Facebook Whistleblower Exposes “Hate-Speech Engineering” Group, Staffed With Chinese Nationals; NYPost

Republican criticism of Facebook is that the social network suppresses conservative speech, though the company has long rejected such allegations. But a new report, via NYPost, reveals at least half a dozen “Chinese nationals” are working with the social media company to develop complex algorithms and neural networks for censoring newsfeeds.

Lately, Republicans have been infuriated by Facebook and Twitter for their limitations, or in some cases, the complete banning of a NYPost article last week about Hunter Biden, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s son.

“You can see [their] power in real-time with this attempt to censor, to throttle down the distribution of this Post story,” said Sen. Josh Hawley, a Missouri Republican, at a WSJ Tech Live Conference on Monday. “When you have a monopoly on Facebook that is attempting to stop the distribution of the news, we have a problem, and it’s not just with the New York Post.”

Facebook is leading the charge in censorship, recruiting “Chinese nationals” to work on “censorship” technology, according to a former Facebook employee who recently spoke with the NYPost. “So at some point, they [Facebook bosses] thought, ‘Hey, we’re going to get them H-1B visas so they can do this work.'”

The ex-insider shared some information about the Facebook team, called the “Hate-Speech Engineering” group. The team comprises of at least half a dozen Chinese nationals and works out of Facebook’s offices in Seattle. Many of these Ph.D.s work on complex machine learning algorithms that develop newsfeeds.

The ex-insider said the team teaches algorithms to push specific content to the top of a newsfeed while other content gets shifted “dead-last.”

As explained by the insider, here’s how censorship works: The machine-learning algorithm and neural networks don’t ban specific content; they just rerank the content on the newsfeed. It’s one of the “most sophisticated censorship in human history,” noted NYPost.

“What they don’t do is ban a specific pro-Trump hashtag,” said ex-insider. Instead, “content that is a little too conservative, they will down-rank. You can’t tell it’s censored.”

What is troubling, is how foreign nationals, ones from China, are working on Facebook’s social media censorship team that can directly impact how tens of millions of Americans think. For instance, if the algorithms were instructed to push pro-Trump stories down the feed while pushing up pro-Biden stories, that could quickly impact political thought for many, or even change the outcome of an election if some were undecided.

According to NYPost, the Hate-Speech Engineering team includes one research scientist who earned his master’s degree in computer engineering from the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing.

NYPost reached out to Facebook about the matter; here’s what the social media’s spokesperson had to say:

“We are a stronger company because our employees come from all over the world. Our standards and policies are public, including about our third-party fact-checking program, and designed to apply equally to content across the political spectrum. With over 35,000 people working on safety and security issues at Facebook, the insinuation that these employees have an outsized influence on our broader policies or technology is absurd.”

When it comes to the censorship of the Hunter Biden emails, another former Facebook insider told NYPost that Facebook is “almost an arm of the Democratic Party — an arm of the far-left wing of the Democratic Party.”

Source: ZeroHedge

anti-CCP “Whistleblower Movement”, Lude Media, Claims Biden Released Information on 36 CIA Agents in China, Leading to their Death

Oct 13, the media channel of the anti-CCP “Whistleblower Movement”, Lude Media, revealed some shocking information related to the Communist China and the U.S. politics.

According to Lude, three hard drives were secretly handed to the American government, as a result of the factional battles within the CCP. The contents of the drives are allegedly about the corruption, collusion and conspiracy between the Chinese Communist Party and members of the former U.S. governments, including the Biden family. In the Oct. 13 Evening Episode, Lude revealed some details of the hard drives.

Here are some takeaways from the discussions of Lude and his guest speakers.

The hard drives contain billion-dollar deals between Hunter Biden and the CCP, as well as photos and video footages of Hunter Biden himself involving drugs and sexual activities.

The hard drives were sent to United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and FBI a year ago, but was put on hold then, without any public awareness. Meanwhile, Biden defended his son for being innocent.

In about 2012, when Joe Biden was the Vice President of the Obama Administration, he allegedly leaked the information of 36 CIA agents deployed in China to the CCP, leading to their deaths. 

The U.S. governments have long been the targets of the CCP’s infiltration, referred to by some insiders as the “Blue-Golden-Yellow Scheme”, which means using money and sex bribes to set up and control their target persons and organizations. The CCP’s operations have been secret and in depth, and are not without significant success.

For more than 70 years, the CCP have been enslaving and exploiting the Chinese people. The CCP cadres all transfer and hide the money they have stolen from the Chinese people, their children, legitimate and illegitimate, their assets for their families in the safe and advanced societies like the United States. Whoever controls the information of where their money is and who their children are, controls the CCP. This is especially critical to the factional struggles within the Party. That’s why the CCP factions, the core members, compete with each other in “networking” with the U.S. government. The winning part get protection from their U.S. collaborators and, in return, help them with the “donkey vs. elephant” races using the CCP malign operations like propaganda and cyber attacks.

