The broad public-private censorship enterprise that aimed to suppress purported “mis-, dis- and malinformation” on social media platforms started almost immediately after the surprise election of Donald Trump in 2016 and included U.S. and U.K. military contractors, according to leaked internal files from the Cyber Threat Intelligence League (CTIL).
The intel group allegedly sought members familiar with “influence operations” that included “active measures” and “psyops.”
Twitter Files journalists Matt Taibbi and Michael Shellenberger obtained the “large trove of new documents, including strategy documents, training videos, presentations, and internal messages” from a “highly credible whistleblower.”
Shellenberger, Taibbi and Tablet editor Alex Gutentag reported on the findings in the first CTIL Files report published on Substack.
According to the trio, the files “offer the missing-link answers to key questions not addressed” by the Twitter Files or the Facebook Files released by Judiciary Chairman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) over the summer.
The US and UK military and intelligence contractors were allegedly recruited to participate in the CTIL…
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