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

• Boing Boing / Xeni Jardin
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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Comment by Powell Gammill
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Alright Sam, I updated the link...and if that disappoints, here is a CIA link that won't:

PS: She apparently has fled to the Middle East after refusing to answer further questions from  authorities in Sweden (Rawstory).  While the accused rots incommunicado in a British dungeon on charge of using faulty condom awaiting the US govt's. international warrant.

Comment by Sam Weathersby
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Looked some more. The mirror thing may be false....gets a large can of worms...


Comment by Sam Weathersby
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I tried to read the rest of the story. Here is what I got: 

Not Found

The requested URL /2010/12/10/cias-honeypot-wikile.html was not found on this server.

Apache/2.2 Server at Port 80

These guys are quick!


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