Exposing the Dirty Tricks

(1 pm. – promoted by ek hornbeck)

Cross posted from The Stars Hollow Gazette

“Oh what a tangled web we weave, When first we practice to deceive” Sir Walter Scott

The plot to undermine the Wikileaks attack on banks is certainly one of those tangled webs. The recent revelations the not only were Bank of America  and the Chamber of Commerce involved but the United States Air Force. They all had either hired or consulted a little known cyber-security firm HBgary to learn about and discredit their detractors. The plot was exposed by one of their targets, Anonymous, who hacked not just HBgary’s computers but hacked the private e-mail from its CEO,s i-phone and his Twitter account.

Another of HBgary’s targets, Salon‘s Glenn Greenwald, has been making rounds talking about the plans to discredit journalists. He has made appearances on Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report and Democracy Now! discussing the implications of this plot. Mr. Greenwald also talked with Cenk Uygur specifically about this plan, the latest revelations of the use of psy-ops against American citizens, specifically, US Congress members to get them to support the Afghan war and the Obama administration’s vigorous crack down on whistle blowers.


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    • TMC on February 27, 2011 at 18:55
  1. …..things will get better, won’t have worry our little minds about such realities.

    I get a wuzzy-fuzzy feeling all over just thinking about The Coffee Party.

    *might as well add “snark tag”

  2. Just my sense, but it has an OFA smell to it.

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