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Leaked files: private spying firm targets global population with illegal spyware

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A Washington DC-area Anomaly 6 firm is marketing illegal spy tech that can scrape an individual's most sensitive personal data by tracking their smartphone. The British Ministry of Defence and GCHQ are potential buyers.

Leaked documents reviewed by The Grayzone reveal how a smartphone tracking technology tramples over fundamental data protection tenets and international law, while violating the privacy of citizens across the world without their knowledge or consent. The clandestine tool can transform anyone into a potential person of interest to Western intelligence agencies, and thus a target for recruitment, surveillance, harassment, or worse.

It is likely most readers will be unfamiliar with Anomaly 6. Its spartan, single-page website is home to the company's name, a generic email address, and general location - Fairfax, Virginia, not far from CIA headquarters - but nothing about its services, personnel, or otherwise. By carving through layers of "anonymized" data, this little-known company unearths reams of sensitive information about any individual it chooses anywhere on Earth.

Comment: One can bet on 3-letter agencies using this, just as they do with Pegasus.


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Elon Musk confirms James Baker, former FBI counsel, FIRED from Twitter after it was found he was 'vetting' the Twitter Files

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On Tuesday, Twitter CEO Elon Musk announced that attorney Jim Baker had been "exited" from the company following recent revelations that he may have played a role in facilitating censorship on the platform.

Baker had been hired by Twitter as deputy general counsel following a stint at the FBI that ended with him essentially being forced out of the job.


Comment:

And remember who Jim Baker is. More from the Post Millennial:
With Tuesday's release of the Twitter Files, it was revealed that James Baker, Twitter Deputy General Counsel and former FBI General Counsel, was fired from his role at the social media company.

Baker, during his time at the FBI, was involved in the discredited Steele Dossier as well as Russiagate.

According to the Washington Times, Baker had connected Michael Sussmann, a friend and lawyer, with FBI top investigators in 2016, where Sussmann passed along the claims that Donald Trump had colluded with Russia to win the 2016 presidential election.

Baker's time at the FBI ended in 2018 after he resigned, with the agency's former counsel being eyed for potentially disseminating classified information to journalists regarding the Steele Dossier, according to the Washington Examiner...

During his time at Twitter, it was revealed, he was not only involved in the censorship of the Hunter Biden laptop story, but had also vetted without the knowledge of Musk and the company's new management the first release of the Twitter Files on Friday, causing a delay.





Heart - Black

Russian soldiers detail brutal torture by Kiev's forces

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© RIA Novosti; Aleksey Maishev
FILE PHOTO. Russian servicemen returning home after being released from Ukrainian captivity, November 6, Amvrosievka, Russia.
Russian servicemen have alleged they endured brutal torture while being held captive by Kiev's forces. The country's Investigative Committee announced on Wednesday that it will be launching a criminal investigation into the abuse claims.

According to testimony published on the armed service's official Telegram channel, Russian soldiers were subjected to merciless interrogations. One fighter alleged he was taken prisoner when he was already wounded, having had a bone in his right hand broken by a bullet. He claims that Ukrainian interrogators beat him with a shovel and with rebar, shot him in both feet, broke his jaw, several ribs and punctured his lungs.

Another soldier claimed his interrogation began with a knife stab to the leg, which caused severe bleeding that remained untreated. When his captors didn't like his answers, they beat him with thumps and kicks, and then with a helmet or the with butt of a rifle, he alleged. After the interrogation ended, the soldier testified that he was held down by three men as a fourth cut off one of his fingers.

He also claims that he was forced to sign an agreement to cooperate with Ukrainian special services, under a threat of murder and harm to his loved ones.

The Investigative Committee has also stated that "the testimonies of Russian military personnel indicate that representatives of Ukraine are grossly violating the requirements of the Geneva Convention on the Treatment of Prisoners of War, which prohibit ill-treatment, torture and abuse."

Comment: Ukrainian cruelty is either ignored or tacitly accepted by the West:


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YouTube censors RT Balkans

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© Sputnik/ Evgeny Biyatov
YouTube, the Google-owned video platform has blocked the channel of Belgrade-based RT Balkans. No explanation was given for Monday's move, which came about three weeks after the launch of the Serbian-language outlet in a region saturated by Western media coverage.

RT Balkans reported the ban on Monday evening, pointing out that the most recent video posted on the channel was their interview with the Russian ambassador to Serbia, Aleksandr Botsan-Kharchenko.

"Why are owners of the Western media space so afraid of RT's Serbian-language reporting?" the outlet asked. "Their move mainly speaks about the lack of media freedom in the West, especially since the posts on your YouTube channel in no way violated the company's rules of conduct."

The Serbian-language news site was launched on November 15, with plans to begin TV broadcasts by 2024. It was able to open a YouTube account and post content even though the Google-owned platform had previously banned all "Russian" media.

Bad Guys

Crackdown on largest church intensifies in Ukraine

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Ukraine's domestic security agency, the SBU, conducted multiple raids targeting Orthodox Christian sites on Wednesday. The operation, spanning three regions of the country, is part of a crackdown on the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC) over its alleged pro-Russia activities. The UOC is the largest religious grouping in Ukraine.

Searches have been conducted at some 13 religious sites, including monasteries, cathedrals, and libraries, the SBU said in a statement. The raids were necessary to "prevent the use of religious communities as centers of the 'Russian world' and to protect the population from provocations and terrorist acts," the service claimed, adding that all the activities were carried out in line with the law.

