Feb 092015
 
 February 9, 2015  Laws, U.S.

Tim Cushing writes:

Marcy Wheeler has picked up on an interesting claim made in the CIA’s “We Did Nothing Wrong” report. This report — an in-house investigation of the CIA’s snooping on/hacking Senate staffers during the compilation of the Torture Report — tossed out the Inspector General’s findings and cleared the agency of any misconduct. It then went on to disingenuously claim that it was the Senate, not the CIA, that broke the rules.

Read more on TechDirt.  Short version: Senate staffers used the system that had been inadequately secured, and they nearly got charged with violating the CFAA because of the CIA’s error.

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