Archive | May 27, 2014

Rothschild’s Rio Tinto Signs $20bn African Iron Ore Deal*

Rothschild’s Rio Tinto Signs $20bn African Iron Ore Deal*

Criminality pays when one plays the big boys game as Marc Rich, the guy Clinton when president pardoned after being on the FBI’s Top10 for tax evasion…

Glencore is Rich’s company. He’s American, the company is Swiss, and it’s listed on the London Stock Exchange.

Rich is the kind of guy who gets 10-year old children to climb down hand dug shafts without protection or gear to get copper, and cobalt in Tilwezembe Mine in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. From that exploit Rich carted out truck load of minerals that made U.S$186 billion in revenue in 2011 for Glencore. 2011 is when Glencore went public.

Now Glencore is one of the world’s largest commodities giant corporations that avoids taxation – a Rothschild trait. Rich didn’t get away so easily when President Morales of Bolivia nationalized Colquiri tin mines.

Michael Ross, author of The Oil Curse and a professor at the University of California, Los Angeles.

“And in a number of countries where Glencore operates, doing business means putting money into the pockets of repressive governments and corrupt rulers. In some of those places … it’s hard to draw a line between what’s legally corrupt and what’s not.”

Rich’s involvement in the metals market cost Bolivia millions in the 1980’s, and with the illegal sale of 400 metric tons of tin to a company in Thailand cost Bolivia U.S$4mn.

This is Glencore, eyeing the rich iron ore fields of Guinea.

To add to the NWO’s pot of gold Rothschild’s Rio Tinto, China’s Chalco and the World Bank .

By Frik Els

A deal between the Guinea government and Rio Tinto (LON:RIO) regarding the Simandou iron ore development was inked on Monday.

The deal with Anglo-Australian giant and its partner – China’s Chalco together with the World Bank – sets out conditions for the associated infrastructure for the ambitious $20 billion project.

A sticking point in the negotiations was the route and funding of a railway to get the Simandou area ore to port.

Monday’s agreement calls for a new 700km railway across the country to Conakry, Guinea’s capital in the north, at a conservatively estimated cost of $7 billion, Reuters reports:

It would also need a deep-water port at Morebaya costing a further $4-billion, and support infrastructures estimated to cost a minimum of $2.5-billion, documents seen by Reuters showed on Monday. The port and railway would eventually be expanded to handle up to 100-million tonnes of minerals a year.

Because of the economic benefit to the impoverished West African nation Guinea this route was chosen in stead of a much shorter and cheaper railway to the deep Buchanan port in neighbouring Liberia to the south. The developers will operate the infrastructure for thirty years whereafter ownership reverts to Guinea.

Rio Tinto CEO Sam Walsh said in a speech recently that “the infrastructure that brings Guinea’s natural resource wealth to global markets can do so much more for the country,” pointing out that once Simandou is fully operational, it will contribute an estimated $7.6bn to the Guinean economy each year, dwarfing the amount of aid payments the country receives.

Guinea is home to some of the richest and easily exploitable iron ore fields outside of Australia’s Pilbara region and top producer Vale’s Brazilian home base.

Initially scheduled for next year, even with the new deal in place initial exports is doubtful for this decade. Monday’s deal committed the partners to producing a feasibility study within little over a year, another more than two-half-years for financing and production within a decade.

Simandou would by itself be the world’s fifth-largest producer

Rio acquired the rights for the vast mountain deposit hosting some of the world’s highest-grade ore more than 15 years ago.

Rio Tinto is developing the southern part of Simandou and has already spent more than $3 billion building open pits, but the scale and scope of the development had been placed in doubt by the fall in the price of iron ore and a looming supply glut.

At full production Simandou would export up to 95 million tonnes per year – that’s a third of Rio’s total capacity at the moment – and would catapult Rio past Vale as world number one.

Simandou would by itself be the world’s fifth-largest producer behind Australia’s Fortescue Metals and BHP Billiton.

