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  • Man Pleads Guilty To Phishing Scheme That Fleeced Facebook, Google Of $100 Million

    03/25/2019 8:53:26 PM PDT · by deport · 14 replies
    NPR ^ | March 25, 20198:25 PM ET | Vanessa Romo
    A Lithuanian man pleaded guilty last week to bilking Google and Facebook out of more than $100 million in an elaborate scheme involving a fake company, fake emails and fake invoices. In an indictment unsealed by the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York last week, the Department of Justice alleged that Evaldas Rimasauskas and other unnamed co-conspirators impersonated the Taiwan-based hardware manufacturer, Quanta Computer — with which both tech companies do business — by setting up a company in Latvia with the same name. Using myriad forged invoices, contracts, letters, corporate stamps, and general confusion created by...
  • 'I'm Sorry, Dave I'm Afraid I Can't Do That,' as man attempts to delete Facebook Acct, satire

    03/25/2019 8:54:19 AM PDT · by gattaca · 13 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | March 23, 2019 | Babylon Bee
    Full Title: 'I'm Sorry, Dave—I'm Afraid I Can't Do That,' Intones Menacing Mark Zuckerberg As Man Attempts To Delete His Facebook Account ATHENS, OH—After learning of recent abuses of data by the social media giant, local man David Anderson reportedly attempted to close his account with Facebook, only to be greeted by a menacing depiction of Mark Zuckerberg on his computer screen informing him that his account could not be closed. The Facebook CEO appeared on screen, staring intently at the man through his webcam and began questioning why he would want to delete his Facebook account. “Deactivate my account,...
  • Shoppers report seeing a ghost roaming the aisles of a Massachusetts grocery store

    03/24/2019 12:27:44 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 69 replies
    Yahoo Lifestyle ^ | March 24, 2019 | Hope Schreiber
    Typically, the scariest thing you’ll encounter at a grocery store is long lines at the checkout or an expired coupon. For shoppers in Wilmington, Mass. it’s an apparition that appears to be a young woman in Victorian clothing. A members-only page on Facebook, dedicated to local events and possible coyote sightings in the area, has the community buzzing after several people reported seeing a young woman, between the age of 17 and 30, with light skin, dark hair, and blue eyes in out-of-fashion clothes wandering the aisles of Market Basket on Main Street. One shopper, according to Patch.com, is familiar...
  • Big Tech Strikes Again: Twitter Suspends Account With Viral Tweet of Rachel Maddow Crying on Air

    03/23/2019 10:25:42 AM PDT · by MNDude · 25 replies
    Twitter has suddenly suspended an account that had posted a video of themselves laughing at Rachel Maddow crying on air over the conclusion of Robert Mueller’s investigation. The user, Karli Bonne’, had nearly 15,000 followers when her account was removed.
  • Facebook says it stored millions of passwords in plain text

    03/21/2019 12:17:25 PM PDT · by bgill · 27 replies
    kvue ^ | Mar. 21, 2019 | Barbara Ortutay
    Facebook said Thursday that it stored millions of its users' passwords in plain text for years. The acknowledgement from the social media giant came after a security researcher posted about the issue online. "Security rule 101 dictates that under no circumstances passwords should be stored in plain text, and at all times must be encrypted," said cybersecurity expert Andrei Barysevich of Recorded Future. "There is no valid reason why anyone in an organization, especially the size of Facebook, needs to have access to users' passwords in plain text." Facebook said there is no evidence its employees abused access to this...
  • Live in Hope[Charismatic Caucus]

    03/21/2019 9:48:21 AM PDT · by Jedediah
    My children I AM with you in the storms of life. My hand is eternally yours to hold onto. Pay no attention to the circumstances and do not look back , leave all distractions behind holding tightly onto My Hand of Hope for I AM with you even now and remember your life is in ME . Deuteronomy 31:6 Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the LORD your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.” Colossians 1:27 For God wanted them to know that...
  • Tucker fires warning shot on widespread censorship: Does Trump realize...if it goes unchecked?

