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  • isvarahparamahkrsnah

    isvarahparamahkrsnah 7:16 pm on July 20, 2021 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Amnesty, , , , , , corporate surveillance, , , , , iOS, iPhones, , journalists, , , , NSO, , Pegasus, , , , , , ,   

    The Pegasus Shitstorm 

    It’s been a while since I checked on the latest Covid-19 news. So I thought, why not update myself and perhaps write an article if there’s anything major happening?

    Forget the pandemic. What do I see all over the news? Pegasus! Pegasus! Pegasus!
    SHUT THE FUCK UP!

    Pegasus sounds familiar. Where have I heard that name before? And wallah! I look at my database and I see a few files about Pegasus.
    So it’s nothing new.
    Pegasus has been around for a few years now. But the mainstream media is just catching up after discovering that dozens of journalists were targeted by the spyware.
    HA HA HA!

    I spent over 2 hours going through Pegasus files all over again. And I got a fucking headache from it. Did you come here to learn the intricate details of Pegasus? Nyet! Do your own fucking research!

    It’s not just journalists who are worried now. Just for the record, dozens of journalists have been victims of the Pegasus spyware. Less than a dozen people even remember the history of those innocent folks. So let’s not act like this is brand new information, okay? Journalists have been killed with the help of Pegasus spyware.
    And now, it’s the turn of politicians, royal family members, business executives, human rights activists and government officials who have been targeted through Pegasus over the last few years.
    What goes around, comes around. Let’s celebrate! Everybody gets a Pegasus! You get a Pegasus! You get a Pegasus! You get a Pegasus! Everybody gets a Pegasus! Hurray!

    So now they’re all worried. When was Pegasus information first leaked? 2016? Yet everybody sat on their big fat fucking asses all through 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020! How convenient!

    Edward Snowden warned people, waaaaay back in 2013, that the governments in multiple countries were conducting mass surveillance on innocent citizens. The headlines ran for a few weeks then everybody fucked off.
    It’s 2021. This Pegasus spyware does nothing special that was not already revealed in 2013. Yet all the journalists are busy typing away dozens of articles on Pegasus. They’re milking the Pegasus cow for views but most of them are too fucking stupid to include any solid information.

    As a private journalist, I want to extend a big fuck you to all the mainstream media journos. You imbeciles had a ton of data to work with, yet your articles are pure horseshit.

    I’m going to link the Forensic Report by Amnesty for the cake.
    And a shoutout to Washington Post for a fair attempt to write a decent article detailing the Pegasus spyware. The rest of the journos can fuck off. I skimmed through a dozen articles and was immensely disappointed.

    Indian journalists are shitting bricks right now. Apparently over 1000 phone numbers in India appeared in the leaks.
    Now the Indian government is vehemently denying any involvement in the Pegasus surveillance scheme. Hopefully, the Indian journalists still have a few working brain cells to understand that their government is lying.

    India has been steadily climbing up the surveillance and censorship ladder over the past decade. The intelligent few probably got a whiff of this as early as 2015. The rest of the nation can prepare to become the next China.

    Here are some of the victims of Pegasus:
    Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Hungary, India, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Morocco, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Yemen, Pakistan, France, Hungary.
    If you live in any of the above mentioned countries, you’re about to experience Xi Jinping’s regime without visiting China.

    One of the most disturbing information in the recent leaks is the emergence of zero-click attacks. Technology has advanced so far, that a user need not even touch their phones to be infected with Pegasus.

    iPhones are generally known to be secure in the privacy community. Unfortunately, the Pegasus leaks have confirmed that iPhones are just as vulnerable to spyware, as Android phones.
    Many spyware companies have found different ways to infect Linux machines with spyware as well.

    One of the reasons spyware like Pegasus has managed to thrive for so long is that most modern phones and operating systems have been designed and built for surveillance, not privacy. This corporate greed by phone manufacturers has led to the growth of spyware companies like the NSO.

    Perhaps it’s time to go back to Nokia 3310 and MS DOS.

    As for the Pegasus shitstorm on the news? Boo fucking hoo! Why don’t you journos release the leaked data to the public so we can go through it ourselves?
    The mainstream media is holding the leaked Pegasus data hostage, and feeding the public tiny crumbs of useless news articles everyday. They’ll probably keep this going in the news until some other shit comes up. Then bye bye Pegasus! And bye bye privacy! What? Were we supposed to start securing our devices? Not today!

