Monday, October 14, 2019

Microsoft Warns Customers: Watch What You Say When Using Our Products — or Else

by Jake Anderson, Activist Post:

We can now add a new Microsoft policy of punishing account users who use “offensive language” while logged into one of their products or services to the growing list of draconian measures employed by tech companies to police online content.

In a release summarizing the new policy, which will go into effect May 1, Microsoft stated:

In the Code of Conduct section, we’ve clarified that use of offensive language and fraudulent activity is prohibited.

Collecting Your Thoughts and Harvesting Your Mind, The Corruption of Big Tech is Finally Exposed – Nathan McDonald

by Nathan McDonald, Sprott Money:

There is a war going on for your data, your wallet and ultimately your mind. This war has been campaigned stealthily, unbeknownst to all but the most informed and alert individuals.

For anyone paying attention, you could see the draconian landscape unfolding. Major tech firms have been passively harvesting your data without your explicit permission.

I have told people this for nearly five years now with mixed reviews. Some would look at me with confusion and shake their heads. Others would be shocked to learn the truth about the new “big brother” reality we all now live in. It was simple enough to discover if you knew which steps to take.

TECH GIANTS UNDER ATTACK FOR VIOLATIONS OF PRIVACY

from InfoWars:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the disclosure that the Facebook App can listen to what people are discussing in their own homes, the pressure for serious violations of privacy is intensifying.

The non-profit citizen group Free Our Internet has announced a live town hall event, “Masters of the Universe” – Big Tech vs. Free Speech and Privacy, to take place on April 5th, in New Orleans, Louisiana.

The event will be live streamed on Breitbart and Facebook.

There’s Only One Word to Describe Julian Assange’s Internet Being Cut Off – Pathetic

by Michael Krieger, Liberty Blitzkrieg:

Let’s get right to it. Earlier today, Julian Assange had his internet access severed.

Here’s a translation of the statement from the government of Ecuador, in whose embassy he’s been trapped since 2012:

The Government of Ecuador suspended the systems that allow Julian Assange to communicate with the outside world from the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where the citizen remains in an international protection situation for six years due to the risk to his life and integrity.

BREAKING: No Charges for Cops Who Shot and Killed Alton Sterling on Video

by Matt Agorist, The Free Thought Project:

After nearly two years, Louisiana’a attorney general has ruled out the possibility of criminal charges for the two officers recorded on video shooting and killing Alton Sterling.

Baton Rouge, LA — In 2016, the city of Baton Rouge was rocked by the tragic death of 37-year-old Alton Sterling who was killed by police as he sold CDs in front of a convenience store. Now, after nearly two years, it was just announced that the two officers responsible for his death will not be charged.

This ruling comes nearly a year after the Justice Department ruled out federal charges as well.

“They said they didn’t find anything,” Veda Washington-Abusaleh, Sterling’s aunt said through tears on Tuesday during the press conference. “They said it was justifiable, what happened to Alton was justifiable.”

Police Release Dashcam of Cop Killing Unarmed Man with His Pants Around His Ankles

by Matt Agorist, The Free Thought Project:

Houston police have released the dashcam footage of a deputy shooting and killing an unarmed mentally ill man walking around with his pants around his ankles.

Houston, TX — Last Thursday, a Harris County Sheriff’s deputy pulled up to an intersection where a mentally ill man was causing a scene, walking around with his pants around his ankles. Within just 30 seconds of arriving on the scene, Deputy Cameron Brewer exited his car and summarily executed 34-year-old Danny Ray Thomas.

As TFTP reported on Monday, the incident was captured on a bystander’s cellphone video. However, on Monday night, the Harris County Sheriff’s Office released the deputy’s dashcam footage showing how senseless the killing was.

Body Cam Of Cop Beating Innocent Man So Disturbing, He Was Actually Charged

by Matt Agorist, The Free Thought Project:

A Fort Worth police officer has been arrested on multiple charges after he was caught on video punching an innocent man in the face and having his fellow officer jump in to continue the beating.

Fort Worth, TX — The body camera video showing a Fort Worth police officer viciously attack and then falsely arrest an innocent man has just been released. However, many are now asking why it took more than a year to indict this cop knowing that investigators had video evidence of the attack the entire time.

The victim in this incident was then-20-year-old Henry Newson who’d just been released from the hospital. As he was waiting for his mom to come pick him up, officer Jon Preston Romer, 38, who was working as security at the hospital, walked up to Newson and began to attack him for no reason.

The subsequent attack led to a lawsuit by Newson and a criminal investigation into Romer.

“Hitler Youth” student gun control march invades Washington, follows in the footsteps of Nazis who disarmed the Jews before the Holocaust

by Mike Adams, Natural News:

The “Hitler Youth” invasion of Washington D.C. took place today as young fascists-in-training were corralled into the nation’s capitol to demand that government authoritarians strip away the civil liberties of all law-abiding Americans in the name of “gun control.”

Just like Hitler Youth enthusiasts, these fascists-in-training are told they’re “saving lives” for “a better future,” and that the only thing standing in their way is a bunch of violent gun owners who want to murder every baby in sight. (The irony of all these left-wingers actually condoning the abortion murder of babies, of course, is completely missed in all this.)

Delingpole: Welcome to Britain 2018, Where Jokes Are Now Illegal

by James Delingpole, Breitbart:

Welcome to Britain 2018, where jokes are now illegal.

I’m referring, of course, to the case of the blogger Markus Meechan – Count Dankula – who has now been convicted by the Scottish courts of the “odious criminal act” of teaching his pug dog to do a Hitler salute. He is facing a possible prison sentence.

This is appalling. What’s almost more appalling, though, are the people I’ve heard – even clever, savvy people on my side of the argument – who don’t seem to get why it’s so appalling.

Since when did we get to the stage where free speech needs defending? Where jokes – in however poor taste – suddenly become justification for a prison sentence?

Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Launches Massive Facial Recognition Program

by Derrick Broze, Activist Post:

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department recently announced they have adopted a massive biometric system in an effort to fight crime.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has made public a partnership with NEC Corporation of America (NEC) which will allow the department to utilize NEC’s award-winning facial recognition program. According to a press release, the Sheriff’s Department originally made the switch on January 7, but the announcement has only now been made public. The arrangement grants the Sheriff’s Department access to NEC’s Integra ID 5 Multimodal Identification Biometric Solution (MBIS). The MBIS will be managed by the Los Angeles County Regional Identification System (LACRIS) Unit.

The new system will handle criminal identification needs for the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department, the County of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Police Department, and 45 additional police departments in L.A. County.

WATCH: Cops Torture Mentally Ill Man in Restraint Chair for 2 Days, Laugh as He Dies in Front of Them

by Matt Agorist, The Free Thought Project:

Disturbing footage has just been released showing the horrific torture of a mentally ill man who was strapped in a restraint chair for two days before he was left naked on the floor to die as officers laughed.

San Luis Obispo County, CA — Terrifying video of an in-custody death has recently been released confirming police officers tortured a man for days in a restraint chair and then laughed as he spent his final moments alive suffering in agony in his jail cell.

The footage, obtained by the San Luis Obispo Tribune, not only shows the graphic death of Andrew Holland in January 2017 but it also proves cops told the public a story that did not happen.

Holland was pronounced dead in his jail cell on Jan 22, 2017, only one hour after he was released from spending nearly two entire days strapped in a restraint chair. The Tribune received more than 100 hours of footage from the jail showing the horrific abuse Holland endured prior to his death.