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Turkey Turns Table On Twitter: "We'll Never Allow Digital Fascism"

Turkey’s pugnacious president has never been shy about taking on foreign and domestic enemies, whether it be currency traders shorting the lira, his own central bank, or big tech companies.  While Twitter and other social media companies have been praised by the MSM for shutting down conservative ‘speech’ in America, some tech giants are being suppressed…

COVID-19, Digital Rights and Nigeria’s Emerging Surveillance State

By Boye Adegoke During the COVID-19 pandemic, governments took extraordinary measures to leverage technology to fight the virus. In addition to lockdowns, many African countries, including Nigeria, followed a global trend to use contact-tracing measures to track those who come into contact with an infected person. On the surface, the proliferation of contact-tracing apps —…

Dystopia Now! – Surveillance Through Vaccine Certificates, Digital IDs, and Biometric Data

By Jesse Smith With the pandemic, the “digital transformation” that so many analysts have been referring to for years, without being exactly sure what it meant, has found its catalyst. One major effect of confinement will be the expansion and progression of the digital world in a decisive and often permanent manner. – Klaus Schwab,…

So-called “Consent Searches” Harm Our Digital Rights

By Adam Schwartz Imagine this scenario: You’re driving home. Police pull you over, allegedly for a traffic violation. After you provide your license and registration, the officer catches you off guard by asking: “Since you’ve got nothing to hide, you don’t mind unlocking your phone for me, do you?” Of course, you don’t want the…

A Nation Imploding: Digital Tyranny, Insurrection and Martial Law

By John W. Whitehead “In this difficult day, in this difficult time for the United States, it is perhaps well to ask what kind of a nation we are and what direction we want to move in. [Y]ou can be filled with bitterness, with hatred, and a desire for revenge. We can move in that…

Lockdown to Shutdown: How COVID-19 Stifled Digital Rights in Zimbabwe

By Kudzai Chimhangwa On the morning of July 30, 2020, Zimbabweans awoke to the presence of heavily armed soldiers standing ready to crush anti-government protesters scheduled to take to the streets the following day. No one was permitted entry into the central business district. The official line was that protests were prohibited in an effort…

And The First Country To Move To A 100% Digital Monetary System Is… Venezuela

In our annual look back (and forward) post, we mused that the advent of central bank-supported digital currencies was the top financial story of 2020, buried deep under the landslide of health and political developments from covid to the US presidential election; we also said that the most important narrative of 2021 would be how…

China Will Be The First Country To Launch A Digital Currency: What Happens Then

By Wim Boonstra of Rabobank Summary China may be the first major country to launch a central bank digital currency or CBDC The Chinese CBDC, named DCEP, will strengthen the position of the central bank and help to further modernize the Chinese economy The DCEP will probably also be available for China’s trade partners, to…

‘New Normal’ Arrives – Singapore Airlines Launches COVID-19 “Digital Health Passport” For Passengers

By Tyler Durden As the world stumbles into 2021 in a matter of days, life, as we know it, will never be normal again, referring to good ol’ days of the pre-pandemic. For months, readers may have heard us discuss “COVID passports,” “immunity passports,” or at least speak on the subject of those who don’t…

January 19-25: Digital Davos 2021 Set To Reveal “Great Reset Initiative”

It’s launch time for Technocracy’s coup d’etat and it’s coming in less than one month from now. One of the strongest American advocates for the Great Reset is former Secretary of State John Kerry, who stated “a reset is more important than ever before.” ⁃ Technocracy News & Trends Editor Patrick Wood By: Simon Kent…

Central Bank Digital Currencies & The War On (Physical) Cash

Authored by Kristoffer Mousten Hansen via The Mises Institute, Twenty twenty is a year dominated by bad news. While governments around the world have imposed extremely destructive restrictions on economic life and promise a “Great Reset” that amounts to a great leap forward into the socialist future, central bankers have advanced plans for implementing central…

The Digital “Iron Curtain” Descends

By Alastair Crooke What is a ‘digital Iron Curtain’? It is when Big Digital, as Professor Michael Rectenwald terms these Western Tech Goliaths, become ‘governmentalities’, using a word originally coined by Michel Foucault to refer to the means by which the ‘governed’ (i.e. ‘we the people’) assimilate, and reflect outwardly, a mental attitude desired by…

The Digital ‘Iron Curtain’ Descends

Authored by Alastair Crooke via The Strategic Culture Foundation, What is a ‘digital Iron Curtain’? It is when Big Digital, as Professor Michael Rectenwald terms these western Tech Goliaths, become ‘governmentalities’, using a word originally coined by Michel Foucault to refer to the means by which the ‘governed’ (i.e. ‘we the people’) assimilate, and reflect…

UN Announces Biometric Digital ID Wallet

Authored by Spiro Skouras via Activist Post, Recently, the United Nations had some big announcements that went largely unnoticed, including the rollout of a biometric digital wallet and an announcement that one of its specialized agencies The International Civil Aviation Organization is one step closer to a internationally recognized digital travel credential. As reported by…

UN Announces Biometric Digital ID Wallet

By Spiro Skouras Recently, the United Nations had some big announcements that went largely unnoticed, including the rollout of a biometric digital wallet and an announcement that one of its specialized agencies The International Civil Aviation Organization is one step closer to a internationally recognized digital travel credential. As reported by Biometric Update, this particular…

Klaus Schwab: Great Reset Will “Lead To Fusion Of Our Physical, Digital, & Biological Identity”

Authored by Paul Joseph Watson via Summit News, Globalist Klaus Schwab made it clear that transhumanism is an integral part of “The Great Reset” when he said that the fourth industrial revolution would “lead to a fusion of our physical, digital and biological identity,” which in his book he clarifies is implantable microchips that can…

Mail exposes censorship agenda of Digital Hate group founded by Labour Party activists (which include leader Keir Starmer’s chief of staff Morgan McSweeney)

The NBC journalist who wrote the piece which initially seemed to prompt Google‘s decision to defund ZeroHedge and to caution The Federalist is Adele-Momoko Fraser, a British journalist with two years of experience. She quoted a Google spokeswoman who said both ZeroHedge and The Federalist had been stripped of their ability to monetize.  Momoko-Fraser is believed…

Jordan Maxwell – Digital Dystopian Dictatorship

The world will become Digitzed over the next 18 months starting in October 2020 – Jordan Maxwell

Tony Blair calls for new ‘digital ID’ so people can prove their coronavirus ‘disease status’ alongside test and trace programmes as world eases out of lockdown

People will need a new form of ‘digital ID’ so they can prove their ‘disease status’ as the world moves out of lockdown, Tony Blair has said. The former Prime Minister said that only if people can show easily whether they are clear of coronavirus will industries like international travel be able to restart. Speaking at the virtual CogX…