James Franco, Seth Rogen cancel media appearances amid threats

As the recent Sony Hack plays out, it looks more and more like North Korea may have been behind it. -LW

Actors James Franco and Seth Rogen have reportedly pulled out of public appearances to promote their upcoming Sony Pictures film The Interview amid threats that the Sony hackers might target moviegoers who see the film, which opens Dec. 25.

Franco and Rogen, who were scheduled to participate in a Q&A session hosted by BuzzFeed in New York City on Tuesday, is cancelling press appearances related to the event, website is reporting.

SEE ALSO: Sony hackers threaten violence against moviegoers who see ‘The Interview’

A representative for Seth Rogen told Mashable that media appearances for the film will be cancelled Tuesday and Wednesday, but press beyond that has yet to be determined.

The news comes just a few hours after the hackers claiming responsibility for the Sony attack — known as “The Guardians of Peace” — said moviegoers who choose to see the studio’s upcoming film in theaters would undergo a “bitter fate.”

The message was posted Tuesday on Pastebin, a website where users can post anonymous blocks of text that can contain code, links or other information. It referenced the attacks on Sept. 11 and cautioned: “Whatever comes in the coming days is called by the greed of Sony Pictures Entertainment. All the world will denounce the SONY.”

The comedy, starring Franco and Rogen, depicts the duo as assassins of Kim Jong-un, the leader of North Korea. Although the FBI and security experts haven’t linked the hackers to North Korea, some believe that the government or its supporters could be behind the incidents.

Sony has yet to comment on the fate of the film, but some speculate movie theaters will not want to screen it in light of the threats.

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Misconduct? Outrageous, FALSE Grand Jury Instructions by Wilson Prosecutors – Lawrence O’Donnell

Now, we have some insight into why Missouri was chosen for this staged event . . . -LW

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Lawrence examines a major correction Assistant Prosecutors had to make to an OUTRAGEOUS, unlawful, unconstitutional, and totally FALSE use-of-force LAW they gave the Grand Jury in the Michael Brown/Darren Wilson case.

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Sony Hack ‘Unparalleled’ Says Mandiant Founder, But Security Community Proves He’s Full Of Sh*t

The geeks are striking back. It seems that Sony’s response to the hack attack was to involve “authorities” like the FBI in the takedown of sites like Pirate Bay and EZTV. This can only get worse. The geeks are tired of being treated like second-class employees with most of the responsibilities of C-level managers, without the benefits. The banksters are no match for the people who built the Internet as an open and honest network. The NSA crossed the wrong people. In five years, the dark web will rule, and companies like Sony will have no choice to obey public sentiment, as the NSA will barely be able to order a pizza on-line. -LW

The Sony Pictures Hack has easily become the worst corporate hack of 2014 – indeed of all time – as several unreleased movies, executive salary information and the personal data of 47,000 employees was leaked across the internet last month. Over 40 GB of data has been leaked so far, while hackers responsible for the breech have claimed to hold 100 GB in all. The worst is yet to come, say the hackers, as employees and their families were threatened that danger could be ahead if they didn’t make their company ‘behave wisely’.

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How Successful People Handle Toxic People

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons. Either way, they create unnecessary complexity, strife, and worst of all stress.

Studies have long shown that stress can have a lasting, negative impact on the brain. Exposure to even a few days of stress compromises the effectiveness of neurons in the hippocampus—an important brain area responsible for reasoning and memory. Weeks of stress cause reversible damage to neuronal dendrites (the small “arms” that brain cells use to communicate with each other), and months of stress can permanently destroy neurons. Stress is a formidable threat to your success—when stress gets out of control, your brain and your performance suffer.

Most sources of stress at work are easy to identify. If your non-profit is working to land a grant that your organization needs to function, you’re bound to feel stress and likely know how to manage it. It’s the unexpected sources of stress that take you by surprise and harm you the most.

