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The first time I have watched a BC video was today and I don't like how it downloads the full video file when you start.

Given this is p2p it's really the only way to do it - but in the future when crypto tokens take off then I'm sure you'll be able to earn money off your uploaded data or opt out.
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Most people haven't noticed yet but Gab.ai does live streaming now. Pretty good and comparable to Youtube live streaming.
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(09-07-2018 12:55 PM)Simeon_Strangelight Wrote:  I was just thinking today that they will tighten the noose ever more.

They will likely one day make it only possible to post under your own name or one that is easily traceable to everyone - so no real anonymous posting (anonymous at least to the public, peers, family etc.)

Then they are going to one day delete or highly wipe out sich forums like this, ReturnofKings and Rooshv.com.

This is absolutely correct. We will all eventually be persecuted, and the fact that Google has records of everyone's search & browsing history will make it easy for them to identify you and find something to attack you on.

In the broader scope this is why I advocate for an Internet Bill of Rights whose primary tenet is a right to privacy online. That means net neutrality, so your ISP can't spy on what you're doing, and moreover it means privacy so Google can't create a unique tracking identifier and sell information about you to advertisers. No human being was ever meant to be tracked on the scale we are tracked today (even this site has scripts running from Google & Twitter, which are undoubtedly associating even hits on this website with information about our connections, the metadata of which alone is sufficient with Google's dataset to uniquely identify each person here who isn't using a VPN). Pervasive (illegal) surveillance and perfect memory are great tools for totalitarian regimes, not so great for free and open societies.

True privacy would completely undermine the business model of every big tech monopoly. There are other sorts of protections needed as well, and I don't know how to solve all of our problems but I think that is a good starting point.
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They put my video "36 Things Wrong With American Women" into limited state. It had over 300,000 views.




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I don't think anyone would consider it grandstanding if we condensed this entire debacle into one thread as and how it pertains specifically to Roosh.

The Amazon bullshit. The Youtube bullshit. All of it.

It needs to stand as a publicly accessible example of the extreme levels of denial of service being waged against you.

Maybe you can pin a post to the top of the thread listing every service you're currently banned from.

This thread by thread, week by month bit doesn't really do justice to the amount of common digital services you've been stripped of permission to use. People ought to see all of it in one spot.

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Another video was put into limited:




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(09-12-2018 09:15 AM)Leonard D Neubache Wrote:  Maybe you can pin a post to the top of the thread listing every service you're currently banned from.

I have a listing saved up. I'll probably post it after this purge settles down.

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Fuck, that education video is my favorite!

I think jewtube saw the amazon book banning and figured they can go after you too. I wouldn't be surprised if YT shoahs you soon, so it's time to download all the videos before they get nuked!

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(09-12-2018 09:46 AM)Roosh Wrote:  Another video was put into limited:




This is one of my favorites videos. This is very unfortunate that this has now happened and I sadly suspect that this is only the beginning. Two,three weeks ago, this censorship started with Alex Jones and they have now moved on to Roosh. This is only the beginning and they will move on to others as well soon. As we get closer to the mid term elections, all of these internet platforms will starting censoring more people and online content. Roosh, please save all of your videos in case they get removed.

I expect that this wave of censoring videos and other online content will go into massive overdrive when the next presidential election comes up. The left will not leave anything to chance and their supporters in the tech world will ramp up their efforts to remove, ban and censor those that they consider go against their narrative. I really hope that Trump and others start shedding more light on this before things get very dire and we lose our ability to voice our views.
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This is definitely being done in preparation for the November primaries and the 2020 elections.

These videos don't need to even be watched because the titles alone tell a story. They get people thinking in ways that would never have occurred to them.

This is creating a gradual sea change in the belief systems of a lot of people and it's one of the main factors in Trump's popularity. So, Big Tech is doing what it can to slap down dissidents.

What they don't realize is that they're actually making heroes and martyrs out of countless people who might have otherwise been overlooked. Now that this is happening, free speech advocates are going to be forced to back Roosh, just as they did Milo. And, even if they don't do this verbally, you can bet they'll be home worried it'll be them next.

