“How social networks became a ´subsidiary´ of the FBI and CIA”
“20 February 2023 12:13 UTC | Last update: 23 hours 58 mins ago
The Twitter Files have lifted the lid on a secret alliance between Silicon Valley, intelligence agencies and the political establishment
The US Congress last tried to grapple with what the country’s ballooning security services were up to nearly half a century ago.
In 1975, the Church Committee managed to take a fleeting, if far from complete, snapshot of the netherworld in which agencies such as the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and National Security Agency (NSA) operate.”
and were involved in a raft of illegal or unconstitutional acts.
They were covertly subverting and assassinating foreign leaders. They had coopted hundreds of journalists and many media outlets around the world to promote false narratives. They spied on and infiltrated political and civil rights groups. And they manipulated the public discourse to protect and expand their powers.
In an unlikely turn of events, a billionaire has opened another window on covert manipulations by the security services…”