Thursday, June 6, 2019

Deplatforming Truth

YouTube De-Monitizes Truth Video Blogs
h/t to blogger Jody Paulson of 

I just noticed this newest buZZword the other day--"deplatforming".  It was used in a M$M report which talked about how First Nations activists recently "deplatformed" Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau by interrupting one of his fundraising speeches.  My hunch is that the editors gave the reporters an assignment:  "Use the word 'deplatform'--in a report about Trudeau."  That's how non-existent the relationship was between the meaning of the word "deplatform" and what happened at the Trudeau fundraiser.

"Deplatform" is what YouTube is doing inexorably to all independent bloggers who dare to write or talk about truth on the Internet.  It just means to "silence".  If they can, they silence by shutting off the meagre financial allotments allowed to a blogger who permits advertising on his or her blog.  For those of us, like little moi, who have not monetized our blogs--"deplatforming" has meant some weird methodology of algorithm manipulation--which results in a drastic reduction of our ability to reach readers via the the Internet.

The metaphor I've used in the past is, it's now as if we're shouting from the middle of a cornfield in Kansas. The steady strangulation of truthers on the Internet is relentless and ever-increasing in brazen viciousness.  There are no laws protecting our existence on the Internet.  It was always going to end this way.  The ones who own the Internet, the Military Industrial Complex who "invented" and "set it up", now want to purge/sterilize it of truth/freedom and enforce their Orwellian total control/lies.

I'm just waiting for the Russians and Chinese to set up a rival communication system.  That great sucking sound you'll hear will be all the bloggers "deplatforming" this virtual prison known as the "Internet".


Anonymous said...

Garuda bows;; Certainly like your idea of a Russian "Alter-internet".
Maybe China could kick in some 'Freedom Net', or better yet some bucks !
Tomorrow we hear about the Russian - Israeli - US meeting. Pray for a good day.

Anonymous said...

Russia and China are not bastions of freedom, though. They may not "deplatform" the same stuff -- but they will still censor. And when it comes to criticizing those who run this world, it will be the same old same old no matter who hosts it.

Rather than run to alternative sites, we have to push -- through legal battles all the way to the Supreme Court, if necessary -- to force internet providers and other tech giants to adhere to the First Amendment. If we leave, the regular folks will never see any other information than what "they" want presented because regular folks won't venture out into those "scary" places on the internet.

Now is the time to call them out on their hypocrisy. What happened to "Je Suis Charlie"? The whole "I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it." If someone is saying something patently false, people who take issue can sue them for defamation if it meets the legal requirements for such. We have plenty of redress for false information out there. When someone tries to silence debate on an issue it is generally because they know they can't win it. And with all the "facts and evidence" on their side, why are they so afraid of people questioning things? Could it be that perhaps they are lying after all?

greencrow said...

Hi Garuda:

Russia is setting up an "alter" net...but so far just for their own people, should they be cut off from the Internet.

greencrow said...

Hi Anonymous:

"... What happened to "Je Suis Charlie"? The whole "I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it."..."

You hit the nail on the head with that example. What's going on is that the PTB are using the Internet to conflate apples with oranges. Charlie WAS/is racist and insulting to religions...It was/is a Jewish effort to divide and conquer. It was/is also an effort to provoke a backlash and censorship by stepping over the boundaries. How much of what is going on on the Internet is, likewise, deliberate "False Flagging" to kill independent speech and impose the "official version"?

Mass shooting False Flags [like Sandy Hoax] are, likewise, designed specifically to provoke a backlash and stricter gun control/police surveillance.

These cats use the same strategies over and over...they're definitely "one trick ponies".