01.16.22

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EPO’s Web Site Constantly Spammed by Lies About Privacy While EPO Breaks the Law and Outsources Data to the United States

Posted in Deception, Europe, Microsoft, Patents at 6:23 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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EPO Lies About Privacy
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Summary: The António Campinos-led EPO works for imperialism, it not only protects the rich; sadly, António’s father isn’t alive anymore and surely he would blast his son for doing what he does to progress his career while lying to staff and European citizens

THE “late Friday” post (warning: epo.org link) from the EPO was that typical "privacy" hogwash; we’ve seen a lot of that lately, probably because the EPO is quietly coming under a lot of pressure for its privacy infringement crimes. A day earlier the EPO pretended (warning: epo.org link) it was interested in oversight — the very thing that Benoît Battistelli had scuttled. In the video above I show that the very survey about this seems to be (very likely) a privacy violation with false claims of “confidentiality” and anonymity.

“Imagine a small African nation doing the same while claiming to be immune/protected from prosecution.”Let’s face it; the EPO of 2022 is a total disaster already — a rogue institution which still bribes the media and bribes academia to keep perceptions under control. At the same time it spies on the whole world, illegally, on behalf of the United States while claiming diplomatic immunity. Imagine a small African nation doing the same while claiming to be immune/protected from prosecution.

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