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  • Communist China’s Silent War Against America. For decades, CCP has been using 'unrestricted warfare' to weaken US from within

    07/12/2020 10:39:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 07/06/2020 | Bowen Xiao
    Stealthily, surreptitiously, and with sweeping precision, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) began a decades-long war against America for world domination by utilizing a military strategy known as “unrestricted warfare” that continues today. Unbeknownst to most of the population, the CCP has infiltrated almost every major avenue of life in the United States - leaving virtually no industry untouched. While this threat has largely existed undetected, the effects it’s had on the nation, as well as its geopolitical consequences, are far-reaching. Skirting the traditional, direct military confrontation offensives that have become somewhat outdated in modern times, this unconventional strategy has become...
  • Meet the Former GOP and Democratic Congressional Staffers Chinese Company, TikTok Hired as Lobbyists

    07/11/2020 10:50:05 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Townhall ^ | 07/11/2020 | Beth Baumann
    <p>TikTok has come under fire for being owned by the Chinese Communist Party. In fact, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo just last week talked about banning TikTok and other CCP-owned social media platforms out of national security concerns. Because of that, the social media company is beefing up its lobbying efforts in the United States.</p>
  • Professor arrested during alleged attempt to flee US with computers, phones, USB drives

    07/10/2020 6:04:19 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 18 replies
    Campus ^ | 7/9/2020 | Jon Street
    Another U.S. professor "with strong ties to China" has been arrested and charged with allegedly lying about his ties to the communist country. Song Guo Zheng, who the Justice Department described as a "rheumatology professor and researcher," allegedly used more than $4.1 million in federal research funding to help advance China's capabilities with regard to rheumatology and immunology. The Justice Department alleges he then failed to disclose to the U.S. government that he held employment in China while conducting U.S. taxpayer-funded research as a researcher at multiple universities in the U.S., including Ohio State University. A Google Scholars profile with...
  • FBI Director: One New China-Related Investigation Is Opened Every 10 Hours

    07/07/2020 6:40:35 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 07/07/2020 | Cathy He
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is opening a new China-related counterintelligence case about once every 10 hours as it pushes back against Beijing’s expansive campaign to steal American intellectual property (IP) and influence policymakers, FBI director Christopher Wray said in a speech on July 7. Wray warned that Beijing’s counterintelligence and economic espionage operations are the “greatest long-term threat” to the United States’ economic and national security. Its stealing of U.S. technology and trade secrets is on a scale “so massive that it represents one of the largest transfers of wealth in human history,” he said in a speech...
  • Huawei’s Prison Camp Technology Goes Global: The Company's technologies enables mass persecution and is being exported around the world

    07/04/2020 8:15:05 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 07/01/2020 | James Gorrie
    Huawei, the embattled Chinese network equipment provider, has a new accusation to address. In the West, the company has been well known for its 5G network equipment and as the second largest handset maker in the world. It is also a leader in AI technology. However, Huawei has a much darker side to it as an instrument of policy for the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). You may recall that the company leadership has been accused of violating U.S. sanctions against Iran, leading to the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou in Canada in December of 2018, where she remains in...
  • Report: Apple Caught China-Owned TikTok Spying on Millions of iPhone Users

    06/27/2020 12:43:04 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 27 Jun 2020 | TOM CICCOTTA
    A report published on Friday suggests that the megapopular China-owned social media application TikTok was spying on users through a vulnerability in the latest version of Apple’s iOS smartphone firmware. According to a report by Forbes, the popular social media platform TikTok may have been spying on millions of users by spying on data copied to their iPhones’ clipboard through a vulnerability in the latest iOS smartphone firmware. The vulnerability, which allows application developers to access a user’s clipboard, data was modified on June 23 by Apple. Now, users will be prompted with a notification when an application gains access...
  • Education or espionage? A Chinese student takes his homework home to China

    06/25/2020 10:36:50 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    NBC News ^ | 06/25/2020 | By Cynthia McFadden, Aliza Nadi and Courtney McGee
    SHENZHEN, China — Meet the man dubbed China's Elon Musk, Ruopeng Liu. Like Musk, he's working on sending people into space, and has already sent them flying. He's the man behind jet-powered surfboards, and is a multi-billionaire at just 35 years old. "We call ourselves the future studio," said Liu during an NBC News visit to his company's headquarters here. "We design the future." But is he guilty of stealing the intellectual property of a famous American scientist? Dr. David Smith of Duke University is one of the world's experts on something called "metamaterials." Liu, who says he had long...
  • Trump says Obama may have committed treason

