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Title: Google Is Not What It Seems
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Published: Jan 18, 2021
Author: Julian Assange
Post Date: 2021-01-18 09:58:46 by Ada
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In this extract from his new book When Google Met Wikileaks, WikiLeaks' publisher Julian Assange describes the special relationship between Google, Hillary Clinton and the State Department -- and what that means for the future of the internet. WikiLeaks readers can obtain a 20 percent discount on the cover price when ordering from the OR Books website by using the coupon code "WIKILEAKS".

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Eric Schmidt is an influential figure, even among the parade of powerful characters with whom I have had to cross paths since I founded WikiLeaks. In mid-May 2011 I was under house arrest in rural Norfolk, about three hours’ drive northeast of London. The crackdown against our work was in full swing and every wasted moment seemed like an eternity. It was hard to get my attention. But when my colleague Joseph Farrell told me the executive chairman of Google wanted to make an appointment with me, I was listening. In some ways the higher echelons of Google seemed more distant and obscure to me than the halls of Washington. We had been locking horns with senior US officials for years by that point. The mystique had worn off. But the power centers growing up in Silicon Valley were still opaque and I was suddenly conscious of an opportunity to understand and influence what was becoming the most influential company on earth. Schmidt had taken over as CEO of Google in 2001 and built it into an empire.1 I was intrigued that the mountain would come to Muhammad. But it was not until well after Schmidt and his companions had been and gone that I came to understand who had really visited me.

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The stated reason for the visit was a book. Schmidt was penning a treatise with Jared Cohen, the director of Google Ideas, an outfit that describes itself as Google’s in-house “think/do tank.” I knew little else about Cohen at the time. In fact, Cohen had moved to Google from the US State Department in 2010. He had been a fast- talking “Generation Y” ideas man at State under two US administrations, a courtier from the world of policy think tanks and institutes, poached in his early twenties. He became a senior advisor for Secretaries of State Rice and Clinton. At State, on the Policy Planning Staff, Cohen was soon christened “Condi’s party-starter,” channeling buzzwords from Silicon Valley into US policy circles and producing delightful rhetorical concoctions such as “Public Diplomacy 2.0.”2 On his Council on Foreign Relations adjunct staff page he listed his expertise as “terrorism; radicalization; impact of connection technologies on 21st century statecraft; Iran.”3

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#1. To: Ada (#0)

Jared Cohen, the director of Google Ideas.... moved to Google from the US State Department

Another good find, this article! Assange is writing a book?

Of course there's no jew world order going on or anything. DC isn't infested, the social media giants aren't run by them. It's just a cohencidence that Mr. Cohen worked for the same govt these heimers do" administration

Somebody here just advised me to lay off the main, political, social, moral, theological, economic problem of our time -- right here in the middle of the worst jewing ameriKa's ever had! His motive will remain known only to her or him.

NeoconsNailed  posted on  2021-01-18   12:11:22 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  

#2. To: NeoconsNailed (#1)

Keep preaching it! It's a message the world needs to hear, now more than ever.

Somebody once told me "NN sees a jew behind every bush." I answered "I don't think he sees a jew behind every bush. He just sees a jew at the helm of every major newspaper, every news magazine, every TV network, every Hollywood movie studio, and every big bank. He sees a jew promoting and making an industry of every social pathology such as pornography and prostitution. He sees every jew politician promoting laws and public policies -- such as hate crimes laws and massive third world immigration -- that are inimical to liberty and injurious to White Christian civilization. He sees jews disproportionately represented in government at all levels, and in higher education. He sees a jew behind every..."

Keep telling us what you see, NN. We ALL need to see it. Thanks.

StraitGate  posted on  2021-01-18   21:17:47 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  

#4. To: StraitGate, nn, 4 (#2)

Tucker Carlson and Pamela Anderson both made passionate and persuasive pleas for Trump to pardon Assange on Fox News this evening.

If anyone ever deserved a pardon, it's Assange.

Lod  posted on  2021-01-18   22:43:56 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  

#5. To: Lod (#4)

What are the odds?

StraitGate  posted on  2021-01-18   22:54:09 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  

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#6. To: StraitGate (#5)

Slim to none, imo.

Lod  posted on  2021-01-18 23:05:08 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  

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