The northern part of the Simandou concession was held by BSG Resources and Brazilian giant Vale (NYSE:VALE), but the Guinea government withdrew the mining permit in April, accusing BSGR of obtaining its rights through corruption in 2008.

Rio Tinto has filed its own lawsuit against both Vale and BSGR for what it qualifies as a “steal” of its previously-owned concessions.

Fellow Anglo-Australian miner BHP Billiton has decided to pull out of the country and is in the process of selling its stake in a nearby iron ore project called Nimba.

Source*

The Rio Tinto Group

A British-Australian multinational metals and mining corporation with headquarters in London, United Kingdom, and a management office in Melbourne, Australia. Founded in 1873 as a mine complex on the Rio Tinto river, in Huelva, Spain, from the Spanish government by foreign financiers, including the Rothschilds.

The company exploits aluminium, iron ore, copper, uranium, coal, and diamonds natural resources as well as the refining of bauxite and iron ore. Following the Rothschild schematic, the company has operations on six continents.

In 1984, Rothschild financed Rio Tinto’s bid to take control of the Thatcher government’s oil “privatisation flagship”.  By 1905, Rothschilds’ London and Paris houses held over 30% of Rio Tinto shares.

 

In 2008, Norway’s $375 billion Government Pension Fund-Global divested on ethical grounds (environmental practices).

Rio Tinto is now the 4th largest mining company in the world.

Source:

“Rothschild’s deep connections to Rio Tinto”  truedemocracy.net/hj35/04.html

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German Police Officers Take Off Helmets & Marched With German Citizens Against Rothschild European Central Bank!

Signs of Federal Reserve Instability Coming to the Surface*

BRICS ~ Brazil, Russia, India, China, & South Africa: Block Rothschild’s US and EU Computer Generated Ponzi Bailout Scheme Money Issuances.

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Google Sued for Harvesting Data on Children*

Google Sued for Harvesting Data on Children*

by Rozali Telbis

Children have become lucrative targets for data mining companies, according to a study by Politico magazine. Just weeks after Google settled a lawsuit for selling student data for advertising, the publication revealed an entire industry devoted to marketing data gathered from Internet applications offered to students and their teachers. Many modern software companies offer free tools to everyone like email, games and search engines that come with strings attached. Google is perhaps the best known because it offers students an entire suite of applications from calendars to chat services and data storage. In return the company has made money by selling personal information gleaned from users for targeted advertising. Total advertising revenues made up 91% of Google’s $55.5 billion in 2013 profits, a significant percentage of which is likely to be derived from the 30 million students who number among the 425 million users worldwide. On April 30, Google announced that it would stop scanning students’ emails and disable advertisements in the Apps for Education hosting suite. But now it turns out that Google isn’t the only company to target students  – the Politico article names others like

  • eScholar
  • Interactive Health Technologies
  • Khan Academy
  • Knewton
  • LearnBoost
  • LearnSprout
  • Moodle
  • Panorama Education

For example, Khan Academy, which is based in California, provides free Web-based tutorial services for various courses, ranging from math to the arts and humanities, in exchange for users’ data – academic progress, Internet browsing habits, among other personal information that students put online.

Interactive Health Technologies in Texas aggregates students daily activity efforts, behavioral and nutritional records, among other fitness-related activities based on heart monitor systems worn during physical education classes. (The cost of the product depends on the school budget).

InBloom, a New York non-profit venture, was launched with $100 million in support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Carnegie Corporation of New York. The company collected information from every public school student in the state such as test scores, student attendance, health records, race and ethnicity data as well as economic and disability status, which it analyzed and distributed to specified authorized third parties. Participating schools were to be charged a modest fee of $2 to $5 per student per year starting in 2015. These free services have been embraced by many schools with little thought to the potential invasions of privacy caused by turning over the data to outsiders until recently when parents and students started to fight back.

On May 16, 2013 a lawsuit was filed against Google claiming that the company scanned and collected students’ data through Google’s Apps for Education, an online hosting suite that provides a number of services, such as Web-based email, calendars and chat applications, to some 30 million students worldwide.

