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  • isvarahparamahkrsnah

    isvarahparamahkrsnah 5:30 pm on April 22, 2021 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , Aarogya Setu, AstraZeneca, Bulgaria, , , , , Cyprus, Denmark, , , government surveillance, Iceland, , , Indonesia, Ireland, , Latvia, Luxembourg, mutations, Netherlands, Norway, oxygen, , Pfizer, Portugal, Slovenia, , , , Sweden, , tracking,   

    Covid-19: It Can Only Get Worse 

    A lot of countries, and by countries, I mean the people, and their governments, were toying with the pandemic. “Just two more weeks,” they said.

    India just crossed 315K new cases in a day.
    LIGHT THE FIREWORKS!
    CELEBRATE!
    Masks off! More weddings and crowds and loitering on the streets! Uttarayan! Holi! Kumbh Mela!
    Let’s go India! You can do this!

    If there are any other countries that are thinking of playing around with the Coronavirus like it’s their grandma’s panties, take a look at India right now.
    India will get through this just fine. 1.3B people. Like I said last year, even if 300M folks died, India would still keep going.
    The rest of you fuckers, would be wiped off the face of the earth.
    So, you can hold your protests, and riot on the streets and have Covid parties all you want, but just know, unlike India and China, you don’t have the balls to procreate a future generation. This very well might be your last one. So tread carefully.

    My predictions for November 2020 will come true. Even if delayed by a few months, I was quite accurate in my analysis and hypothesis. Now it wasn’t Nov 2020, but it will be some other month this year, perhaps Nov 2021?
    Let’s just say I made some premature predictions and prophesies. Or, we could say that I made accurate predictions but the Indian government rigged the numbers!

    What’s on the news?
    Fake Covid-19 vaccines have been discovered by Pfizer in Mexico and Poland.
    It’s business baby! First, it was the governments that tried to take advantage of the pandemic. Then the corporations. And now, it’s the drug dealers. The problem started at the top, and trickled down to the bottom.

    AstraZeneca vaccine was suspended in 18 countries. Thailand, Luxembourg, Sweden, Slovenia, Latvia, Portugal, Cyprus, Spain, Italy, France, Germany, Indonesia, Netherlands, Ireland, Bulgaria, Iceland, Norway, Denmark.

    Double and Triple mutant variants of the Coronavirus found in India.
    Oh well, those cow dung baths and cow piss shots couldn’t help much, could they?

    French variant of Covid-19 undetectable in PCR test.
    Well, only the Chinese variant is superdetectable from a mile away – because Coronavirus came from China. Even a blind man in the Amazon forest would’ve seen the pandemic emerging from China.
    But nobody talks about China because that’s racist. Bunch of fucking bullshit!

    Baltimore Mayor begs residents to stop shooting each other so hospital beds can be used for Coronavirus patients.
    Now this headline is from early 2020, but can still be applied to this day.
    People never change.
    What’s the latest shooting case in America?
    Never mind!
    I don’t give a fuck.
    I stopped following the weekly shootings after the Floyd riots last year.
    Seriously, try something new. Find a hobby or something. These shootings have become stale and boring.
    Maybe it’s just karma in another form after Iraq, Libya, Afghanistan, Syria etc etc.
    Americans are too busy meddling with other countries’ affairs yet they can’t sort out their weekly shootings, eh?

    Anyway, one of the things I’ve been really curious about is, what happened to all the surveillance apps that every government rolled out within weeks after the pandemic began, to track and monitor infected people?
    Surely, if everyone had downloaded the Covid-19 surveillance apps, then people would be safe?

    Didn’t India make their app mandatory for everyone who wanted to go outside their homes? What’s the name? Aarogya setu? What happened to it? Weren’t the cops going to check people’s phones to see if they had the app installed?
    Their site shows 176M downloads. That’s like 13% of the population.

    I’m looking at this graph in an article from the Financial Times which compares the official count of Covid-19 deaths vs the number of cremations of Covid-19 victims over the same period.
    Some districts have cremations as high as 100x the official count.
    Now, what’d I say about the lying governments?
    And this one is about India. Anybody who’s been to India knows you can’t trust the government or politicians on anything.
    So my guess is that the government faked the numbers, the general dumbass population got a false sense of security and became reckless, and the infections spread like wildfire.
    Nice!

    I believe India shall see a daily rise of 500K cases in less than a week, that is, if the government doesn’t manipulate the statistics once again.

    I saw a screenshot of an Indian newspaper on 9gag. “Patients gasp for breath, netas hold up o2 tanker for photo op. Politicians in Indore stopped than tanker carrying 30 tonnes of oxygen twice for photo ops and a puja before it could be unloaded.”
    Puja means worship. Indian politicians worshiped a tank of oxygen.
    This is how you know my predictions will come true. Because this is the type of big brains you’d expect in the Indian government – worshiping oxygen tanks and Covid-19 vaccines. That’s right. When the first batch of vaccines arrived in Indian hospitals, they decided to worship the vaccines. Because that’s how people get immunity – by worshiping vaccines. And if you worship a tank of oxygen, you will never need a breathe of oxygen again!

