[liberationtech] Democrats rally around pledge not to use hacked documents (Wash Post)

Zenaan Harkness zen at freedbms.net
Mon Apr 29 21:04:52 PDT 2019

On Mon, Apr 29, 2019 at 10:43:06PM -0400, grarpamp wrote:
> > https://s2.washingtonpost.com/camp-rw/?e=cnJiQGcuY2xlbXNvbi5lZHU%3D&s=5cc6e448fe1ff6510311c476
> https://www.washingtonpost.com/powerpost/will-it-use-hacked-materials-again-trump-campaign-will-not-say/2019/04/26/d2e3d72c-65ea-11e9-82ba-fcfeff232e8f_story.html
> https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/journalists-cant-ignore-hacked-data-meant-to-disrupt-elections-but-heres-what-they-can-do/2019/04/26/4ff6a0fa-6785-11e9-a1b6-b29b90efa879_story.html
> It's not about upstanding each other for not pledging.
> Those disavowing it are simply afraid of the truth it contains.
> Disavowers forging joint compacts are attempting to
> universally discredit and wage war against the truth.

Now from which Marxist utopian Marxist crackpot theory have we heard
that Marxist crackpotian denialists before :D

Did I ask about Marxist idiots? 'Cause something something … neo
Marxist crackopt idiots already...

> Jointly fudding it is their only defense tactic left.

Deem reality as not existing.

Deem cotton wool to exist.

Mandate cotton wool.

Criminalize "evil conspiracy truthers" - OMFFFFGOD!!!! TRUTHERS MUST

Or something?

Whatever you do, please, think of the children! We must save reality
for the children, because only they can handle the truth…

> Deny deny deny, and never open up for inspection...
> it's the oldest game in town.
> Pledges are also a total lie, no politician would refuse to use
> fruits in such razor thin and engineered "elections", it would be
> campaign suicide not to, so they'll just use them secretly.
> Information seeks to be free, to be its own open market,
> "National Security" is just another Top Secret FUD attack
> against the natural state and tide of information, an attempt
> to put freedom back in the bottle, and keep power out in force.
> Don't let that happen.
> 2020 US elections will see many documents "liberated".
> "Pledge" to curate and keep them freely accessible to the world.
> Because as you can see in the last link above,
> the FUD is already having desired effect on media,
> causing them to second guess themselves, to focus
> on "'criminal' sources" instead of on the information, etc
> The fourth estate is hardly as strong, independant,
> or innocent as people think... in most places of note
> it's already done in, and getting consistantly worse
> across the board [1].
> But you still have the internet... at least for a little while longer...
> so really it's up to you now.
> [1]
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Press_Freedom_Index
> https://rsf.org/en/ranking [2]
> [2] What sad state of affairs is it that you cannot reach
> a press freedom site when using freedom tools like Tor.
> > I don't get it. So, they would not look at the Pentagon
> > Papers or other evidence of crimes that have been
> > suppressed?
> >
> > It seems to me that the important thing is the information,
> > not the source. Or am I just ill-informed with regards to
> > journalism and ethics?
> >
> > I get the fruit of a poisoned tree thing for government
> > prosecutions. But, won't this type of standard make it
> > easier to suppress whistle-blower information pointing
> > out government malfeasance?

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