If you’re wondering why you’ve yet to receive my email newsletter on Monday, it’s because my provider of thirteen years, AWeber, a competitor of Mailchimp, shut down my account. I had no prior violation with the company.

On Monday afternoon, I noticed that this week’s newsletter email was held in the queue instead of being sent out at noon like usual. I contacted support and got the following response:

I do see that your account is on hold due to an automated process within our security system and therefore your message has not yet been sent. This will require a manual review from our team. I have gone ahead and passed your information to our Best Practices team for this to be reviewed as soon as possible.

A full day passed and I didn’t hear back. Like in Franz Kafka’s The Trial, I had to jump through hoops to find out what I was accused of. Their telephone support was not helpful in explaining why my account was on hold, but since I’ve been through this rodeo before, I backed up a fresh copy of my email list, which contains over 40,000 email addresses (mostly from my pickup artist marketing days). An hour later, after an “investigation” was completed, I received this verdict:

From their explanation, you may think that the newsletter of mine they blocked tried to enlist troops for a renewed attack on the U.S. Capitol, or maybe even start a Civil War. Here I reproduce it in full:

SUBJECT: My cultural and political forecast for 2021…

The law is not applied equally…

In Roosh Hour #59, I talk about the breach of the United States Capitol, the authoritarian reaction from the left, the reality of a Biden presidency, side effects of the Coronavirus vaccine, and an in-depth forecast for 2021 and beyond….

You can also download the PDF slideshow that includes my predictions for the future. Listen to the podcast of this stream by clicking here. If you want to be notified whenever I go live, get on my live stream notification list.

My article this week discusses why the demons don’t need to target you as aggressively in the dense cities

The typical Western city of today is the most effective environment to encourage sin. It is able to generate immoral behaviors so effectively that the task of corrupting your soul becomes one of demonic auto-pilot.

Click here to read the article.

Because of an active leftist purge of conservatives online, I have made Roosh V Forum private to non-members until February 1. Before then, you need to be a registered member to view these two popular threads…

1. The road to mandatory vaccination begins.
2. Web Browser Privacy.

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Have a good week,

Roosh

Did they shut down my account because of a meme that truthfully stated black people get away with crimes that white people don’t? Was it mentioning that the coronavirus vaccine is dangerous? Was it sharing the fact that Western cities are evil? I will never know, but if you are the type of person who likes to speak the truth, I cannot recommend AWeber. One day you may try to access the service you paid for and see this:

I’ve been shut down by companies far more important than them:

FINANCIAL
Paypal
Coinbase
Authorize.net
Chase WePay
Square

BOOKSTORES
Amazon (9 books banned without explanation)
Barnes & Noble
Books-a-million
Kobo
Smashwords

E-COMMERCE
Shopify
AWeber

SOCIAL
YouTube
Airbnb
Disqus
Facebook – they kept suspending me for 30 days, making my account useless
Soundcloud – deleted most of my podcasts
DLive – demonetized

ADVERTISING
Google Adsense
RevContent
Taboola
Outbrain

When I imagine all the companies that are sure to shut me down in the future, a part of me simply wants to give up, but give up and do what? This is my life’s work, and now that I’m attempting to preach God’s Word, I’m even more motivated to continue, because I know I’m not being persecuted for being a sex pervert but speaking out against the agenda and useful idiots of the dark rulers of this world.

Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, For theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

I will set up an alternate email provider, and I will keep going.

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Time to set up a PO Box.

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You have to look for services that are outside of the empire. Any company within the US, or the "western" sphere will be pressured to shut down anyone who says anything that threatens their agenda. Even if they didn't want to shut you down - they would be forced to. They is what they mean by "exposure to civil liability". You should seriously only consider signing up new services hosted in China, Russia or Belorussia. Maybe Turkey, India, Brazil, Hungary or Poland might be ok, in that those countries are probably waking up to the reality of internet censorship being used against them.

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Just in case, you may want to add MKISIO to your alternate email provider list.

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You have to look for services that are outside of the empire. Any company within the US, or the "western" sphere will be pressured to shut down anyone who says anything that threatens their agenda. Even if they didn't want to shut you down - they would be forced to. They is what they mean by "exposure to civil liability". You should seriously only consider signing up new services hosted in China, Russia or Belorussia. Maybe Turkey, India, Brazil, Hungary or Poland might be ok, in that those countries are probably waking up to the reality of internet censorship being used against them.

Russian services just keep looking better and better every day I swear. And that's sad.

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Just in case, you may want to add MKISIO to your alternate email provider list.

Those prices seem too good to be true!

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When I imagine all the companies that are sure to shut me down in the future, a part of me simply wants to give up, but give up and do what?

Know that your example helps keep me working toward my own projects, which also sometimes feel hopeless in our situation. However, your de-platformings have also allowed us to see how bad it can get and to plan around it.