    06/22/2020 6:50:50 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 69 replies ^ | 06/22/20 | Morgan Chalfant
    President Trump on Monday suggested without evidence that his predecessor, former President Obama, committed treason in connection with the investigation into the 2016 Trump campaign’s contacts with Russia.“Treason. Treason. It’s treason,” Trump said in an interview with CBN News. The president did not elaborate on the specific charge but repeated his assertion that the previous administration “spied” on his campaign in the course of the Russia probe.“They’d been spying on my campaign,” Trump told CBN News’s David Brody. “Turned out I was right. Let’s see what happens to them now.”Trump signaled he was looking forward to the results of U.S. Attorney...
  • IRS Used Cellphone Location Data to Try to Find Suspects

    06/19/2020 7:35:56 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 14 replies
    WSJ ^ | 19 June 2020 | Byron Tau
    The Internal Revenue Service attempted to identify and track potential criminal suspects by purchasing access to a commercial database that records the locations of millions of American cellphones. ...The episode demonstrates a growing law enforcement interest in reams of anonymized cellphone movement data collected by the marketing industry. Government entities can try to use the data to identify individuals—which in many cases isn’t difficult with such databases. ...“There are clear rules against tracking Americans’ phones without court oversight and buying data from Venntel and other shady data brokers shouldn’t amount to a free pass to violate our civil liberties,” “What...
  • Three Former Political Aides in Taiwan Arrested on Suspicion of Being Communist Chinese Spies

    06/19/2020 2:23:25 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 06/19/2020 | Frank Fang
    TAIPEI, Taiwan—Three Taiwanese men who were once aides to local lawmakers have been taken into custody on espionage charges for allegedly passing on confidential information to China.The three former aides, Lee Yi-hsien, Chen Wei-jen, and Lin Yun-ta, were interrogated by the prosecutor’s office in Taipei on June 18, after local prosecutors and officials from Taiwan’s Ministry of Justice Investigation Bureau conducted raids at five separate locations, according to local media.Lee and Chen were detained and held incommunicado for allegedly violating the island’s national security law, after the Taipei District Court granted a request from prosecutors to hold the two suspects,...
  • Espionage: Here Is Why NIH Handed Out Pink Slips To 54 Scientists

    06/16/2020 7:26:26 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Hotair ^ | 06/16/2020 | Karen Townsend
    In August 2018 the National Institutes of Health (NIH) launched an investigation that is shaking up the U.S. biomedical community. A new round of terminations has resulted in 54 scientists losing their jobs with the taxpayer-funded institute. The investigation is on-going. The scientists, all grant recipients, failed to disclose financial ties to a foreign government – mostly China.189 researchers were investigated and 93% were found to be tied to China. So, 54 researchers were terminated or resigned for violating NIH rules against simultaneously receiving funds from the U.S. government and foreign entities. In other words, the scientists aren’t allowed...
  • Spies can eavesdrop by watching a light bulb’s variations

    06/13/2020 7:41:22 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 17 replies
    en24 ^ | 13 June 2020 | Andt Greenbers
    The list of sophisticated eavesdropping techniques has grown steadily over years: wiretaps, hacked phones, bugs in the wall—even bouncing lasers off of a building's glass to pick up conversations inside. Now add another tool for audio spies: Any light bulb in a room that might be visible from a window. Researchers from Israeli's Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and the Weizmann Institute of Science today revealed a new technique for long-distance eavesdropping they call "lamphone." They say it allows anyone with a laptop and less than a thousand dollars of equipment—just a telescope and a $400 electro-optical sensor—to listen in...
  • Team Evers Secretly Records Republicans

    06/11/2020 9:30:33 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies ^ | June 11, 2020 | M.D. Kittle
    MADISON — How low can Tony go? We just learned. Gov. Tony Evers’ team secretly recorded a meeting he had with Republican legislative leadership. Empower Wisconsin has learned the meeting took place on May 14, the day after the Wisconsin Supreme Court struck down the Evers administration’s statewide lockdown, declaring the public health edict in response to the pandemic “invalid.” GOP leadership was livid Wednesday upon the revelations, referring to the secret recordings as “Nixonesque.” “In 26 years in the Legislature, this is one of the most brazen examples of unethical, unprofessional conduct I have ever seen,” said Senate Majority...
  • Obama Used National Security to Spy on Americans Opposed to Islamic Terrorists - Greenfield