     
  • isvarahparamahkrsnah

    isvarahparamahkrsnah 5:14 pm on June 7, 2021 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , , corporate surveillance, , , Muhammadu Buhari, ,   

    Nigeria Bans Twitter 

    Recently, Twitter decided to delete a tweet from the Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari.

    The tweet said

    Many of those misbehaving today are too young to be aware of e destruction and loss of lives that occurred during the Nigerian Civil War. Those of us in the fields for 30 months, who went through the war, will treat them in the language they understand.

    Now, first of all, I would like to say, FUCK TWITTER.
    Fuck twitter, fuck facebook, fuck their founders and leadership and management. Fuck their employees! Basically, fuck everybody.

    Now, am I allowed to say that?
    Of course I’m allowed to say that! Fuck Twitter. And fuck Jack Dorsey!

    Twitter is a corporate entity that has become so massively empowered, that they’re censoring everybody left and right. Twitter isn’t a free speech platform. Twitter is a surveillance platform for mind-controlled idiots to discuss insignificant bullshit.

    Earlier this year, both Twitter and Facebook suspended Donald Trump’s accounts. Now I’m no fan of Trump. But I opposed the suspension of his accounts because it was a clear indication of how powerful these corporate surveillance platforms were becoming. To think that a President of the world’s top nation would be suspended by some bullshit corporation! Can you imagine that?

    There is a clear control of narrative here, where Twitter as a corporate entity, decides what you can say and not say. Now a decade ago, those lines were drawn finely regarding the anti-hate speech, violent content, x-rated stuff, illegal content, etc.
    But now, Twitter’s like Xi Jinping’s offshore company, where they’re like, “Hey bwoy! You better watch yo goddamn mouth!”

    There’s a lot of porn on Twitter now, isn’t there? All the Onlyfans superstars are jiggling their titties and clapping their ass cheeks on it. That is accepted.

    Now, Muhhamadu Buhari’s tweet was a subtle threat. And a threat from the President isn’t a good thing.

    But, this is Twitter. And I hate Twitter so much, that I support Nigeria’s stance on this once.
    Can you imagine what I would’ve tweeted if I were in Buhari’s position? Just think about it.

    I’m just here to celebrate the fact that Twitter got it’s ass checked by the Nigerian government. It’s high time somebody put Twitter in it’s place and Nigeria stepped up!
    This is how it’s done folks! You wanna censor me? Get the fuck outta my country!

    Nigeria has one of the largest populations in Africa. So Twitter is losing ground here.
    Muhammadu – 1
    Twitter – 0

     
  • isvarahparamahkrsnah

    isvarahparamahkrsnah 4:46 pm on April 20, 2021 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: 2021 Free Expression Awards, adblock, ads, , captcha, cookies, corporate surveillance, entertainment, personalization, , videos,   

    YouTube Sucks & CEO Susan Wojcicki Is An Idiot 

    Yesterday I came across this video on YouTube titled “2021 Free Expression Awards Highlight: Susan Wojcicki” by a channel named Freedom Forum.

    “Free Expression Awards presented by signature sponsor YouTube.”

    I don’t even know where to begin with this nonsense.

    For the past month or so, YouTube has been presenting me with 3 pages of Personalization Settings & Cookies, simply because I do not “Agree” with the default corporate surveillance crap.
    More recently, I’ve been getting frequent Google Captchas, like every 3 videos or so, which I have to fill in order to continue watching videos.
    So, what’s going on with YouTube? Why are they so concerned about who’s watching which videos? Why are they profiling their viewers?

    Google captcha is like a brain tumor on the internet. It’s being created by this giant monster called Google.

    I’m a creative genius. YouTube likes to think the capitalist zombies on their payroll are creative – Fuck No. The real creative people exist outside the capitalist corporate empire. And believe me, they’re doing just fine.
    So I’ve slowly been shifting away from using YouTube as my primary entertainment source to watching movies and TV shows.
    And I do it all FOR FREE.
    Are you reading this YouTube wankers?
    That’s right!
    Fuck your YouTube! I’ve found an alternative source of entertainment – all for free!
    Fuck your ads,
    Fuck your 3 pages of cookies and personalization bullshit.
    Fuck your captchas.
    Fuck your tracking and profiling.
    Fuck your capitalist business model.
    Fuck Susan Wojcicki. In the ass. With a big giant corporate dildo.
    Free Expression Awards. Get the fuck outta here with that bullshit!

