Julian Assange Press Conference and Q&A on Vault 7, Year Zero and the CIA

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WikiLeaks Press Conference on Vault 7, Year Zero and the CIA. The press conference was streamed earlier on Persiscope, this is a direct rip of that stream.

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WikiLeaks: Vault 7: CIA Hacking Tools Revealed

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Press Release
WikiLeaks
March 7, 2017

Today, Tuesday 7 March 2017, WikiLeaks begins its new series of leaks on the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Code-named “Vault 7” by WikiLeaks, it is the largest ever publication of confidential documents on the agency.

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America’s Surveillance State, Part 2: Inside The NSA: How Do They Spy?

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The Bug Stops Here

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We live in the United States of Surveillance — with cameras increasingly positioned on street corners and with much more invisible spying online and on the phone. Anyone who is paying attention knows that privacy could be out the window. All of this is not happening by accident -well funded powerful agencies and companies are engaged in the business of keeping tabs on what we do, what we say, and what we think.

To many in the world, today, the face of America also has A BIG NOSE for sniffing and sifting mountains of data—phone calls, emails and texts. And with many mouths silenced by paranoia to keep what they decide is secret, secret. America has become a Surveillance-Industrial State where everyone’s business has become its business, and where one huge US intelligence Agency has been given the sanction and unlimited amounts of money to spy on the whole world.

Mass Surveillance is the focus of this new 6 part investigative documentary series examining who is watching whom and why.

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Pepe Escobar: Obama starts Syria war to deviate from Snowden scandal

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RT on Jun 14, 2013

CIA whistle blower Edward Snowden has reportedly been stopped from flying to the UK. The man who lifted the lid on America’s secret surveillance activities is being pursued by Washington. For his latest revelation, he told a Hong Kong newspaper that the U.S. repeatedly hacks into Chinese computer networks. For more about the leaks and Snowden’s future we’re now joined live by Pepe Escobar, a roving correspondent for the Asia Times.

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Rick Rozoff: NATO Targets Hackers and Patriotism Is A Crime If You Are Not With NATO

by Rick Rozoff
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Stop NATO
March 24, 2013

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John Robles
Voice of Russia
March 23, 2013
Recorded on March 18, 2013

In a new directive, the “North Atlantic” Treaty Organization (NATO), has now made it part of its military doctrine to target hackers and hacktivists who are operating for “ideological, political, religious or patriotic” reasons, effectively making patriotism for a country not part of NATO, religion not in keeping with NATO’s approved religion, and anything opposed to NATO and its global expansion a crime and those guilty eligible for assassination by drone. Continue reading

US: Psychotic Superpower On a Hair-trigger by Finian Cunningham

by Finian Cunningham
Writer, Dandelion Salad
East Africa
Crossposted from Strategic Culture Foundation
March 10, 2013

University of Maryland and Sourcefire Announce New Cybersecurity Partnership

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The US has become a psychotic superpower, high on paranoia induced by its own poisonous propaganda. This unstable, lawless rogue state, armed to the teeth and deluded by its own self-righteousness, poses the greatest risk to world security.

The Western public, in particular, should forget about all sorts of imagined evil enemies, and just focus on this one fact: the safety of the world and the future of mankind are being held hostage by the US government, its shadow agencies and the financial-military-industrial complex that it serves.

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Barack Obama’s Executive Order — Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity + Cyber Dragnet? Obama’s Internet security order to enable monitoring of civilians

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TIME TO PULL THE PLUG ON KING OBAMA

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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release
February 12, 2013

EXECUTIVE ORDER

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IMPROVING CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE CYBERSECURITY

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows:

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Aaron Swartz: Is it time for an Internet Bill of Rights? + The Best Way to Honor Aaron Swartz

"Be curious. Read widely. Try new things. I think a lot of what people call intelligence just boils down to curiosity." - Aaron Swartz, hactivist & open-source advocate, RIP

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To honor Aaron Swartz’s memory, we must continue his work.