Speaking of Big Tech, has everyone seen the leaked video on how Google's top brass reacted to the Trump victory? If not, it's out at Brietbart and it can be viewed here.
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(09-12-2018 06:45 PM)MKE-Ed Wrote:  
(09-12-2018 09:46 AM)Roosh Wrote:  Another video was put into limited:




This is one of my favorites videos. This is very unfortunate that this has now happened and I sadly suspect that this is only the beginning. Two,three weeks ago, this censorship started with Alex Jones and they have now moved on to Roosh. This is only the beginning and they will move on to others as well soon. As we get closer to the mid term elections, all of these internet platforms will starting censoring more people and online content. Roosh, please save all of your videos in case they get removed.

I expect that this wave of censoring videos and other online content will go into massive overdrive when the next presidential election comes up. The left will not leave anything to chance and their supporters in the tech world will ramp up their efforts to remove, ban and censor those that they consider go against their narrative. I really hope that Trump and others start shedding more light on this before things get very dire and we lose our ability to voice our views.

Things already are very dire.

Stage 1. Shadowbanning & Search manipulation.
This is the first step in their plan, and it's likely no one even noticed when it started. We can be confident that it was already ongoing during the 2016 election, as this was part of Google's plan for getting Hillary elected. However, without knowledge of Google's algorithms and data it's difficult to say how meaningful this was. I estimate it swung a good 10-15% of the vote her way, discounting direct fraud.

Stage 2. Limited state.
The worst, most-redpilling videos on YouTube are put into a so-called "Limited State" that prevents them from being found by search, having comments, having related videos, or any other feature. An honor given only to the rarest videos such as Jared Taylor or Black Pigeon, I suspect that this backfired on Google as people were eager to share censored videos when foreseeing the digital censorship regime unfold before their eyes.

Stage 3. Demonetization.
Demonetization was a big blow to many influential voices. Only the most dedicated (and already-successful) voices persisted through the demonetization phase that began last year. I estimate this killed 50% or more of growing non-Left channels.
Demonetization was claimed to be a result of advertisers responding to pressure to controversial content, however if any such pressure actually existed, it was almost certainly coordinated between a Google & Media partnership in order to create an artificial trend for them to respond to. The big lie here is that Google can't give advertisers control to restrict videos their videos appear on, when this is functionality already exists and is fundamental to Google's ad-selling business model.

Not surprisingly, most of the demonetized voices have found advertisers who want to advertise on their videos -- The actual reason for the demonetization wasn't advertisers being cagey, it was Google refusing to partner with speech it disapproved of. I suspect at some point we will have hard proof of Google's tactics here.

Stage 4. Community guideline strikes & self-censorship.
Now users are scared. Channels are being taken down for community guideline strikes against nebulous terms like, "bullying," "offensive content," "adult content," and "hate speech." Tens of thousands of channels are being removed for community guideline strikes on content that is years old. In response, people begin self-censoring. Even whose entire schtick was about being extreme, like Warski, Gariepy, and others, began watching their language, avoiding saying certain things. Take a look at JF Gariepy's ridiculous removed stream with Emily Youcis, demonstrating how thoroughly he self-censors as a result of avoiding guideline strikes.

Stage 5. Removing high profile thought criminals.
This is the stage we are at now. Google learned from its earlier censorship efforts, and now has a full map of how every designated thought criminal in its database connects with every other. Simultaneously, Google has cemented its alliances with Twitter, Facebook, Apple, activit organizations such as Open Society, ShareBlue, SPLC, ADL, and mainstream news outfits such as Washington Post, NYT, etc. in order to present a coordinated message when engaging in censorship efforts. Alex Jones was the trial balloon. The trial was the hearings that the censorship-alliance just emerged from in Congress, unscathed. Having demonstrated that Congress is completely incapable of acting decisively to protect free speech, they are now emboldened for the next stage.

