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About time too ..... everything is moving away from the United States!

The World can do without the vile and evil United States

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The BRICS “Independent Internet”. In Defiance of the “US-Centric Internet”

i18/9/2013

The President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff announces publicly the creation of a world internet system INDEPENDENT from US and Britain ( the “US-centric internet”).

Not many understand that, while the immediate trigger for the decision (coupled with the cancellation of a summit with the US president) was the revelations on NSA spying, the reason why Rousseff can take such a historic step is that the alternative infrastructure (the BRICS cable from Vladivostock, Russia to Shantou, China to Chennai, India to Cape Town, South Africa to Fortaleza, Brazil) is being built and it’s, actually, in its final phase of implementation. No amount of provocation and attempted “Springs” destabilizations & Color Revolution in the Middle East, Russia or Brazil can stop this process. The huge submerged part of the BRICS plan is not yet visible to the quasi totality of the public. Nonetheless it is very real and extremely effective. So real that international investors are now jumping with both feet on this unprecedented real economy opportunity. The change… has already happened.

Brazil plans to divorce itself from the U.S.-centric Internet over Washington’s widespread online spying, a move that many experts fear will be a potentially dangerous first step toward politically fracturing a global network built with minimal interference by governments.

President Dilma Rousseff has ordered a series of measures aimed at greater Brazilian online independence and security following revelations that the U.S. National Security Agency intercepted her communications, hacked into the state-owned Petrobras oil company’s network and spied on Brazilians who entrusted their personal data to U.S. tech companies such as Facebook and Google.

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Brazil, Argentina agree on cyber defense

19/9/2013

Brazil’s Defense Minister Celso Amorim (L) listens to his Argentinean counterpart Agustin Rossi (R) after a meeting in Buenos Aires on September 13, 2013.

Brazil and Argentina have agreed to improve their cyber defense capabilities amid revelations that the US is spying on the Latin American countries, Press TV reports.

The decision was made following Brazilian Defense Minister Celso Amorim™s recent meeting with his Argentinean counterpart Agustin Rossi in Buenos Aires.

œWe need to reflect on how we cooperate to face these new forms of attack,” Amorim said after the meeting.

The two countries signed a military cooperation agreement under which Brazil is committed to providing cyber defense training to Argentinean officers from 2014.


Argentina™s Rossi and Brazil™s Amorim are expected to meet again by the end of this year in Brasilia to œintensify” joint efforts against US cyber espionage.

The agreement was made in the wake of recent revelations by Brazil™s O Globo newspaper.

The newspaper reported on July 7 that the US National Security Agency (NSA) had collected data on billions of telephone and email conversations in the country as well as President Dilma Rousseff™s personal communications.

Earlier reports have shown that Argentina was also targeted by the NSA.

The revelations were based on leaked documents by famous US whistleblower Edward Snowden in June.

Snowden, a former NSA employee, leaked confidential information that showed the NSA collects data of phone records and Internet communications in the US and Europe as well as other countries.

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Brazil plans to go offline from US-centric internet

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Brazil plans to divorce itself from the US-centric internet over Washington’s widespread online spying, a move that many experts fear will be a potentially dangerous first step toward politically fracturing a global network built with minimal interference by governments.

President Dilma Rousseff has ordered a series of measures aimed at greater Brazilian online independence and security following revelations that the US National Security Agency intercepted her communications, hacked into the state-owned Petrobras oil company’s network and spied on Brazilians who entrusted their personal data to US tech companies such as Facebook and Google.

“The global backlash is only beginning and will get far more severe in coming months,” said Sascha Meinrath, director of the Open Technology Institute at the Washington-based New America Foundation think-tank. “This notion of national privacy sovereignty is going to be an increasingly salient issue around the globe.”

While Brazil isn’t proposing to bar its citizens from US-based Web services, it wants their data to be stored locally as the nation assumes greater control over Brazilians’ internet use to protect them from NSA snooping.


Ms. Rousseff says she intends to push for new international rules on privacy and security in hardware and software during the UN General Assembly meeting later this month.

Most of Brazil’s global internet traffic passes through the United States, so Ms. Rousseff’s government plans to lay underwater fibber optic cable directly to Europe and also link to all South American nations to create what it hopes will be a network free of US eavesdropping.

Ms. Rousseff is urging Brazil’s Congress to compel Facebook, Google and other US companies to store all data generated by Brazilians on servers physically located inside Brazil in order to shield it from the NSA.

If that happens, and other nations follow suit, Silicon Valley’s bottom line could be hit by lost business and higher operating costs.

Brazil also plans to build more internet exchange points, places where vast amounts of data are relayed, in order to route Brazilians’ traffic away from potential interception.

International spies, not just from the United States, also will adjust, experts said. Laying cable to Europe won’t make Brazil safer, they say. The NSA has reportedly tapped into undersea telecoms cables for decades.

Mr. Meinrath and others argue that what’s needed instead are strong international laws that hold nations accountable for guaranteeing online privacy.

“There’s nothing viable that Brazil can really do to protect its citizenry without changing what the US is doing,” he said.

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When you are the slaves of the United States, you have absolutely nothing to
complain and moan about. Just continue to be lapdogs of your master ....it loves you all!

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EU lawmakers angered by NSA spying

19/9/2013

New revelations that the US is spying on international bank transfers have angered European lawmakers, prompting them to call for the suspension of the SWIFT deal on banking transactions between the EU and the US.

German magazine Der Spiegel reported on September 16 that the US National Security Agency (NSA) widely monitors international payments and financial transactions.

The report was based on documents obtained from famous American whistleblower, Edward Snowden.

œThe Americans are apparently breaking into the system. We are being played for fools and spied on without limits,” said liberal European parliamentarian, Sophie in ‘t Veld.

European Parliament President Martin Schulz told Der Spiegel, œEuropean data protection regulations have to be the clear standard in dealings with the Americans.”


Schulz added that the US government must live up to its obligations regarding openness with Europe.

According to Der Spiegel, the leaked documents showed that the spying by NSA is conducted by a branch called “Follow the Money.”

The collected information then flows into the NSA’s own financial databank, called “Tracfin,” which in 2011 contained 180 million records, including data from the SWIFT network.

SWIFT is a network used by thousands of banks to send transaction information securely.

Furthermore, the leaked documents showed that the NSA also targets the transactions of customers of large credit card companies like VISA for surveillance.

The privacy violations were first revealed by Snowden in June. He leaked confidential information that showed the NSA collects data of phone records and Internet communication in the US and Europe as well as other countries.

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