A chilling development for all conspiracy theorists is the top story for this edition of ATS News, the revelation that an Obama administration staffer
is advocating government-sponsored infiltration and disruption of groups of conspiracy theorists, so as to influence the flow of free expression.
Additional stories include another surprise from the administration in an apparent dismissal of the second amendment, more misleading data revealed on
the extent of global warming, and a special visit from the CEO of ATS to discuss some big changes.
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There is a similar tradeoff along another dimension: whether the infiltration should occur in the real world, through physical penetration of
conspiracist groups by undercover agents, or instead should occur strictly in cyberspace. The latter is safer, but potentially less productive. The
former will sometimes be indispensable, where the groups that purvey conspiracy theories (and perhaps themselves formulate conspiracies) formulate
their views through real-space informational networks rather than virtual networks. Infiltration of any kind poses well-known risks: perhaps agents
will be asked to perform criminal acts to prove their bona fides, or (less plausibly) will themselves become persuaded by the conspiratorial views
they are supposed to be undermining; perhaps agents will be unmasked and harmed by the infiltrated group. But the risks are generally greater for
real-world infiltration, where the agent is exposed to more serious harms.
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Threads covered in this episode:
Men more evolved? Y chromosome study stirs debate
World misled over Himalayan glacier meltdown
Obama Signs Martial Law Executive Order
Obama staffer wants 'cognitive infiltration' of 9/11 conspiracy groups
2nd Ammendment , Right to bear arms , Legally to be Challenged
Amazing cloud roll captured on camera
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