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A little news from May

Posted by delta on May 29th, 2022

1st Amendment “News”:
2022/05/09 – Attorneys General sue Biden over suppression of free speech
2022/05/18 – The Disinformation Governance Board Is Dead. Here’s The Right Way To Fight Disinformation.
2022/05/18 – Three-week-old Biden disinformation task force ‘paused’
2022/05/24 – Americans blame publishers more than tech companies in free speech battle

Here’s the thing about disinformation. It is defined by who is in charge – so if Trump is the next president… You get where this can go if we even allow it to start…? Of course, Trump would probably dismantle it, but if it was someone like him (either liberal or conservative) who would use it to their benefit… You always have to think about who the next person will be in that chair; you always have to anticipate what can happen once these people are no longer there…

4th Amendment:
2022/05/11 – Some Top 100,000 Websites Collect Everything You Type—Before You Hit Submit
2022/05/12 – The Use of Software & AI to Assess Job Applicants & Employees
2022/05/16 – What to Do If Police Ask to Search Your Car
2022/05/17 – You Can Block Those Annoying Cookie Banners on Every Website
2022/05/24 – Alibaba is Creating a Digital ID Carbon Footprint Tracker
2022/05/24 – EEOC Released TAD About Technology And Disability Discrimination
2022/05/24 – She thought a dark moment in her past was forgotten. Then she scanned her face online
2022/05/25 – Politicians Get Tech Wrong
2022/05/26 – Here’s What Hackers Are Really Doing With Your Info
2022/05/26 – How to delete what Google knows about you

Do you really trust any of these people with your data…? Do you…? Really…?

Good Predictions…?
2016/11/11 – America’s dominance is over. By 2030, we’ll have a handful of global powers
2021/11/15 – Strengthening Global Systems to Prevent and Respond to High-Consequence Biological Threats
or a “Master Plan”…?

Things that make you go “hmmm”:
2022/05/06 – Pfizer is looking beyond the COVID-19 market, aiming to be the ‘partner of choice for biotech’
2022/05/10 – Drug Company Contracted to Produce Covid Vaccines Hid Evidence of Quality Issues
2022/05/11 – Biden likely to arrive at his own global Covid-19 summit empty-handed
2022/05/11 – Did Anthony Fauci & Francis Collins Receive Royalty Payments From Drug Companies?
2022/05/20 – As Team Biden Tries to Turn the Page on COVID, Top Doctors Object to New Approach
2022/05/24 – CDC warns of ‘Covid-19 rebound’ after taking Paxlovid antiviral pills

Things that make you go “did they really do that and not think it was a bad thing to do before they did it…”:
2022/05/10 – China ‘deeply alarmed’ that SpaceX is giving the US space dominance through Starlink
2022/05/24 – China, Russia fly warplanes in military drill during Biden trip to Japan
2022/05/24 – North Korea fires missiles hours after Biden leaves Asia
2022/05/24 – Proposed US crackdown on ‘Big Tech’ has one winner: China
2022/05/24 – US strategy to portray China as aggressor over Taiwan | South China Morning Post
2022/05/25 – Biden admin: How could we possibly have known how badly the Afghan withdrawal would go?
2022/05/25 – China launches bid to control the Pacific
2022/05/25 – China military must be able to destroy Elon Musk’s Starlink satellites if they threaten national security: scientists
2022/05/25 – China-tied surveillance AI firm Remark Holdings U.S. deals
2022/05/25 – Five things we learned about China’s ambitions for the Pacific from the leaked deal
2022/05/26 – The Mystery of China’s Sudden Warnings About US Hackers
2022/05/26 – UK and US warned Beijing will not back down after Ukraine war as tensions boil
2022/05/26 – Your move, Beijing: U.S.-China trade rivalry intensifies after Biden launches Asian economic pact
2022/05/27 – China is planning the invasion of Taiwan
2022/05/27 – China Launches Drone Ship That Acts As Mothership For More Drones
2022/05/28 – China launches empire building exercise in Pacific theatre
The war over resources is gonna be ugly. Everyone is moving their chess pieces now… poking for weak spots as they try to contain/surround the other side before hostilities actually begin… There will be no winner/s when all is said and done – just a survivor or two…

Things that make you go “REALLY!?!?! Didn’t see that coming?!?!”:
2022/04/22 – COVID UPDATE: What is the truth? – notice the URL this is coming from…
2022/05/09 – FSA Scrap Radioactivity Rule To Allow Food Grown Around Old Fukushima Nuclear Plant To Be Sold Freely In UK
2022/05/10 – Big meat is gobbling up fake meat companies
2022/05/21 – Are Americans Getting Richer or Poorer? US $5 Trillion ‘Wealth Shock’
2022/05/23 – See How Close You Live to the ‘Threat Radius’ of an Oil & Gas Site
2022/05/24 – The Depressing Statistic That Shows Where Harvested Food Really Goes
2022:05:24 – The price we pay for global supply chain
2022/05/24 – European fruit with traces of most toxic pesticides ‘up 53% in nine years’
2022/05/26 – Activists fear a new threat to biodiversity—renewable energy
2022/05/26 – Microplastics in sewage: a toxic combination that is poisoning our land
2022/05/26 – Soaring fertiliser prices force farmers to rethink
2022/05/29 – Fish off the coast of Florida test positive for pharmaceutical drugs
2022/05/29 – Biden’s latest economic headache: China’s Covid lockdowns – so, it’s ok that the rest of the world locks down and loses their economies, but not China… Put all your eggs in one basket (the basket of one of your greatest adversaries) and…

Surprise…? Not Really… These people will eat their own – if they’re not spoon fed something “good” then they may actually write something worth reading once in a great while:
2022/05/19 – Beltway’s big question/ Biden’s not really running again, is he?
2022/05/20 – American Democracy Isn’t Ready for Online Voting
2022/05/20 – Is Congress more dangerous than the southern border?
2022/05/23 – No One Has a Position on Speech Anymore
2022/05/24 – America’s common ground: Democrats and Republicans alike want transparent, objective elections
Well, maybe some of that was spoon fed to them…

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