The story has not, however, been picked up by CNN – a fact may find surprising given the network’s apparently vested interest in the state of the American intelligence industry.
As of writing this article, the front page of CNN’s website looks like this.
A Google search for ‘CNN WikiLeaks’ turns up this.
Many social media users are speculating on what’s behind CNN’s lack of coverage of the leaks – which highlight, among many things, the CIA’s willingness to leave vulnerabilities in various technologies unreported for the purpose of surveillance.
— Paul Joseph Watson (@PrisonPlanet) March 7, 2017
The general consensus appears to be that CNN has blacklisted the story to serve its own bias.
— Pinklacedpoppy (@PinkLacedPoppy) March 7, 2017
@PrisonPlanet Absent is coverage of “Umbrage” – a computer program the CIA developed to make intrusions look like they came from Russia.
— ????????Karla???????? (@KSofen) March 7, 2017
— Rod Burlingame (@RodBurlingame) March 7, 2017
— Deplorable Anne ???? (@DuckTales89) March 7, 2017
— Tiffbomb (@Tiffbomb2) March 7, 2017
— Jr. Pundit (@ejl9292) March 7, 2017
— Orlando Wan (@orlandowan1) March 7, 2017
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