Anti-CHICOM Hacker Group “CCP Unmasked” shows how China shapes the narrative…

How China Shaped the Coronavirus Narrative

“Chris and Shelley discuss how the Chinese regime wrote a false narrative around the coronavirus, shaping public opinion both domestically and internationally.”

Leaked documents reveal extent of China’s attempts to control coronavirus message

“A hacker group known as CCP (Chinese Communist Party) Unmasked shared the documents, which reveal the Herculean efforts that the actual CCP invested in maintaining control of the Internet. “The Times and ProPublica verified the legitimacy of many of the documents, some of which had been acquired independently by China Digital Times, a website that follows Chinese Internet controls… The documents show as early as January – before the coronavirus had been decisively identified – Chinese authorities clamped down on information to make the virus look less severe, and the government more capable.”

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Leaked Documents Show How China’s Army of Paid Internet Trolls Helped Censor the Coronavirus

““China has a politically weaponized system of censorship; it is refined, organized, coordinated and supported by the state’s resources,” said Xiao Qiang, a research scientist at the School of Information at the University of California, Berkeley, and the founder of China Digital Times. “It’s not just for deleting something. They also have a powerful apparatus to construct a narrative and aim it at any target with huge scale.”

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“This is a huge thing,” he added. “No other country has that.””