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Get used to this, folks. Serious deplatforming is coming - not just sperg frog accounts getting booted off Twitter, anyone caught stepping out of line will have fairly basic services taken away from them. Services that come along as alternatives to the woke establishment will have a very hard time getting going, they'll be boxed out by the dominant players. Internet balkanization is the best we can hope for, at this point, because the alternative is just surrender.

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It might be helpful to have a thread with service recommendations from members. If there is one already, please point me to it.

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Speaking of looking for alternatives. I just found out about this site: https://alternativeto.net/

They list alternative platforms for all types of services.

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Considering conservatives, whether personalities or online communities, having nothing to do with the Capitol riots are being purged merely for being conservative (as always, using the usual vague coded language of "Violation of Terms of Service,") this is sadly not surprising.

Nevertheless, there is always hope. Parler got one heck of a gut punch collectively by BigTech, but they are not going down without a fight:

Further messages and updates from them being posted even now:

www.parler.com

I like this one from them in particular:

"Our return is inevitable due to hard work, and persistence against all odds. Despite the threats and harassment not one Parler employee has quit. We are becoming closer and stronger as a team."

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For email, maybe Hushmail.com or Protonmail are solutions, though I don't know if they provide services similar to mailchimp.

I knew about most of the companies that deplatformed you, though I am surprised DLive only demonetized versus a summary booting - I guess that's encouraging. Seeing Coinbase boot you should wake up anyone considering crypto as a "damn the man!" approach to finance.

Though the government can't stop crypto, they can control the onramps, it appears some of the onramps are taking the initiative to do it before any laws get written. You should get into a non-KYC exchange like KuCoin while you can if you want to trade anything - those places probably won't last long before KYC requirements come to them.

I would also start thinking about getting an overseas bank account, since there are rumors about letting banks formally discriminate based on political viewpoints. Oh yeah - JP Morgan expressed a desire to do that a couple of years ago, They are closely tied to Coinbase, FWIW.

Usually, getting an account in a foreign bank means an in-person visit, but some places it may be possible to open an account with powers of attorney or similar actions - I have not done the research. It is not illegal for an American to have a foreign account, but if the amount exceeds $10,000, the account must be reported to the IRS every year. At least the US government cannot force you to close it.

From there, you may also be able to secure payment processing, credit cards or other banking services. Just musing a bit, but regardless of deplatforming threats for political reasons it's also not a bad idea to have some currency denominated in something other than USD. The way HarrisBiden wants to print money, hyperinflation is becoming more likely than ever.

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If you’re wondering why you’ve yet to receive my email newsletter on Monday, it’s because my provider of thirteen years, AWeber, a competitor of Mailchimp, shut down my account. I had no prior violation with the company.

On Monday afternoon, I noticed that this week’s newsletter email was held in the queue instead of being sent out at noon like usual. I contacted support and got the following response:

A full day passed and I didn’t hear back. Like in Franz Kafka’s The Trial, I had to jump through hoops to find out what I was accused of. Their telephone support was not helpful in explaining why my account was on hold, but since I’ve been through this rodeo before, I backed up a fresh copy of my email list, which contains over 40,000 email addresses (mostly from my pickup artist marketing days). An hour later, after an “investigation” was completed, I received this verdict:

Hilarious that they try to make it sound official by accusing you of violating their Terms of Service and in the next paragraph admit that this basically amounts to saying things they don't like (or what a blue haired tranny, in its sole discretion, deemed "hateful"). This is sort of retro. I thought the censors at the big boys like Twitter and Facebook had moved on to openly admitting that the bannings were for Badthink.

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It might be helpful to have a thread with service recommendations from members. If there is one already, please point me to it.

https://www.rooshvforum.com/threads/the-decentralized-and-alternate-tech-thread.39118 has collected some good stuff

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Roosh got a link to his article on revolver.news

Just thought that was nice

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I’ve been thinking about this stuff for a while now, given my field, as I am seeing a lot of people declaring that the internet is now fully owned and their voices are silenced and they are going to give up.

I get that this is how it feels, but it's not entirely true and what has happened is a major misunderstanding in how technology works.

I’m in the process of writing a much longer post on all of this on my shiny new website but i’ll share some of it here to avoid boring you all:

If you look at technology from a top down perspective, most web property relies to some extent on FAANG(FB, AMZ, APPL NFLX, GOO), companies from Google adwords to aws services and then technology involving data processing, deeper advertisement, tracking, payment handling and much, much more.

Those services can be considered unusable for a dissenter, as at any point a FAANG company can issue a statement that they will revoke the services of providers unless they cease to stop giving you access to their platform. To the people they allow to keep on the platform, they can call those people controlled opposition and also discredit them.

So this raises the question – where can you go?

Well, let's leave aside the probability that most alt-tech is a trap intentionally or otherwise, and look at the business model.

Alt-tech really relies upon bringing in dissenters and providing them an open platform to carry out their freedom of speech. Along with these dissenters are the dissenters followers who join the platform which brings in revenue through subscriptions, advertisements and data licensing.