Stage 6. Election lockdown.
We're here. This is when things go really south. I expect to see at least one major depersoning every 3-5 days until the election. If I had to wager who would be next, it would be RedIceTV, but any number of high profile targets like /r/The_Donald, Black Pigeon, even Stephen Crowder might be banned. Shadowbanning and algorithm manipulation are in full effect, and are being deployed to remove ability to coordinate effective counter-responses. Just think about how the Alex Jones removal was met with a coordinated ShareBlue-led comment-trolling effort to spread the message, "I support the right of businesses to fuck me and everyone else in the ass, because the right of these trillion dollar corporations is more important than our free speech."

Regardless of the results of the election, we are likely to see only an acceleration in the censorship tactics.
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< The only positive for guys with some dedicated fanbase is that they can ask for supporters to support them for every video put out. Black Pigeon Speaks has this starting from 5$/video to 500$+ per video.

There are enough wealthy folk who don't mind spending that much if they like free-speech content out there.

Increasingly the alternatives will have to look to alternative sources for funding (aka certain crowd funding methods) since even book-sales which rely heavily on mainstream wide-range sales appeal are getting harder to pull through.

The current popularity of streams is one of those crowd funding methods.
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Owen Benjamin got a community strike for showing two monkeys having sex. He can't live stream for 3 months:




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(09-14-2018 08:32 AM)Roosh Wrote:  Owen Benjamin got a community strike for showing two monkeys having sex. He can't live stream for 3 months:




The algorithm mistook the monkeys for hairy SJWs.

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Not sure where to post this, but since Youtube is part of Google...

Google’s true origin partly lies in CIA and NSA research grants for mass surveillance

https://qz.com/1145669/googles-true-orig...veillance/

Two decades ago, the US intelligence community worked closely with Silicon Valley in an effort to track citizens in cyberspace. And Google is at the heart of that origin story. Some of the research that led to Google’s ambitious creation was funded and coordinated by a research group established by the intelligence community to find ways to track individuals and groups online.

The intelligence community hoped that the nation’s leading computer scientists could take non-classified information and user data, combine it with what would become known as the internet, and begin to create for-profit, commercial enterprises to suit the needs of both the intelligence community and the public. They hoped to direct the supercomputing revolution from the start in order to make sense of what millions of human beings did inside this digital information network. That collaboration has made a comprehensive public-private mass surveillance state possible today.

The story of the deliberate creation of the modern mass-surveillance state includes elements of Google’s surprising, and largely unknown, origin. It is a somewhat different creation story than the one the public has heard, and explains what Google cofounders Sergey Brin and Larry Page set out to build, and why.

But this isn’t just the origin story of Google: It’s the origin story of the mass-surveillance state, and the government money that funded it.

Backstory: The intelligence community and Silicon Valley
In the mid 1990s, the intelligence community in America began to realize that they had an opportunity. The supercomputing community was just beginning to migrate from university settings into the private sector, led by investments from a place that would come to be known as Silicon Valley.

The intelligence community wanted to shape Silicon Valley’s efforts at their inception so they would be useful for homeland security purposes.
A digital revolution was underway: one that would transform the world of data gathering and how we make sense of massive amounts of information. The intelligence community wanted to shape Silicon Valley’s supercomputing efforts at their inception so they would be useful for both military and homeland security purposes. Could this supercomputing network, which would become capable of storing terabytes of information, make intelligent sense of the digital trail that human beings leave behind?

Answering this question was of great interest to the intelligence community.

Intelligence-gathering may have been their world, but the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the National Security Agency (NSA) had come to realize that their future was likely to be profoundly shaped outside the government. It was at a time when military and intelligence budgets within the Clinton administration were in jeopardy, and the private sector had vast resources at their disposal. If the intelligence community wanted to conduct mass surveillance for national security purposes, it would require cooperation between the government and the emerging supercomputing companies.

To do this, they began reaching out to the scientists at American universities who were creating this supercomputing revolution. These scientists were developing ways to do what no single group of human beings sitting at work stations in the NSA and the CIA could ever hope to do: gather huge amounts of data and make intelligent sense of it.

A rich history of the government’s science funding
There was already a long history of collaboration between America’s best scientists and the intelligence community, from the creation of the atomic bomb and satellite technology to efforts to put a man on the moon.

