@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ So, to list of other things .@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury could use in a #BigData search to pull any remaining deep-cover spies:

Yes, as I've noted before, you can pull all the "re-issued" credentials, then check for any preceding ID.

But that's just a start.
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ That's an obvious thing .@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury could do, given the supposed tendency of deep-cover operatives to request "re-issuing" of a "lost" ID that never existed in the first place.
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch Or as people show up as suspects, you can simply check into the background of anyone whose sketchy past is literally sketchy...

Almost like a vague narrative of a murky past, rather than an actual past. .@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch With those more obvious suspects, .@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury can again simply see if the paper trails for those individuals goes all the way back.

Or if it jump many years & then dead ends in a child's gravestone in an out of the way cemetery.
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch But in the meantime, when running mass searches...

Does someone list obvious data points on a resume?

Did they ever go to that high school or university?
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch Are certain Social Security numbers getting issued at strange times, or not showing up on records since infancy, despite a supposedly long career?
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch The key thing - beyond the people who are on radar *already* - is to find markers that already exist in accessible databases.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch Most people aren't home-schooled, cash-only day laborers.

Especially not in professional careers.

Those who are, or who legitimately spent time doing that, should be easy to spot.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch So, re-issued records, tax filings, Social Security number usage, gaps in a verifiable work history - which again goes back to tax records on most legitimate businesses - & gaps in educational history. .@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch Are there fields such as media, politics, sci-tech research & others where someone could have access to significant information &/or influence without the scrutiny of a top-secret-clearance background check? .@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch Again, if you reduce these searches to some embarrassingly parallel problems as you sift records you already have and which are often already digitized, you may find interesting correlations. .@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch If law enforcement needs probable cause, they can clearly start with people already under review for the many, many crimes being unearthed in this giant #RICO of RICOs. .@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch I already shared a means for leveraging a host of embarrassingly parallel problems with a simple data architecture for potential exascale &/or basic quantum supercomputing with the .@FBI.

They can advise .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury if this needs to be done at scale.
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch But in the meantime, .@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury, do you really need to justify asking for the basic background of people working on remotely critical government projects from your contractors, and then running a search on all of it?
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch Again, narrow to the most critical niches.

Check your people.

Expand from there.

There are doubtless large databases you don't have to justify checking at all.

Military & Federal law enforcement. Critical Federal contractors. Etc. .@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch Not recklessly or intrusively.

But we clearly have an issue with long-term subversion.

And while we hope to have decimated those networks permanently at the end of this saga, there's no reason to leave any stone unturned. .@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch Again, I may have some breakthroughs for post-zetascale & quantum supercomputing, among other things.

Let me know if you need anything else, be it processing power or other breakthroughs.

Russia seems to think I have options for you. .@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch Which brings us to another potential source of evidence.

When I submitted information to the .@FBI in Sept 2017, it appeared to get through, though I received no response & eventually went to Twitter.

.@NSAGov tip site was blocked when I submitted.
.@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch Despite my (apparent) success in reaching the .@FBI, .@NSAGov remained blocked despite my trying to access their tip-submission page multiple times from multiple locations.

Perhaps this was a temporary site glitch, though it seemed odd.
.@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch Russia, on the other hand, seems *quite* interested in what I have to say.

Here are my blog's visitors for the week as of yesterday.

A blog which has not been updated in over two years.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch Whether or not, say .@DARPA or .@DeptofDefense is interested in what disruptive technology I have to share, *Russia* seems to be.

But then, I've given them good reason.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense So why is this my daily view as of yesterday?

Wherein Kyrgyzstan is still giving a good accounting of itself.

And Russia is, well, my audience.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense One hint might be found in something I shared on 6/23/14 about breaking down algae in biodigsters.

Oil peaked globally the next day, & its price descent tracked my tweets closely for the next several months.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense Russia's economic collapse - 40+% of per-capita GDP - was credited to the precipitous drop in oil and gas prices.

My commentary on algae in biodigesters appears to have been the catalyst.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense So you can replace manure w/algae, throw in ruminant microbes from a sheep or cow (found in their cuds & outer stomachs) & rot it all down.

And yes, this is all public domain. You're welcome.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense Most algae reproduces exponentially & most are autotrophic - requiring no complex organic molecules.

So recycle your CO2, exhaust (CO2/water) & decayed organics back in & you have an inexhaustible supply.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense You can also produce vast supplies of fertilizer, charcoal & other products w/it (most of which is in the relevant blog article, actually, though I discuss scaling up elsewhere).
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense Leftover organics? Dried out, & you're just a low-oxygen burn away from charcoal. & that's your *waste.*

Used slurry or charcoal can be used as organic fertilizer.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense A cheap, unlimited supply of clean methane & GTL produces unlimited oil at $25/barrel.

