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Originally posted by TheUniverse
reply to post by Resentedhalo08
Exactly You simply stated you it was mere conjecture:
Conjecture(Definition) Reasoning that involved the formation of conclusions from incomplete evidence.
A message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence.
you're being misdirective or plain just not listening. I'm telling you that SO told me that content was removed due to an ongoing investigation. That is how I remember it. Until I see the posts again (which I can't be bothered digging up) that's how I will rememeber it.
Originally posted by getreadyalready
Just the garden variety removal of content has probably happened. Maybe there was copyrighted material, maybe something was incorrect and the original source was lost or corrected. It wouldn't surprise me to learn that SO or any other owner would remove some kind of content by request and with a decent reason.
the OP was talking about a true conspiracy theory that got too close to the truth, and some alphabet agency or TPTB demanded removal. I do not think any of the owners on this site would give up a story like that! I think they would publish the request and ride the momentum to the bitter end!
I could very well be wrong.
Originally posted by SkepticOverlord
Originally posted by James1982
Honestly I think the issue that causes all these ideas is that threads are deleted, instead of simply removing the offending posts from the thread.
But in this case, the author of this thread has claimed to have knowledge that some mysterious entity has forced us to remove threads because we've come too close to the truth.
It's an absurd and insulting accusation.
Originally posted by SLAYER69
Wanted in fourteen county's of this state. Condemned, as found guilty of the crimes of: murder, armed robbery of citizens, state banks and post offices. The theft of sacred objects. Arson in a state prison. Perjury. Bigamy. Hurting his wife and children. Citing prostitution. Kidnapping. Extortion. Receiving stolen goods. Selling stolen goods. Passing counterfeit money. And contrary to the laws of this state the condemned is guilty of using marked cards... therefore according to the powers invested in us, we sentence the accused here before us: Tuco Benedicto Pacifico Juan Maria Ramirez, and any other aliases he might have to hang by the neck until dead. God have mercy on his soul
Originally posted by SkepticOverlord Way back in 2000, SImon Gray received a DoD request to remove a paragraph on a article he wrote about a secret facility (forget which article). The paragraph was based on an anonymous email he received, and apparently contained sensitive information. He complied.
In 2004, we received a request from a DIA Special Agent to remove his phone number from a thread. We complied.
Those are the only specific requests of which I'm aware. Of course, lots of content has been proactively removed by us -- nearly all of it has been material that contains personal information.
it sounds like exactly what you want it to... that depends on your perceptions...
Originally posted by TheUniverse
reply to post by B.Morrison
Wow that sounds like some serious stuff.
Top Secret Info Being Removed!
By request from the Government.
Is the Government Allowed to request Information to be removed/Censored?
Doesn't Freedom of Information Protect this right.?
Or does ATS have to comply to a government Removal of any subject and/or topic
Originally posted by Resentedhalo08
and ofcourse the really heavy stuff we never see the light of.
Originally posted by gabby2011
Honestly don't think the real conspiracy websites are open to the general public.
Staff is always available to discuss why an action was taken. We are always willing to work with members.
Maybe, maybe not. I suppose it all depends on what threads were deleted.
So, is there an ATS Missing Threads Conspiracy at play here?
Originally posted by Sinny
When john lear got banned, the mods first said he'd left of his own free will and they didnt know why...they they changed the story to the T&C being breached by his false claims.
Later on john was interviewed and asked about his departure of ATS and he said he got banned without warning. Then he was allowed on for one session. Then he got banned permanently.
He said he never did find out why for sure,