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Old 03-20-2017, 03:09 PM   #61
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Ah yes, with the list of 'supposed fake news' sites because why should you do all that hard work in thinking for yourself and discerning for yourself, let the MoT(Ministry of Truth) do that for you.
 
Old 03-20-2017, 03:42 PM   #62
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RT America - CNN's Brian Stelter shuts down guest over RT discussion
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CNN's Brian Stelter had Larry Johnson on his show, "Reliable Sources" recently to discuss the wiretapping story, and RT came up. Stelter called RT a Kremlin propaganda channel, and Johnson disagree with him. Then Stelter questioned how it was appropriate for any American to go on RT, didn't acknowledge Johnson's answers, and changed the topic. The Resident would like to take the time to answer Stelter's question, since he isn't here to interrupt her. Follow The Resident at [url]https://twitter.com/TheResident[/ur]
 
Old 03-20-2017, 04:38 PM   #63
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RT America - Propaganda and disinformation at the Comey hearing
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The House Intelligence Committee hearing failed to produce any evidence of Russia's involvement in the 2016 presidential elections, but there were other issues that were not raised at all. RT America's Alexey Yarosevshky breaks them down.
 
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I can only hope that this is a "lesson learned" for the IT industry – and for voting precincts around the world.

In voting, of all things, you cannot eliminate "the paper(!) trail!"

In a way, I'm glad that, "the first time out" with this whiz-bang technology, "The Wrong Candidate™ won the election."

Had we continued to somehow-mark or somehow-punch paper ballots ... albeit with suitable computerized improvements meant to detect errors (e.g. two votes for the same office, or "hanging chads") and to report results more quickly ... there could have been no [u]talk[/i] of "hackers." (Either from Russia, or from anywhere else.) The question could have been decided using the keys to a warehouse and a gaggle of volunteers ... just like it used to be. In other words, the results could have been speedily audited.

The voting systems that we deployed(!) not only omitted the paper ballots, but they also eliminated all other forms of third-party verification.

What were we thinking?

"If you buy a hamburger and fail to get (or to be offered) a receipt, you usually get a free hamburger next time." But, somehow, when we designed these voting(!) systems, we forgot even the most basic auditing and paper-trail requirements that apply to ... our fast-food lunch.

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Old 03-20-2017, 05:13 PM   #65
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I can only hope that this is a "lesson learned" for the IT industry – and for voting precincts around the world.

In voting, of all things, you cannot eliminate "the paper(!) trail!"

In a way, I'm glad that, "the first time out" with this whiz-bang technology, "The Wrong Candidate™ won the election."
Much to the dismay of the 'elites' "how dare the peasants NOT cast their votes for Madame Cyberhack!"

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Had we continued to somehow-mark or somehow-punch paper ballots ... albeit with suitable computerized improvements meant to detect errors (e.g. two votes for the same office, or "hanging chads") and to report results more quickly ... there could have been no [u]talk[/i] of "hackers." (Either from Russia, or from anywhere else.) The question could have been decided using the keys to a warehouse and a gaggle of volunteers ... just like it used to be. In other words, the results could have been speedily audited.

The voting systems that we deployed(!) not only omitted the paper ballots, but they also eliminated all other forms of third-party verification.

What were we thinking?
Well had we gone purely digital, then maybe the dems could have gotten away with the Russia story - if it hadn't been for that pesky paper trail - still take our word for it, it was the Russians and their mouthpiece RT... Just take 'our word' for it.

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"If you buy a hamburger and fail to get (or to be offered) a receipt, you usually get a free hamburger next time." But, somehow, when we designed these voting(!) systems, we forgot even the most basic auditing and paper-trail requirements that apply to ... our fast-food lunch.
Remember we are dealing with politicians - who have no idea that machines are subject to software issues.
 
Old 03-21-2017, 10:50 AM   #66
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styxhexenhammer666 - Why the New Right is Growing Online while the Old Left Withers
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Hard to appeal to the young when you tell them anything they do is bigoted and unacceptable. The neolibs have become outdated chides.
He is correct, the left has adopted this moralist argument that does not work - nobody likes to be told that a book is off limits or a game is 'whatever-ist', they are using the same tactics of the 1980s-90s and it has backfired. Also the legacy-media in all this is desperate because nobody is listening to them anymore.

