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Old 07-16-2014, 12:28 AM
 
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The secretive British spy agency GCHQ has developed covert tools to seed the internet with false information, including the ability to manipulate the results of online polls, artificially inflate pageview counts on web sites, “amplif[y]” sanctioned messages on YouTube, and censor video content judged to be “extremist.” The capabilities, detailed in documents provided by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, even include an old standby for pre-adolescent prank callers everywhere: A way to connect two unsuspecting phone users together in a call.

https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2...trol-internet/
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Old 07-16-2014, 02:05 AM
 
Location: Great Britain
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I wonder if this includes City Data Polls????

According to the latest City Data Polls - most Americans love Obama & Obamacare, want guns banned altogether and think the NSA and GCHQ do a marvelous job.

UNDERPASS - to change outcome of online polls.

GCHQ has tools to manipulate online information, leaked documents show | UK news | theguardian.com

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Many involve eccentric codenames.

BBC News - GCHQ leak lists UK cyber-spies' hacking tools

For example, the ability to send an audio message to a large number of telephones and/or "repeatedly bomb" a target number with the same message is called Concrete Donkey - the name of a weapon in the video game Worms.

Other examples include:

Angry Pirate - a tool to permanently disable a target's account on their computer

Bomb Bay - the capacity to increase website hits/rankings

Cannonball - the ability to send repeated text messages to a single target

Gestator - a tool to make a message, normally a video, more visible on websites including YouTube

Glitterball - software to help agents carry out operations in Second Life and other online games

Birdstrike - Twitter monitoring and profile collection

Fatyak - public data collection from the business-focused social network LinkedIn

Spring Bishop - a tool to find private pictures of targets on Facebook

Changeling - the ability to spoof any email address and send messages under that identity

Bearscrape - a tool to extract a computer's wi-fi connection history

Miniature Hero - the ability to source real-time call records, instant messages and contact lists from Skype

Swamp donkey - a way to send a modified Excel spreadsheet document that silently extracts and runs malware on the target's computer

Underpass - a tool to change the result of online polls
GCHQ has tools to manipulate online information, leaked documents show | UK news | theguardian.com

GCHQ 'can spy on Facebook and YouTube users and has ability to manipulate online polls', latest Snowden leaks claim | Mail Online
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Old 07-16-2014, 04:24 AM
 
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I wonder how many leeches are on the Obama payroll for these purposes in the US?
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Old 07-16-2014, 04:47 AM
 
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How many wrongs are being commited, that could and should go to court

Destruction of personal property
Impersonation of identification
Manipulations of headcounts
Harrasment of information
Collection of peoples conversations
Collection of peoples privacy and usage
Falsly abusing peoples identification
Invading a persons privacy, like birthday suit
Invading a persons mail
illegal tracking Forcibly gaining access to peoples property.



BASICALLY THE MESSAGE IS: **** everybody, we are breaking the law to get you in jail
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