Month: January 2018

Op Ed: Washington Post, Legacy Press Betray Assange As His Freedom Hangs In The Balance

Op Ed: Washington Post, Legacy Press Betray Assange As His Freedom Hangs In The Balance The last two months have seen tectonic shifts regarding Julian Assange’s hopes of being able to safely leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London after what is now over seven years of arbitrary detention. The Wikileaks Editor In Chief was granted an Ecuadorian passport in December, which conferred on him the right of Ecuadorian citizenship. Potentially even more significant was Ecuador’s move to classify Assange as a Diplomat. Wikileaks specifically noted Reuters’ coverage of these latest developments: “Depo Akande, an international law professor at Oxford University, said...

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Documents Reveal The NSA Is An Agency Gone Rogue As FISA 702 Is Reauthorized

Documents Reveal The NSA Is An Agency Gone Rogue As FISA 702 Is Reauthorized Disobedient Media previously reported on the Senate’s passage of legislation that reauthorized a section of controversial FISA law. Since publishing that article, President Trump tweeted that he had signed off on the legislation, despite widespread calls to veto the bill. FISA laws were initially implemented in 2008 under President Obama, and were set to expire last week. The Verge reported that Section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act provides the director of national intelligence and attorney general with the authority to surveil anyone outside of...

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Senate Passes Warrantless Spying Reauthorization Bill

Senate Passes Warrantless Spying Reauthorization Bill Disobedient Media previously reported on the many issues that establishment press misrepresents or ignores. One of the issues discussed in that report included the overt hypocrisy displayed by allegedly anti-Trump Democrats who nonetheless voted in favor of increased warrantless spying powers. That trend continued earlier today, when the Senate voted to pass the extremely controversial bill which would reauthorize FISA, and which many claim would result in increased warrantless spying powers for an already grotesquely powerful NSA. Just Security wrote on the misrepresentation of the bill, relating that despite many lawmaker’s claim that...

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Op Ed: Political Division Is A Hysterical Charade Maintained By Corporate Press

Op Ed: Political Division Is A Hysterical Charade Maintained By Corporate Press Disobedient Media has reported consistently on issues that are misrepresented or censored by establishment press. However, this author has never addressed the “why” and the “how” of corporate media theatrics, which are so omnipresent in our daily lives. I recently discussed the false dichotomy of political parties and ideologies, as maintained by legacy outlets, with Suzie Dawson. Dawson is a journalist, activist, and current leader of the Internet Party of New Zealand, and we have collaborated on a world-first journalistic initiative called DecipherYou, focused on analyzing the content...

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Twitter Exposed: Project Veritas Video Reveals Twitter Staff Access Private Messages

Twitter Exposed: Project Veritas Video Reveals Twitter Staff Access Private Messages Project Veritas continued its series of stunning revelations regarding Twitter earlier today. Veritas, under the leadership of investigative journalist James O’Keefe, previously revealed that Twitter is pressured by numerous governments to delete celebrity accounts, and raised the possibility that Julian Assange’s Twitter account had been removed temporarily by the company. The latest videos shows a former Twitter engineer discussing the vast quantities of information the company gathers on users before by the time they first create an account. Another clip reveals that Twitter employees are paid to read...

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