New York Times investigates former CAP President John Podesta’s ties to corporations looking to influence the Obama Administration – an administration he is set to join.
|By: DSWright Monday December 16, 2013 11:10 am|
|By: DSWright Tuesday July 2, 2013 3:20 pm|
The contractor the NSA pays to help hack your cell phone has an interesting history woven within the larger story of the explosive growth of cyberwarfare companies in the Post 9/11 era. The massive growth of the cyberweapons industry has been driven by governments, principally the United States, who in the name of defense have instigated an arms race for offensive weapons.
|By: masaccio Tuesday June 11, 2013 3:44 pm|
Why not apply spy technology to money laundering, tax evasion and other financial issues?
|By: Jane Hamsher Friday May 13, 2011 7:08 am|
The ACLU has filed suit on behalf of FDL blogger David House, the friend of Bradley Manning who had his laptop seized by Homeland Security agents last November.
David joins us in the comments to talk about the suit.
|By: emptywheel Friday February 11, 2011 1:05 pm|
One of the more interesting documents on HBGary et al’s partnership with the Chamber of Commerce details the prices they wanted to charge. Now, other emails make it clear that the Chamber balked at what the team originally proposed would be $2 million of work–the Chamber didn’t pay these rates (indeed, they probably haven’t paid for any of this).
But I was particularly interested in what HBGary’s Aaron Barr proposed charging for the work of what they called a “Social Media SME.”