However Alt-tech platforms then find themselves in a precarious position because they are dependent upon either large FAANG companies that can cease services (as with when Amazon killed parler) or smaller technology services.

Likewise Alt-tech social media platforms have some questionable growth strategies. If we look at the users that left Gab because bots scared them, how do you think people will feel once the attacks are targeted and deliberate? Gab is probably never going to bring in large numbers of the general public so eventually the popularity it’s having right now will lose momentum and it will probably fall into the background noise as MSM standby to discredit it anytime it looks like traction is building.

As for smaller services, They are open to several means of attack as you can take them over, destroy them, tarnish their name or force them to ban high profile users through legal means, this all serves the purpose of silencing alternative voices whilst also transferring more technology real estate into the top 5 companies.

This means that Alt-tech platforms cannot be relied upon in the same we we grew up with the main social media platforms or market places, their position is always under threat and a Biden administration will ensure that as much American based alt-tech is owned either covertly or overtly.

So then what are your options? Your website?

Well that's likely to be the next step in their plan. Most peoples internet property including their domain name is rented from a company, those who haven't bought their own Domain name and hosted their website on their own controlled servers will of course all be at risk of deplatforming.

But even if you do that, will it matter once you can no longer get traffic from Europe and America because all major search engines are forced to not index your website anymore?

Reliance on your website being your shop of ideas on the internet feels inherent - it's yours alone and no one can take it! But if the government forces you to put the shutters over your open shop you'll suffer.

This all sounds very blackpill exaggeration but I encourage you to look at how communist states run their internet to get an understanding of what can happen.

How do you overcome that?

We have to understand that we can't communicate in the way we have been, but then I would posit that we don’t really want to, because once the transhuman agenda is underway we will almost certainly be one step away from fusing social media with our implants and then the candle really won’t be worth it.

The real question you have to ask yourself is, Do I want to be heard or to be popular?

Being heard can be easy, being popular not so much.

The internet still has freedom of speech, but what we’ve come to think of the internet as is Platforms and Services, which will never be free.

As things stand unless I shutdown all network protocols and comms I cannot stop you from sharing your thoughts.

I can censor all of your livestream platforms but I cannot stop you uploading a video and sharing it far and wide. The moment that particular make up of bytes full of Gods 1’s and 0’s are on the internet in file format – my powers of containment are limited.

I can delete all of the platforms where your thoughts may touch, but I cannot stop your words being made, or you sharing them among your friends and them sharing those words far and wide.

I can make it illegal for you to criticise me but I cannot control every communication, especially if the author is unknown.

I can delete the homes in which your books may sit but I cannot stop you sharing those books, from people reading those words and committing them to their soul.

I can, in my final act of desperation cut off your internet but in doing so people will then actively look for a voice, and I can strike fear into most, but not those who truly carry God in their hearts.

If this fails I can arrest you, but then you become a martyr and more of you God fearing annoyances pop-up.

The internet continues to offer us a way to communicate, but every layer of convenience builds a layer of censorship. I understand the desire to continue using popular services but let’s not begin using words such as ‘All of the internet is owned’ because that's not yet true. The governments do have a lot of control over the internet but they cannot entirely own every aspect yet.

I also understand the desire to give up once your popular channels are banned and our monetisation - the bread you need to survive is taken from you. However if we don't speak up now the future of censorship is only going to be greater, and in the same was as police states do, our new electronic devices will be built to make it harder then it's ever been to speak out.

We need to always have in mind that on every service we use is someone in an office who want’s to silence us. Roosh’s email appears to have been blocked – which on this occasion probably could have been circumvented had he not included the infringing material directly in the email. Alas this matters little because if he was still a pick-up artist he may have been able to say all of the far more controversial things he has before, who knows?

But what I think we need more than anything, is not a new social media, but to begin personally rewarding those who speak up like Roosh, using alternative payment methods not directly connected to any one service.

If we can do that we will provide the supporting foundations to leave services and platforms entirely if we need to and rely only on bare-bones technology and old forms of digital sharing to distribute our content and old form advertisement to bring followers.

I believe the Biden administration will look bring in mass censorship laws against anyone with opposing opinions in the west and we need to be both ready and knowledgeable on how we can still share our information without the platforms we have become dependent upon.

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Russian services just keep looking better and better every day I swear. And that's sad.

Some German-speaking media creators from the independent media scene rely on Hungary for hosting and banking.

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Keep up the fight Roosh. Your persistence is appreciated. :like:

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Russian services just keep looking better and better every day I swear. And that's sad.

This seems to be a big and growing market. I find it curious that eastern European, Russian, and Chinese companies aren't popping up like daisies to take advantage.

This reminds me of Fox News. Deep down they were no different than the others, only that they catered to a woefully underserved market.

These woke companies are simply leaving money on the table.

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I like the wording ' if you believe you should have access to your account, please contact customer support...' I'm waiting for the moment when banks start to issue statements like 'if you believe you should have access to your money'...

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