The nine plaintiffs – two of whom are students – alleged that Google’s Gmail service violated federal and state wiretap and privacy laws, such as the U.S. Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, which mandates the privacy of children’s educational records and blocks the unwarranted disclosure of students’ information. The goals of the plaintiffs were twofold: they sought financial compensation for Gmail users, and to force the company to be more transparent regarding its privacy policies. “Unbeknownst to millions of people, on a daily basis and for years, Google has systematically and intentionally crossed the ‘creepy line’ to read private email messages containing information ‘you don’t want anyone to know,’ and to acquire, collect, or ‘mine’ valuable information from that mail,” wrote the plaintiffs.

“Google has one intended purpose for this systematic practice of reading private messages and collecting the data therein: to know and profit from what ‘you’re thinking about.’” “Student privacy is under attack,” Khaliah Barnes, a lawyer with the D.C.-based advocacy group, Electronic Privacy Information Center told Education Week.

“This should draw the attention of the U.S. Department of Education, the Federal Trade Commission, and state legislatures.”

Yet some of this should not have come as a surprise. Despite Google’s informal corporate motto “Don’t be evil” it has consistently come under fire over the years for a number of issues including Google’s participation in censoring its search services to appease Chinese government; privacy concerns that enables Google to combine personal identity information through various Google products, including Gmail, Google+, and YouTube; and the more recent allegations of cooperating with the U.S. National Security Agency in amassing troves of user data – which the company vehemently denied. Eric Schmidt, the chairman of Google, defended the company’s data collection as far back as December 2009.

“If you have something that you don’t want anyone to know, maybe you shouldn’t be doing it in the first place,” Schmidt told CNBC in an interview.

“If you really need that kind of privacy, the reality is that search engines – including Google – do retain this information for some time and it’s important, for example, that we are all subject in the United States to the Patriot Act and it is possible that all that information could be made available to the authorities.”

In January 2012, when Google updated its privacy policy to make much of this information explicitly available to users, John Simpson, director of Consumer Watchdog’s Privacy Project, commented in a news release:

“Google has eliminated its last pretense that it protects consumer privacy – the walls are torn down. Instead of a privacy policy Google has finally admitted they have a profiling policy – and every Internet user is a target to be spied on.”

Then on April 14 Google made updates to its Gmail Terms of Service outlining how much personal data is mined for targeted advertising.

“Our automated systems analyze your content (including emails) to provide you personally relevant product features, such as customized search results, tailored advertising, and spam and malware detection. This analysis occurs as the content is sent, received, and when it is stored.”

Finally, on April 30, Google caved and canceled advertising associated with the Apps for Education suite. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/15/technology/google-revises-terms-of-its-scans-of-gmail.html Not everybody believes that Google’s changes are sufficient.

“Will Google also turn off its scanning and behavioral advertising functions for its other services such as YouTube, Google+, etc. in a school setting?” wrote Bradley Shear, a social media lawyer and professor on his blog ‘Shear on Social Media Law.’

“Will Google change its terms of service and privacy policies that govern all of its education offerings? Will Google revise all of its school contracts to reflect this announcement?”

The Obama administration has recently started to pay more attention to the issue of data mining by corporations, perhaps to deflect attention from itself following Edward Snowden’s revelations of NSA spying on average citizens last June.

A new White House report on “big data” raised concerns over targeted advertising as a result of data collection from students among other online communities. The report warned of the dangers of discrimination such as limiting credit, housing, education, employment opportunities that may result in decreased opportunities for students when they become adults. Meanwhile, the backlash against mining of student data is continuing to grow. Following major protests and lawsuits from parents in Colorado, Illinois and Louisiana, together with potential funding cuts from New York state, InBloom abruptly announced it would shut down on April 21 after just 15 months in operation. “It is a shame that the progress of this important innovation has been stalled because of generalized public concerns about data misuse,” wrote Iwan Streichenberger, InBloom’s CEO, in an online statement.

“We stepped up to the occasion and supported our partners with passion, but we have realized that this concept is still new, and building public acceptance for the solution will require more time and resources than anyone could have anticipated.”