And that's without counting an effectively free feedstock & energy source for the conversion.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense Clean energy? Raw heat, sand & a bit of recycled copper make pure-silica solar panels; less efficient than rare earth, but literally printable… from *sand.* #3DPrinting

Or simply cast.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense Recycle key waste streams & you have raw materials for #3Dprinters/#CNCs/#RepRaps.

Clean, almost free fuel/fertilizer/electricity for world’s poor is the best investment imaginable.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense With all that implies for energy, commodities, inflation and the economy. And human welfare.

So, oil with an effective cap of $25/barrel or lower vs solar & natural gas that are practically free.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense What will a demand drop of 4 – 8 million/day - or more - do to them?

Collapse in demand from the economy & renewables + vast oversupply = crash.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense In mid-2014, 25% of Russia's economy & 50% of her government revenues came from oil/gas.

Russia exports oil, gas & weapons.

And her various criminal enterprises.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense Coal is effectively finished as an energy source - as of 2016, the top 4 US producers lost 99% value in 5 years.

Gas & oil are on the same path.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense We could talk about global asset forfeiture, the implosion of their intelligence/organized-crime networks & the impact of the US power to cut them off from the global economy.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense " · Specifically, the mutual verification of transactions was meant as a way of pushing out and exposing criminals, not promoting them."
.@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense Despite the use of encryption & darknets in these transactions, illicit exchanges are extremely vulnerable to mass exposure given both vulnerabilities to the darknets themselves and changes in existing technologies.
.@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense " · The key weakness is that verifying transactions and spreading out transmitted data through a large number of computers not under your direct control means critical information is still very accessible..."
.@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense "These technologies are essentially a living deathtrap for criminals, and I did not want to tip law enforcements hand, whether everyone was aware of the following trump cards or not."
.@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense "First, darknets either operating through multiple nodes or as peer-to-peer networks have an interesting legal weakness when child pornography is being shared over them."
.@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense (Actually the redacted stratagem shared was less useful than later ones & I'd forgotten key details re: the images. The primary point proved *very* valid, however.)
.@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense "There are issues with encryption as well as the scale of an operation targeting a host of computers rather than just a few dozen or a few thousand nodes."
.@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense "...mean a large-scale shutdown of any criminal darknet would be apt to lead to considerable property confiscations by local and state police."
.@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense "Hence, the arrest of numerous suspects could involve their local law enforcement and in many cases the cost would not only be shifted to the local level but would be offset by such confiscations."
.@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense "...and then indirectly accessing data also on the individual computers found to be definitely and intentionally active in a such a crime by, say..."
.@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense "...using the node logfiles to prove culpability and then automating the sifting of data directly downloaded or further communications provided by the logfiles."
.@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense "...because there is enough overlap between child pornography and darknet marketplaces to thoroughly expose the latter which can in turn..."
.@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense "If said hackers happen to be intentionally facilitating the transmission of child pornography or engaged in other self-evident crimes, so much the better."
.@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense "First, it is important to realize that the above information, combined with Treasury FinCen information on transactions through conventional banking and other government data resources..."
.@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense "...could create a revealing three-dimensional map of criminal, terrorist and espionage activities, particularly in the hands of a counterintelligence/law-enforcement agency able to bring these data sets together."
.@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense "In some cases, it will not just be the actor who was directly involved who is most important but the one who shows up again and again with data leading back to them –"
.@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense "...ownership of businesses tied to multiple questionable organizations or transmitting large sums of money to people paying hackers, etc."
.@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense "But the key thing to remember, both in creating that map and unravelling these networks, is that we are not just dealing with a chart in space, but in operations taking place over time."
.@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense "While that temporal element will also be very useful in database forensics (accounts, botnets or intelligence assets remaining dormant until needed),..."
.@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense "Once collected, a year’s worth of logfiles along with other records will hold considerable evidence, and even if full decryption were not moving..."
.@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense "...at a rapid clip, radical improvements in decryption expected in the near future – especially with regards to quantum decryption – means full access to the data is only a matter of time."
.@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense "Regarding mass decryption, you can take an “embarrassingly parallel problem” or set of problems, such as standardized encryption over a specific darknet, and..." (Information Redacted. See .@FBI for the rest.)
.@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense "Other assessments may be more complex, but there are undoubtedly many simple indicators you can search to speed the process along, such as the one’s used by the NSA’s XKeyscore."
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense "Relevant data points include multiple connections to known criminal sites or individuals, suspicious financial or cryptocurrency transactions, references to multiple indicative keywords, and so forth."
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense "Having months to comb through this information means almost everything can be retrieved in time, but being able to automate the process not only accelerates everything, it lets you prioritize."
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense "Some criminals and some crimes are obviously more important than others, and deals with anything ranging from heavy weapons to sensitive hacking to large drug shipments will be matters of concern."
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense "One way to put together a computer with immense processing power for a relatively narrow set of tasks would be..." (Information Redacted.)
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense "The invention in question thus appears to solve the largest problem facing the development of exascale systems as well as facilitating the practical use of quantum computing."
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense "...where they have the legal authority to do so, may be able to unravel them in a mass hack, possibly backed by the assets cited above."
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense "A foreign-intelligence controlled botnet of foreign computers might be temporarily turned into a botnet under investigators’ control as part of a counterintelligence operation..."
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense Apologies for the crude and incomplete nature of the work, but such are the consequences of not writing anything down, telling only one other person sworn to secrecy...
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense So, aside from the #cryptocurrency flaw, reaping #botnets for evidence & embarrassingly parallel problems (& redacted computer architecture suggestions), I've provided a few other innovations.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense Obviously, there's all the evidence sources cited above.