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In the US, the Bill of Rights maps out the fundamental privileges each citizen has in the country, but is it time to draft an Internet Bill of Rights? Congress has attempted to implement legislation that could stop online freedoms, but a group of online advocates are pushing lawmakers to sign the Internet Bill of Rights to allow the freedom of expression, access, openness, innovation and privacy. Aaron Swartz, founder and executive director for Demand Progress, joins us with his take. Continue reading

Noam Chomsky: The Emerging World Order: Its Roots, Our Legacy

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with Noam Chomsky

Sep 19, 2012 by SISSAschool

On September 17, 2012, Noam Chomsky held a public lecture with the title “The Emerging World Order: its roots, our legacy” at Politeama Rossetti in Trieste.

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Obama Accelerated Cyberwar With Iran

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As if the United States hasn’t already been involved in enough wars, the US government has admitted its role in launching a secret cyber attack against Iran. Since the first day Obama took office, the plot named “Olympic Games” was used to launch online attacks with cyberweapons such as the Stuxnet computer worm, which disrupted certain aspects of Iran’s nuclear program. Aaron Swartz, founder and executive director of Demand Progress, joins us with more on the online war.

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US Launches New Computer Virus “Weapon of Mass Destruction” by Finian Cunningham

by Finian Cunningham
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Ireland
May 29, 2012

The US-led economic war on Iran has been dangerously ratcheted up with the launching of a powerful new computer virus targeting the Islamic Republic’s nuclear research facilities and other vital commercial sectors, including the oil and banking industries.

Previously, the Iranian economy and scientific research centres have been hacked with the computer malware or virus known as Stuxnet. That sabotage of Iranian facilities is widely believed to have been the work of American and Israeli military agencies.

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Inside Story – Iran’s nuclear setback

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AlJazeeraEnglish | January 21, 2011

Iran’s nuclear programme is under the spotlight again this week; diplomats from the five permanent members of the security council plus Germany are in Istanbul for talks with Saeed Jalili, Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator. Iran is under pressure to prove that its nuclear activities are peaceful. The US has warned of more sanctions if the government does not cooperate. But behind the scenes, US and Israeli officials are surprisingly upbeat about the issue. That is because it is widely believed that Iran’s nuclear programme has been put back by several years after a computer virus damaged a number of its centrifuges. But who is behind the Stuxnet worm? Inside Story, with presenter Shiulie Gosh, discusses.

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On the Edge with Max Kaiser: Danny Schechter on the information war

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PressTVGlobalNews | December 25, 2010

In this edition of the show Max talks with the director of Plunder: The Crime of Our Time and investigative journalist, Danny Schechter. Danny Schechter says the economic situation in the US is much worse than most people think. He says everything including the media is controlled by the big banks and companies. He believes that there is an information war going on and if they succeed in destroying WikiLeaks the next target is the internet itself. Enjoy the show.

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The Media is the Message By William Bowles

Updated: Dec. 24, 2010; see Addendum at the very end.

By William Bowles
Featured Writer
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williambowles.info
23 December, 2010

“By working primarily with media organizations from NATO countries, Wikileaks has chosen to submit its leaks to one single ‘worldview’, that of the West.” — Who’s Who at Wikileaks? By Julie Lévesque

Cyber-warfare – Cyber-Anarchy – Anarchists – Hackers

It’s all so predictable isn’t it and how quick the media was to brand the leaks as the opening shots of a ‘Cyber-War’, a designation that fed back into the government’s propaganda almost immediately. To paraphrase, the media really is the message not just the messenger.

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Hacktivism for Cyber Democracy by Joel S. Hirschhorn

by Joel S. Hirschhorn
Featured Writer
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www.foavc.org
Dec. 15, 2010

Because of the attacks on WikiLeaks and its founder there has been considerable media attention to the hacktivism practiced by supporters of WikiLeaks.  That has been manifested as cyber attacks on mainstream commercial websites that acted against WikiLeaks.  Hacktivism as retribution and strategy to gain political objectives is bound to become much more common.  And considering how voting, especially from the perspective of younger people, has been enormously disappointing as a means of reforming government and political systems worldwide, that seems appropriate.

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