    03/21/2019 8:31:37 AM PDT · by CincyRichieRich · 48 replies
    BPR Business and Politics ^ | 3-21-19 | Vivek Saxena
    Fox News host Tucker Carlson warned Wednesday that unless President Donald Trump clamps down on the growing censorship of conservative voices by tech giants such as Google and Twitter, he won’t be reelected in 2020. Why? Because without conservative voices, nobody will know the truth anymore. The “Tucker Carlson Tonight” host posited the ominous prediction while speaking with renowned attorney and RNC committeewoman Harmeet Dhillon about Google’s willingness to silence dissidents both here in the United States and abroad. Listen to the discussion below: VIDEO WAS HERE There’s documented proof that Google has been jumping through hoops to cater to...
  • Whether by Money or Merit, We Will Not Be 'Ruled'

    03/21/2019 7:00:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 21, 2019 | Laura Hollis
    Noah Millman wrote a marvelously honest piece for "The Week" last week about the pay-to-play college admissions scandal. He acknowledges what many have known for a long time: First, that admission to the most elite schools is not purely based upon merit. Second, that education as good as -- and often better than -- that at the Ivies and other top-tier institutions can be obtained elsewhere. What parents are really after, Millman says, is status. This has become more important than the education itself, or even connections, which the children of these grasping, bribing parents frankly already have. Millman makes...
  • Twitter engineers were caught on tape talking about shadow banning...

    03/20/2019 9:29:34 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyColonel · 23 replies
    Twitter ^ | March 19, 2019 | James O'Keefe
    Twitter engineers were caught on tape talking about shadow banning, banning "a way of talking," targeting conservatives, classifying users who tweet about "guns" and "God" as Russian bots.
  • Trump-Russia 2.0: Dossier-Tied Firm Pitching Journalists Daily on 'Collusion"

    03/20/2019 11:23:47 AM PDT · by gattaca · 27 replies
    Real Clear Investigations ^ | March 20, 2019 | Paul Sperry
    Key Democratic operatives and private investigators who tried to derail Donald Trump’s campaign by claiming he was a tool of the Kremlin have rebooted their operation since his election with a multimillion-dollar stealth campaign to persuade major media outlets and lawmakers that the president should be impeached. The effort has successfully placed a series of questionable stories alleging secret back channels and meetings between Trump associates and Russian spies, while influencing related investigations and reports from Congress. The operation’s nerve center is a Washington-based nonprofit called The Democracy Integrity Project, or TDIP. Among other activities, it pumps out daily “research”...
  • Conservatives face a tough fight as Big Tech's censorship expands

    03/18/2019 4:27:46 PM PDT · by Para-Ord.45 · 21 replies
    https://thehill.com ^ | 03/17/19 | DONALD TRUMP JR.
    (EXCERPTED) From “shadowbans” on Facebook and Twitter, to demonetization of YouTube videos, to pulled ads for Republican candidates at the critical junctures of election campaigns, the list of violations against the online practices and speech of conservatives is long... ...While nothing about Big Tech's censorship of conservatives truly surprises me anymore, it's still chilling to see the proof for yourself. If it can happen to me, the son of the president, with millions of followers on social media, just think about how bad it must be for conservatives with smaller followings and those who don't have the soapbox or media...
  • Facebook apologizes for blocking Trump’s social media chief

    03/19/2019 11:24:00 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 31 replies
    NY Post ^ | March 19, 2019 | 2:06pm | Bob Fredericks
    Facebook has apologized for temporarily blocking President Trump’s social media guru, saying his postings were mistakenly reported as spam. Before the apology, Trump tweeted that he would be “looking into this” with the hashtag “#StopTheBias.”.
  • Christchurch Shootings: Sajid Javid Warns Tech Giants Over Footage [New Zealand]

    03/18/2019 11:20:08 AM PDT · by Star Traveler · 46 replies
    Tech News Boss ^ | Saturday, March 16, 2019 | The Administrator
    Social media companies have been told to “clean up their platforms” or be prepared to face the “force of the law” by Home Secretary Sajid Javid. Writing in the Daily Express, Mr Javid said: “Tech companies must do more to stop his messages being broadcast.” Despite the original video being taken down, it was quickly replicated and shared widely on other platforms, including YouTube and Twitter. Mr Javid urged people to stop viewing and sharing the “sick material” online, adding: “It is wrong and it is illegal.
  • Leader Of Black Lives Matter Say Planet Of The Apes Is Racist Because It Mocks Him

    07/13/2017 12:06:52 PM PDT · by Morgana · 52 replies
    The Doctor of Common Sense ^ | July 13, 2017 | E. T. Williams
    Leader Of Black Lives Matter Say Planet Of The Apes Is Racist Because It Mocks Him
  • Battle to stay on top of POTUS tweets happening now!

