03 Jan '13, 7am

The fusion of the tracking of money and the suppression of dissent means that banks now track your dissent #bitcoin

The fusion of the tracking of money and the suppression of dissent means that banks now track your dissent #bitcoin

It was more sophisticated than we had imagined: new documents show that the violent crackdown on Occupy last fall – so mystifying at the time – was not just coordinated at the level of the FBI , the Department of Homeland Security, and local police. The crackdown, which involved, as you may recall, violent arrests, group disruption, canister missiles to the skulls of protesters, people held in handcuffs so tight they were injured, people held in bondage till they were forced to wet or soil themselves –was coordinated with the big banks themselves. The Partnership for Civil Justice Fund, in a groundbreaking scoop that should once more shame major US media outlets (why are nonprofits now some of the only entities in America left breaking major civil liberties news?), filed this request. The document – reproduced here in an easily searchable format – shows a terrifying networ...

Full article: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/dec/29/fbi-c...

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