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In today’s installment of “I’m Not Terrified, You Are,” Bloomberg Law reports on a FedBizOpps.gov posting by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with the relatively benign-sounding subject “Media Monitoring Services.”
The details of the attached Request for Information, however, outline a plan to gather and monitor the public activities of media professionals and influencers and are enough to cause nightmares of constitutional proportions, particularly as the freedom of the press is under attack worldwide.
And “attack” is not hyperbolic.
originally posted by: Sillyolme
a reply to: rickymouse
No people need to vet their own news and learn the difference. We do not need a registry of journalists nor do we need someone controlling what news we get based on their assessment of its value.
originally posted by: olaru12
We should sh!t can all the fake news and just rely on Trumps tweets. That's all we need to know.
Keep Alex Jones...I don't think we can stand another invasion of gay frogs. Thank God he warned us....
originally posted by: Mandroid7
I'm on the fence on this one.
How is the media not the single biggest threat to freedom we have right now?
Trying to sway elections, start a civil war, remove rights, start a race war, turn the public on the police.
Just remove the bs clinton started like lying is cool, and anti trust can be ignored.
Then get rid of the smith mundt act obama modified to legalize propaganda.
Then, anti trust the crap out of these guys for the hostile takeover of all our news sources.