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Industrial Espionage: The Prime Incentive for Mass Surveillance

Industrial business interests within a capitalist system thrive on skillful strategies founded on exclusive access to vital information about the market and its players. The ability to dominate a given market is thrown heavily in favor of those who have the right tools to eavesdrop on the competition, and there’s no more capable surveillance mechanism than those under the control of the state.

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Secret Manuals Show the Spyware Sold to Despots and Cops Worldwide

By Cora Currier and Morgan Marquis-Boire

When Apple and Google unveiled new encryption schemes last month, law enforcement officials complained that they wouldn’t be able to unlock evidence on criminals’ digital devices. What they didn’t say is that there are already methods to bypass encryption, thanks to off-the-shelf digital implants readily available to the smallest national agencies and the largest city police forces — easy-to-use software that takes over and monitors digital devices in real time, according to documents obtained by The Intercept.

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Manipulate, Deceive, and Destroy

False flag operations are not limited to terrorism only, but even in the field of journalism as well.

Posting of bias or tainted articles, and outright misinformation with attribution credited to someone else other than the actual publisher can also be considered a false flag operation to sow confusion.

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