, for all of his faults, is a threat to … Continue reading Alex Jones, YouPorn and the New Resistance

Breaching the Public Trust – Facebook is the Beginning

Last night I was chatting with a friend while waiting for my daughter. She told me her phone now informs her when her bills are due.  Now, that may not seem like a big deal, but it is when you realize that she never told her phone to do that. Her phone is scanning her … Continue reading Breaching the Public Trust – Facebook is the Beginning

The Information War Podcast – Episode #2 The Big Censorship Picture

I sat down for a wide-ranging chat with @truthforce from #Informationwar on Steemit. It started with censorship at Twitter and Google and just went everywhere.  We touch on a number of topics, from China to the critical moment where someone gets 'red-pilled' on what's truly going on. You can listen to the conversation here on … Continue reading The Information War Podcast – Episode #2 The Big Censorship Picture

AI Censorship and the Power of Steem to Preserve Truth

Just read a great article by Caitlin Johnstone over at Medium where she discusses the automation of censorship tools by companies like Twitter and Google. Putting paid Julian Assange's warning last year on this, Ms. Johnstone details just some of the abuses that Twitter and Google engaged in to subtly and not-so-subtly shift public perception of major … Continue reading AI Censorship and the Power of Steem to Preserve Truth