    If any of you have ever visited some of the president's tweets, you know that at the K brothers are always always always in top, then to be followed by a bunch of liberal Trump haters. ALWAYS. Not an accident. Twitter obviously controls this all on purpose. Now, for the first time, there are about 10 patriot posts on top. Its interesting, because I have seen these posts get removed from the top by some trump hater named Ryan Hill. But, the same patriot posts have now somehow got back on top and pushed those haters back down. Has POTUS...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Sex allegations lead to child bride investigation at Philly mosque

    03/17/2019 8:08:20 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 34 replies
    6 ABC Action News ^ | March 15, 2019 | Chad Pradelli
    PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Police are now investigating whether child weddings are being conducted at a Philadelphia mosque after a sexual assault victim comes forward to Action News. In a Facebook video posted two weeks ago, one of the alleged victims describes her ordeal. She's 17 now but says she first became a child bride at 14. "At the time I was a virgin. It was going to be my first marriage of course," said the teen. She says it didn't last. And in 2016, she says she was married off to Rajmann Sanders, a man more than twice her age...
  • ‘Tech Tyranny!’ Greenpeace Co-founder Claims Google Scrubbed Him From List Of Founders

    03/17/2019 5:54:15 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 30 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 17 March 2019 | Virginia Kruta | Associate Editor
    Patrick Moore claimed Saturday that Google had removed his photo from the list of founders of Greenpeace. “Oh my! @Google has removed my photo and name from the ‘Founders of @Greenpeace.’ It was still there 2 days ago but now I am erased. Tech Tyranny!!” Moore explained that his first screenshot was taken a few days earlier, while the second was taken on Saturday morning. Both used the search terms “who are the founders of Greenpeace?” The Daily Caller was able to independently verify on Sunday that a search entering that query returned as Moore claimed, without his photo. Moore...
  • Google Deletes Dr. Patrick Moore from Greenpeace Founders List Following President Trump’s Praise

    03/17/2019 5:27:11 PM PDT · by Libloather · 33 replies
    Greenpeace co-founder Dr. Patrick Moore has made headlines in the past month ripping lunatic Democrat Ocasio-Cortez and her Green New Deal proposal to end civilization as we know it. Ocasio-Cortez announced a plan in February that would kill off half the US population and destroy the economy in less than ten years. Fellow leftists praised the insanity from the freshman Democrat. Dr. Moore called out the nutcase. **SNIP** That was too much for Google and Greenpeace. The far left tech giant deleted Dr. Moore form the Greenpeace list of founders today.
  • NZ, 10 Years In Prison For “Possessing” Mosque Shooting Video; Web Hosts Warned, “Dissenter” Banned

    03/17/2019 2:48:59 PM PDT · by blam · 141 replies
    Activist Post ^ | 2-17-2019 | Tyler Durden
    New Zealand authorities have reminded citizens that they face up to 10 years in prison for “knowingly” possessing a copy of the New Zealand mosque shooting video – and up to 14 years in prison for sharing it. Corporations (such as web hosts) face an additional $200,000 ($137,000 US) fine under the same law. Terrorist Brenton Tarrant used Facebook Live to broadcast the first 17 minutes of his attack on the Al Noor Mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand at approximately 1:40 p.m. on Friday – the first of two mosque attacks which left 50 dead and 50 injured. . Copies...
  • Facebook says that it removed 1.5 million videos of the New Zealand mass shooting

    03/17/2019 11:32:14 AM PDT · by Star Traveler · 106 replies
    The Verge ^ | Sunday, March 17, 2019 | Andrew Liptak
    In the first 24 hours after the deadly mass shooting in New Zealand, Facebook says that it has removed 1.5 million videos that were uploaded of the attack, of which 1.2 million “at upload.” The company made the announcement in a Tweet, following up on a prior announcement that it had been alerted by authorities and removed the alleged shooter’s Facebook and Instagram accounts. Facebook spokeswoman Mia Garlick says that the company is also “removing all edited versions of the video that do not show graphic content.”