The Internet - The first Worldwide Tool of Unification ("The End of History")

" ... Now I give you something that few think about: What do you think the Internet is all about, historically? Citizens of all the countries on Earth can talk to one another without electronic borders. The young people of those nations can all see each other, talk to each other, and express opinions. No matter what the country does to suppress it, they're doing it anyway. They are putting together a network of consciousness, of oneness, a multicultural consciousness. It's here to stay. It's part of the new energy. The young people know it and are leading the way.... "

" ... I gave you a prophecy more than 10 years ago. I told you there would come a day when everyone could talk to everyone and, therefore, there could be no conspiracy. For conspiracy depends on separation and secrecy - something hiding in the dark that only a few know about. Seen the news lately? What is happening? Could it be that there is a new paradigm happening that seems to go against history?... " Read More …. "The End of History"- Nov 20, 2010 (Kryon channelled by Lee Carroll)

"Recalibration of Free Choice"– Mar 3, 2012 (Kryon Channelling by Lee Carroll) - (Subjects: (Old) Souls, Midpoint on 21-12-2012, Shift of Human Consciousness, Black & White vs. Color, 1 - Spirituality (Religions) shifting, Loose a Pope “soon”, 2 - Humans will change react to drama, 3 - Civilizations/Population on Earth, 4 - Alternate energy sources (Geothermal, Tidal (Paddle wheels), Wind), 5 – Financials Institutes/concepts will change (Integrity – Ethical) , 6 - News/Media/TV to change, 7 – Big Pharmaceutical company will collapse “soon”, (Keep people sick), (Integrity – Ethical) 8 – Wars will be over on Earth, Global Unity, … etc.) - (Text version)

“…5 - Integrity That May Surprise…

Have you seen innovation and invention in the past decade that required thinking out of the box of an old reality? Indeed, you have. I can't tell you what's coming, because you haven't thought of it yet! But the potentials of it are looming large. Let me give you an example, Let us say that 20 years ago, you predicted that there would be something called the Internet on a device you don't really have yet using technology that you can't imagine. You will have full libraries, buildings filled with books, in your hand - a worldwide encyclopedia of everything knowable, with the ability to look it up instantly! Not only that, but that look-up service isn't going to cost a penny! You can call friends and see them on a video screen, and it won't cost a penny! No matter how long you use this service and to what depth you use it, the service itself will be free.

Now, anyone listening to you back then would perhaps have said, "Even if we can believe the technological part, which we think is impossible, everything costs something. There has to be a charge for it! Otherwise, how would they stay in business?" The answer is this: With new invention comes new paradigms of business. You don't know what you don't know, so don't decide in advance what you think is coming based on an old energy world. ..."
(Subjects: Who/What is Kryon ?, Egypt Uprising, Iran/Persia Uprising, Peace in Middle East without Israel actively involved, Muhammad, "Conceptual" Youth Revolution, "Conceptual" Managed Business, Internet, Social Media, News Media, Google, Bankers, Global Unity,..... etc.)



Etiquette mavens say the book on manners must be rewritten, literally, to take into
account new technologies and social media (AFP Photo/Ed Jones)

A 2012 survey by Intel found that in several countries, a majority said they were put
off by "oversharing" of pictures and personal information on the
internet and smartphones (AFP Photo/Nicolas Asfouri)

German anti-hate speech group counters Facebook trolls

German anti-hate speech group counters Facebook trolls
Logo No Hate Speech Movement

Bundestag passes law to fine social media companies for not deleting hate speech

Honouring computing’s 1843 visionary, Lady Ada Lovelace. (Design of doodle by Kevin Laughlin)

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Twitter steps up security after Trump account cut off

Yahoo – AFP, Rob Lever, November 3, 2017

President Donald Trump has 41.7 million followers on his personal Twitter account,
 from which he blasts his most controversial and attention-grabbing comments (AFP
Photo/SAUL LOEB)

Washington (AFP) - Twitter said it had boosted security measures Friday in response to a rogue employee's move cutting off Donald Trump's account, an 11-minute outage which drew mocking praise from the president's critics but also warnings of a dangerous precedent.

The US social network initially said the account had been "inadvertently deactivated due to human error" after the outage late Thursday but subsequently indicated it was done intentionally by a departing worker on his or her final day.

Hours later Friday, Twitter said it implemented "safeguards to prevent this from happening again."

"We won't be able to share all details about our internal investigation or updates to our security measures, but we take this seriously and our teams are on it," a tweet from Twitter government said.

Trump reacted on Twitter nearly 12 hours after the shutdown.

"My Twitter account was taken down for 11 minutes by a rogue employee. I guess the word must finally be getting out-and having an impact," he tweeted.

The social media platform lit up with reaction to the deactivation -- with some calling the employee a "hero" and others expressing concern.

Democratic Representative Ted Lieu, another prolific tweeter, wrote: "Dear Twitter employee who shut down Trump's Twitter: You made America feel better for 11 minutes. DM me & I will buy you a Pizza Hut pizza."

David Jolly, a former member of Congress, tweeted that the employee "could become a candidate for the Nobel Peace Prize."

But the temporary disappearance of the account -- and the glee this prompted among the president's detractors -- drew fire from others.

"Liberals were celebrating for the 15 minutes that Trump's Twitter disappeared, proving once again they love censorship and hate free speech," tweeted Makada Duncanson, a conservative writer.

Security concerns

Jennifer Grygiel, a Syracuse University professor who studies social media, said the deactivation is worrisome.

"This is no laughing matter," she said. "This is a serious issue and one of national security."

Grygiel wrote an essay earlier this year calling for "pre-moderation" of Trump's account "to prevent an accidental war" which could be sparked by spoofing or disruption of the presidential account.

"We need to make sure that an intern cannot easily compromise that account," she said.

Twitter says it is investigating how a departing employee deactivated President
Donald Trump's account for 11 minutes (AFP Photo/Leon NEAL)

Grygiel has said some accounts which could have "systemic" importance for national security or financial markets should be subject to human review with a delay of a few seconds.

If something false or incendiary is tweeted, there is no way to take it back, and this could lead to war or a shock to financial markets, Grygiel noted.

"It is shocking that some random Twitter employee could shut down the president's account," Blake Hounshell, the editor-in-chief of Politico Magazine, wrote on Twitter.

He added: "Seriously, what if this person had tweeted about a fictional nuclear strike on North Korea?"

Jeff Jarvis, a City University of New York journalism professor and longtime Trump critic, said the shutdown "is a serious matter but I count this as an act of protest that made a strong statement, a statement I endorse."

The president has 41.8 million followers on his personal Twitter account, which he uses to fire off controversial and attention-grabbing comments.

Trump has used the social media site to announce policy. He surprised Pentagon chiefs in July by tweeting that transgender people would be barred from serving "in any capacity" in the US military, a ban that has since been blocked by a US court.

Trump's official White House account, @POTUS, which has 20.9 million followers, was apparently not affected by the outage.

Twitter's rules and regs

Trump's critics have on several occasions called for Twitter to shut down his account, arguing that his tweets may violate Twitter's terms on hate speech or abuse.

Some said Trump's tweeting about North Korea -- including a comment where he said its leader "won't be around much longer" violated Twitter's terms of service banning threats of violence.

Twitter responded with a pledge to review its policy while noting that "newsworthiness" and public interest must be considered in deciding whether to take down a tweet.

Grygiel said it is problematic that the president is using a private entity to issue important statements on policy.

"There are communications risks with the president's reliance on a public communications company," she said, noting that Twitter has a right to ban Trump at any time.

"I would want to know that President Trump has a fallback way to issue a message if the tweets stop flowing."

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