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#MorningMonarchy: June 21, 2022


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#MorningMonarchy: June 21, 2022Relocating headquarters, paying with a smile and another sky spiral + this day in history w/the Molly Maguires hangings and our song of the day by Dr. Dennis x Dedfela on your Morning Monarchy for June 21, 2022.

Notes/Links:

Assange appeal against extradition to include reported assassination plot
https://www.reuters.com/world/uk/assange-appeal-against-extradition-include-reported-assassination-plot-2022-06-17/

AOC Brags about Blocking SCOTUS Security Bill after Kavanaugh Assassination Plot
https://www.nationalreview.com/news/aoc-brags-about-blocking-scotus-security-bill-after-kavanaugh-assassination-plot/

After Uvalde, social media monitoring apps struggle to justify surveillance; Critics say that mixed results have not vindicated potential privacy violations
https://www.theverge.com/2022/5/31/23148541/digital-surveillance-school-shootings-social-sentinel-uvalde

In Japan, making "online insults" can now land you with a year in jail
https://reclaimthenet.org/japan-making-online-insults-year-in-jail/

Japan’s PM to attend NATO summit for the first time
https://www.rt.com/news/557202-japan-pm-nato-summit/

World War III has been declared – Pope Francis
https://www.rt.com/news/557172-pope-says-ww3-declared/

Caterpillar to move headquarters to Texas from Illinois
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/caterpillar-to-move-headquarters-to-texas-from-illinois-another-blow-to-the-chicago-area-11655224397

Video: Central Illinois Newsday -- Caterpillar headquarters relocating (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lm1sb3xMV28

Internet Explorer was once synonymous with the Internet, but today it’s gone for good; Internet Explorer triumphed in one browser war, and decisively lost the next.
https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2022/06/remembering-internet-explorer-the-now-dead-browser-that-once-powered-the-internet/

"Deleted" TikTok videos are still available to law enforcement; Not really deleted.
https://reclaimthenet.org/deleted-tiktok-videos-are-still-available-to-law-enforcement/

"Wall of silence surrounds plan for nationwide collection of citizens’ internet records; Online notice reveals controversial trials are to be expanded into a national service – about which government, law enforcement, watchdogs and all the UK’s major ISPs declined to answer questions"
https://www.civilserviceworld.com/in-depth/article/wall-of-silence-surrounds-plan-for-nationwide-collection-of-citizens-internet-records

Activision Blizzard Clears Itself Of Any Wrongdoing
https://kotaku.com/activision-blizzard-call-duty-sexual-harassment-lawsuit-1849071892

Amazon says it will begin delivering packages by drone in California later this year
https://www.cnbc.com/2022/06/13/amazon-to-begin-prime-air-drone-deliveries-in-california-this-year.html

Amazon Prime Air prepares for drone deliveries
https://www.aboutamazon.com/news/transportation/amazon-prime-air-prepares-for-drone-deliveries

Amazon’s troubled drone delivery project is finally taking off; The company is trying to shake off some recent setbacks and launch a delivery pilot later this year
https://www.theverge.com/2022/6/13/23165727/amazon-drone-delivery-pilot-lockeford-faa

Switzerland closes airspace
https://www.rt.com/news/557179-switzerland-airspace-closure-glitch/

Teslas running Autopilot have been in roughly 273 crashes
https://archive.ph/EslEn

18 people spent a week working in the metaverse. 2 dropped out and the rest felt frustrated and said their eyes hurt, study finds.
https://www.businessinsider.com/workers-spent-week-metaverse-experiment-felt-more-anxious-nausea-frustration-2022-6

Crypto giant Kraken offers 4 months' pay for employees who don't agree with its libertarian principles to leave
https://archive.ph/42jPB

Babel Finance suspends withdrawals, citing 'unusual liquidity pressures'
https://www.theblock.co/post/152677/babel-finance-suspends-withdrawals-citing-unusual-liquidity-pressures

Inverse Finance drained for $1.2 million in a flash loan attack
https://www.theblock.co/post/152404/inverse-finance-drained-for-1-2-million-in-a-flash-loan-attack

BREAKING: Russia's ruble hits seven-year high against US Dollar
https://twitter.com/spectatorindex/status/1538858850744696839

Big Banker Brother: Deutsche Bank Eavesdropping On Employees With Surveillance App
https://www.zerohedge.com/political/big-banker-brother-deutsche-bank-eavesdropping-employees-mandatory-surveillance-app