The internet itself was created because of an intelligence effort.
In fact, the internet itself was created because of an intelligence effort: In the 1970s, the agency responsible for developing emerging technologies for military, intelligence, and national security purposes—the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)—linked four supercomputers to handle massive data transfers. It handed the operations off to the National Science Foundation (NSF) a decade or so later, which proliferated the network across thousands of universities and, eventually, the public, thus creating the architecture and scaffolding of the World Wide Web.

Silicon Valley was no different. By the mid 1990s, the intelligence community was seeding funding to the most promising supercomputing efforts across academia, guiding the creation of efforts to make massive amounts of information useful for both the private sector as well as the intelligence community.

They funded these computer scientists through an unclassified, highly compartmentalized program that was managed for the CIA and the NSA by large military and intelligence contractors. It was called the Massive Digital Data Systems (MDDS) project.

The Massive Digital Data Systems (MDDS) project
MDDS was introduced to several dozen leading computer scientists at Stanford, CalTech, MIT, Carnegie Mellon, Harvard, and others in a white paper that described what the CIA, NSA, DARPA, and other agencies hoped to achieve. The research would largely be funded and managed by unclassified science agencies like NSF, which would allow the architecture to be scaled up in the private sector if it managed to achieve what the intelligence community hoped for.

“Not only are activities becoming more complex, but changing demands require that the IC [Intelligence Community] process different types as well as larger volumes of data,” the intelligence community said in its 1993 MDDS white paper. “Consequently, the IC is taking a proactive role in stimulating research in the efficient management of massive databases and ensuring that IC requirements can be incorporated or adapted into commercial products. Because the challenges are not unique to any one agency, the Community Management Staff (CMS) has commissioned a Massive Digital Data Systems [MDDS] Working Group to address the needs and to identify and evaluate possible solutions.”

Over the next few years, the program’s stated aim was to provide more than a dozen grants of several million dollars each to advance this research concept. The grants were to be directed largely through the NSF so that the most promising, successful efforts could be captured as intellectual property and form the basis of companies attracting investments from Silicon Valley. This type of public-to-private innovation system helped launch powerful science and technology companies like Qualcomm, Symantec, Netscape, and others, and funded the pivotal research in areas like Doppler radar and fiber optics, which are central to large companies like AccuWeather, Verizon, and AT&T today. Today, the NSF provides nearly 90% of all federal funding for university-based computer-science research.

The CIA and NSA’s end goal
The research arms of the CIA and NSA hoped that the best computer-science minds in academia could identify what they called “birds of a feather:” Just as geese fly together in large V shapes, or flocks of sparrows make sudden movements together in harmony, they predicted that like-minded groups of humans would move together online. The intelligence community named their first unclassified briefing for scientists the “birds of a feather” briefing, and the “Birds of a Feather Session on the Intelligence Community Initiative in Massive Digital Data Systems” took place at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose in the spring of 1995.

The intelligence community named their first unclassified briefing for scientists the “birds of a feather” briefing.
Their research aim was to track digital fingerprints inside the rapidly expanding global information network, which was then known as the World Wide Web. Could an entire world of digital information be organized so that the requests humans made inside such a network be tracked and sorted? Could their queries be linked and ranked in order of importance? Could “birds of a feather” be identified inside this sea of information so that communities and groups could be tracked in an organized way?

By working with emerging commercial-data companies, their intent was to track like-minded groups of people across the internet and identify them from the digital fingerprints they left behind, much like forensic scientists use fingerprint smudges to identify criminals. Just as “birds of a feather flock together,” they predicted that potential terrorists would communicate with each other in this new global, connected world—and they could find them by identifying patterns in this massive amount of new information. Once these groups were identified, they could then follow their digital trails everywhere.

