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US Bill targeting 'Russian Propaganda' threatens any internet site adverse to US politics as usual

US Congress Quietly Passes Bill Targeting “Russian Propaganda” Websites By Tyler Durden, Global Research, December 03, 2016, Zero Hedge 2 December 2016. On November 30, one week after the Washington Post launched its witch hunt against “Russian propaganda fake news”, with 390 votes for, the House quietly passed “H.R. 6393, Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017“, sponsored by California Republican Devin Nunes (whose third largest donor in 2016 is Google parent Alphabet, Inc), a bill which deals with a number of intelligence-related issues, including Russian propaganda, or what the government calls propaganda, and hints at a potential crackdown on “offenders.”

Update on SOPA - video on international internet censorship plans

Video and transcript inside: SOPA stands for "Stop Online Piracy Act". "Just as the printing press led to the widespread publication of the Bible in the vernacular and ultimately to the Reformation which forever transformed the power structure in European society, so too has the internet allowed the public to receive, correlate and distribute information that challenges official government narratives." This threatens the powerbases of our self-appointed masters and they will do anything to stop it.

Rudd - just a control freak with his little book or are we witnessing the emergence of the 'Rudd State'?

So Australia's Rudd Government proclaims that some internet content is "simply not suitable in a civilised society". Mmmm, smells of public communications consultant speak!

This latest Ruddism could possibly become the broadest claim of the 21st Century thus far. Could Rudd-speak imply control beyond banning child porn? Could it in fact imply that any website that dares to be critical of Rudd and Ruddism be instantly condemned to be 'not Rudd suitable' and so excommunicated by his holiness?

See also: ABC news 'Greenlight for internet filter plans' of 15 Dec 09, also Stop Internet Censorship! of 4 Dec 09,

What you can do: Attend an Anti-Internet Censorship meeting (see facebook). When: Monday 21 Dec 09, 7:30 PM; Where: Brisbane Square Library – Community Meeting Room

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