It is said that the Biden family and Xi have trillion-dollar deals, because Biden had provided Xi with such information of Xi’s rivals. In return, Xi granted Biden tremendous benefits in China, which is probably a share of the “trophy” in the “anti-corruption actions” to take down their rivals. Also, according to Lude, Xi’s faction is doing Biden a favor in the 2020 Election.

The CCP’s goal is to take control of the world and rewrite the rules. If Biden wins the election, the CCP will probably have a big step forward towards their goal. The peoples, especially the Chinese people will be doomed.

The U.S. government and intelligence probably already have the full map of where the CCP is hiding their money and successors.

The CCP has also recruited some spies and former human rights activists using money and threats, planting them in the western societies for purposes of propaganda and persecution of real anti-CCP fighters. A big difference between the former and the latter is if the former are saying “anti-CCP” and the latter, are really taking down the CCP.

President Trump says he is not a politician. A lot of the “elites” don’t like him or Mr. Bannon.

In order to take down the CCP, there must be an insider who knows it very well, and at the same time, believes in justice and the welfare of humanity, to stand up and fight against it. This person also needs to confront the CCP collaborators and running-dogs in the west. The “Whistleblower Movement” is a group of Chinese people led by Mr. Miles Guo carrying out the life career of taking down the CCP and fighting for the deplorable. We have many American allies and friends, to whom we are very grateful.

The reason that the CCP can succeed this far is because they don’t play by rules, but at the same time, control a large country like China and a huge population like the Chinese people. They know human nature very well, especially the evil side. They are evil with excessive wealth and power. We must take down the CCP, or there’s no future of humanity.

Lude said more details about the hard drives will be released in the following live broadcasts.

Report: 500,000 Tibetans Sent to Labor Camps, Indoctrinated by the Communist Party of China (CCP)

In 2019 and 2020, the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) introduced new policies to promote the systematic, centralized, and large-scale training and transfer of “rural surplus laborers” to other parts of the TAR, as well as to other provinces of the People’s Republic of China (PRC). In the first 7 months of 2020, the region had trained over half a million rural surplus laborers through this policy. This scheme encompasses Tibetans of all ages, covers the entire region, and is distinct from the coercive vocational training of secondary students and young adults reported by exile Tibetans (RFA, October 29, 2019).

The labor transfer policy mandates that pastoralists and farmers are to be subjected to centralized “military-style” (军旅式, junlüshi) vocational training, which aims to reform “backward thinking” and includes training in “work discipline,” law, and the Chinese language. Examples from the TAR’s Chamdo region indicate that the militarized training regimen is supervised by People’s Armed Police drill sergeants, and training photos published by state media show Tibetan trainees dressed in military fatigues (see accompanying images).

Poverty alleviation reports bluntly say that the state must “stop raising up lazy people.” Documents state that the “strict military-style management” of the vocational training process “strengthens [the Tibetans’] weak work discipline” and reforms their “backward thinking.” Tibetans are to be transformed from “[being] unwilling to move” to becoming willing to participate, a process that requires “diluting the negative influence of religion.” This is aided by a worrisome new scheme that “encourages” Tibetans to hand over their land and herds to government-run cooperatives, turning them into wage laborers.

An order-oriented, batch-style matching and training mechanism trains laborers based on company needs. Training, matching and delivery of workers to their work destination takes place in a centralized fashion. Recruitments rely, among other things, on village-based work teams, an intrusive social control mechanism pioneered in the TAR by Chen Quanguo (陈全国), and later used in Xinjiang to identify Uyghurs who should be sent to internment camps (China Brief, September 21, 2017). Key policy documents state that cadres who fail to achieve the mandated quotas are subject to “strict rewards and punishments” (严格奖惩措施, yange jiangcheng cuoshi). The goal of the scheme is to achieve Xi Jinping’s signature goal of eradicating absolute poverty by increasing rural disposable incomes. This means that Tibetan nomads and farmers must change their livelihoods so that they earn a measurable cash income, and can therefore be declared “poverty-free.”

This draconian scheme shows a disturbing number of close similarities to the system of coercive vocational training and labor transfer established in Xinjiang. The fact that Tibet and Xinjiang share many of the same social control and securitization mechanisms—in each case introduced under administrations directed by Chen Quanguo—renders the adaptation of one region’s scheme to the other particularly straightforward.

Historical Context

As early as 2005, the TAR had a small-scale rural surplus labor training and employment initiative for pastoralists and farmers in Lhasa (Sina, May 13, 2005). The 11th Five-Year Plan (2006-2010) then specified that this type of training and labor transfer was to be conducted throughout the TAR (PRC Government, February 8, 2006). From 2012, the Chamdo region initiated a “military-style training for surplus labor force transfer for pastoral and agricultural regions” (农牧区富余劳动力转移就业军旅式培训, nongmuqu fuyu laodongli zhuanyi jiuye junlüshi peixun) (Tibet’s Chamdo, October 8, 2014). Chamdo’s scheme was formally established in the region’s 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-2020), with the goal of training 65,000 laborers (including urban unemployed persons) during that time (Chamdo Government, December 29, 2015).