Sergey Brin and Larry Page, computer-science boy wonders
In 1995, one of the first and most promising MDDS grants went to a computer-science research team at Stanford University with a decade-long history of working with NSF and DARPA grants. The primary objective of this grant was “query optimization of very complex queries that are described using the ‘query flocks’ approach.” A second grant—the DARPA-NSF grant most closely associated with Google’s origin—was part of a coordinated effort to build a massive digital library using the internet as its backbone. Both grants funded research by two graduate students who were making rapid advances in web-page ranking, as well as tracking (and making sense of) user queries: future Google cofounders Sergey Brin and Larry Page.

The research by Brin and Page under these grants became the heart of Google: people using search functions to find precisely what they wanted inside a very large data set. The intelligence community, however, saw a slightly different benefit in their research: Could the network be organized so efficiently that individual users could be uniquely identified and tracked?

This process is perfectly suited for the purposes of counter-terrorism and homeland security efforts: Human beings and like-minded groups who might pose a threat to national security can be uniquely identified online before they do harm. This explains why the intelligence community found Brin’s and Page’s research efforts so appealing; prior to this time, the CIA largely used human intelligence efforts in the field to identify people and groups that might pose threats. The ability to track them virtually (in conjunction with efforts in the field) would change everything.

It was the beginning of what in just a few years’ time would become Google. The two intelligence-community managers charged with leading the program met regularly with Brin as his research progressed, and he was an author on several other research papers that resulted from this MDDS grant before he and Page left to form Google.

The grants allowed Brin and Page to do their work and contributed to their breakthroughs in web-page ranking and tracking user queries. Brin didn’t work for the intelligence community—or for anyone else. Google had not yet been incorporated. He was just a Stanford researcher taking advantage of the grant provided by the NSA and CIA through the unclassified MDDS program.

Left out of Google’s story
The MDDS research effort has never been part of Google’s origin story, even though the principal investigator for the MDDS grant specifically named Google as directly resulting from their research: “Its core technology, which allows it to find pages far more accurately than other search engines, was partially supported by this grant,” he wrote. In a published research paper that includes some of Brin’s pivotal work, the authors also reference the NSF grant that was created by the MDDS program.

Instead, every Google creation story only mentions just one federal grant: the NSF/DARPA “digital libraries” grant, which was designed to allow Stanford researchers to search the entire World Wide Web stored on the university’s servers at the time. “The development of the Google algorithms was carried on a variety of computers, mainly provided by the NSF-DARPA-NASA-funded Digital Library project at Stanford,” Stanford’s Infolab says of its origin, for example. NSF likewise only references the digital libraries grant, not the MDDS grant as well, in its own history of Google’s origin. In the famous research paper, “The Anatomy of a Large-Scale Hypertextual Web Search Engine,” which describes the creation of Google, Brin and Page thanked the NSF and DARPA for its digital library grant to Stanford. But the grant from the intelligence community’s MDDS program—specifically designed for the breakthrough that Google was built upon—has faded into obscurity.

Google has said in the past that it was not funded or created by the CIA. For instance, when stories circulated in 2006 that Google had received funding from the intelligence community for years to assist in counter-terrorism efforts, the company told Wired magazine founder John Battelle, “The statements related to Google are completely untrue.”

Did the CIA directly fund the work of Brin and Page, and therefore create Google? No. But were Brin and Page researching precisely what the NSA, the CIA, and the intelligence community hoped for, assisted by their grants? Absolutely.

The CIA and NSA funded an unclassified, compartmentalized program designed from its inception to spur something that looks almost exactly like Google.
To understand this significance, you have to consider what the intelligence community was trying to achieve as it seeded grants to the best computer-science minds in academia: The CIA and NSA funded an unclassified, compartmentalized program designed from its inception to spur the development of something that looks almost exactly like Google. Brin’s breakthrough research on page ranking by tracking user queries and linking them to the many searches conducted—essentially identifying “birds of a feather”—was largely the aim of the intelligence community’s MDDS program. And Google succeeded beyond their wildest dreams.

The intelligence community’s enduring legacy within Silicon Valley
Digital privacy concerns over the intersection between the intelligence community and commercial technology giants have grown in recent years. But most people still don’t understand the degree to which the intelligence community relies on the world’s biggest science and tech companies for its counter-terrorism and national-security work.

