Oct 25, 2019

Awesome Underwater Footage Near Volcano Vent Fields

From the South Pacific to California's coast, documenting deepwater coral colonies to the peaks of underwater volcanoes, the 2019 Nautilus expedition has spanned six months and hundreds of hours of ROV dives. 
As we switch our live streams off for the year, catch up on some of our most spectacular sightings to grace our deep sea spotlight--including a whale fall feeding bonanza, ballooning cirroteuthid octopus, new vent fields, and a sinuous, rarely-seen squid. 
An oceanwide thank you to the hardworking Nautilus ship's crew, all of the science teams and partners who sailed with us this year--and all our viewers-turned-explorers who joined us on Nautilus Live as we marveled at deep sea reaches never before seen by human eyes. 
Stay tuned for more highlights from our season, and join us again in early summer 2020 as we launch our next expedition! 
E/V Nautilus is exploring unknown regions of the ocean seeking out new discoveries in biology, geology, and archaeology. Join us 24/7 for live video from the seafloor and to ask questions of our explorers currently aboard Nautilus: www.nautiluslive.org.

Oct 23, 2019

The Bankers: Nomi Prins, talks at Google

Obtained from Google's Youtube channel: 'Talks at Google'.
From a former Wall Street insider and author of All the Presidents' Bankers, a searing exposé of the collusion between public and private banks as they seek to control global markets and dictate economic policy.
Central banks and institutions like the IMF and the World Bank are overstepping the boundaries of their mandates by using the flow of money to control global markets and dictate economic policy both at the domestic and global level.
These public institutions have become so dependent on funding from private banking and the revolving door between the two worlds is so smooth that public and private banks are effectively working toward the same goals.

Oct 18, 2019

Law Shuts Down Large Pedophile Website in South Korea

file photo - Dr Matthew Falder convicted pedophile
© National Crime Agency © Reuters
From the GB Hackers  website — a revolting story for sure. Just can't see how they find children sexually attractive — but they're wired differently for sure.

Authorities also seized approximately eight terabytes of 250,000 unique child sexual exploitation videos and the server that he used to operate a Darknet market. 
It used for exclusively advertised child sexual exploitation videos that available for download by members of the site. it is one of the largest seizures so far related to this child abuse. 
This operation collaborates with various countries around the world and the Son was arrested by the agents from IRS-CI, HSI, National Crime Agency in the United Kingdom, and the Korean National Police in South Korea. 
According to the statement released by the Department of Justice, Not only Son but additionally 337 site users have been arrested around the world with the help of law enforcement from 38 countries, and 92 individuals were arrested from the U.S alone.
As a result of the operation, at least 23 minor victims have been rescued those who resides in the United States, Spain, United Kingdom, and these Child victims were being actively abused by the users of the site. 
“Darknet sites that profit from the sexual exploitation of children are among the vilest and reprehensible forms of criminal behavior,” said Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division. 
In this case, In the Washington, D.C.-metropolitan area, the operation has led to the execution of five search warrants and eight arrests of individuals who both conspired with the administrator of the site and were themselves, users of the website.  Two users of the Darknet market committed suicide subsequent to the execution of search warrants.”
“Welcome to Video” Darknet Website’s Nasty ActivitiesJong Woo Son, an admin of the Welcome to video website started about 2015 and is hosted in the darknet, which can be accessed only via Tor. 
Operators and users behind the sites were uploaded videos and images related to child pornography also stated that “do not upload Adult porn”.
Based on the download details mentioned in Videos, visitors downloaded thousands of videos for more than a million times, and the users were uploaded more than 200,000 videos. 
The most worst part is that the videos are taken by abusing even a 2-year-old child, and the site provides the option for users to search based on the age using keywords like “%2yo”, “%4yo” etc. 
Every user needs to register and create an account to download the videos, and the customers allow them to browse images of videos preview that available to download in 3 ways. 
To download the videos, customers need to get the points that can be obtained in 3 ways. 
  1. Upload the Child pornography Video
  1. Referring to new customers to the website
  1. Paying 0.03 bitcoin for VIP account to unlimitedly download videos for 6 months.
Between, June 2015 and March 2018, Welcome to Video received at least 420 bitcoin( Aprx $3 Million) via 7,300 transactions.
Customers from various countries including U.S, Britain, South Korea sent BTC to “Welcome to Video”. 
U.S. prosecutors said in the indictment that they found several IP addresses: 121.185.153.64 and 121.185.153.45 and these IP addresses are resolved to South Korea telecommunication.
The sever behind the website was operated from the site admin bedroom and the operator failed to conceal these 2 IP addresses which were easily identified by law enforcement by just right-clicking on the website page and selecting the “view page source”.

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