Congress Looks to Investigate Anti-Terror Techniques Used on Americans by HBGary, Others

By: Tuesday March 1, 2011 6:10 am

Hmmm. “Tactics developed for use on terrorists may have been unleashed against citizens.” That sounds like something I would have written about the HB Gary scandal.


HB Gary Federal CEO Aaron Barr Resigns

By: Monday February 28, 2011 4:15 pm

He’ll probably just get picked up by TASC, which was about to buy out HB Gary Federal anyway. But I do take some pleasure at his recognition that his reputation is for shit.

Chet Uber Contacted HBGary Before Publicizing Role in Exposing Bradley Manning

By: Wednesday February 16, 2011 8:30 am

Reader DL found a very interesting email among the HBGary emails: Chet Uber emailed — after having tried to call — HBGary CEO Gary Hoglund on June 23, 2010.

The HBGary Scandal: Using Counterterrorism Tactics on Citizen Activism

By: Monday February 14, 2011 3:00 pm

As I described on the Mike Malloy show on Friday and as Brad Friedman discusses in his post on being targeted by the Chamber of Commerce, the essence of the Chamber of Commerce/Bank of America/HBGary scandal is the use of intelligence techniques developed for use on terrorists deployed for use on citizens exercising their First Amendment rights.

ThinkProgress has a post making it clear that the Chamber of Commerce’s nondenial denials don’t hold up. In this post, I’ll begin to show the close ties between the tactics HBGary’s Aaron Barr proposed to use against Wikileaks and anti-Chamber activists and those already used in counterterrorism.

From the ChamberPot: A Carefully Worded Nondenial Denial

By: Thursday February 10, 2011 7:20 pm

The Chamber of Commerce has responded to ThinkProgress’ reporting of the Chamber’s discussions with Hunton & Williams about an intelligence campaign against USChamberWatch and other anti-Chamber efforts. It purports to deny any connection with Hunton & Williams and HBGary. More Baseless Attacks on the Chamber by Tom Collamore We’re incredulous that anyone would attempt to [...]

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