Civil-liberty advocacy groups have aired their privacy concerns for years, especially as they now relate to the Patriot Act. “Hastily passed 45 days after 9/11 in the name of national security, the Patriot Act was the first of many changes to surveillance laws that made it easier for the government to spy on ordinary Americans by expanding the authority to monitor phone and email communications, collect bank and credit reporting records, and track the activity of innocent Americans on the Internet,” says the ACLU. “While most Americans think it was created to catch terrorists, the Patriot Act actually turns regular citizens into suspects.”

When asked, the biggest technology and communications companies—from Verizon and AT&T to Google, Facebook, and Microsoft—say that they never deliberately and proactively offer up their vast databases on their customers to federal security and law enforcement agencies: They say that they only respond to subpoenas or requests that are filed properly under the terms of the Patriot Act.

But even a cursory glance through recent public records shows that there is a treadmill of constant requests that could undermine the intent behind this privacy promise. According to the data-request records that the companies make available to the public, in the most recent reporting period between 2016 and 2017, local, state and federal government authorities seeking information related to national security, counter-terrorism or criminal concerns issued more than 260,000 subpoenas, court orders, warrants, and other legal requests to Verizon, more than 250,000 such requests to AT&T, and nearly 24,000 subpoenas, search warrants, or court orders to Google. Direct national security or counter-terrorism requests are a small fraction of this overall group of requests, but the Patriot Act legal process has now become so routinized that the companies each have a group of employees who simply take care of the stream of requests.

In this way, the collaboration between the intelligence community and big, commercial science and tech companies has been wildly successful. When national security agencies need to identify and track people and groups, they know where to turn – and do so frequently. That was the goal in the beginning. It has succeeded perhaps more than anyone could have imagined at the time.
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< Of course it is - Google came out of nowhere and reached tremendous market-share eliminating all other search engines quickly. Two Russian immigrants operating out of their bedroom - they made it happen - right.
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(09-14-2018 03:16 PM)Simeon_Strangelight Wrote:  < Of course it is - Google came out of nowhere and reached tremendous market-share eliminating all other search engines quickly. Two Russian immigrants operating out of their bedroom - they made it happen - right.

When you have the best products and smartest talent it is easy to beat competition.

Google search results were better than the competition and even today there isn't anything as good. Likewise, Adwords and Adsense are a far superior product to anything else out there. GMail is a far superior product than Yahoo Mail and Hotmail. Android is the most used mobile operating system in the world. They also bought YouTube right before it became the huge behemoth it is today.

Yes two guys started it but Google wasn't built by just two Russian immigrants it became what it is because a mountain of some of the smartest engineers in the world.

Invisible hand? It's possible but even without it a company with so many superior products would rise to the top.
09-14-2018 05:06 PM
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When you have essentially Darpa and NSA backing, then no virtually no one can have a more superior product. Don't make me laugh about the "best product" winning.
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I thought Roosh would be on this list for sure with all the recent press. They are identifying the critical nodes that are unplugging minds from the matrix for isolation, demonetization, and deplatforming. This Data & Society is affiliated with Soros' Open Society and other globalist NGOs.

PJW is unraveling where this is coming from

Data Society: Alternative Influence Network Report

Quote:New Data & Society report Alternative Influence: Broadcasting the Reactionary Right on YouTube by Researcher Rebecca Lewis presents data from approximately 65 political influencers across 81 channels to identify the “Alternative Influence Network (AIN)”; an alternative media system that adopts the techniques of brand influencers to build audiences and “sell” them political ideology.

Alternative Influence offers insights into the connection between influence, amplification, monetization, and radicalization at a time when platform companies struggle to handle policies and standards for extremist influencers. The network of scholars, media pundits, and internet celebrities that Lewis identifies leverages YouTube to promote a range of political positions, from mainstream versions of libertarianism and conservatism, all the way to overt white nationalism.

Notably, YouTube is a principal online news source for young people.1 Which is why it is concerning that YouTube, a subsidiary of Google, has become the single most important hub by which an extensive network of far-right influencers profit from broadcasting propaganda to young viewers.

