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WikiLeaks ‘Vault 7’ dump reignites conspiracy theories surrounding death of Michael Hastings
News.com.au ^

Posted on 03/07/2017 7:03:13 PM PST by ameribbean expat

As of October 2014 the CIA was also looking at infecting the vehicle control systems used by modern cars and trucks,” WikiLeaks writes. “The purpose of such control is not specified, but it would permit the CIA to engage in nearly undetectable assassinations.” Hastings, an acclaimed war correspondent and vocal critic of government mass surveillance, died in the early hours of Tuesday, June 18, 2013, when his Mercedes C250 Coupe apparently lost control and burst into flames before slamming into a palm tree.

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1 posted on 03/07/2017 7:03:13 PM PST by ameribbean expat
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To: ameribbean expat

Seeing claim about breitbart...from former cia I think.cant remember..too much info


2 posted on 03/07/2017 7:05:11 PM PST by RummyChick
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To: ameribbean expat

NOBODY at FR THOUGHT ANYTHING ELSE THAN THIS WHEN HE DIED.

Cars burst into flames in Hollywood movies and some covered up defects. RARE.

Smart everything is just gonna be great.

#### that. I can order pizza and change the channel and thermostat myself.

Think of HOW LIBERAL the companies leading in this tech sector are!!!

You can put a piece of tape over your webcam and shut your mic.

Smart stuff, not so much.


3 posted on 03/07/2017 7:06:05 PM PST by dp0622 (The only thing an upper crust conservative hates more than a liberal is a middle class conservative)
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To: dp0622

I don’t have a webcam. :-)


4 posted on 03/07/2017 7:09:21 PM PST by nopardons
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To: ameribbean expat
This is a picture of a car that blew up and came to rest on a tree and not one that hit the tree at 60+ mph. [The engine flew out of the car before impact about 100 ft]


5 posted on 03/07/2017 7:10:12 PM PST by Vic S
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To: nopardons

lol. That’s why when I was trying to peep on you I couldn’t!!!


6 posted on 03/07/2017 7:10:22 PM PST by dp0622 (The only thing an upper crust conservative hates more than a liberal is a middle class conservative)
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To: dp0622

LOL. :-)


7 posted on 03/07/2017 7:11:52 PM PST by nopardons
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To: ameribbean expat
Always check your vehicle for spark ignitors in the gas tank.

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8 posted on 03/07/2017 7:12:36 PM PST by Karl Spooner
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To: ameribbean expat

How long til they get around to Seth Rich’s death? The only question to answer is, was his death a Clintonicide, an Obamacide, or a Podestacide?


9 posted on 03/07/2017 7:13:29 PM PST by Veto! (Opinions freely dispensed as advice)
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To: Veto!

Fbi dude Louie f. Had a hinky car crash


10 posted on 03/07/2017 7:15:04 PM PST by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

Cia director dead in canoe accident..back then they had to get their hands dirty


11 posted on 03/07/2017 7:16:22 PM PST by RummyChick
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To: ameribbean expat

The moral is, always have a document disclosure “deadman’s switch” (or two or three) that will activate in the event of your death.


12 posted on 03/07/2017 7:18:06 PM PST by Governor Dinwiddie
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To: RummyChick

Tom clancy another name being thrown around today as being offed by cia.


13 posted on 03/07/2017 7:18:47 PM PST by RummyChick
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To: ameribbean expat

Everyone might want to read this:

https://www.wired.com/2016/08/jeep-hackers-return-high-speed-steering-acceleration-hacks/

We are presently using OBD II ( on-board diagnostics, Second Generation) in the computers that control our cars engines and transmissions. OBD III is coming and it will allow law enforcement to shut down your car at will. Then of course there’s this matter of “self-driving cars” coming soon. You don’t think for a minute that when that happens, “authorities” won’t have the ability to take control of your car?


14 posted on 03/07/2017 7:20:13 PM PST by vette6387
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To: Veto!
ameribbean expat says :
"How long til they get around to Seth Rich’s death? The only question to answer is, was his death a Clintonicide, an Obamacide, or a Podestacide? "
Good point. This has concerned me. One clue is in a Podesta email. It's in the context of leaks. Podesta says something along the lines of (I'm paraphrasing) :
"We have to make a serious example. Someone has to pay in order to stop these leaks. It doesn't matter who; somebody has to go down, in order to scare everyone into line."

