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Greyerz – This Is The Real Reason Why 2018 Will Be An Absolutely Terrifying Year
January 08, 2018

As we kickoff the new year, this is the real reason why 2018 will be an absolutely terrifying year.

January 8 (King World News) – Egon von Greyerz:  “Welcome to 2018 – a year that will be the culmination of at least 105 years of mismanagement of the Western financial system by governments, central bankers and the elite…

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Bill Holter’s Commentary

Made by man?…hackable by man!

The World’s Largest Biometric ID System Keeps Getting Hacked
January 8, 2018

Critics of India’s Aadhaar—the world’s largest biometric identification system—have been vocal about its infrastructural flaws for years. Their fears have turned into reality as the list of security breaches into the system keeps growing.

Access to the personal data of more than 1 billion people is for sale for less than $10 through WhatsApp. India’s The Tribune newspaper was able to buy the data and also claimed that it could buy software that would allow them to print fake Aadhaar cards for about $5 more.

Aadhaar data includes fingerprints, retina scans, names, addresses, and phone numbers through which SIM cards can be purchased, and important government services and bank accounts can be accessed. According to multiple reports, biometric data was not exposed on WhatsApp, but names, addresses, emails, photographs, and phone numbers were.

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Bill Holter’s Commentary

All I can cay is WOW!

Facebook Censors Charles C. Johnson For Writing “Hating Russians Is The Last Socially Acceptable Prejudice”
January 8, 2018

Facebook has censored the account of GotNews Editor-in-Chief Charles C. Johnson over a status he posted that simply read “Hating the Russians is the last socially acceptable prejudice.”

Johnson wrote the innocuous post to highlight how pervasive anti-Russian prejudice is in the public discourse right now:

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