Browsing All posts tagged under »secrecy«

Survey on WikiLeaks, the Media and Government

April 16, 2011 by


This was posted by Jim. Am writing a thesis on Public Trust in WikiLeaks, the Media and the Government and need to know what your opinions are. The online survey is multiple choice and will take approximately 10 minutes to complete. Please follow the link: I took the survey, and it is only about […]

Am Dawla: Cracking Open State Security

March 5, 2011 by


Featured image was taken by @3arabawy, Share and Share Alike. The people of Egypt have taken upon themselves the noble goal of dismantling the secret police, and are doing so splendidly. The State Security, or Am Dawla, headquarters in Alexandria has been successfully stormed by protesters. And after all is said and done, we are […]

HBGary, Apple, and Counter Intelligence?

February 23, 2011 by


[EDIT 11.02.2011] New analysis posted here. [/edit] Quick post today. The emails from HBGary are riddled with “Sent from my [Apple product]” tags, as one astute blog noted. More disturbingly, is the term ‘COIN’, which appears in relation to Apple’s “Homeland Defense Manager”. From the above article: …[I[t is intriguing that even Apple, a company […]

WikiLeaks, Dictators, and the End of the US Empire

January 30, 2011 by


The efforts of popularly ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mobarak to stabilise his failed regime are telling; particularly, his filling of the office of Vice-President. Leaving aside for the moment his choice of VP, I’d like to briefly touch on what I see as the symbolism of the move. Mr Mubarak was VP when his president, […]

When You Should Leak

January 23, 2011 by


It is very easy, in the course of human events and activities, to get caught up in the minutiae. The higher one rises within organisations, the more important that minutiae becomes; however, one still focuses on small portions of the picture which one could, in fact, behold. These are what could be called ‘blinders’: they […]