By 2016, Chamdo had established 45 related vocational training bases (TAR Government, November 17, 2016). Starting in 2016, the TAR’s Shannan region likewise implemented vocational training with “semi-military-style management” (半军事化管理, ban junshihua guanli) (Tibet Shannan Net, April 5, 2017). Several different sources indicate that Chamdo’s military-style training management was conducted by People’s Armed Police drill sergeants.[1]

Continue Reading Report HERE…

Retired CIA Officer Arrested for Selling Secrets to China

Retired CIA officer Alexander Yuk Ching Ma, 67, was arrested Friday and charged with selling U.S. intelligence secrets to Chinese agents.

The evidence against Ma includes a video that depicts him counting the $50,000 in cash he was paid for classified information he divulged.

Ma is a naturalized U.S. citizen who was born in Hong Kong and currently lives in Hawaii. He worked for the CIA from 1982 to 1989, lived in Shanghai for a decade after leaving the agency, and moved to Hawaii in 2001.

Ma sought a job with the FBI after he moved to Hawaii and was hired by the Bureau as a contract linguist in 2004. His indictment indicated he kept in touch with Chinese intelligence agents throughout the hiring process. On the day before he reported for work with the FBI in Hawaii, he called an unidentified accomplice and boasted that he would really be working for “the other side.”

According to court documents filed by the Justice Department (DOJ), Ma conspired with one of his relatives over the course of six years to copy and steal classified documents from the FBI he was tasked with translating from Chinese.

Ma allegedly made “frequent trips to China” to deliver the stolen intelligence, returning with “thousands of dollars in cash and expensive gifts, such as a new set of golf clubs.” One of his duties was said to be helping the Chinese Ministry of State Security (MSS) identify U.S. intelligence assets. On one occasion documented by DOJ, the MSS sent Ma an email with a photo of five puppies to signal that they wanted him to help identify five suspected U.S. intelligence sources. Some of the documents he passed along to China pertained to “guided missile and weapons system technology research.”

DOJ did not identify the relative Ma conspired with, saying only that “co-conspirator #1” is 85 years old, based in Los Angeles, also worked for the CIA, and currently suffers from an “advanced and debilitating cognitive disease,” so they will not be arrested or indicted.

This individual resigned from the CIA in 1983 under allegations of “inappropriately” using their position to “assist PRC nationals in obtaining entry into the United States,” and was convicted in the late 1990s of making “false statements to a lending institution.”

According to the charging documents, the co-conspirator traveled with Ma to Hong Kong in 2001 to meet with multiple intelligence agents from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and sell them a trove of intelligence about “the CIA’s personnel, operations, and methods of concealing communications.” This meeting was the source of the incriminating videotape that showed Ma counting his money.

Continue Reading at Breitbart…

Jimmy Lai Is Arrested in Hong Kong

Last year’s protesters in Hong Kong are quickly becoming this year’s martyrs for democracy. On Monday police arrested media tycoon Jimmy Lai under the new national-security law, and some 200 officers raided the newsroom of his pro-democracy Apple Daily.

Police arrested Mr. Lai for sedition, criminal fraud and “collusion” with vaguely defined foreign forces. Mr. Lai’s real crime is that he is Hong Kong’s most effective international advocate and speaks the truth about the Communist Party. Mr. Lai met last year in Washington with Vice President Mike Pence, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Members of Congress, and he has also written for these pages.

If Mr. Lai, 72, is convicted under the new law he may face life in prison. On Monday police also arrested Mr. Lai’s two sons and four employees of his publishing company. There’s reportedly also a warrant out for Mark Simon, an American citizen who works for Mr. Lai and was not in Hong Kong at the time of the arrests. All will have excellent lawyers, but in another assault on the rule of law only judges approved by the Communist Party can decide national-security cases. Lawmakers Dennis Kwok and Alvin Yeung have tried to defend the independence of Hong Kong’s judiciary, but authorities have disqualified them from running for office, and both may soon be removed from their seats on the Legislative Council.

China’s state-run media are already predicting the verdict. The Global Times wrote Monday that Mr. Lai “is widely seen as a ‘modern traitor.’” It also claimed that Apple Daily “has played a role of instigating hatred, spreading rumors and smearing Hong Kong authorities and the mainland for years,” “played an active role in inciting anti-government riots,” and “is backed and funded by foreign forces to bring about a ‘color revolution’” in Hong Kong. For years Beijing has coerced advertisers into blacklisting Apple Daily, and watch now as it tries to use the new law to drive the newspaper out of business.

All of this is a warning to local and international media in Hong Kong to shut up about freedom or also risk arrest. Mr. Lai is the most high-profile figure arrested under the new national-security law, but late last month the police arrested four little-known students, the youngest only 16.

Last week the U.S. imposed sanctions on Chief Executive Carrie Lam, police commissioner Chris Tang and nine others who have deprived Hong Kongers of their rights. China retaliated Monday with sanctions against 11 Americans including GOP Sens. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, but that’s a sign the U.S. voices are having an effect. As the Communist Party silences Hong Kongers, it’s all the more important for the world to speak out for them.

Via WSJ