TBR News – October 30, 2008
“Even as the Bush righwingers are smelling defeat in the air, they are allying themselves with American law enforcement agencies in an attempt to completely censor and control the Internet usage and reception inside the United States.
Many people are aware that the American media is controlled; that negative news never get printed and governmental decrees are made public, tarted up as news stories but the internet has proven a mighty thorn in their side. Real material is on the internet and the fake government planted stories are torn to pieces so the Attorney General set up a special study group inside the Department of Justice to study internet usage and determine how it could be controlled.
The not unexpected advent of an economic collapse, created by the Bush people and now being dumped onto the American public, could well create strong resistance to governmental policies. Now it should be noted that the president is not the factor here.
The president is the figurehead and others run the government, others who have their own agendas. The American public is the best and most heavily armed public in history and there is a very real fear in U.S. counter intelligence circles, to include the FBI and the DHS, that severe economic hardships could very well trigger massive public resistance.
I have a thick official study of military law procedures, upgraded to the end of August, 2008, that covers this subject. While it is to prolix to publish in toto, I can easily quote from sections of it and will certainly do so in the near future. (Editor’s note: This material will be published in the Slaughterhouse Informer and not TBR News because of its inflammatory nature)
But back to censoring and controlling the internet: To be concise and not lengthy, what is on the table is mandatory internet censoring in America, the same as now being practiced in both China and Australia. A direct quote from the preamble to the censorship bill reads: “we specifically refer here to mandatory blocking, where possible, of illegal or socially disruptive negative material."
And further we read, “We seek to emulate and duplicate the Chinese system of internet control which blocks any site deemed by the government to be subversive, inflammatory or a threat to public order…” Further mention is made of the cooperation between China and American-based internet companies such as Microsoft, Cisco, Google and Yahoo in blocking domestic Chinese access to sited deemed “forbidden” by the Chinese government.
What is proposed is to develop an internet filter that will be used by all servers and that no American internet user will be able to opt out of the filter system. The justification for this total censorship is the prevention of access to illegal hard core material and child pornography and has the fullest support of American evangelical ministries.
There have been no objections from American internet giants who recognize that the alternative, also spelled out in this interesting fascist study, would be for the government itself to become the sole internet provider. Such a threat has had a very chilling effect on any aspects of speech freedom advocates in the industry.
There will be an initial propaganda program, published in the media, about “serious problems with pornography and child abuse sites” and then “concerned groups,” supplied eagerly by the Christian right, will lobby Congress for the passage of this proposed internet control bill. The basic idea is that anyone daring to protest will be labeled a supporter of child pornography.
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