The SBU did not elaborate on whether any incriminating evidence was recovered during the raids, or any arrests were made.

In recent weeks, the SBU has repeatedly targeted UOC sites, including the Kiev Pechersk Lavra, the country's largest Orthodox Christian monastery. The campaign against the church has been backed by President Vladimir Zelensky, who announced new measures last week seeking to ban religious institutions deemed to have links with Russia.

No Entry

Cancelled: Kirk Cameron is denied story-hour slot by public libraries for his new faith-based kids book

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Kirk Cameron's book publisher, Brave Books, has been unable to place Cameron into a public library story hour for kids connected to his new children's book, "As You Grow," as of this week. One library told the book publisher bluntly, "Our messaging does not align."
With a new children's book out that celebrates family, faith and biblical wisdom, actor-writer-producer Kirk Cameron cannot reach scores of American children or their families in many U.S. cities via the public library system because over 50 public libraries have either outright rejected him or not responded to requests on his behalf.

A story-hour program for kids and parents connected to new book releases is an activity that many libraries typically present to their patrons and communities.

Many of the same libraries that won't give Cameron a slot, however, are actively offering "drag queen" story hours or similar programs for kids and young people, according to Cameron's book publisher and according to a review of the libraries' websites and current program listings.

Some library programs promote gender fluidity, inclusion and diversity. Others offer "name change" clinics for older teens and adults who want to alter their official paperwork for gender-identity reasons.

Brave Books, Cameron's publisher, shared details of the story-hour requests — and the rejections received to date — with Fox News Digital exclusively this week.

The Rochambeau Public Library in Providence, Rhode Island, for instance, told Cameron and his book publisher by phone, "No, we will pass on having you run a program in our space."

"We are a very queer-friendly library. Our messaging does not align," the library worker also told Brave Books.

Bullseye

'Utter nonsense': France's plan to ban domestic flights derided by head of global airline industry

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President Macron wants to force travellers off aeroplanes and on to trains
Emmanuel Macron's flagship environmental policy to ban domestic flying in France has been condemned as "complete and utter nonsense" by the body that represents global airlines.

France is to outlaw flights between destinations where there is an existing rail connection that takes less than two-and-a-half hours, such as between Orly airport, south of Paris, and Nantes or Bordeaux.

The European Commission signed off the rules earlier this week, which are expected to come into force in the New Year.

Comment: One wonders just what this 'single European sky' would entail? Because throughout Europe sinister green initiatives are being 'trialed', and the ultimate result for most of them is a population on a permanent 'climate' lockdown: Coming soon: Climate lockdowns and the "15 minute city" - courtesy of the WEF


Cult

Have the woke jumped the shark? WaPo article whines that Discovery's 'Shark Week' has 'too many white men'

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"Sometimes that shark looks right at ya. Right into your eyes. And the thing about a shark is he's got lifeless eyes. Black eyes. Like a doll's eyes. When he comes at ya, he doesn't even seem to be livin'... 'til he bites ya, and those black eyes roll over white and then... ah then you hear that terrible high-pitched screamin'. The ocean turns red, and despite all your poundin' and your hollerin' those sharks come in and... they rip you to pieces."
I'll never forget the first time I saw Jaws, and this monologue is what I recall the most. Nothing else. This scene told the story of the horror sharks create, and how surviving an attack from being eaten alive would completely psychologically change a person.

Perhaps John Milius, who wrote the dialogue in this scene, inadvertently documented exactly what the Woke represent in 2022 America. Maybe that's the best word for these anti-white Communists.

Woke.

Enough people automatically know this word denotes evil now.

Briefcase

Attorneys General release full transcript of Fauci's 7-hour deposition: It's damning

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Dr. Anthony Fauci
Fauci could not cite a single study supporting the use of masks and reportedly based "his lockdown advocacy on the observations of a single guy relying on reports from a dictator."

Attorneys General for Missouri and Louisiana released the full 446-page transcript from their November 23rd, 2022, deposition of Dr. Anthony Fauci, which was taken as part of a landmark lawsuit against the Biden Administration for colluding with social media companies to censor first-amendment protected speech.

"Fauci's recent deposition only confirmed what we already knew: federal bureaucrats in collusion with social media companies want to control not only what you think, but especially what you say," said Attorney General Landry.

"During no time in human history was this more obvious than during the COVID-19 crisis where social engineering tactics were used against the American public, not to limit your exposure to a virus, but to limit your exposure to information that did not fit within a government sanctioned narrative."

Stop

Now they want to ban electric cars to save energy.

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© Unknown
Over the last few years, the media and politicians have been hyping up electric cars and telling everyone to buy them to save the planet (ironic, buying more stuff making the rich even richer, all to save the planet of course!).

Things have gone so far that the EU recently announced they would ban the sale of new fossil fuel cars from 2035. Meanwhile Britain has gone even further and are banning new normal cars from the year 2030. That is only 7 years away.

So they are pushing for everyone to switch over to electric cars. We all know that will never, ever happen. The power grid simply cannot handle it and there isn't enough batteries to go around to be able to make all those new electric cars.

Now Switzerland is planning on banning people from driving their electric cars when there is an energy shortage. Crisis measures could also see streaming services like Netflix having to reduce the resolution of videos and use of game consoles being banned.

Comment: More likely the population will be adjusted to fit the resources.