Recent research from the Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology at Friedrich Schiller University in Germany found that exposure to stimuli that cause strong negative emotions—the same kind of exposure you get when dealing with toxic people—caused subjects’ brains to have a massive stress response. Whether it’s negativity, cruelty, the victim syndrome, or just plain craziness, toxic people drive your brain into a stressed-out state that should be avoided at all costs.

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90% of top performers are skilled at managing their emotions in times of stress in order to remain calm and in control. One of their greatest gifts is the ability to neutralize toxic people. Top performers have well-honed coping strategies that they employ to keep toxic people at bay.

While I’ve run across numerous effective strategies that successful people employ when dealing with toxic people, what follows are twelve of the best. To deal with toxic people effectively, you need an approach that enables you, across the board, to control what you can and eliminate what you can’t. The important thing to remember is that you are in control of far more than you realize.

They Set Limits (Especially with Complainers)

Complainers and negative people are bad news because they wallow in their problems and fail to focus on solutions. They want people to join their pity party so that they can feel better about themselves. People often feel pressure to listen to complainers because they don’t want to be seen as callous or rude, but there’s a fine line between lending a sympathetic ear and getting sucked into their negative emotional spiral.

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You can avoid this only by setting limits and distancing yourself when necessary. Think of it this way: if the complainer were smoking, would you sit there all afternoon inhaling the second-hand smoke? You’d distance yourself, and you should do the same with complainers. A great way to set limits is to ask complainers how they intend to fix the problem. They will either quiet down or redirect the conversation in a productive direction.

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KCMana Response to Dinar Rumours Posted on EXOGEN’s Web-Site

I’ll do a follow-up piece to this article… The so-called RV has caused unbelievable chaos in my own family, this year. Thankfully, no suicides, like Studley, of the Generals64 group, back in February. Face it: dinar holders could have been financing the war in Iraq.

In any event, I won’t be posting any more stuff from ZAP, Fulford, Wilcock, Keenan, the Ambassador, or any other RV-related nonsense. It’s time we all got over our 2012 madness and got back to the real world.


RUMOR POSTED:

(From EXOGEN’s web-site)

R.V. / GCR December 8, 2014 at 9:58pm… fYI just so you know Xxxxxx Xx and Xxxxxxx Xx in Atlanta did receive their funding …they got their money from China so the General64 Group (WF Group) can start now ..also to trustees in Canada …did get their release of funds and the Admiral’s group that everyone here is waiting for should get their start in the morning

They’ve been cleared for the go

As far as the rest… your historical bonds …1 cashed out Friday night … TRNs to go live in Atlanta only as of this day the TR into our lives nationwide… you can ask your bank for the new money if you pay for it …they cost the same as it normally would… in the meantime bonds will start paying on Thursday and the groups have started

There still are some that still need to get started and of course as you know privates have been moving for a while now… buy-sell agreements… the bottom line is that the 12 the days the government is supposed to shut down is also probably your announcement of your Republic

Marc > R.V. / GCR December 8, 2014 at 10:02pm I haven’t hear a peep from general 64 … YET

R.V. / GCR > Marc December 8, 2014 at 10:10pm Thats entertainment sir…they did receive funds keep watch

RA > R.V. / GCR December 8, 2014 at 10:16pm I can’t say much right now due to my agreement with my client RV/ GCR but we have received ours as well. I have one week left before I am set to leave the country to begin work.

R.V. / GCR > RA Thank you for what you’re about to do… i wish for you safety and security and awesome for humanity…ROCKSTEADY

RA > Thanks everyone, if I can get to a point where i can divulge more, I will, or I will leave hints along the way if I can. It is happening though. There is a lot of hype that occurs with things like this but the initial facts are correct.

