#MorningMonarchy: January 28, 2020

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#MorningMonarchy: January 28, 2020Mossaudi phone hacks, plague incorporated and electro mummies + this day in history w/the Knickerbocker Storm and our song of the day by Four Tet w/Ellie Goulding on your Morning Monarchy for January 28, 2020.


Apple abandoned full iCloud encryption after FBI complaint

After decades of billions of people being under highly invasive surveillance, all of a sudden trust is breaking down because it was done to a billonaire? Where you been?

Jeff Bezos hack: Amazon boss’s phone ‘hacked by Saudi crown prince’

Saudi Arabia: Bezos phone hack claim is “absurd” (Audio)

Flashback: WhatsApp hack: Messaging app sues Israeli spy firm for attack that targeted 1,400 users (Oct. 29, 2019)

Report: Russia Says Smartphones Sold in the Country Must Have Software that Supports Traditional Russian Values

NSA and University of Illinois: Partnering to Secure Networks // “working on cybersecurity problems with NSA for more than 19 years.”

US Officials Admit Covert Tech Program Is Fueling #Iran Protests

Social Media, Netflix Inflating Number of Viewers to Appear More Relevant to Stockholders

French postcards from 1910 depicting the year 2000

The New US ⁦@SpaceForceDoD⁩ Logo Looks Just Like ‘Star Trek’ And There’s a Reason Why

Are the aliens us? UFOs may be piloted by time-traveling humans, book argues

DirecTV fears explosion risk from satellite with damaged battery

How India, the World’s Largest Democracy, Shuts Down the Internet

London Police Implement Real-Time Facial Recognition Devices; U.S. Follows With First Fully Biometric Airport

TRAPPED BY FIBRE – involuntary switch to Fibre for land line telephone means no escape from EMF. Cannot turn off HUB – EVER. Thanks @virginmedia

Did the US just concede defeat in China tech war?

China Censored Info About Growing Pandemic on Social Media

Coronavirus leads to sales spike of Plague Inc., a game about pandemics

‘Plague Inc: Evolved’ Official Launch Trailer (Feb. 20, 2014) (Audio)

Samasource CEO Leila Janah passes away at 37

A 3000-year-old Egyptian mummy speaks again, with some high-tech help

Researchers recreate what mummy’s voice would have sounded like (Audio)

#ThisDayInHistory: #January28 w/Knickerbocker Storm, Washington D.C.’s biggest snowfall, causes the city’s greatest loss of life when the roof of the Knickerbocker Theatre collapses in 1922. (Audio)

+ #Charlemagne/#HenryVIII dies, #PrideAndPrejudice, #Caruso signs to Victor, #GreatLakes Blizzard of ’77, #WeAreTheWorld We Are The Shilldren, #Challenger disaster, #TracyLawrence battery conviction

Flashback: biowars/envirohealth updates: cfl, wv, hiv, h1n1 & wmd // is it time to bring back the ‘civilian conservation corps? // compact fluorescent lights dumping mercury directly into landfills // officials fear toxic ingredient in botox could become terrorist tool // robert f kennedy jr vs don blankenship: debate on mountaintop mining before a west virginia audience // ‘house of numbers’ aids/hiv documentary opens in portland – amid bad local press reviews that the film ‘blurs facts’ // ukrainian black lung death toll over 1000, 1/4 million hospitalized // ‘prevention of wmd proliferation & terrorism report card’: US unprepared for major bioterrorism attack, commission finds // info commissioner: climategate scientists broke the law (Jan. 28, 2010)

Flashback: food safety news: reports, records & even more recalls // bpi sues to keep ammonia beef records private // flashback: beef products inc. injects your meat with ammonia // mainstream media focuses on food safety // chicken pot pies recalled // oregon hazelnut recalls make fda report // 38 state salmonella montevideo outbreak // pepper suspected in salmonella outbreak // water distributors in west virginia & rhode island get fda warnings // usda to lift 21yr ban on haggis // well luck’s made-in-china noodles recalled (Jan. 28, 2010)

Flashback: new world next week #16 – jan28 // Story#1: Davos Security Head Found Dead Day Before Forum // Davos 2010: Soros Calls for Break-up of Big Banks // Story#2: Pentagon Wants ‘Digital DNA’ to Identify Hackers // ‘Cyber Genome Project’ Kicked Off by DARPA // Richard Clarke Says There’s an i9/11 & iPatriot Act // Story#3: 1/4 of US Grain Crops Fed to Cars – Not People // US Feeds 1/4 of Its Grain to Cars With Hunger on the Rise (Jan. 28, 2010)

Flashback: econocrash updates: taxes, axes, boom & busts // oregon voters approve tax hike for corporations & rich families // video: ‘fear the boom & bust’ – hayek vs keynes rap // america’s impending master class dictatorship // vatican bank charged with money-laundering // 5 bank failures bring year’s total to 9 // fdic chief/thief sheila bair received bank of america mortgages while working on bank of america bailout // sam’s club cuts 11,200 jobs, 10% of workforce // verizon to cut 13,000 jobs as businesses reduce lines // record number of young americans jobless // 28% of orlando-area rental apts, condos, townhomes vacant // tishman to hand over nyc’s stuyvesant town to its lenders // it’s official: dems push new debt ceiling to $14.3t // sc lt gov bauer: needy ‘owe something back’ for aid of ‘feeding stray animals’ // treasury dept to investigate geithner about aig bailout // game over for the american middle class // video: economics 101 – f. william engdahl on money & political power // update: senate confirms bernanke for 2nd term as fed chief // bloomberg: secret banking cabal emerges from aig shadows (Jan. 28, 2010)

Flashback: defcon 1/28: real-time tracking, cia connections & more // ‘defects’ in e-passports allow real-time tracking // china to US: shut up about ‘so-called internet freedom’ // google’s china hypocrisy ignores deep cia connections // google toolbar caught tracking users when ‘disabled’ // oracle software & the cia // 80% of fed sites miss dns security deadline // paypal freezes wikileaks account // computers down at all 168 california dmv offices // 2nd US man admits ddos attack on scientology // internet generation at risk of rickets // video: meteorite hits doctor’s office in virginia // update: was mysterious jellyfish in sky caused by space satellite reflecting northern lights? (Jan. 28, 2010)

Flashback: ‘people’s history’ author howard zinn dead at 87 // flashback: zinn: ‘don’t know, don’t care’ about 9/11 questions (Jan. 28, 2010)

Flashback: food industry continues to market junk food to children // download: ‘the impact of industry self-regulation on the nutritional quality of foods advertised on television to children’ (Jan. 28, 2010)

+ #RonnieScott, #AlanAlda, #JohnPerkins, #Sarkozy, #SarahMcLachlan, #Rakim, Fake @RickRoss, #BigFreedia, #MichaelHastings, #ElijahWood, #JCole birthdays

#PumpUpThaVolume: Four Tet (@FourTet) – “Baby” (w/Ellie Goulding) (Audio)