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CIA’s honeypot Wikileaks mirror readily reveals it was set up by CIA

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From Dateline Zero – Below is the full content of Xeni Jardin’s original post at Boing Boing, which has since mysteriously vanished (and is still gone as of this writing). That disappearing post only adds to the intrigue, does it not?

There’s also a copy of the Boing Boing posting in Google’s webcache.

For more on this — including critical analysis — I recommend checking out the Reddit conversation, and also a great conversation at Above Top Secret. Techdirt also has an article about this. As Xeni Jardin said in her posting, how many Wikileak mirrors have been setup by the CIA (with better cloaking)?


Here’s the original posting from Boing Boing:

CIA’s honeypot Wikileaks mirror readily reveals it was set up by CIA

Xeni Jardin at 5:15 PM Friday, Dec 10, 2010

Looks like the CIA created a “honeypot” wikileaks mirror at, presumably to see who is downloading the leaks—but they screwed up the anonymization. A quick Google reveals who’s behind Wonder what other mirrors they set up, but with better cloaking? Here’s a related Reddit thread(via Len Sassaman)

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