The growth outlook for the global semiconductor market are eroding for the year as 2019 marches on thanks to an increase in NAND flash memory production and just about everything else in the space being materially worse than offerings from a decade ago in many important measures (archived). Meanwhile the Intel "optimization" induced data leaks keep rolling in (archived). The ongoing Intel optimization fraud has lead Google to disable Intel's "Hyperthreading" in their ChromeOS spyware with other vendors considering similar measures (archived).
Daniel Everette Hale of Nashville, Tennesssee has been charged by the USG for whistleblowing classified information to a reporter after serving in the US Airforce where he was trained as a "Language Case Analyst" and working at a US intelligence contractor for the National
Mr. Hale leaked US intelligence materials to a reporter he happened to meet at an event in a DC area bookstore. Pantsuitist sources are claiming Hale's whistleblowing fed reports on US drone strikes around the world in Omidyar's rag "The Intercept" (archived). Hale is far from the first leaker to Omidyar's operation to face USG captivity. Reality Winner was captured by the USG after the Intercept published scans of her leaks with "anti-counterfeiting" patterns intact.
Omidyar's operation has managed to waste its contacts with leakers, with the leakers getting arrested while publishing material nearly a half decade behind TMSR intelligence reporting. Hale was encourage to use the USG owned "Tor" network and the controlled opposition "Tails" linux distro by his handlers. The USG's indictment is presented in full below: Continue reading
Europol and a number of USG organs working in concert managed to take out two "darknet" market places (archived). One operation calling itself "Wall Street Market" and another called both "Silkkitie" and "Valhalla Marketplace" are now closed. The US DoD Tor network remains unsuitable for safety critical applications.
New York prosecutor Letitia James has announced an ongoing fraud investigation into Bitfinex for mingling customer and corporate funds with the purpose of concealing losses using the USD reserves of their Tether "stablecoin" (archived). Allegedly 700 million USD backing the stablecoin were used to conceal an 850 million USD loss. Bitfinex denies doing business in or having any connection to New York.
Three months after the US Color revolution in Venezuela began and faltered, protesters are marching in DC to prevent allies of US stooge and Macron look-a-like Guaidó's chosen diplomats from taking possession of the embassy (archived). Or as the protestors describe themselves:
A group of U.S. citizens, angered by the U.S.-orchestrated attempt to topple the Venezuelan government, has established an Embassy Protection Collective (Collectives for Peace) to keep the embassy from falling into the hands of the unelected opposition
The elected government of President Nicolas Maduro remains in control of the Venezuelan embassy to the US though the US Secret Service seized the military attache’s office March 18th. The Venezuelan Consulate in New York has also been captured by US backed forces.
The Brits have announced their 5 year, 4 month prison sentence for 24 year old Thomas White while also announcing that what they tried him for was alleged service as Dread Pirate Roberts 2 of Silk Road 2 (archived). No announcement with the arrest of what the arrest was actually for. No announcement for the trial or conviction. Another day, another secret trial in the Commonwealth.
Years after Hillary Clinton created a power vacuum in Libya by ordering the Arab Springing of that country's last effectual government the fallout continues with a "rebel" group assaulting US backed "government" troop positions using warplanes (archived). As the US continues pushing for new "regime change" in Venezuela, the long to mid term results from "regime change" interventions continues to be anything by promising for those aligning themselves with groups recognized as "governments" by the US.
Fiat/Bitcoin interfaces are reporting a precipitous drop in the value of fiat currencies within the last 24 hours with the USD falling to near 1/5th of a Bitcent. So far the sharp move has been followed with fiat continuing to stay down.
Huawei is suing the United States government, including the United States Congress, over the unconstitutional blacklisting of their business in the "John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019" under the US Consitution's Bill of Attainer clause and other Federal Statutes prohibiting the individual targeting of companies and persons for punishment without trial. The complaint alleges that Congress illegally deprived Huawei of due process while trashing Congress's own:
general reputation and its specific commitment to honoring the laws of the United States.
Huawei filed the suit in the Eastern District of Texas. The full complain is reproduced below: Continue reading