[ExI] inserting backdated posts, was RE: Who is safe?
lubkin at unreasonable.com
Sun Dec 12 19:54:34 UTC 2010
>I agree. The story itself contains contradictions. We hear of
>classified information that was taken from an unsecured link, but
>nothing of the leakers, those who put the info on an unsecured
>medium, which really is illegal. I don't mean PFC Manning, but
>rather the apparent authors. Neither do I hear the obvious: if
>classified info was copied, how can it be verified that it was
>genuine? I suspect it was counterfeit, or was liberally mixed with
>intentionally counterfeit posts.
A tweet led me to a URL with an odd "document", allegedly from the State
Department leaks: <http://www.ding.net/wikileaks/234867.txt>.
Was this an actual DoS document that some clown classified? Or is it a
It occurs to me that, if I were in US intelligence, I'd either reduce the
reliability of a document that asserted that X1 did Y1 with a flood of docs
that asserted X1 did not do Y1, X2 did Y1, X1 did Y2, etc., or use
WikiLeaks to spread disinformation.
An example of the latter: a document that asserts that Z is a US intel asset
when he is actually an adversary may succeed in undercutting Z's position
among his enemy pals.
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