The Jackpot Chronicles, Scenario #1: Force Majeure (a.k.a "Snow Crash"). From four post #Coronavirus scenarios.
That is NOT what the UN or their report said. How do I know? Because I simply went to the UN announcement:
and then I downloaded the fucking report
and I started looking through it....
The headline of the article is:
"United Nations wants 10% of entire planet’s annual income in fund for coronavirus response"
and pretty soon everybody citing the article has simply distilled it down to "UN wants 10% global tax to fight #coronavirus"
No, the UN is not calling for a "10% Global Tax" to fight #coronavirus.
Just saw that "news" traverse my twitter feed and of course when I search on it, all sources reporting it are non-mainstream and not even semi respectable indie outlets.
Here's why: 1/10
The Global Pandemic and Cell Phone Tracking
Obviously, we have to reconsider using @firstname.lastname@example.org. Appreciate the fast action to rectify, but it simply won't do to have a vendor shut us down b/c of an automated content filter.
We should be taking our own advice (Cobbler's children, etc...) 4/4 https://easydns.com/blog/2019/10/22/unassailable-the-book-that-protects-you-from-cancel-culture-and-deplatform-attacks/
I understand using automated screening processes. We do that too. But you have to also factor in account history and past dynamics and at a worst case, you flag an item for review, you don't just nuke the account.... 3/
You may be completely impervious to #coronavirus, nobody in your family or friends may be vulnerable (doubtful) and even survived the economic hit it brought with it (more second order effects)...
Then you suffer a stroke. Sorry dude, no paramedics, no ICU beds, no doctors 5/7
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