    I’m seeing news headlines of shortage of Covid-19 vaccines in India.
    Whilst Modi was enjoying the publicity stunts by exporting vaccines to other countries, he must’ve forgotten the pandemic was still a real problem in India.
    Ironically, the Indian government has opened up vaccination for everyone 18+ on some bullshit platform called CoWIN. If they’re implying that the ‘rona is winning in India, they’re absolutely correct. If they’re implying that they’ll win the battle against the ‘rona, AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! Hilarious! Have you read my articles about the current state of India?
    You don’t win a battle against a deadly virus by crowding everywhere, wearing masks below the nose, going to every wedding in a 100 mile radius, and having the hygiene standards of a pig.
    Where’s the lockdown in India? There is no fucking lockdown. They’ve imposed night curfews which are pretty much useless because most of the population sleeps at night anyway.

    Yesterday I read a headline about J&J trying to get approval for rollout in India.
    At this point, I’m convinced India will be the new test bed for every vaccine manufacturer.

    I think we’re all on a deadline here. India is a perfect example of how quickly shit can hit the fan when we don’t take precautions. Even if you take all the precautions, if someone around you does not, they increase your chances of being infected as well. And that’s scary.

    Every family, every neighborhood has that one dumbass who will definitely get infected because they’re a fucking idiot. And everyone that idiot visits or gets in close proximity with might just get infected as well. All it takes is one small slip, one mistake, and you’re truly fucked.
    If you’re wearing a mask but the moron who comes close to you isn’t wearing one, or is wearing it improperly, then they’re putting you at risk.

    So, even if you’re just going to get groceries, or pay your bills, or shopping for some essentials, it’s a high-risk manoeuvre at best.

     
  • isvarahparamahkrsnah

    isvarahparamahkrsnah 4:52 am on January 27, 2021 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , , government surveillance, , ISP, Museveni, , , , Yoweri Museveni   

    Analyzing The Internet Shutdown In Uganda 

    Recently there was an internet shutdown in Uganda during the elections.
    It was a classic tactic to win yet another election by Museveni.

    It’s 2021.
    Why do internet shutdowns influenced by dictators still exist?

    Did you know that people in Uganda must pay a tax in order to access social networks?
    That’s right, ladies and gentlemen.
    They’ve been paying social media taxes since 2018.
    The OTT tax was put in place to tackle olugambo. That’s their excuse for censoring free speech.
    Yoweri Museveni does not like people who gossip on social media. And in a bid to silence them, he decided they must pay taxes to use it.

    In order to ensure that all social media users pay their taxes, the government has to monitor their internet.
    How else would they know if someone’s evading their OTT tax?
    And if they can monitor whether someone’s evading their tax, it’s quite obvious that they can monitor that person’s social media accounts as well.
    And if people said something that Museveni didn’t like, that’d be the end of them.

    Monitoring internet connections for any purpose is never a good idea. It’s a deep dark bottomless pit.

    So you can easily understand how dangerous it is to be an activist in Uganda.

    Hujambo Museveni!
    Uhali gani?
    Uko mzima?
    Mbona unawasumbua wananchi?
    Umeezeeka, sasa ni wakati wakuacha kiti ya rais.
    Unaelewa kiingereza?

    Museveni is a goddamn dictator.
    You hear that, Museveni?
    You’re a goddamn bald headed dictator!

    And now Museveni wants to block all VPN connections and arrest all VPN users.

    This is the current state of internet freedom in Africa.

    You know this is a big deal because every third world shithole country is gearing up to become like North Korea or worse!

    Uganda blocked porn websites in 2018.
    Did you know that? You can’t access xhamster, pornhub or xvideos.
    Now personally I don’t advocate watching porn BUT IN THE INTEREST OF FREE SPEECH, I wouldn’t recommend censoring porn sites either.
    A lot of countries have blocked porn, especially in the East.

    Anyway.
    This is terrible terrible news.
    This morning I read that Iran had blocked Signal.

    With each passing day, our freedoms are slowly being taken away. Most of us hardly notice it until it’s too late.
    Where’s the free open internet that existed in the 90’s?

     
  • isvarahparamahkrsnah

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

    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.

     
  • isvarahparamahkrsnah

    isvarahparamahkrsnah 7:02 pm on August 2, 2020 Permalink | Reply
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    Covid-19: Indian Government Arrests Critics 

    I just read an article from The Guardian about the Indian government arresting dozens of journalists who exposed the government’s failed response to the pandemic.

    I think I’d mentioned previously that the Indian government was in no way capable of handling the pandemic.

    The Indian government is a cesspool of greedy, power-hungry, control-freak, corrupt egomaniacs.

    The Indian government doesn’t care about it’s people. It only cares about it’s image.
    And this ideology is led by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This guy will say and do anything to look good in front of the cameras. And when the people behind those cameras don’t paint him in good light, he terrorizes them.

