By Red Pill  |  07-06-2017   News
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CNN may have literally violated federal law in their attempt to manipulate an alleged Reddit user who claims was behind the creation of a short video posted by President Donald J. Trump.

The meme posted showed Trump outside of a World Wrestling Entertainment ring and clotheslining a superimposed image of CNN logo.

It was entertainment, one of the most retweeted images ever on Twitter. That however didn't stop rogue Fake News outlet CNN from going on the attack, claiming the Reddit user who made the image posted racist comments prior with a mix of Islapmaphobia and antisemitism on his Reddit account.

CNN then claimed via Andrew Kaczynksi on Twitter that they had hunted down the Reddit user and received an apology from him. In their press release they stated they would not release his identity but reserved the right to publish his name if they felt the need to.

This was essentially taken as a threat and sent a massive backlash across social media in a firestorm of angry right wing Trump supporters and pundits as well as celebrities.

Let's take a look at what some of them had to say including the media in regards to what is now perceived as an attempt to blackmail Reddit user HanAssholeSolo into apologizing with the fear the outlet would ‘dox’ him endangering his life if he didn't.

Julian Assange wrote that “CNN also appears to have committed a federal felony violation of 18 U.S. Code § 241 in relation to the 1st Amendment”.

Julian Assange’s tweet would send shockwaves across the political arena as well as reach into the hearts and minds of millions on the right. CNN had potentially violated federal law.

https://twitter.com/JulianAssange/status/882480814499536897

MSNBC's Political Analyst Dr. Jason Johnson tweeted that “I'm not proposing any legal action. I'm saying if someone is worried about it don't post gifs with someone's logo”.

In basically suggesting that he defended CNN’s right to blackmail or dox someone who posts something he doesn't like. Sad!

https://twitter.com/DrJasonJohnson/status/882578583511855105

USA Today wrote that, “It's the antithesis of journalism for a news organization to monitor speech and decide whether someone is crossing a line and should be ruined.”

USA Today is not only correct and spot on with their remarks but they underscore an important point; that once the media begins to objectively interfere in what a private citizen is or is not allowed to say they're essentially no longer the media.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2017/07/05/cnn-should-not-threaten-free-speech-reddit-user-jonathan-turley-column/451917001/

Fox News asked it's own readers, “Did CNN commit a crime?” Then they continued to underscore responses from elsewhere across the web.

Eventually quoting Senator Ted Cruz saying, “Troubling. I assume CNN's lawyers are examining GA § 16-8-16 Theft by extortion. If CNN constructively obtained the gif-maker's IP…it's a GA crime if they threatened to ‘Disseminate any information tending to subject any person to hatred, contempt, or ridicule….” Cruz’s words shows just how troubling the actions of CNN were.

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/07/05/did-cnn-commit-crime-cruz-suggests-warning-to-reddit-user-poses-legal-problem.html

Ethan Ralph, of the Ralph Retort stated that CNN is justifying their own wrongdoings by trying to pin blame on the President for somehow not knowing about the Reddit user's history.

He wrote, “A political contributor for MSNBC has thrown his hat in the ring to come to the defense of illegal extortion being conducted by CNN in retaliation for an embarrassing meme that was tweeted out by the president.”

http://theralphretort.com/breaking-msnbc-contributor-justifies-cnnblackmail-says-dont-post-gifs-memes-7005017/

Raw Story however took a totally different approach, targeting the imageboard 8chan with slander and outright lies alongside political commentator Jack Posobiec as a target.

Raw Story wrote, “Jack Posobiec, a controversial pro-Trump activist who has attended White House briefings, hyped information on Wednesday that he claimed were the personal details of multiple CNN employees and talent.”

They continued with, “In a message posted to Twitter, which Raw Story is not linking to, Posobiec said that he received the information from the white supremacist group 8chan.”

To clarify, this is false. Jack is friends with some programmers who happen to use image boards. They are not white supremacists.

They are right wing activists. Jack was correct that 8ch did dox CNN reporters in response to their blackmail. Jack did nothing wrong, and the attack on him should result in a lawsuit.

8chan is not a white supremacist website. It's an imageboard that allows free speech that may often be graphic and vulgar sure. A user can create a board and allow other users to post there without any restraint.

In fact 8chan has several image boards on it's site, including /christian/ a religious board, /tv/ which discusses popular television culture, /leftypol/ which is a progressive demographic, /pol/ which is Politically Incorrect (uncensored), among dozens of others.

To call 8chan a ‘white supremacist’ website is not just slander if not libel and defamation of character, it's an outright lie.

http://www.rawstory.com/2017/07/pro-trump-activist-with-white-house-access-publishes-doxed-personal-information-for-cnn-anchors/

What is abundantly clear at this point is that CNN chose to stoop to low tactics in order to retaliate against a user who triggered them by his or her past post history on Reddit.

What also seemingly could have occurred is that CNN was given the IP address of HanAssholeSolo. CNN possibly then used it's own connection to the internet service provider Time Warner to locate the individual.

Such actions should not only be condemned, but CNN continues to defend their attack and possible blackmail of the Reddit user versus apologizing. Truly remarkable, but not surprising.

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Anonymous No. 4767 1499316437

To call 8chan a ‘white supremacist’ website is not just slander if not libel and defamation of character, it's an outright lie.

You guys are funny, you should really look at the shit you write before you throw 'ANY' stones. Here's some meanings, learn;

slander

ˈslɑːndə/

nounLaw

noun: slander

1.

the action or crime of making a false spoken statement damaging to a person's reputation.

