• @RememberTheApollo_@lemmy.world
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    3 months ago

    This is too funny and hits the mark. Groups like ANTIFA and BLM during the protests don’t get to be traceable groups exactly because of alphabet agency interest. Behind the Bastards podcast talks about their opsec being deliberately lacking organization of a sort exactly because they knew getting a distributed and traceable hierarchy of leadership would get everyone arrested, the were actively being infiltrated by alphabet agency types. They went out of their way to operate in independent cells of which only a few members had a way to contact another member in a group, etc. so that there was no list of leaders and members to be found. Deliberate disorganization. The Onion nails it again.

    • Андрей Быдло
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      3 months ago

      It’s known as a (part of a?) security culture. The least amount of information is required to operate, the better.

      And yeah, BtB are great.

      • @RememberTheApollo_@lemmy.world
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        23 months ago

        No, sorry. It’s been a year or three since I heard it, and I don’t remember if it was one of the It Could Happen Here episodes or a regular BtB one. You might have better luck than me searching for it. He primarily focused on the Portland protests.

        • @Psychodelic@lemmy.world
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          03 months ago

          Shit, you just reminded me of it could happen here. lol.

          I started listening to it a while after the 2020 protests, while living in Portland, and was super surprised realizing that it was from like a year or two before.

          Man, that one was scary. By then we had those big fires where crazy fucks and their pig friends were blocking roads and stopping people to ask where they were going because they’d been told that antifa was starting the fires. That’s when I realized it would legit be impossible to try and escape back to CA in an emergency.

          I said this recently, I’ll say it again here. I’ll never forget how Americans turned on protestors in Portland. This is America

          /rant ✌🏽