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1. @SenWhitehouse was US Attorney during the same time my late brother worked with AG Garland as Janet Reno's man Friday. My brother handled all top-level #FISA related matters. It's an educated guess, but a program that is new since then is 702. That is what I reported the
2. other day as would likely be producing intercepts of the members of the House, Senate and White House conspiring to overthrow. If I'm right, it means, as I have suspected, that foreign adversaries were involved at least in the collection of signals intelligence on 9/6. We
3. then sucked that data into the eye of Sauron. That is then used to obtain @FBIWFO warrants and wire taps to surveil the ongoing criminal activity. We may never hear the first tranche of intercepts due to the secrecy surrounding their collection. But, like a mobster sitting
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1. Is @RonDeSantisFL committing terrorism? First, Covid19 is a biological agent under18 USC 178 broadly defined as "delivery system" to include any "means of delivery specifically designed to deliver or disseminate a biological agent."
2. Propaganda and focused lies pushed on defenseless public forces them to be exposed to the biological agent that IMO would be a means of delivery and covered by this broad definition. So I believe we can prove DeSantis is engaged in delivering a bio-weapon.
3. 18 U.S. Code § 2332a - Use of weapons of mass destruction provides that DeSantis knowing and intentional spread of a bio weapon is an act of terrorism because he is doing it to influence a civilian population and it causes death. The two key elements of a terrorism crime.
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Matt Gaetz defends Frat Boy Freedoms and believes he and other trust funder party bros are being spied on America. He also hates social media and wants to invite Britney to blub for the cameras. That's a pretty full agenda.…
Exclusive: NSA photos of Matt Gaetz released. ImageImageImageImage
Other trust funder bros who appear to have something to hide and insist that they are being spied on: Tucker Carlson, Erik Prince, Donald Trump, Don Jr and all the shitheads who reached out to foreign spies and dictators before and during the election.…
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#CarterPage was the Subject of the #FISA

But Carter Page was NOT the Intended Target for Surveillance

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The FISA Renewals were NOT authorized b/c they wanted to Continue Surveillance on #CarterPage

The FISAs provided "cover" for the actual Targets and provided a Legal Defense for Surveillance info that may have come in thru OTHER MEANS (US or Partners)
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1. Looking at the documents produced under #FISA to @JasonLeopold @BuzzFeed and I spotted what may be a violation of federal law by Cambridge Analytica (CA) and arguably the Trump campaign in the 2016 cycle. Here are two pages of an email dealing with the contract in Sept 2015.
2. The email identifies "enriched voter data*" that could be produced by CA Connect, a "data manipulation and segmentation software platform."

It then goes on to explain what constitutes "enriched voter data."
3. At the top of the list on the second page is "Nationwide enriched credit file (400 data points for 220m individuals."
Assuming it's a reference to consumer credit reports, IMO this likely violates the Fair Credit Reporting Act, 15 U.S. Code § 1681b - Permissible purposes of
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Taiwan. 👀
This man ain’t playin’. Just sayin’
⌚️ 19:44 EST time stamp on Kansas’s tweet

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1. @RepJerryNadler @SenatorDurbin @StateDept Why not simply list the Nazi party as a FTO engaged in "international terrorism"? IMO it passes 18 USC 2331(1) statutory test:
2. Once listed the US affiliated members would be immediately subject to the full toolkit available under #FISA that defines "foreign power" to include "a group engaged in international terrorism" or activities in preparation therefor" 50 USC § 1801(a)(4).
3. A member of a Nazi party affiliate would then be an "agent of a foreign power" pursuant to 50 USC § 1801(b)(1)(C). That would open these international terrorists to the full panoply of FISA tools to be able to uncover their identities and make sure they
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🔥🔥🚨🚨JUST IN - Senate Judiciary has published declassified documents including key intel on FISA, Crossfire Hurricane, and Trump Campaign surveillance.

I will post important highlights to this thread.…
Related: Declassified report on #BifenCrimeFamily Corruption has been released. Thread.👇
From Techno Fog, the FBI knew from the beginning their informant (Steele) was political.

"It was completely obvious that this information intended to be used by one of the parties against the other."

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#FISA The @carterwpage lawsuit (seeks 75million in relief) is well sourced, citing declassified docs, Congressional testimony, IG Horowitz report as well as Strzok/Page texts which are an unfiltered guide to 2016/2017 FBI decision making + apparent media leaks. READ: Page 6 Image
Lawsuit suggests/alleges FISA used to capture broad universe of "campaign" communications which can be achieved through the so-called "double hop" Page 27 Page legal team says former FBI lawyer Clinesmith (pleaded guilty Aug 2020) doctored CIA email in mid-2017 about Page's work Image
for the Agency because "Clinesmith knew IF Page had been a source for the CIA, that info, must be disclosed to the FISC. However, disclosing this exculpatory fact now would expose the material omission..from prior 3 FISA." NOTE: Surveillance before + after 2016 election @CBSNews
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1. Ironically, in April, it got easier to take down US white supremacists. IMO, if they know someone affiliated with this crew, they're subject to #FISA 2-hop authorities. Have fun boyos.😎

@StateDept labels white supremacists terrorists for 1st time ever
2. Trump's "I don't know who the Proud Boys are" is the predictable result of him being briefed today by Ft Meade on something that ties them to RIM. But by now the circle has closed on these morons. It's automated. Like the machine in A Person of Interest. Don't be a terrorist,
3. or even know somebody who knows somebody who is.
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#BREAKING:Now we find out that despite #FISA court concluding that #FBI #surveillance under Section 702 results in WIDESPREAD VIOLATIONS of people's privacy, the court DID NOT HALT the practice. WTH??

