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AOL TIME-WARNER CENSORS ALEX JONES WEBSITES
NATIONWIDE BLACKOUT A CLEAR ATTEMPT TO SHUT DOWN FREE SPEECH
October 5, 2005
(Foreward by Charleston Voice: Inherent in this advisory is the fallout from
having a dwindling number of ISP's from which a netsurfer can select from. The
survivors are monsters, and totally obedient to government decrees. Government
is their agent to squash new competitors. They are rewarded by being given
I would add AOL to the list below. Anyone that still has them has got to be
dullard in their own mind.
The solution to censorship may be found in locating an ISP in the Muslim world! Maybe al-Jazeera will step into the breach.)
Time Warner's ISP, Road Runner, has blocked access to all of Alex Jones'
flagship websites across the entire United States.
We were first alerted to this problem early this morning when several locals
in Austin reported that they were unable to access Infowars.com,
PrisonPlanet.com or PrisonPlanet.tv.
Austin Time Warner had previously shut down access to our websites on a whim,
claiming they were 'hate material' but in all cases had quickly restored them
after receiving complaints.
However, this latest attack on free speech is occurring nationwide, with Time
Warner subscribers from New York to California reporting that their access to
the websites is being blocked.
The last attempt to shut us down came shortly after the London Bombings, which
saw our traffic go through the roof after we released a plethora of articles
exposing government involvement.
The consequence of this is that Prison Planet.com alone on some days gets more
hits than the Britney Spears website or Rush Limbaugh.
Previously we reported that UK ISPs like Tiscali were blocking their
subscribers from accessing the website after the 7/7 bombings.
It is obvious that those in high places are showing their disapproval. This
only vindicates all the information we have been putting out.
How can a website that merely reports and comments on mainstream media
articles be described as 'hate' unless there's a different agenda afoot? How
can Bill O'Reilly get on Fox News and call for assassinating Prime Ministers
and Pat Robertson on the 700 Club do the same and yet we get censored for
being hateful? We have never called for violence against anyone and actively
encourage peaceful exchange of information.
This is part of a growing trend of authoritarian censorship of the Internet in
preparation for the emergence of Internet 2, where only government approved
websites will be allowed to exist and the old Internet will be shut down.
Monolithic corporations in lock-step with government are following the Chinese
model, where any website mildly anti-establishment is immediately shut down
and its owners arrested. The vast majority of Internet cafes in China were
shut down in 2002 after the government started a fire in one Beijing cafe and
then demanded all the rest be shut down for 'safety reasons'.
Under anti-terrorism laws in Italy, Internet cafe owners are forced to take
photo ID's of all their customers and install key-logging and filter software
which blocks any websites the government chooses.
Today's actions by Time Warner fall into the same category. The First
Amendment is under siege by jack-booted totalitarians in suits that graciously
lick the boots and follow the orders of the establishment lackeys.
In 2002 Dell Computers cancelled an order placed by Weigand Combat Handguns
because the company name triggered a security alert. The word 'combat' was not
accepted by Dell's post-9/11 security alert system. This is an example of the
inane and sweeping nature of these filtrations systems and the blanket idiocy
applied to these cases.
We are urging all our readers (not that you will even be able to read this if
you subscribe to Time Warner!) to boycott any Time Warner/Road Runner ISP
service and cancel your subscription with them. They have proven themselves
time and time again to be an anti-American freedom hating tool of the
We urge you to double your efforts in spreading the truth. Copy and distribute
our artcles more than ever. We are under a direct assault, the only response
needs to be a massive and powerful counter-offensive. To all alternative media
websites, please post this article as we are all in the same boat, we are all
under enemy fire.
If Time Warner do not immediately restore subscribers' access to our websites
we will initiate a wider boycott campaign. They are already receiving a deluge
of complaints and according to some are now claiming that this is an 'error'
that they are looking into and citing other websites that have also been
affected, even though these websites are having no problems.
We will update this article as and when Time Warner restores access to Alex
Jones' websites. If they fail to do so we will carry telephone numbers and email addresses for people to make their complaints.