    You want free expression? This, right here, is free expression. I am expressing my anger towards a giant corporate sinkhole in the shape of Susan Wojcicki’s asshole that spews bullshit like YouTube wins Free Expression Awards and Susan Wojcicki’s the best freedom of expression role model. BULLSHIT!

    Susan Wojcicki is like Kim Jong Un’s cousin or Xi Jinping’s half-sister. She represents the spiral downfall of what was once an awesome platform to share stuff and turned it into a giant billboard where all the corporate jackasses line up to ejaculate on the viewer’s eyes.

    I couldn’t even get through the first few minutes of the woman yapping away in the video. But somewhere in the video Susan Wojcicki talked about her grandparents in Poland and the iron curtain and stuff.
    I couldn’t even let her finish the sentence.
    Hey Susan! Susan! Why are the words SEXUAL ASSAULT so terrifying to you?
    YouTubers can’t even say the words “sexual assault” because they may get banned or demonetized or something. Just what in the fuck is going on at YouTube HQ?
    I see a bunch of YouTubers talking about “essay” and “essay”; what they’re really referring to is SA, an acronym created by Susan’s dumbfuck minions to refer to sexual assault.
    Is this really free expression? I don’t think so! I think this is censorship of the highest order. So this woman remembers her grandfather’s time in Poland, where he had to watch what he said, and consequently, she decides to adopt the methodology of her grandfather’s oppressors.
    This is the genius of Susan Wojcicki ladies and gentlemen. This is the best she can do.

    That video was published on 16th April and got 32 likes – all from Susan’s close family members and friends, and a few YouTube employees directly under her wing.
    Then it got 11K dislikes.
    32 likes, 11,000 dislikes.
    The numbers have spoken Susan! The numbers have spoken!
    Speaking of numbers…
    OHHH! OHHH!
    What?
    I’m a numbers guy!

    I can’t even get through the video. I just can’t get through it without barging in like an angry grandpa and yelling at the video.
    What I’m looking at, right now, are the comments. And it seems that the entire human species has aligned with my brain on this one.

    I was a lil hesistant about going all out on Susan’s hypocrisy, but now I think I may have gone too soft on her, given that there’s millions of people who agree with me.

    I got tired of scrolling through the comments of the millions of people agreeing with me.

    Here’s the thing: Susan Wojcicki winning the free expression award is like me winning the most handsome black man award.

    Since YouTube has gone down the shitter with Susan patting herself on the back for being the most ignorant hypocrite to ever grace our planet, I’d like to suggest an alternative.
    Peertube is the most free expression platform on the internet. I would like to thank them for sponsoring this article.
    Make sure to click the like button, hit the notification button and subscribe.

    Wait – what?!
    Oh hell no!
    Fuck the like button!
    Fuck the notification bell icon!
    Fuck your subscription!
    And fuck you!

    I can’t get through a YouTube video without a segment from some fucking sponsor, and a zombie begging for likes, notifications and subscriptions.
    It’s quite evident that almost every intelligent homo sapien has installed some adblocker in their browser, so now the advertisers have ditched YouTube ads and are sponsoring YouTubers directly.
    Now we’ll need an AI extension to block the sponsored segments in the videos. What a pain in the ass!

    And this is all because of Susan. I’m blaming everything on Susan.
    YouTube has become a pimping platform. Why? Because of Susan.
    Susan Wojcicki introduced her greedy grubby hands and turned it into a pimping corporation.
    All the YouTubers have sold out and become hookers.
    The more you think about it, the more it makes sense. Why? Because of Susan Wojcicki.

    Susan was Google’s first marketing manager. She also worked at marketing for Intel. She led the development of Adsense. She was it’s first product manager. She became Google’s senior vice president of Advertising & Commerce. She oversaw the company’s advertising and analytic products, including AdWords, AdSense, DoubleClick, and Google Analytics.
    And then she took over YouTube and fucked it up for everybody.
    Susan Wojcicki, everybody. Let’s give her a round of applause.

    I was going to finish this article with one simple question. But it’s a one-liner that’s an equivalent of a nuclear weapon. It’s so fatal, that even the hoards of people angry at Susan would be surprised and say “Damn! That’s savage!” and “Oh no! I think you may have gone too far this time!”
    Susan Wojcicki, free expression. See? Even the best of us can’t have it sometimes. Today’s your lucky day.

    Susan Wojcicki may be the woman that pimped out an entire platform full of zombies. But I’m the one guy that could do that to her, in a one-liner. I’ll save it for the future.