But yes, counterintelligence *is* a field my gifts are ill-suited to, & it's fair to acknowledge all the above as arguably some of my weakest work.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense Given every one of the off-the-shelf technologies used to do it can be supplied by @Google, & they are working with China on #AI but not the US military, it may prove *very* interesting.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google There's a means for effectively tracking every nuclear, biological, chemical & radiological weapon on Earth, & immediately nailing every criminal who fires a gunshot, which will be with the .@FBI soon enough.
.@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google The breakthrough required to make 3D chips, quantum & post-zetascale supercomputing, cheap superconducting power storage/transmission & cheap portable fusion possible is a little more sensitive.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google The problem in transmitting it now or keeping it in a hackable format is that Russia et al might get it & while the US ignores it.

Russia, as noted above, is clearly paying attention.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google Remember most of the above items - biodigesters, automated delivery/installation/repair/remote manufacturing/etc & the flaw in #cryptocurrency are my *least* significant first-tier inventions.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google If my far more powerful technology is, by some logic, being reserved for Russia alone, then we are on the correct path.

Otherwise, *not.*

Either way, the evidence seems revealing of something.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google If foreign service nationals in our embassies truly are known to be overflowing w/foreign intelligence operatives, as @thespybrief has implied, why are we using them at all?

Is .@StateDept saving *that* much?
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google @thespybrief @StateDept If SS7 Protocols are so vulnerable, why are we allowing global cell communications to be so easily intercepted?

If there *was* a good reason, or we thought there was, is it possible the situation has changed?
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google @thespybrief @StateDept The *key,* however, is not to look at this as a series of gripes or policy failures.

The *pattern* of influence looks incredibly valuable in itself, especially once coupled to the oceans of evidence we now have.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google @thespybrief @StateDept We clearly have a number of highly suspect flaws in our systems, and a number of highly suspect actors - not to mention clear foreign-intelligence operations and confessed Russian assets.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google @thespybrief @StateDept There are three main obvious avenues to follow, and we should take them all.

First, what decisions were our known and all-but-certain assets involved in?
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google @thespybrief @StateDept Are they showing clear preferences? Do some or all of them line up on a particular side, even if they don't all harmonize simultaneously with the same position?
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google @thespybrief @StateDept Politically, some inexplicable alliances without a clear motivating reason (such as 9/11) may be intriguing, but what's really telling is who *know* was working for foreign intelligence the whole time.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google @thespybrief @StateDept The second avenue, of course, amounts to decisions which look highly suspect in retrospect, particularly ones favoring the interests of particular foreign powers.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google @thespybrief @StateDept The third avenue is to take all of the known assets & operatives & the known suspect actions & decisions & the larger map of evidence & to superimpose it all, looking for patterns.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google @thespybrief @StateDept This last step looks forbidding or at least too demanding of resources, but if you start small and then merge your maps, it becomes far more manageable.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google @thespybrief @StateDept Essentially, you take the starting points above - each Flynn or, say, Nunes or other known or suspected individual & each suspect decision & build a structure of enabling acts and individuals around each one.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google @thespybrief @StateDept But finally we come to the gold mine.

We not only get to review the worst decisions in light of their consequences & who formulated them, but we get to see where else that full set of tactics & players was used.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google @thespybrief @StateDept Given the chance to assess influence operations impacting the highest levels of our government going back at least two decades, there will certainly be an evolution in assets & instruments.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google @thespybrief @StateDept But like the vast map of #cryptocurrency showing criminal & conspiratorial actions across the globe, what people do when they think they're invisible is often what reveals the most about them.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google @thespybrief @StateDept Remember also that checking for suspect individuals and actions means looking at more than just the US Federal government.

Why are companies & law enforcement dragging their feet on dropping #Kaspersky?
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google @thespybrief @StateDept When targeted sanction after targeted sanction hits Russian oligarchs, who is noticeably slow or recalcitrant in fulfilling their legal duties?

