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Author Topic: These FIVE men control your freedom  (Read 1293 times)

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These FIVE men control your freedom
« on: January 09, 2021, 10:03:38 pm »
Take a good look at these five men below. You may not know it but they are your dark overlords now. Private unelected citizens, they own and/or support most of the communication infrastructure in America today. Are you okay with that? We are all fools to place this much power in the hands of five men.

https://politicrossing.com/these-five-men-will-now-control-much-of-your-freedom/

If you mushy middle bitches and leftist retards are giggling at the thought of "bad wrongthinkers" getting punished while you're exempt, just remember that YOU ARE NEXT the moment YOU don't agree with any instance of the narrative.

Enjoy your "digital freedom" while it lasts.

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Re: These FIVE men control your freedom
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2021, 01:55:49 am »
...um no. Jeff Bezos is trying to get me to join Amazon Pay with the lure of the largest client base in the world. I'm looking into it, but only because I'm pushing hard to earn a seven figure income this year..

 I was hosting some of my web servers over on AWS the year before last, but pulled everything and went back to GoDaddy last year, after some experiences with Amazon slamming me with huge unexpected web hosting bills. They also suck at doing DNS stuff, and of course messed up my SSH Servers something fierce. Had to go with GoDaddy so when I put up a website using SSH, people can visit and the site doesn't throw errors.

Them and Google and all the Big tech companies blocked self-signed CA Certificates, which are like the keys that positively ID your website and now insist on charging ridonkculous amounts of money to provide a signed certificate. Essentially it's a tax on small businesses, so I told them politely (sic) ... to take a fucking hike. at the end of 2019.

I'm thinking about getting rid of my gmail account and google account as well, but have to keep fakebook so I can keep in touch with all the muggles I know. Their days are numbered though. Their Nazi moves so far this year are duly noted as well, and I may accelerate my timetable. 
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Re: These FIVE men control your freedom
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2021, 02:23:06 am »


A framework for generating local politics

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Re: These FIVE men control your freedom
« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2021, 06:10:30 am »
Now with a Zine!
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Re: These FIVE men control your freedom
« Reply #4 on: January 14, 2021, 10:49:46 pm »
...um no. Jeff Bezos is trying to get me to join Amazon Pay with the lure of the largest client base in the world. I'm looking into it, but only because I'm pushing hard to earn a seven figure income this year..

 I was hosting some of my web servers over on AWS the year before last, but pulled everything and went back to GoDaddy last year, after some experiences with Amazon slamming me with huge unexpected web hosting bills. They also suck at doing DNS stuff, and of course messed up my SSH Servers something fierce. Had to go with GoDaddy so when I put up a website using SSH, people can visit and the site doesn't throw errors.

Them and Google and all the Big tech companies blocked self-signed CA Certificates, which are like the keys that positively ID your website and now insist on charging ridonkculous amounts of money to provide a signed certificate. Essentially it's a tax on small businesses, so I told them politely (sic) ... to take a fucking hike. at the end of 2019.

I'm thinking about getting rid of my gmail account and google account as well, but have to keep fakebook so I can keep in touch with all the muggles I know. Their days are numbered though. Their Nazi moves so far this year are duly noted as well, and I may accelerate my timetable.
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Re: These FIVE men control your freedom
« Reply #5 on: January 14, 2021, 10:50:54 pm »
"I have a very hard time taking seriously someone who has the time and resources to protest capitalism, while walking around in Nike shoes and drinking Starbucks, while filming it on their iPhone."  --  Alderaan Crumbs

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Re: These FIVE men control your freedom
« Reply #6 on: January 15, 2021, 12:01:33 am »
 

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Re: These FIVE men control your freedom
« Reply #7 on: January 15, 2021, 12:58:39 am »


Call me when we have a free market...
"I have a very hard time taking seriously someone who has the time and resources to protest capitalism, while walking around in Nike shoes and drinking Starbucks, while filming it on their iPhone."  --  Alderaan Crumbs

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Re: These FIVE men control your freedom
« Reply #8 on: January 15, 2021, 03:23:26 am »


The Reagan era called. It would like to have its pseudo-pithy repartee back

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Re: These FIVE men control your freedom
« Reply #9 on: January 15, 2021, 08:20:52 am »

Yes, the free market totally dragged Parler under -- oh wait, no, it didn't, it basically got dragged out into the corridor and shot in the head by Amazon under extremely questionable pretenses, with the connivance of Twitter and FB (who detested competition).

Ever heard of regulatory capture? Of course not. That would require you to read the book, not eat it.

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Re: These FIVE men control your freedom
« Reply #10 on: January 15, 2021, 09:34:42 am »
Was it a government agency that kicked parler off of Amazon? Was it Amazon itself? Is amazon a regulatory agency?

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Re: These FIVE men control your freedom
« Reply #11 on: January 15, 2021, 10:40:22 am »
Yes, the free market totally dragged Parler under -- oh wait, no, it didn't, it basically got dragged out into the corridor and shot in the head by Amazon under extremely questionable pretenses, with the connivance of Twitter and FB (who detested competition).

Ever heard of regulatory capture? Of course not. That would require you to read the book, not eat it.

So the original post emphasizes out that it is "private unelected citizens" who control the infrastructure - but what is the alternative? Under a free market, companies can take out other companies - suppliers can refuse to sell, landlords can refuse to rent.

How should we change the regulatory system so that this can't happen?

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Re: These FIVE men control your freedom
« Reply #12 on: January 15, 2021, 12:02:03 pm »
There is no free market, the very idea is nonsense. If the market is totally free then monopolies eventually form and regulate de facto. If you impose regulation against the formation of monopolies then you have no longer have a "free market".

The market will be regulated one way or another, all we have to ask ourselves is where we want that regulation.

Personally I think social media is the modern public square and should be held to the same first amendment standards that government agencies are.

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Re: These FIVE men control your freedom
« Reply #13 on: January 15, 2021, 12:06:21 pm »
Social media is not public property.

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Re: These FIVE men control your freedom
« Reply #14 on: January 15, 2021, 12:40:45 pm »
Was it a government agency that kicked parler off of Amazon? Was it Amazon itself? Is amazon a regulatory agency?
Effectively, Amazon was the landlord that evicted Parler from rental property (servers). Since they said it was because of terms of service violations, it would be like they evicted the tenant that was running dog fights on the property.