Daily Archives: June 27, 2013

Flaws found in security checks by U.S. contractors four years ago

[Translate] Flaws found in security checks by U.S. contractors four years ago The Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp office building is seen in McLean (Kevin Lamarque, Reuters) Diane Bartz and Tabassum Zakaria Reuters12:17 a.m. CDT, June 26, 2013 WASHINGTON (Reuters) … Continue reading

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Booz Allen Hamilton: “helping the government insure domestic tranquility” — Edward Snowden

[Translate] Booz Allen Hamilton: “helping the government insure domestic tranquility” — Edward Snowden By Danny Weil on June 26, 2013 8:24 pm Introduction On June 24th, 2013, The Huffington Post reported that Edward Snowden, the former government contractor who leaked … Continue reading

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Risks in private sector handling US surveillance

[Translate] Risks in private sector handling US surveillance By Simon Chesterman  / Thu, Jun 27, 2013 – Page 9 Among the stories and rumors prompted by Edward Snowden’s leaking of classified material — whistle-blowing or treason, depending on where you … Continue reading

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Booz Allen Has Been Helping The Feds Spy On People For A While Now

[Translate] Booz Allen Has Been Helping The Feds Spy On People For A While Now Geoffrey Ingersoll Jun. 13, 2013, 1:55 PM The year was 1999 and the FBI was worried about “going dark.” Although the Feds could, with court approval, … Continue reading

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How Many Afghan Hearts and Minds Do You Win When a School Collapses?

[Translate] Peter Van Buren Author, ‘We Meant Well’ and the upcoming ‘Ghosts of Tom Joad, A Story of the #99Percent’ How Many Afghan Hearts and Minds Do You Win When a School Collapses? Posted: 06/26/2013 4:40 pm It’s Not a … Continue reading

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Abu Ghraib case against CACI dismissed

[Translate] Abu Ghraib case against CACI dismissed By Marjorie Censer, Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 6:51 PM E-mail the writer Arlington-based CACI International secured a long-fought victory Wednesday when a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit alleging its employees directed mistreatment of detainees at … Continue reading

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