“Social networking between influencers makes it easy for audience members to be incrementally exposed to, and come to trust, ever more extremist political positions,” writes Lewis, who outlines how YouTube incentivizes their behavior. Lewis illustrates common techniques that these far-right influencers use to make money as they cultivate alternative social identities and use production value to increase their appeal as countercultural social underdogs. The report offers a data visualization of this network to show how connected influencers act as a conduit for viewership.

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09-18-2018 03:27 PM
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Unfortunately BitChute is not the most censorship-proof existing solution - the domain is closed-source so if it's taken down it'll likely be gone forever, plus there's no workaround if the domain owner wants to hide your videos.

The most free solution I'm aware of is currently DTube. DTube is another app like Steemit that runs on the Steem blockchain.

It uses Steem as a database for permanent links to all files and the InterPlanetary File System (IPFS - basically torrents 2.0) for permanent hosting.

Some of it's top features include:
- Your videos can be upvoted with cryptocurrency, so you're paid directly for content just like Steemit
- DTalk: Private Messaging (end-to-end encrypted)
- DTV: Livestreaming available
- Mobile apps available
- Standard YouTube-like features: Watch Later, notifications, video popup on mouse over, etc

Click here for full overview of DTube.

The Domain Is Replaceable
Because the domain is just a frontend to view IPFS files and the blockchain, this means it's always replaceable and is just a convenient access point right now. If the domain gets taken down tomorrow anybody can still easily host the website frontend itself on IPFS, so like a torrent it's basically impossible to censor. This means you can access the frontend again via any IPFS HTTP gateway (e.g. the link "dtube" via IPFS.io https://ipfs.io/ipfs/dtube or CloudFlare-IPFS https://cloudflare-ipfs.com/ipfs/dtube) or by using a browser extension (e.g. IPFS Companion for Chrome or Firefox) which then allows accessing it directly in your browser navigation bar e.g. ipfs://dtube.

Decentralised Moderation
Censorship unfortunately is still possible, due to the need for curation and spam prevention. Videos can be hidden from the website UI if there enough downvotes from the community (with enough Steem power/cryptocurrency backing it), but even then the video and it's hash is still permanently on the blockchain and available via IPFS.

Whilst that type of moderation has it's issues, the decentralised moderation algorithm is still young and there is a current workaround anyway. If there's ever an IPFS gateway or the DTube site itself tries to censor unfairly, then anybody can host the site again on their own IPFS node and choose their own moderation rules. Also you can always send the video link directly to someone since it's only unlisted. Or send them the video link from Steemit.com or any other Steem gateway.

Best YouTube Alternative
This platform is still relatively young but it's getting popular and I'm not aware of another decentralised video platform with a better foundation. The creator plans to keep decentralising any remaining centralised components and add key features of traditional video platforms which is exactly what it needs.

The fact that it is self-funding due to curation and beneficiary rewards too ensures this platform will stay around for the long haul, and once Filecoin is released next year the costs of hosting videos on IPFS will be even cheaper for DTube. All in all this is a promising project that I hope you guys all check out.
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Babylon USA being restricted and buried on... "Jewtube".








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(09-18-2018 03:27 PM)Adonis Wrote:  [Image: HbTeMnph.jpg]

PewDiPie made a mention of it around 10:00:





The funny thing is that they are calling for total obliteration of all of this.

They are also mixing those Youtubers despite being on different political spectrums. But I guess to them it would appease them to never talk with anyone to the right of you or any interview is to be designed as a hit-job. Anything else should be banned.

The sheisters want Youtube to be done the way the TV stations are done - everyone banned, mainstream views, hit-jobs and then enforced silence and censorship.
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Democrats trying to stop the infowar in the digital age:




Quote:People in darkness do not want to come to the light lest they are exposed.
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Just had 4 videos flagged, and my ability to livestream taken away:

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These are all extremely old videos, which leads me to believe that this isn't a triggered leftist, but a targeted attack. I have my suspicions as to who...

Not going to stop me Sunday, though, anybody who's interested, watch my Twitter for the link.

My website.
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