#TheResistance #TuesdayThoughts #FBRParty…
SERIOUSLY folks, if WIDESPREAD VIOLATIONS of people's privacy is not reason enough to call a Section 702 time out, then WHAT IS?

#TheResistance #FBI #surveillance #TuesdayThoughts #FBRParty
Better question--We always hear from #MSM how people's privacy rights are being violated under Section 702. Are these people whose privacy has been violated ever notified? My guess is big fat NO!!

#TheResistance #FBI #surveillance #TuesdayThoughts #FBRParty
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The DOJ & FBI announced some additional #FISA reforms.

- They are creating the "FBI Office of Internal Auditing"

- They are adding additional reforms on top of what FBI Director Wray has implemented.
Here's the memo directing the creation of the FBI Office of Internal Auditing:… Image
More rules for compliance and oversight

Routine audits of FBI's national security activities

Routine audits of FBI's national security letters

Routine audits of FBI's #FISA compliance

Routine audits of steps taken to make sure FISA apps are complete and accurate
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#FISA From FBI Director Wray, “ Since the Inspector General’s Crossfire Hurricane report was issued last December, I have made clear that it describes conduct that was unacceptable and unrepresentative of the FBI as an organization” + “That’s why I
immediately ordered more than 40 corrective actions, including foundational FISA reforms, many of which went beyond those recommended by the Inspector General. The FBI has been working diligently to implement these corrective actions” separately reporters were told
The FBI is in the process of seeking an outside consultant to advise on improvements to the FISA audit process + recent IG reviews of FISA applications have proven that the information the FBI includes is overwhelmingly accurate. @CBSNews
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#FISA 2 memos from AG Barr in direct response to findings that FBI warrant applications to surveil @carterwpage were defective. Key section: Memo 2 applies to surveillance political campaigns + FBI personnel who “knowingly misrepresent facts” to FISA Court…
“The reforms also include oversight protocols to ensure that any use of FISA to surveil federal elected officials, candidates for federal elected office, or their advisors or staff is justified, non-partisan + based on full and complete information.  Finally, the memorandum...
requires the FBI to develop procedures to prevent US persons from becoming unwitting participants in malign influence operations by foreign powers + to review its disciplinary policies + procedures to ensure appropriate disciplinary action for those who knowingly misrepresent
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1. My suggestion on the recalcitrant folks like @SecPompeo is to compile a list of crimes that have committed that have no immunity. Gather the admissible evidence so the @TheJusticeDept free of Barr's K&E fascists can move to grand jury right after Jan 20. Goal should be to
2. have the @POTUS @realDonaldTrump cabinet members who obstructed Congress indicted by mid-February. The people to target would be the ones involved in Russian treason like @RichardGrenell @DHS_Wolf, Pompeo, Barr, DeJoy, @stevenmnuchin1 & DeVoss. Tee up McGahn & Eric Prince.
3. The charges against the Cabinet members should also include Trump political appointees who conspired in the departments. Threaten to add them to the indictments to flip them. If they balk, indict them. Begin amplifying the #BigFascistRoundUp on January 21, 2021. @FBIWFO @WHNSC
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#FISA Today marks the release of the Carter Page book. In response to @CBSNews questions, @carterwpage stated that he was a "known quantity" to the CIA + had a "very long term relationship" with the Agency on both the "operations + analysis" side. Page said his "dialogue" with
CIA began in the 90's + he was eventually "directed or tasked" to explore areas of interest to the Agency that went beyond Russia, to include the Middle East, China + Africa. CIA declined to comment to @CBSNews. Page’s relationship was first documented at length in IG Horowitz..
report where CIA is identified as “OGA” (think of it as Other Government Agency) WHY IT MATTERS: Former FBI lawyer Kevin Clinesmith pleaded guilty to 1 count false statements for altering a CIA record in June 2017 about Page's CIA status for the final FISA. What we learned from
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#FISA #Durham These newly declassified 2015 records show FBI moved quickly to warn HRC’s team - through a “defensive briefing” - about a possible foreign effort to influence her campaign “through lobbying efforts + campaign contributions”…
Context: Adding tweet with declassified 2016 FBI records that show “defensive briefing” for candidate Trump, @GenFlynn @GovChristie was also used to gather intel about their line of questioning on Russia. Former FBI lawyer Clinesmith copied on these records.
Clinesmith recently pleaded guilty 1 count false statements 18 USC 1001 @LindseyGrahamSC @CBSNews
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The potential of this #TikTok deal is interesting, especially when viewed from an Indian perspective and in the context of #antitrust (no pun intended).

#DataSovereignty - and yet more #ads - vs fading concepts of an "#OpenWeb"?… Image
For non-US citizens, though, the choice'd remain #Beijing under #CCP or #Redmond under #FISA. More broadly, whether the #EU has the capital / market(s) to 'underwrite' #GDPR remains an open question. And after that India, poss. Russia, there's really only one other 'bloc' left...
Or, looking at it from a slightly different angle, this - plus rest of [Thread] - may be onto something:

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What I admire so much about @maxschrems is that he not only gets the win, but lays out clearly what to do next.

If you process the personal data of EU citizens, then you NEED to read this:…
For more detail on consequences, read @1Br0wn's excellent [Thread]: but to (crudely) summarise, the US Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act #FISA, which permits unwarranted surveillance of non-US citizens - what @CasparBowden called #Cloudveillance...
...means you will not be able to use US cloud providers and remain compliant with #GDPR, and (for now) UK #DPA2018.

Neatly, if your provider didn't inform you it was under #FISA, it will be liable for your costs of cancelling your SCCs & transferring data to a compliant regime.
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