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KCMana RESPONSE:

To whom it may concern:

Myself as well as other members of our leadership group received phone calls this morning because of posts that have been put out, yet again, lying about the status of the group. Unfortunately, people still read your drivel and since you are aware of that it is your responsibility to make sure information that you put out has credibility, you should be ashamed of your self… But instead of checking facts, you do what all gurus do and post lies, Nothing that any goo Roo has posted has been true!!! No one from our leadership group has been called in. If we had our group would’ve been notified via email. Also if we had and you’re posting the whereabouts of our location you could be putting us in jeopardy, I would personally like to put my hands around your throat. I’m going to tell you what I’ve told people over and over and over, it hasn’t happened until you’re in the bank. It’s not going to happen by any date that’s given out in advance. I don’t understand why it’s so difficult to grasp that small concept, no one…. I mean no one!!!!’ will ever know when this is going to happen. As far as I’m concerned we don’t know that it will happen in our lifetime, it’s supposed to have happened over and over for the last 5, 6, 7, 8 nearly 10 years and it hasn’t so it could continue on for the next 10 years or so. Yes, why not. I said it “might” not happen for another 10 years, why? look at the unrest that is occurring over there on a daily basis. They are being attacked, and they’re constantly and war there is no stability. With the lack of stability I don’t see a chance for this to occur soon. That’s just an observation and an opinion it is not a prediction in anyway shape or form.

I blame the gurus for putting out false information on a daily basis, you are destroying lives, people have committed suicide over your predictions, and even more people have spent more money than they can afford buying up a currency that may or may not ever revalue.

I also blame the population for listening to these people. At some point you people will have to grow up and start thinking for yourself. We all bought into a speculative investment, speculative! remember that word. Understand that no one is going to be able to tell you when this is going to happen and if you continue to listen to these people you deserve to be duped.

Our group doesn’t put out post anymore, because there’s really nothing to say… we told you over and over and over when we are notified we will make sure that an email is sent out to our group. There’s really nothing else to talk about. We can hash over the same things over and over but to what end? nothing changes. Everyone needs to get back to real life. Go do something with your life stop reading dinar updates they will not help you.

I truly hope everyone has a safe and Merry Christmas and a happy new year. know that all of it will be happier if you stop listening to the insanity.

All my best,

KCMana

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Pirate Bay Gone for Good?

News just reached me that The Pirate Bay has been raided, again. That happened over 8 years ago last time. That time, a lot of people went out to protest and rally in the streets. Today few seem to care. And I’m one of them.

Why, you might ask? Well. For multiple reasons. But most of all, I’ve not been a fan of what TPB has become.

TPB has become an institution that people just expected to be there. Noone willing to take the technology further. The site was ugly, full of bugs, old code and old design. It never changed except for one thing – the ads. More and more ads was filling the site, and somehow when it felt unimaginable to make these ads more distasteful they somehow ended up even worse.

The original deal with TPB was to close it down on it’s tenth birthday. Instead, on that birthday, there was a party in it’s “honour” in Stockholm. It was sponsored by some sexist company that sent young girls, dressed in almost no clothes, to hand out freebies to potential customers. There was a ticket price to get in, automatically excluding people with no money. The party had a set line-up with artists, scenes and so on, instead of just asking the people coming to bring the content. Everything went against the ideals that I worked for during my time as part of TPB.

The past years there was no soul left in TPB. The original team handed it over to, well, less soul-ish people to say the least. From the outside I felt that noone had any interest in helping the community if it didn’t eventually pay out in cash. The attention for new artists the promo bay felt more like something TPB had to do in order to keep it’s street cred. The street cred I personally tried to destroy when being part of TPB, multiple times, in order to make sure that people stopped idolizing TPB the way they did. Mostly it didn’t work though.

As a big fan of the KLF I once learned that it’s great to burn great things up. At least then you can quit while you’re on top. I think I left TPB just a little bit after that top, and not when it’s as shitty as it was when it was closed today. It feels good that it might have closed down forever, just a real shame the way it did that. A planned retirement would have given the community time and a way to kick off something new, something better, something faster, something more reliable and with no chance of corrupting itself. Something that had a soul and could retain it.

But from the immense void that will now fill up the fiber cables all over the world, I’m pretty sure the next thing will pan out. And hopefully it has no ads for porn or viagra. There’s already other services for that.

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