Five Men Have Stolen 37 ATMs In Brooklyn And Queens Since December
https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/five-men-have-stolen-37-atms-brooklyn-and-queens-december-2021

Issue of the day: Will we soon pay with a smile?
https://www.heraldscotland.com/opinion/20201241.issue-day-will-soon-pay-smile/

Video: Pay with a smile: Mastercard launches facial recognition biometrics (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4OdYuBStv8

Revlon files for bankruptcy as online beauty race takes toll
https://archive.ph/erIAU

Revlon secures approval from bankruptcy court to borrow $375m
https://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/revlon-bankruptcy-court/

NMPA Announces Legal Campaign Against Unlicensed Apps at Annual Meeting; The National Music Publishers' Association filed a lawsuit against music video-making app Vinkle and sent about 100 cease-and-desist notices to other apps.
https://archive.ph/HDBig

Inside the NMPA Lawsuit Against a Video App ‘Brazenly’ Ignoring Licenses; The case, part of a broader legal campaign announced by NMPA, says such apps simply take music "assuming they will never get caught."
https://archive.ph/n5Dsv

All the easier to take us meat bags out: In Its Greatest Biology Feat Yet, AI Unlocks the Complex Proteins Guarding Our DNA
https://singularityhub.com/2022/06/14/in-its-greatest-biology-feat-yet-ai-decoded-the-protein-complexes-that-house-our-dna/

Water on the moon twice over for China's sample-return mission; China's moon lander found water in the 'Ocean of Storms.'
https://archive.ph/EKuAj

China Says It May Have Detected Signals From Alien Civilizations
https://archive.ph/F6Ty6

NASA discovers mysterious balanced rock on Mars, igniting debate over how it happened
https://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/article262657862.html

William Shatner says he couldn't stop crying after flying to space
https://www.businessinsider.com/william-shatner-says-couldnt-stop-crying-after-blue-origin-space-flight-2022-6

Image: @Hybrid cover art - Shatner's 'Can't Stop Crying'
https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/983208466481029191/988603135666819162/Shat_-_Cant_Stop_Crying.jpg

Stargazers left in awe after spiral appears in night sky; Just what caused this spectacular light show over NZ?
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/kiwi-stargazers-left-in-awe-after-spiral-spotted-in-night-sky/PPC4JAARCJ3JTDNMCKJW4KH5SQ/

Video: New Zealand: A mysterious blue light spotted in night sky | Oneindia News *news (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bRcK3yEin08

Flashback: Spiral Anomaly Over Norway: Strange Lights & Missile Tests (Dec. 9, 2009)
https://mediamonarchy.com/spiral-anomaly-over-norway-strange-lights-missile-tests/

#ThisDayInHistory: 1877: Ten Irish immigrants hanged in Pennsylvania, accused of being in the Molly Maguires secret society. (Audio)
https://allthatsinteresting.com/molly-maguires // https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxQxFKiVZbE

Flashback: New World Next Week: Episode117 – Holder Hubbub, Secret Satellites, Database Marketing (Jun. 21, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/nwnw117/

Flashback: #Newspurge: Summer Circuit (Jun. 21, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/newspurge-summer-circuit/

Flashback: Christ Turns ‘Green’ at U.N. Earth Summit — Literally (Jun. 21, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/christ-turns-green-at-u-n-earth-summit-literally/

Flashback: Media/Memes: Summer Bleakbusters, Concert Collapse and More (Jun. 21, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/media-memes-summer-bleakbusters-concert-collapse-and-more/

Flashback: Penn State Updates: Deliberation and ‘All My Children’ (Jun. 21, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/penn-state-updates-deliberation-and-all-my-children/

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https://mediamonarchy.com/20160621morningmonarchy/

#PumpUpThaVolume: June 21, 2016
https://mediamonarchy.com/20160621pumpupthavolume/

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https://mediamonarchy.com/20170621morningmonarchy/

#PumpUpThaVolume: June 21, 2017
https://mediamonarchy.com/20170621pumpupthavolume/

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https://mediamonarchy.com/20180621morningmonarchy/

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#NewWorldNextWeek: Can You Guess Which District Has the Most Psychopaths? + US and Yemen & NWNW Updates
https://mediamonarchy.com/nwnw344-video/ // https://mediamonarchy.com/nwnw344-audio/

#PumpUpThaVolume/#TruthMusic: Dr. Dennis & Dedfela - "Weak Bodies" (Audio)
https://twitter.com/PumpUpThaVolume/status/1530341715499941889

#MorningMonarchy: June 21, 2022