WikiLeaks: Assange on Afghanistan, A Warning

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Thu Aug 19 23:50:52 PDT 2021  Assange on Afghanistan  Assange exposes Afghanistan

"...because the goal is not to completely subjugate Afghanistan. The
goal is to use Afghanistan to wash money out of the tax bases of the
United States, out of the tax bases of European countries through
Afghanistan and back into the hands of a transnational security elite.
That is the goal, i.e. the goal is to have endless war not a
successful one." - Julian Assange  FPF#281 propaganda war on assange  The Importance of Julian
Assange, Wikileaks and the OPCW Douma Docs: Syria and Afghanistan
Papers  Snowden re Assange  Sargon re Assange
Assange Last Video Warning

Generation being born now is the last to be free
Assange in last interview before blackout 20 Sep, 2018 18:16

Before his links to the world were cut by his Ecuadorian hosts,
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gave an interview on how
technological advances are changing humankind. He said global
surveillance will soon be totally unavoidable.

The interview was provided to RT by organizers of the World Ethical
Data Forum in Barcelona. Assange, who is currently stranded in the
Ecuadorian Embassy in London with no outside communication except with
his legal team, has a pretty grim outlook on where humanity is going.
He says it will soon be impossible for any human being to not be
included in global databases collected by governments and state-like

    This generation being born now… is the last free generation. You
are born and either immediately or within say a year you are known
globally. Your identity in one form or another –coming as a result of
your idiotic parents plastering your name and photos all over Facebook
or as a result of insurance applications or passport applications– is
known to all major world powers.

“A small child now in some sense has to negotiate its relationship
with all the major world powers… It puts us in a very different
position. Very few technically capable people are able to live apart,
to choose to live apart, to choose to go their own way,” he added. “It
smells a bit like totalitarianism – in some way.”

The capacity to collect and process information about people has been
growing exponentially and will continue to grow fast, he stated. With
advancements in applying Artificial Intelligence (AI) to big data, the
next logical step is coming.

READ MORE: Ecuador pledged to not kick out Assange, but threat of US
prosecution still serious – lawyer to RT

“Look at what Google and Baidu and Tencent and Amazon and Facebook are
doing. They are basically open-cut harvesting the knowledge of
humankind as we express it, when we communicate with each other… This
classical model, which people in academia call ‘surveillance
capitalism’… has changed now.

    It’s a really very important and severe economic change. Which is
to take the surveillance capitalism model and transform it instead
into a model that does not yet have a name, an ‘AI model’. Which is to
use this vast reservoir to train Artificial Intelligences of different
kinds. This would replace not only intermediary sectors –most things
you do on the internet is in a sense more efficient intermediation–
but to take over the transport sector, or create whole new sectors.

Assange also predicted that the scale of hostile activities through
cyberspace will see a breakout point as soon as AI is trained to
sufficiently automate hacking attacks.

“There is no border [online]. It’s 220 milliseconds from New York to
Nairobi. Why would there ever be peace in such a scenario?” he said.
“[Entities online] are creating their own borders using cryptography.
But the size of the attack surface for any decent-sized organization,
the number of people, different types of software and hardware it has
to pull inside itself means that it is very hard to establish.

    I don’t think it’s really possible to come up with borders that
are predictable enough and stable enough to eliminate conflict.
Therefore, there will be more conflict.

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