Source*

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U.S. Handover of Internet Control Shows Who is Really in Charge*

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Big Brother Poised to Spy on Online 24/7…*

Any Father would be Angry, but the Price was the Forced Adoption of his Son*

Any Father would be Angry, but the Price was the Forced Adoption of his Son*

Yet another child is added to the horrific list of disappearing children under the government’s social police, the social mis-services, and the British secret family courts.

  • Is there a shortage of children up for adoption?
  • Even still, when did the adoption procedures become that expedient, and hence who are the parents?
  • Can ‘poverty stricken’ Britain afford to add another child to its care budget for orphans?
  • If not having a name for the first 5 months of life is harmful, what is it when some of those who are now running the country were victims of paedophilia within private, and boarding schools for the elite, and have become the paedophiles that will never be judged?

A day will come when these people who call themselves our betters, will have to face their own demons – everything has a price…

By Darren Boyle

Mrs Justice Parker, pictured, ruled that the child should be placed up for adoption because he was at high risk of suffering ‘significant emotional harm’

A five-month-old boy who has not yet been given a first name by his parents must be put up for adoption, a judge has ruled.

Mrs Justice Parker said it was ‘emotionally harmful’ that the boy had not been named as she made the ruling at a Family Court hearing in Watford, Hertfordshire.

The judge described the case as ‘terribly sad’ but said there was a high risk of the child suffering significant emotional harm and a possibility of him being caught up in violence.

She highlighted that his father had assaulted one social worker, by punching him several times in the face, and threatened to kill another after accusing workers of being ‘invasive’.

She said the father could be ‘dangerous’ and accepted that the child’s mother was in a vulnerable position as she had been diagnosed with a learning difficulty.

In her ruling, the judge said the father had been behind the decision not to name the baby but did not address the reason as to why.

She said: ‘His father has refused to give him a name. I think ideally the mother independently would not have taken that view.

‘Every child needs a name. I truly think that it is emotionally harmful not to give a child a name.’

The court heard the couple also have a two-year-old son, who was taken into care last year over similar concerns, and the mother has a third child who is currently being looked after by a relative.

Mrs Justice Parker said the man and his partner believed they did not need any help from the local authority and had become ‘increasingly frustrated and intolerant’ towards social workers.

Commenting on the case, she said: ‘I think I’m a fairly hardy plant. But I have to say I found his simmering anger quite difficult to cope with.

‘I think he can be dangerous.’

Mrs Justice Parker ruled that while the family at the centre of the case should remain anonymous, she said Hertfordshire County Council, who took the action, could be named (pictured Hertfordshire County Hall)

She continued: ‘I am in no doubt there is a high risk of significant harm to baby. Due to a combination of the vulnerability of the mother and the father’s attitudes and behaviour.’

Mrs Justice Parker accepted that neither parent had set out to deliberately physically harm their sons.

‘This is a terribly sad case because father and mother, each of them, have many excellent qualities,’ she said.

‘It is absolutely plain to me that both of them love each of their sons, their boys, from the bottom of their hearts.’

She said as there was no family member available to care for the child, then it was ‘quite clear’ that adoption was the only answer.

Mrs Justice Parker ruled that the family could not be identified but Hertfordshire County Council who took the case could be.

The child’s father and his partner have indicated that they will appeal the adoption ruling.

Source*

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U.K. Fingerprinted over a Million Pupils in Schools without Parental Consent*

Opting Out of your Personal National Health Data Becoming a Tool of the NWO Social Services Database*

Social sciences and the destruction of individuality

British Private Schools Facing Child Sex Abuse Claims*

Pedophiles in Power

British Governance: When You Fear the People…*

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A 1970’s Victim of Paedophile Network Speaks Out!

****Up Nature: Sex change for Nine-year-olds*

UK’s Secret Courts

British Family Courts Why the Secrecy?

British Royals Cash in on Hard-up Families*

UN’s Heterophobic Agenda*

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NWO Justice Gives Teacher 31 Days for Raping a 14-Year Old Who Committed Suicide*