"he is suing the TV company for slander"

a false and malicious spoken statement.

plural noun: slanders

"I've had just about all I can stomach of your slanders"

synonyms: defamation, defamation of character, character assassination, misrepresentation of character, calumny, libel; More

scandalmongering, malicious gossip, muckraking, smear campaigning, disparagement, denigration, derogation, aspersions, vilification, traducement, obloquy, backbiting, scurrility;

lie, slur, smear, untruth, false accusation, false report, insult, slight;

informalmud-slinging;

informalbad-mouthing;

archaiccontumely

"he'd sue me for slander if I made the accusation publicly"

antonyms: acclamation, praise

verb

verb: slander; 3rd person present: slanders; past tense: slandered; past participle: slandered; gerund or present participle: slandering

1.

make false and damaging statements about (someone).

"they were accused of slandering the head of state"

synonyms: defame, defame someone's character, blacken someone's name, give someone a bad name, tell lies about, speak ill/evil of, drag through the mud/mire, throw/sling/fling mud at, sully someone's reputation, libel, smear, run a smear campaign against, cast aspe

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libel

ˈlʌɪb(ə)l/

noun

noun: libel; plural noun: libels

1.

Law

a published false statement that is damaging to a person's reputation; a written defamation.

"he was found guilty of a libel on a Liverpool inspector of taxes"

synonyms: defamation, defamation of character, character assassination, calumny, misrepresentation, scandalmongering; More

aspersions, denigration, vilification, disparagement, derogation, insult, slander, malicious gossip, tittle-tattle, traducement;

lie, slur, smear, untruth, false insinuation, false report, smear campaign, slight, innuendo, rumour;

informalmud-slinging;

informalbad-mouthing;

archaiccontumely

"she sued two national newspapers for libel"

the action or crime of publishing a libel.

"she sued two newspapers for libel"

a false and typically malicious statement about a person.

a thing that brings undeserved discredit on a person by misrepresentation.

2.

(in admiralty and ecclesiastical law) a plaintiff's written declaration.

verb

verb: libel; 3rd person present: libels; past tense: libelled; past participle: libelled; gerund or present participle: libelling; past tense: libeled; past participle: libeled; gerund or present participle: libeling

1.

Law

defame (someone) by publishing a libel.

"the jury found that he was libelled by a newspaper"

synonyms: defame, malign, slander, give someone a bad name, blacken someone's name, sully someone's reputation, speak ill/evil of, write false reports about, traduce, smear, cast aspersions on, fling mud at, drag someone's name through the mud/mire, besmirch, tarnish, taint, do a hatchet job on, tell lies about, spread tales about, spread scandal about, stain, vilify, calumniate, denigrate, disparage, run down, derogate, stigmatize, discredit, slight; More

slur;

rareasperse

"she alleged the magazine had libelled her"

make a false and typically malicious statement about.

2.

(in admiralty and ecclesiastical law) bring a suit against.

"if a ship does you any injury you libel the ship"

Origin

Middle English (in the general sense ‘a document, a written statement’): via Old French from Latin libellus, diminutive of liber ‘book’.

Translate libel to

Use over time for: libel

You arseholes might want to look up another word, 'Hypocrite'

Anonymous No. 4769 1499319187

>its the same buttblasted shill who always complains on every story on here

>he thinks copy-pasting things off google counts as an argument, along with a final passive-aggressive "zinger" at the end of it

Stay salty schlomo.

And by the way? It is fucking libel. Eat shit faggot.

Anonymous No. 4782 1499360642

aww diddums, if ya can't take it don't post, ya whiny fuck

everyone who don't agree is a shill, jew, queer, liberal, etc, ain't that right, no -ones allowed to have a different opinion unless given permission,

i think knowing what things mean and being articulate counts, rather than blindly sucking masters dick.. oh and, zingers, wow what decade are you from?

you bleat about copy/paste? 95% of this site is just that dumb fuck

passive-aggresive, eat shit? my answer? try and make me, ya cocky fuck, you're only tough on the net bitch, (just like you paymaster chump)so why don't you suck queer boy hitlers cock, and stop making dumb 'ass'umptions.

By the way i was refering to the twisted 'reporting' on here about libel and slander, you dumb shitlicker

face it, you were born to be an asshole, just like that butthurt little crybaby, chump. now theres a soft little bitch, all mouth(prison will love him). fuck, is anyone on here capable of understanding english and, hell subtlety, nuance, meaning.. retards

You all do this tough talk shit and try to put people down who don't agree, it's actually pretty pathetic. You all sound like kids throwing a tantrum because you can't have ice cream for dinner. No wonder you love Trump he's made all these promises and you're all just sat waiting for 'your' bowl, how 'weak'.

Here's just one example of your new master, he was pro abortion, but switched to anti abortion simply to run for president on the republican ticket. he's a money whore, but hey, you just keep waiting, good dog, good doggy, roll over, stay, gooood boy.

trust

traitor

trump

Triggered bitches?

Anonymous No. 4831 1499453857

Fuck off CTR cuckold. This isn't Twitter. We will fucking Lynch traitor Communists like you here.

Anonymous No. 4845 1499472969

try it faggot, you couldn't lynch a deep fried dildo, oh yeah i dont give a fuck about twatter, spazflap, etc, by the way shitstain i'm no commie unlike traitor trump. but hey 'anytime' you think your tough enough, i mean your not just some weak trump sucking pussyboy, are you, well, come on, trigger bitch, pleeeaaassseeee.

oh, your girlfriend says hi, well, she sort of gargled but you get the point :)

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