15 posted on 03/07/2017 7:27:25 PM PST by Governor Dinwiddie
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To: ameribbean expat

The DAY BEFORE he died, Hastings visited the woman who lived in same complex, roughly across from him:

“Can I borrow your beat-up Volvo for a bit..? Someone has been messing around with my Mercedes...”

Alas, the car was in need of repair and for safety she felt she had to turn him down.

THE DAY BEFORE.


16 posted on 03/07/2017 7:36:46 PM PST by gaijin
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To: vette6387

Drive by wire is just a 21st Century car bomb.


17 posted on 03/07/2017 7:40:34 PM PST by Trod Upon (Government employees and welfare recipients are both net tax consumers. Often for life.)
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To: vette6387
< You don’t think for a minute that when that happens, “authorities” won’t have the ability to take control of your car?

If they cause me to have an accident when they take control of my vehicle they better be ready to pay the claim. And II they have access to a killswitch they need to be only able to use it only under certain conditions, otherwise they'll use it set up traffic stops and pull over pretty women. Personally I think they'll abuse their privileges; maybe not at first but later. You don't want to give people like Democrats, Obama, Clinton, or their cronies access to this type of system.

18 posted on 03/07/2017 7:43:07 PM PST by jsanders2001
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To: ameribbean expat

The article.

Why Democrats Love To Spy On Americans

https://www.buzzfeed.com/mhastings/why-democrats-love-to-spy-on-americans?utm_term=.eyNQQVvONZ#.teNoornKg0


19 posted on 03/07/2017 7:55:36 PM PST by ameribbean expat
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To: ameribbean expat

My 04 F-150 is immune to hacking, I hope.


20 posted on 03/07/2017 8:06:51 PM PST by wjcsux (The hyperventilating of the left means we are winning! (Tagline courtesy of Laz.))
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To: RummyChick

I believe Andrew was murdered.


21 posted on 03/07/2017 8:08:07 PM PST by wjcsux (The hyperventilating of the left means we are winning! (Tagline courtesy of Laz.))
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To: nopardons

How do you know? The ChiComs coulda easily installed a hidden one somewhere....


22 posted on 03/07/2017 8:17:48 PM PST by Paladin2 (No spellcheck. It's too much work to undo the auto wrong word substitution on mobile devices.)
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To: ameribbean expat

I won’t have a car newer than about 1985. Electronic controls mean somebody else anywhere on earth can operate your systems.


23 posted on 03/07/2017 8:18:12 PM PST by arthurus (.)
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To: Karl Spooner

You’re gonna need a good atmospheric port to get combustion.


24 posted on 03/07/2017 8:19:15 PM PST by Paladin2 (No spellcheck. It's too much work to undo the auto wrong word substitution on mobile devices.)
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To: arthurus

No, older skool electronic control with air gapped, non networked modules are fine.


25 posted on 03/07/2017 8:21:13 PM PST by Paladin2 (No spellcheck. It's too much work to undo the auto wrong word substitution on mobile devices.)
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To: Paladin2

Not being a techie, I don’t know the difference. I avoid it all.


26 posted on 03/07/2017 8:36:32 PM PST by arthurus (.)
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To: ameribbean expat

How come nobody is talking about those Arab brothers who were doing IT for the Dems and the DNC? They had access to heaven only knows how much...


27 posted on 03/07/2017 8:40:04 PM PST by MHT (,`)
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To: Paladin2

If the tip is made of gasoline resistant c-4 or some other special explosive, no problem.


28 posted on 03/07/2017 8:40:37 PM PST by Karl Spooner
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To: arthurus

EFI is way better than carburetors for all sorts of reasons.


29 posted on 03/07/2017 8:45:46 PM PST by Paladin2 (No spellcheck. It's too much work to undo the auto wrong word substitution on mobile devices.)
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To: MHT

Yep, Comey is dead on his sorry @$$ on investigating that important leak, more like a dam collapse actually.


30 posted on 03/07/2017 8:47:48 PM PST by Paladin2 (No spellcheck. It's too much work to undo the auto wrong word substitution on mobile devices.)
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To: wjcsux

Totally immune to remote hacking. You can hack it though...


31 posted on 03/07/2017 8:50:24 PM PST by Paladin2 (No spellcheck. It's too much work to undo the auto wrong word substitution on mobile devices.)
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To: ameribbean expat
And worse.

