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#198815 23-Jul-2016 20:01
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Here is an item I received recently from an activist site I subscribe to. Make of it what you will...





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  #1597436 23-Jul-2016 20:04
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I honestly don't have nor have ever had any social media accounts. I wonder if they'd believe me?


 
 
 

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  #1597490 23-Jul-2016 21:46
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Yawn. Pass me my foil hat. Why should I trust clicking on a link that takes me to an activist site? I trust Facebook more than activists.

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  #1597494 23-Jul-2016 22:09
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The article does not link to any supporting reference. Is there a link?



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  #1597503 23-Jul-2016 22:23
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The last i heard pharmaceutical companies want you to get sick, make your brain dumb, and get treatment that makes you even sicker. the USA government brought down their own towers, plane and even bombed their own ministry of defence.

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  #1597504 23-Jul-2016 22:26
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Pretty sure they already do, pretty sure they don't bother asking....if you are planning some sort of attack, don't post it on your wall #justsayin 





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  #1597517 23-Jul-2016 23:01
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Old news - from June 2016.

 

 

The federal government has proposed adding a line to forms filled out by visitors to the United States that would ask them to voluntarily disclose their social media accounts, a step that it said would help in screening for ties to terrorism.

 

Visitors entering the country under the Visa Waiver Program, which allows citizens of some countries to visit up to 90 days without a visa, would not be required to list their social media accounts, and the forms would not ask for passwords. 

 





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  #1597537 24-Jul-2016 02:10
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The US government received a lot of criticism after the San Bernardo shootings for their policy that stopped them looking at the social media accounts of migrants. The reason for not looking at social media account was  'due to the negative public perception' that it could cause. 




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  #1597636 24-Jul-2016 10:39
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Well, of course Govt departments want to find out more about you. It makes their life easier.

 

The key thing is "... taking our short survey below."

 

Click-bait. Yawn.

 

 


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