Daily Archives: June 14, 2013

WHY I QUIT THE INTERNATIONAL EFFORT TO CHANGE THE WAY WE ISSUE LICENSES TO KILL

[Translate] James Cockayne shared a link. WHY I QUIT THE INTERNATIONAL EFFORT TO CHANGE THE WAY WE ISSUE LICENSES TO KILL Yesterday I stepped down from the steering committee for the International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers … Continue reading

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Surveillance, secrecy and the cost of intelligence outsourcing

[Translate] Crikey June 11, 2013 Tuesday 1:07 PM GMT Surveillance, secrecy and the cost of intelligence outsourcing BYLINE: Bernard Keane ABSTRACT A culture of secrecy, unaccountability and outsourcing created the conditions for the Obama administration’s mass internet surveillance programs. You … Continue reading

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Data Leak Could Undermine Trust Of Government Contractor

[Translate] National Public Radio June 11, 2013 Tuesday SHOW: Morning Edition 10:00 AM EST Data Leak Could Undermine Trust Of Government Contractor ANCHORS: Jim Zarroli GUESTS: Paul Light, George Price, Mike McConnell, Tom Rodenhauser LINDA WERTHEIMER: The NSA leaker, Edward … Continue reading

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Tech hiring binge may pose security risks for government

[Translate] Tech hiring binge may pose security risks for government Jim Michaels, USA TODAY 1:18 a.m. EDT June 13, 2013 Edward Snowden is a high school dropout. How did he land a $122,000-a-year job in a sensitive government program?

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Leaker’s Employer Is Paid to Maintain Government Secrets

[Translate] Leaker’s Employer Is Paid to Maintain Government Secrets By BINYAMIN APPELBAUM and ERIC LIPTON Published: June 9, 2013 ¶ WASHINGTON — Edward J. Snowden’s employer, Booz Allen Hamilton, has become one of the largest and most profitable corporations in … Continue reading

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DynCorp International sued by Turkish subcontractor

[Translate] Jun 13, 2013, 1:07pm EDT DynCorp International sued by Turkish subcontractor Jill R. Aitoro Senior Staff Reporter- Washington Business Journal DynCorp International LLC is getting sued by a Turkish subcontractor that alleges the Falls Church-based company withheld payment for … Continue reading

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Top-Secret Crate Packers Among Legions Hired With Leaker

[Translate] A June 2 job posting on the website of CACI International Inc., a government contractor that works for the Defense Department and intelligence agencies, seeks a full-time “packer/crater” to prepare products such as “chillers, generators, boats and vehicles” for … Continue reading

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ROBERT LEVINSON, BLOOMBERG GOVERNMENT, IS INTERVIEWED

[Translate] Bloomberg: Surveillance Show June 13, 2013 Thursday 6:30 AM EST HIGHLIGHT: ROBERT LEVINSON, SENIOR DEFENSE ANALYST, BLOOMBERG GOVERNMENT, DISCUSSES TOP SECRET CONTRACTORS SPEAKERS: TOM KEENE, HOST, BLOOMBERG NEWS ALIX STEEL, GUEST HOST, BLOOMBERG TELEVISION (This is not a legal … Continue reading

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THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW for June 10, 2013

[Translate] MSNBC THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW for June 10, 2013 GUESTS: Barton Gellman, HIGHLIGHT: NSA leaker Edward Snowden outed himself this weekend. Republicans and Democrats alike are outraged that the government`s surveillance program is being talked about.

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Private contractors accelerate growth of government

[Translate] Tim Carney: Private contractors accelerate growth of government June 12, 2013 | 6:00 pm Timothy P. Carney Senior Political Columnist The Washington Examiner Email Author @TPCarney NSA leaker Edward Snowden didn’t draw a paycheck from the federal government, but … Continue reading

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