US stock prices took a hit today with the three major indexes all falling more than three percent (archived). The Dow Jones Industrial Average had shown some small gains for the year until markets opened today. The day's 3.56 percent drop takes its performance down to -2.2 percent for 2020. Mainstream reports are crediting coronavirus panic for the loss, but US stock prices have been climbing rapidly the past few months as the Federal Reserve undertook a quiet campaign of "Quantitive Easing", buying questionable debts and printing new dollars.
Google has been caught enforcing claims of ownership Indian TV Channel "Zee TV" is casting on the word "did", do in the simple past tense (archived). Zee TV appears to have hired a firm calling itself "RightsHero" to send DMCA takedown notices to Google targeting pages containing "did" in their title because Zee TV would like DID to consistenly serve as an acronym denoting their show titled "Dance India Dance".
The fact that nominally Swiss firm "Crypto AG" has been owned by the USG.CIA in partnership with the Germans is being blasted throughout the media today. The timing of the release is curious as the Iranians discovered Crypto Ag's subversion no later than 1992 and the obvious indicators were long available and obvious. Continue reading
The USG has charged four alleged officers of the "People's Liberation Army" claimed to be working out of the "54th Research Institute" in Beijing for purportedly carrying out the 2017 breach of Equifax. The indictment filed in the Northern District of Georia is reproduced in full below: Continue reading