    What are the current stats of Covid-19 in India? Let’s look it up.
    I’ll look it up now; you can look it up from the future. Either way, the results will be pretty horrifying.

    So the world just crossed 18M cases.
    And India just crossed 1.8M cases.
    Interesting numbers!

    India’s just behind Brazil and the US. So the only people presumably worse than Narendra Modi are Jair Bolsonaro and Donald Trump. That is, if we were to blame the pandemic on the leadership.

    Now why’s the Indian government arresting journalists?
    How bad is the pandemic in this densely populated hellhole?

    There aren’t enough tests to go around in India. The hospitals are throwing out everyone except the rich and the seriously ill patients. There aren’t enough medical workers to attend to Covid-19 patients. Many of them are exhausted and slacking at work because they are being forced to do their jobs.

    The government workers stopped disinfecting the streets after a few gimmick shows for the media. People have been forced to go back to work because the Indian government would rather genocide 300M Indians in a single stroke than provide something like Universal Basic Income.

    Corruption is at an all-time high in India. Government employees are making the best of the pandemic by exploiting the citizens for bribes in exchange for services.
    Does Narendra Modi know this is happening? Because if I do, and he doesn’t, then he should resign immediately. He has no business leading the nation when he has no idea how his government is screwing the citizens in the midst of the pandemic.

    There are a lot of blind Modi followers in India. And this pandemic will be an eye-opener for them, as they either die, lose their loved ones, or get screwed by Modi’s government in some way.

    Isn’t it a shame that your average Indian citizen would rather gag on Modi’s ding than admit Modi’s failures?

    Well, there are 298M more cases to consider. The pandemic will keep spreading and people will keep suffering. Unless the government crooks are included in those numbers, it would be hard to justify them without remorse.
    So, when is Modi getting infected with Covid-19?

     
  • isvarahparamahkrsnah

    isvarahparamahkrsnah 6:00 pm on July 10, 2020 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , activists, , experts, , government surveillance, , , , , , Telegram,   

    Wolf In A Sheep's Clothing: Privacy Experts Or Privacy Traitors? 

    Ever since Snowden’s revelations in 2013, there has been a surge in so-called privacy experts who have established their names in the privacy world.

    Who are these experts? Why would I listen to them? Why should I trust them?

    What I’ve noticed is that many of these so-called “experts” don’t follow the philosophy they preach to others. They just happen to have adequate knowledge about privacy but they don’t usually do anything for their own privacy.

    These are the privacy missionaries with Facebook accounts, Twitter accounts, Reddit accounts, Github accounts, LinkedIn accounts, Gmail accounts, YouTube accounts, Telegram accounts and so on.

    What the hell is a privacy-oriented individual doing on Facebook? Posting anti-Zuckerberg memes for likes?
    What are they doing on Twitter? What is Snowden doing on Twitter? Did he not know about GNU Social or Diaspora? Does he still not know about the Fediverse?

    Why do privacy activists still use Telegram? Do they not read the news? Do they have some secret anti-FSB powers that I don’t?

    I see these privacy activists and I hear what they are saying, but I’m not sure if they believe in their own words. Are they magically untouchable, whereas I’m not? Does Twitter not violate Edward Snowden’s privacy like the rest of it’s users?

    There’s this guy called TheHatedOne on YouTube, that posts privacy-oriented videos. Apparently he’s quite famous on Reddit as well. I haven’t watched his stuff. I browse YouTube every single day. But I haven’t watched this guy’s channel. I mean, why should I? He’s talking about privacy on the world’s most invasive platform. And I don’t think he’s making money either. Probably has a patreon or something like that.

    Why are these privacy experts using Twitter and YouTube? I thought about it. They have a message for the people. They want to inform and educate the people. It’s a noble cause.
    But if you want to make an impact on your audience, you’ll have to switch platforms some day. This is inevitable. People can only take you seriously for so long before they begin to have doubts on your authenticity. Show them how it’s done. Create a GNU Social account and make your regular posts there. Peertube has been around for over a year now. Post your videos on a peertube instance.

    Why does a large portion of the privacy community gather on Reddit? There have been alternatives for a while now. Why haven’t they made a switch?
    How much sense does it make, to discuss your methods of evading surveillance on the largest surveillance platform on the internet?
    Does the NSA, FBI, CIA, FSB, GHCQ not browse the /r/privacy subreddit? Is that it?
    Does Reddit not know the various methods used by a certain community of privacy enthusiasts to evade it’s tracking mechanisms?

    What’s the use of preaching about animal rights and veganism if, at the end of the day, I go home and have nice steak for dinner? Do animal rights not matter while I’m eating the steak?

    I’ve been thinking about this for quite a while now. I decided to type my thoughts on this matter, quite aware that there will be no change whatsoever. It’s just that the hypocrisy in the entire situation is quite intriguing. And it’s going to hurt the cause. You can’t expect to change the general population by constantly mingling with them and acting like them. You have to take a stand; stand out from the rest, do what’s right and show them how it’s done. Otherwise it’s just another show. I believe Hollywood has better actors.

     
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