    One day, I’ll be working on my own YouTube alternative, with blackjack and hookers. And I got just the perfect role for Susan in it.

     
  • isvarahparamahkrsnah

    isvarahparamahkrsnah 8:28 am on January 10, 2021 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: ban, , , corporate surveillance, Diaspora, , , , , , GNU Social, , , , ,   

    Facebook And Twitter’s Trump Ban – Analyzing The Corporate Agenda 

    So Donald Trump’s Twitter account has been suspended.
    Well, that’s what it said when i visited it.

    I’m not on Twitter.
    I rarely check anyone’s Twitter.

    Has Twitter permanently banned Trump’s account?
    This guy is still the President.
    If Twitter can ban his account, then who’s safe?

    There’s a lot of people who share Trump’s political beliefs. Are they going to be banned too? If not, why?

    Three days days ago, Trump’s Facebook was banned.

    I think Facebook has paved the way for corporate social networks to ban anyone who doesn’t follow their political ideologies.

    From an anarchist’s perspective, this is dangerous for everybody.

    I am an advocate for free speech.
    I want to hear my fellow anarchists’ opinions.
    I want to hear what the liberals have got to say.
    And I want to hear what the conservatives have got to say.

    Freedom of speech provides the platform for an open debate.
    If people are silenced, then there is no freedom. Everyone will hide their real thoughts and opinions.
    That’s how you create a mass of brainwashed robot-like citizens, like in China and North Korea.
    Has anyone been to China?
    There are no opposing views in China. It’s just one mass of 1.4B people choking on Xi Jinping’s stinking nuts.
    Is this what America wants?

    Does America wants a population of 332M asleep on Jack Dorsey’s dong?
    Does America want 332M people constantly surveilled and watched by Mark Fuckerberg’s corporate platforms?
    The lobbyists have granted these capitalist corporate conglomerates a massive amount of liberty to dictate people’s lives. And fundamentally, that’s not how it should be.
    Twitter and Facebook aren’t supposed to tell me what to do and what to think.

    A social network should be dictated by it’s base users, not the other way around.
    That’s how the Fediverse was created. People wanted an alternative platform that would replace Twitter. That’s how Gnu Social was born. People wanted something that worked like Facebook, but federated. That’s how Diaspora was born. Nobody on Diaspora tells you what to think and what to say. You can speak your mind. That’s the beauty of it.
    People wanted to write blogs, so there was Plume, and so on.

    How do corporate platforms operate? Facebook and Google push their crappy products on users. Here! Try this! Try that! Use this! Use that!
    I’ve been using YouTube for a long time. It keeps pushing me with stupid banners and ads that cover the entire screen to sign in and use YouTube TV and YouTube Music. I don’t wanna use all that crap!

    They literally force people to use their crappy products. Want to view a Facebook profile? Sign in or Sign up!
    Want to read more than one article on Medium? Register an account!
    As soon as you create an account, they’ll create an advertisement profile for you. They’ll track you and show you stupid crap that they think you wanna see.

    YouTube has had a history of censoring videos related to Covid-19. Facebook has done the same.
    Why are they deleting relevant important information? Why are they forcing the mainstream propaganda on people?

    They ran the Russian interference propaganda for 2 years straight after Trump won.
    They ran the impeachment bullshit for 4 years straight – up until the very last minute! Trump’s almost on his way out yet they still publish articles about impeaching him. What the actual fuck?!

    Try posting a video titled “Chinese Virus” on YouTube. Try posting a video about Li Wenliang, Dr Ai Fen, Chen Quishi, Fang Bin… they’ll be discarded so fast, they’ll never reach a dozen views.
    Try making videos about capitalist corporate surveillance. Your channel will NEVER EVER hit the front page.

    These corporations don’t care about the people. They care about profits.
    Ban Trump on his way out? Profit!

    They think that banning Donald Trump on his way out will make them popular and win over people’s hearts and minds.
    And they might!
    There’s a lot of stupid folks on the planet.

    But what I see is censorship.
    I see a bunch of capitalist corporate crooks playing a game of chess.
    They’re doing what’s best for them – what’s profitable for them.
    They’re creating a monopoly where they’re the overlords and everyone answers to them. But they answer to nobody.
    Anyone remember the Mark’s response to the senators in 2018?
    And there have been multiple hearings since then.

