Telegram CEO Pavel Durov is speaking out about the Iranian government’s improper freezing of his social media network Telegram, which was being used by anti-government protesters to organize.
Durov said that his channels were being used peacefully. His dissent on this matter reminds us of governments’ power to restrict social media utilities without the permission of the social media company.
Iran blocked access to Telegram for its citizens due to opposition activity in channels – my thoughts here https://t.co/wxW8hS9i2s
— Pavel Durov (@durov) December 31, 2017
Instagram, which was also banned, has been noticeably quiet.
Mashable reports that Instagram would not respond to their request for comment on the issue.
Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom previously worked for Google.
The U.S. State Department under Hillary Clinton used social-media networking to incite massive protests against pan-Arab leaders, in the “Arab Spring” successions that contributed to mass destabilization of the Middle East and the increase of terrorism. Specifically, the Clinton State Department helped to install a Muslim Brotherhood party in power (briefly) in Egypt.
Now, governments are looking to stifle those very activist social media channels they once supported.
Recent leaks show a memo that top Clinton aide Huma Abedin sent to her boss stating, “I’m giving you credit for inspiring the ‘peaceful’ protests,” with regard to Egypt, with quotation marks around the word “peaceful.”
The United States government is believed to have utilized a program called the Alliance of Youth Movements Summit, co-founded by a close Hillary Clinton adviser, to provide networking opportunities for an activist plotting to overthrow Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak several years before the “Arab Spring” protests that led to widespread regime change in the Middle East.
Through the Alliance of Youth Movements Summit, the U.S. learned that the Muslim Brotherhood was supportive of a plan to overthrow Mubarak. The U.S.-supported Muslim Brotherhood later briefly ruled Egypt after Mubarak’s ouster.
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President Donald Trump continues to solidify the American people’s position in the federal government.
Former FBI director James Comey is reeling from the FBI’s release of information pertaining to his exit from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
The forms reveal a mad dash by the Department of Justice in the days after Comey’s spring 2017 firing to retrieve secret information from Comey’s office and to figure out the extent of what Comey was actually doing as FBI director.
Comey signed the Sensitive Compartmented Information Nondisclosure Agreement, which makes it all the more serious that Comey violated sections 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, and 13 by illegally handing over presidential briefing memorandums (page 5 and 6 of FBI release). (READ: Comey Refuses To Deny He Leaked Classified Info)
Comey is not alone in his government unemployment.
An interactive mapping project has sprung up on mindmeister to track Deep State conspirator cells that have been fired in the age of President Donald Trump.
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