Was this spying used to justify what became the mysterious deaths of Andrew Breitbart, Anton Scalia, and Seth Rich?

32 posted on 03/07/2017 8:56:32 PM PST by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: Paladin2

Comey has been unmoved by the hundreds of illegal intelligence leaks against President-Elect Trump and President Trump for the last five months. But, today — the very day of the WikiLeaks about CIA — Comey suddenly is launching “a major mole hunt:”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/fbi-prepares-for-new-hunt-for-wikileaks-source/2017/03/07/28dcb9e0-0356-11e7-ad5b-d22680e18d10_story.html?utm_term=.b7e1c7819898

The FBI has its priorities, and it is NOT sedition!


33 posted on 03/07/2017 8:59:46 PM PST by kevao (Biblical Jesus: Give your money to the poor. Socialist Jesus: Give your neighbor's money to the poor)
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To: Veto!

Hastings was working on a story about Brennan


34 posted on 03/07/2017 9:03:46 PM PST by Scotswife
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To: ameribbean expat

Bookmark


35 posted on 03/07/2017 9:13:29 PM PST by Southside_Chicago_Republican (If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.)
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To: Paladin2

I like my carburetors. I can fix them.


36 posted on 03/07/2017 9:20:53 PM PST by arthurus (.)
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To: Paladin2
In what?

You think that someone crept into my house and installed a webcam surreptitiously into my laptop? Or did they install one in the fireplace, perchance?

37 posted on 03/07/2017 9:27:20 PM PST by nopardons
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To: nopardons

Anything electronic built in China.


38 posted on 03/07/2017 9:40:54 PM PST by Paladin2 (No spellcheck. It's too much work to undo the auto wrong word substitution on mobile devices.)
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To: Paladin2

The ONLY thing I have like that is my iPhone, which is usually shut off and in a purse or some other room. If they’re listening to me, someone/s is EXTREMELY desperate.


39 posted on 03/07/2017 9:50:45 PM PST by nopardons
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To: ameribbean expat

bookmark


40 posted on 03/08/2017 12:26:09 AM PST by GOP Poet
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what about Scalia? that’s a little weird. Mybe an attempt to speed the process of appointment? Haskins death weird, Scalia weird. Mybe time for Clapper to thrown in the clink?


41 posted on 03/08/2017 1:01:34 AM PST by SmokinGun
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To: ameribbean expat
One thing I just noticed on Drudge. He took the link to the story down that talked about Umbrage and how they use that to make a hack look like it came from Russia. Also in the story he does link to at the top of the page, they don't mention Umbrage at all.
42 posted on 03/08/2017 1:01:52 AM PST by TheCipher (Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself. Mark Twain)
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To: ameribbean expat

yeah, well how about Andrew Brietbart?
Why did obammy have him offed?


43 posted on 03/08/2017 4:43:47 AM PST by Joe Boucher (President Trump makes obammy look like the punk he is.)
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To: Governor Dinwiddie
"We have to make a serious example. Someone has to pay in order to stop these leaks. It doesn't matter who; somebody has to go down, in order to scare everyone into line."

Well, there it is. Thanks for telling me, I haven't actually read wikileaks.

44 posted on 03/08/2017 9:01:13 AM PST by Veto! (Opinions freely dispensed as advice)
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To: Paladin2

I keep on getting the “check engine” light for the lean engine codes. I think Ford hacked it at the factory for me! Drives me nuts!


45 posted on 03/08/2017 7:11:39 PM PST by wjcsux (The hyperventilating of the left means we are winning! (Tagline courtesy of Laz.))
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To: ameribbean expat

4chan is all over world war meme. Someone claim this is a Vault7 image of the C I A org chart for the meme war: https://i.4cdn.org/pol/1489017683792.jpg


46 posted on 03/08/2017 7:16:32 PM PST by combat_boots (God bless Israel and all who protect and defend her! And please, God, bless the USA again.)
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Black electrical tape....


47 posted on 03/09/2017 4:55:10 AM PST by Paladin2 (No spellcheck. It's too much work to undo the auto wrong word substitution on mobile devices.)
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To: wjcsux

Black electrical tape....


48 posted on 03/09/2017 4:57:31 AM PST by Paladin2 (No spellcheck. It's too much work to undo the auto wrong word substitution on mobile devices.)
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