    06/08/2020 3:08:00 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 37 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | Mon Jun 8, 2020 | Daniel
    Obama Used National Security to Spy on Americans Opposed to Islamic Terrorists Obamagate redefined opposition to Islamic terrorism as a national security threat. Mon Jun 8, 2020 Daniel Greenfield 55 Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical Left and Islamic terrorism. We know when Obamagate ended, but we don’t know when the policy of spying on Americans began. The tangled roots of the domestic surveillance of political opponents by the NSA predate the alarmism about Russia. Tracing them back into the fetid swamp takes us not toward...
  • Dan Bongino: The Stunning Reason Why Rod Rosenstein Will Be the First Witness Before Senate Committee

    05/28/2020 8:46:40 AM PDT · by bitt · 48 replies
    redstate ^ | 5/28/2020 | elizabeth vaughn
    This afternoon, it was reported that former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will be the first witness to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee next week. I’ve never understood why Rosenstein, who has played such a pivotal role in the investigation of President Trump, has received so little scrutiny. Although he projects the persona of a boy scout, he is one of the vipers slithering through the muck of the Washington swamp. In March 2017, then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions made the disastrous decision to recuse himself from the Trump/Russia collusion case because he had met twice during the 2016 presidential...
  • Google faces $5 billion lawsuit in U.S. for tracking 'private' internet use

    06/03/2020 6:42:20 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 19 replies
    nbc ^ | 06/02/2020
    The lawsuit seeks at least $5 billion, accusing the Alphabet Inc unit of surreptitiously collecting information about what people view online and where they browse, despite their using what Google calls Incognito mode. According to the complaint filed in the federal court in San Jose, California, Google gathers data through Google Analytics, Google Ad Manager and other applications and website plug-ins, including smartphone apps, regardless of whether users click on Google-supported ads. This helps Google learn about users’ friends, hobbies, favorite foods, shopping habits, and even the “most intimate and potentially embarrassing things” they search for online, the complaint said....
  • The TRACE Act and the Rule of Law

    06/01/2020 7:36:43 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    American ^ | June 1, 2020 | Spencer P. Morrison
    On May 1, 2020, Democratic congressman Bobby Rush introduced bill H.R. 6666, otherwise known as the “Testing, Reaching, And Contacting Everyone Act” (“TRACE Act”). Ostensibly, the TRACE Act will limit the spread of COVID-19 by creating “mobile health units” that will “conduct diagnostic testing… trace and monitor the contacts of infected individuals” and then “support the quarantine of such contacts.” The TRACE Act allocates $100 billion in federal funds to facilitate this project. Rush says "increased testing and contact tracing is the only way we will get back normal and safely reopen our economy." Basically, Rush’s position is that America...
  • A woman gets her contract tracing certificates and tells all

    05/29/2020 8:52:03 PM PDT · by FrdmLvr · 36 replies
    You Tube ^ | 5-27-20 | Vladislav Sobolev
    Contract Tracing...they will find you
  • EXC: Biden China Speech Urged CCP Expansion Into ‘All Levels Of US Govt, Classrooms, Labs, And Boardrooms’

    05/28/2020 4:46:08 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 12 replies ^ | May 28, 2020 | Natalie Winters
    The comments – unearthed from a 2011 Sichuan University speech – demonstrate either a fundamental misunderstanding of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), or outright collusion with it. The former veep stated at the time: “In order to cement this robust partnership, we have to go beyond close ties between Washington and Beijing, which we’re working on every day, go beyond it to include all levels of government, go beyond it to include classrooms and laboratories, athletic fields and boardrooms.”
  • Contact Tracing is Orwellian: Government Will Track You and Everyone Near You – For the Greater Good

    05/28/2020 3:06:58 PM PDT · by A44MAGNUT · 56 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 05/28/2020 | Joe Hoft
    They will track you and tell you what you can and cannot do. You will be a puppet of the state. You must do what they say for the greater good. Freedom will be lost forever.