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Exposing The CIA's Secret Effort To Seize Control Of Social Media

• Zero Hedge

While the CIA is strictly prohibited from spying on or running clandestine operations against American citizens on US soil, a bombshell new "Twitter Files" report reveals that a member of the Board of Trustees of InQtel - the CIA's mission-driving venture capital firm, along with "former" intelligence community (IC) and CIA analysts, were involved in a massive effort in 2021-2022 to take over Twitter's content management system, as Michael Shellenberger, Matt Taibbi and Alex Gutentag report over at Shellenberger's Public (subscribers can check out the extensive 6,800 word report here).

According to "thousands of pages of Twitter Files and documents," these efforts were part of a broader strategy to manage how information is disseminated and consumed on social media under the guise of combating 'misinformation' and foreign propaganda efforts - as this complex of government-linked individuals and organizations has gone to great lengths to suggest that narrative control is a national security issue.

According to the report, the effort also involved;

• a long-time IC contractor and senior Department of Defense R&D official who spent years developing technologies to detect whistleblowers ("insider threats") like Edward Snowden and Wikileaks' leakers;

• the proposed head of the DHS' aborted Disinformation Governance Board, Nina Jankowicz, who aided US military and NATO "hybrid war" operations in Europe;

• Jim Baker, who, as FBI General Counsel, helped start the Russiagate hoax, and, as Twitter's Deputy General Counsel, urged Twitter executives to censor The New York Post story about Hunter Biden.

Jankowicz (aka 'Scary Poppins'), previously tipped to lead the DHS's now-aborted Disinformation Governance Board, has been a vocal advocate for more stringent regulation of online speech to counteract 'rampant disinformation.' Jim Baker, in his capacity as FBI General Counsel and later as Twitter's Deputy General Counsel, advocated for and implemented policies that would restrict certain types of speech on the platform, including decisions that affected the visibility of politically sensitive content.


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