On Wednesday, a U.S. Postal Service official reportedly admitted that its Internet Covert Operations Program (ICOP) has been quietly monitoring Americans by tracking and collating social media posts, including about a March 20 rally that protested against COVID lockdowns called the World Wide Rally for Freedom and Democracy.
“A number of groups were expected to gather in cities around the globe on March 20 as part of a World Wide Rally for Freedom and Democracy, to protest everything from lockdown measures to 5G,” Yahoo News reported.
Appearing before the House Oversight and Reform Committee, Chief Postal Inspector Gary Barksdale appeared “wildly unprepared for this briefing,” said Representative Nancy Mace (R-S.C.), who serves on the House Oversight and Reform Committee and met with Barksdale Wednesday, reported The Daily Mail.
Fox Businesses reports that “a spokesperson for South Carolina Rep. Nancy Mace confirmed that Barksdale said during the briefing that USPS analysts search through social media posts, which is said to be part of