    Anyway, I recommend people to switch to the Fediverse. Stop using capitalist corporate platforms that profit off of your data.
    And don’t go with the herd mentality. Don’t let CNN or Fox Spews tell you what you should think about events. The mainstream media should only deliver the news, not biased opinions.
    Let the viewers form their own opinions.
    Don’t tell me, “Trump said this…” and then proceed to tell me why Trump is wrong.
    I’ll decide whether Trump is wrong or right.
    There is hardly news anymore. News is being replaced with biased opinions. Everyone has their own agenda.

     
  • isvarahparamahkrsnah

    isvarahparamahkrsnah 7:06 pm on August 5, 2020 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , corporate surveillance, data harvesting, , , , ,   

    Judge Esther Salas – The Importance of Privacy 

    Today I watched a video of Judge Esther Salas, who’s son and husband were recently shot by an intruder at their home.
    The poor woman lost her son and her husband is still under intensive care in the hospital.

    Apparently the intruder dressed up as a delivery guy with a FedEx package.
    This intruder was later found dead in his car with a package addressed to the judge.
    He was an attorney, had a complete dossier on the judge and her family.

    Now, there are several conspiracy? videos on YouTube claiming that the judge was attacked because she did high profile cases and had taken on Epstein’s case.
    Since the judge herself hasn’t admitted any specific correlation between taking Epstein’s case and the attack at her home, I’m not going to pursue that lead.
    I’m not a crime detective so I prefer to stay out of the murk.
    Every time someone gets murdered, Hillary Clinton’s name comes up.
    How much money does Hillary Clinton have? It must cost a lot to hire all those hitmen.
    Anyway, Hillary Clinton and her crimes don’t concern me. If Trump didn’t throw her in jail, she must be innocent, right?
    I’ll leave that to the Democrats and Republicans to battle over.

    The judge talked about internet privacy. And that’s what this article is about.
    Esther mentioned that all the judges’ addresses and personal information is available online.
    But that’s not it.
    If you’re an adult living in America, there’s a 50% chance that your personal information is available online.
    There are numerous websites specifically dedicated to harvesting and publishing personal information.
    That information includes your full name, the names of all your family members, relatives, and associates, your address, your email, your phone numbers, your income and the list of all your previous known addresses.
    What I’m mentioning here are details that were readily available to me on open websites. And that’s without much digging.
    There are websites with a paywall that include details of criminal records, education, employment history, vehicle records and so much more.

    If someone doesn’t want to pay for that information, they can do a little digging themselves and gather pretty much everything they need by putting two and two together.
    There are websites that list the birthdays of celebrities. There are sites that list employment information and professional background e.g. LinkedIn. And of course, social media like Facebook and Twitter can provide the rest of the missing pieces.

    Now, most governments in the world are known to have some form of surveillance and they have detailed information about their citizens. But that information isn’t public. It is controlled by the government and accessible only by the government agencies.

    However, in the US, there are private companies that have set up websites that aggregate data about the population and provide them either for free or a minimal fee.
    The data business has thrived in the US. Marketers and data brokers are harvesting and selling personal information and making a profit from it.

    You won’t find these kind of publishing websites for any other country, especially India and China.
    The information is harvested, aggregated and sold among companies, but it’s kept secret. It’s not published for the general public.

    Now, will these types of websites pop up in the future? Probably.

    Imagine websites that catalogue the personal information of citizens of every country.
    That’s the future of online privacy.
    The US has proven to be a fertile testing lab for this type of privacy invasion.

    When your personal information is published online, it can be accessed by anybody. That compromises your privacy and safety. It’s easy to target someone and harm them when you have so much detailed information available online. All you need is a motive and a plan.

    I just watched a bunch of China videos by the YouTuber serpentza, where he describes the Chinese surveillance system and how he was constantly harassed by the cops and state officials for being a foreigner.
    Imagine constantly being followed by the state police who keep detailed logs of all your activities.
    Imagine how much harm these people can cause you if and when they have a motive.

    And this is the problem with surveillance and privacy. It’s not just online privacy but offline privacy that gets invaded. And you never know who might use that information against you. It could be some psychopath stranger, your colleague from work, your boss, your local cops or the government.
    Nobody can be trusted with your personal information.

    Most people aren’t concerned about privacy because they don’t care. They don’t think anyone could harm them with that information. Well, they’re wrong.
    You never know whom you might piss off and who may want to hurt you to take revenge.
    Even the most lovable folks have enemies. That’s just the way of the world.
    Better be safe than sorry.

     
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