Sunday, February 20, 2011

The Brain Eaters

From the prolific Regan Lee:

Octopus Confessional: Fascism, Mind Control in Cyberspace
From this story that appeared on February 18th, 2011 about government contracts involving the creation of fake identities on-line. This isn't about sock puppets or trolls, but focused, targeted manipulations by the government with very specific intents.

Revealed: Air Force ordered software to manage army of fake virtual people | The Raw Story
In the continuing saga of data security firm HBGary, a new caveat has come to light: not only did they plot to help destroy secrets outlet WikiLeaks and discredit progressive bloggers, they also crafted detailed proposals for software that manages online "personas," allowing a single human to assume the identities of as many fake people as they'd like.

The revelation was among those contained in the company's emails, which were dumped onto bittorrent networks after hackers with cyber protest group "Anonymous" broke into their systems.

In another document unearthed by "Anonymous," one of HBGary's employees also mentioned gaming geolocation services to make it appear as though selected fake persons were at actual events.

"There are a variety of social media tricks we can use to add a level of realness to all fictitious personas," it said.
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Allow me to state for the record: I am not a National Security State persona.  If you're up for an LSD interrogation, I'm game, but only if you pay for the LSD.

Were I bettin' man, I'd bet the farm on Glenn Greenwald's notorious commenter, "bernbart" - a "Democrat" who - with bot-like frequency, speed of light reflexes and spooky (no pun intended) consistency - defends each and every police state action perpetrated by the lawless U.S. government. Surveillance, murder, torture, war crimes. No atrocity too large or small! Granted, these things are also routinely supported by a broad swath of people - voters - who choose party loyalty over conscience or informed consent.   There is a lot of this kind of activity at, which, apart from Greenwald's incisive tenacity, is beyond pathetic considering that publication's shameless role as a empire fluffer.  Whatever It Takes to maintain the illusion of democracy.  I don't visit Daily KOS, but the sheer size of that particular sycophantic playground is undoubtedly irresistible to U.S. intelligence and counterintelligence operatives. 

This is what Poindexter's "Total Information Awareness" looks like.

As for UFO sites with a proliferation of disinfo types, I ain't goin' there.  Pardon me for saving the death threat material for later. 

Those who pay close attention to patterns of language, context and timing can discern the professionals from the dimwitted stooges and breadcrumb-peckin' ducks who do the elites' work for free.  "Who benefits?" is always a good starting place. It doesn't take a genius to figure who they are, nor genius required to maintain a deeply sick authoritarian culture.

By the way, is it e•Propaganda or i•Propagandae•Prop or i•PropYouProp would be my choice.  Hard to keep the brands straight.  I say, Let The People Decide!  Oh, how I love freedom and democracy.  Don't you?

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