Emails reveal cyber-surveillance

Writing in the Guardian, Barrett Brown provides an analysis of the Anonymous-hacked HBGary emails. The key para:

Last February, three of these firms – HBGary Federal, Palantir and Berico, known collectively as Team Themis – were discovered to have conspired to hire out their information war capabilities to corporations which hoped to strike back at perceived enemies, including US activist groups, WikiLeaks and journalist Glenn Greenwald. That such a dangerous new dynamic was now in play was only revealed due to a raid by hackers associated with the Anonymous collective, resulting in thedissemination of more than 70,000 emails to and from executives at HBGary Federal and its parent company HBGary.

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