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Further expanding on alternative media and technical savvy of 'alt-right'.

styxhexenhammer666 - On the Alt Right: Fake "Conservatives" are Confused "Liberals"
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Neocons agree with liberals 99% of the time; the liberals are just honest about their silliness.

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Old 03-21-2017, 08:13 PM   #67
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Dirty tricks by MSM:

Computing Forever - YouTube Restricted Mode: My Theory

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My Theory following the recent introduction of YouTube's age restricted mode.
Basically, smaller or even well known youtubers who would not be considered 'tv friendly' are facing restrictions - yet 'major' networks have no such restrictions applied....
 
Old 03-22-2017, 10:47 PM   #68
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Rachel Maddow Gets Shredded For Her Trump Tax Return Hype
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Rachel Maddow gives her audience the scoop on Donald Trump's tax returns from 2005.

Jimmy Dore breaks it down.
I really need to get tickets to his show .
 
Old 03-23-2017, 02:58 PM   #69
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Computing Forever - Germany's Rising Censorship & Authoritarianism

tl;dw - Any opposing views are to be considered hateful - sanctioned government censorship.

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Computing Forever - The Media War Officially Begins

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Old 03-24-2017, 12:02 PM   #70
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How Washington Post Led Us Into Iraq War
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The anniversary of the start of the Iraq War reminds us how authority and misinformation from the news affected public opinion.

Jimmy Dore breaks it down.
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Lionel Nation - Terror Attacks Inspire More Calls for the Internet Kill Switch and Suspending the First Amendment
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“Restriction of free thought and free speech is the most dangerous of all subversions. It is the one un-American act that could most easily defeat us." — Justice William O. Douglas

It appears that various guides guides to mounting a car terror attack were available on Google and Twitter and this is inspiring calls to shut the Internet down or dust off the prototype kill switch. Holy overkill, Batman!

The vile manuals were online despite widespread warnings that UK jihadists use them for training. Fanatics are urged to deploy large vehicles as ‘tools of war’ before going on a stabbing rampage – the template for Wednesday’s atrocity in Westminster. Boris Johnson accused social media websites of inciting terrorism. [Daily Mail]

Don't give in to the fear. They want the Internet dead.
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Paul Joseph Watson - MY LAST EVER VIDEO?
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Your favorite YouTube channels could be about to disappear.

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Old 03-25-2017, 07:35 PM   #71
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styxhexenhammer666 - We Save Youtube or We All Fall Together: Here's My Idea
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My suggestion is very simple. An alliance.
 
Old 03-27-2017, 12:37 PM   #72
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Lionel Nation - 60 Minutes Exposes “Fake News”
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It took everything in my power not to laugh convulsively. 60 Minutes given the task to run this pathetic attempt at shuttering platforms who pose an existential threat to their hoary, concretized and otiose anachronism called TV news. But herein I will address these issues.
 
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Computing Forever - #AdsenseGate: The Truth About Youtube Demonetization

I'm rather annoyed to make any meaningful comment about this right now - but I wonder what everyone here thinks after viewing this latest video from Computing Forever?

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Old 03-27-2017, 07:16 PM   #74
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Hard Bastard - Media Blackout: Democrats Hacked Again, Another Debbie Wasserman Schultz Fail
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Here is a story getting little if any coverage in legacy outlets. Democrats were once again hacked and it is not by Russia.
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House staffers under criminal investigation for alleged equipment theft

Five House employees are under criminal investigation amid allegations that they stole equipment from more than 20 member offices and accessed House IT systems without lawmakers' knowledge.
I missed this too...
 
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Lionel Nation - 50 Shades of Fake: Can Fighting Fake News Lead to Censorship?
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Fake news: Everybody agrees that it's no good, yet it has become such a well-known term it will probably soon make it into the dictionary. It's been a feature topic in political discourse since the 2016 elections, but could purging it have unknown consequences? And what is the difference between fake news and wrong news? Legal and media analyst Lionel of LionelMedia weighs in.
As he stated on this video on RT - who decides what is fake?

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