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Clarification of the term "fusion" as in Fusion GPS. - the people and money behind the British 'Dodgy Dossier" of MI6 agent Christopher Steele. Gathering dirt on political adversaries ... quite similar to "chatacter assassination".

Read today's article in The Guardian ... big money corrupts.

Revealed: how Monsanto's 'intelligence center' targeted journalists and activists

Monsanto operated a "fusion center" to monitor and discredit journalists and activists, and targeted a reporter who wrote a critical book on the company, documents reveal. The agrochemical corporation also investigated the singer Neil Young and wrote an internal memo on his social media activity and music.

The records reviewed by the Guardian show Monsanto adopted a multi-pronged strategy to target Carey Gillam, a Reuters journalist who investigated the company's weedkiller and its links to cancer. Monsanto, now owned by the German pharmaceutical corporation Bayer, also monitored a not-for-profit food research organization through its "intelligence fusion center", a term that the FBI and other law enforcement agencies use for operations focused on surveillance and terrorism.

'Marriage of death': Protesters oppose Bayer-Monsanto merger
Arkansas Delta Farming and "chemical trespass" by dicamba

Related reading ...

Fusion Centers: Issues and Options for Congress - Jan. 2008
The Doctrine of Preemption Comes Home by danps @EuroTrib on Sept. 6, 2008

by Oui on Thu Aug 8th, 2019 at 01:33:49 PM EST

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