Combined with other data points, what does that suggest about them?
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google @thespybrief @StateDept Presumably faulty decisions will be reviewed.

But to the extent they reveal further foreign-intelligence assets or decisions shaped by their instigation, each review may reap many harvests.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google @thespybrief @StateDept So, to continue, I'm very good w/flaws & strengths in systems, tech nobody knows about because it's obscure or I created it, or things I'm the lone or primary witness to.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google @thespybrief @StateDept My audience is really twofold.

One, anything that needs to get through to law enforcement/CI.

Two, anything that persuades more people to confess more, faster.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google @thespybrief @StateDept So we'll continue in this vein a bit longer, particularly with any evidence sources that expand fractally into a multitude of associated sources, much like a cascade of #FARA proffers, or the #cryptocurrency map.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google @thespybrief @StateDept I considered the flaw in cryptocurrency enabling the mass tracking/takedown of organized crime/Russian intel a modest side project for more than one reason.

As we proceed, *why* will become more apparent.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google @thespybrief @StateDept What if a staggering source of hard evidence in the Russian coup came from a technical weakness of rapidly diminishing utility, & which urgently needed to be closed anyway?
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google @thespybrief @StateDept If we reached that tipping point where we had to closet it *anyway,* we could presumably dump rivers of intercepts taken via SS7 protocols into the courts.

How many espionage charges become viable then?
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google @thespybrief @StateDept Combined with so many other either easily accessible, fully public or already researched & analyzed evidence sources from Transition emails to the #cryptocurrency map of crime to #FinCEN investigations...
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google @thespybrief @StateDept How many convictions become not only likely, but inevitable?

Sometimes missed in this upheaval:

If a technology is rendered obsolete, how does the secret of its existence weigh against the evidence revealed?
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google @thespybrief @StateDept So what else is exposed now, besides the SS7 protocols, which could thus provide oceans of admissible evidence for espionage charges?

Pho's actions exposure ended .@NSAGov initiatives.
.@FBI .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google @thespybrief @StateDept Snowden's espionage for Russia & China doubtless exposed critical work as well.

The evidence made available shouldn't be employed recklessly, but with consideration for what *can* be employed, & in what courts.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google @thespybrief @StateDept But if everything from initiatives ended by Pho's mishandling or Snowden theft or exposed flaws in urgent need of closing such as the SS7 protocol's abuse by criminals & spies to steal information is over anyway:
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google @thespybrief @StateDept It's possible the US can make up the forensic shortfalls with, say, multiple breakthrough technologies we've been holding back anyway.

But if the methods are finished anyway, isn't *this* the moment to use them?
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google @thespybrief @StateDept With so many of our secrets uncovered, there seems to be no need to conceal those of our adversaries, be they hostile intelligence services or transnational organized crime.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google @thespybrief @StateDept So how does this change the game?

The ultimate penalty for espionage... is death.

How many people can be proven by those intercepts to be engaged in espionage?

Perhaps even actively and knowingly?
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ @LouiseMensch @DeptofDefense @Google @thespybrief @StateDept What happens when they realize that a "lesser charge" without a deal just pins them down where they can't run until all the most terrible things are uncovered?

And the deferred prosecution of espionage begins?
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury .@DARPA .@DeptofDefense

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Sep 23, 2018
@ericgarland Only the beginning, Eric.


I considered the flaw in cryptocurrency enabling the mass tracking/takedown of organized crime/Russian intel a modest side project for more than one reason. As we proceed, *why* will become more apparent.
@ericgarland So, SS7 protocols represent a massive flaw in cell-phone security.

Likely useful for years, but less so as it becomes public knowledge.

But sources & methods you *can* safely declassify?
cc: @LouiseMensch @ninaandtito @thespybrief @911CORLEBRA777
@ericgarland @LouiseMensch @ninaandtito @thespybrief @911CORLEBRA777 What if a staggering source of hard evidence in the Russian coup came from a technical weakness of rapidly diminishing utility, & which urgently needed to be closed anyway?
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Sep 15, 2018
@ericgarland @911CORLEBRA777 @JamesFourM @thespybrief @patribotics @LouiseMensch @ninaandtito @DirkSchwenk @xtrixcyclex @colinkalmbacher @claytonpurdom @emzanotti @RoyBlunt @FBIWFO @NewYorkFBI @FBILosAngeles @INTERPOL_HQ @DHSgov It's hard to overstate how important a cooperating Manafort becomes to unraveling media subversion.

But let's start with Eric's documentation of media-influence operations & go from there.
@ericgarland @911CORLEBRA777 @JamesFourM @thespybrief @patribotics @LouiseMensch @ninaandtito @DirkSchwenk @xtrixcyclex @colinkalmbacher @claytonpurdom @emzanotti @RoyBlunt @FBIWFO @NewYorkFBI @FBILosAngeles @INTERPOL_HQ @DHSgov First, remember @ericgarland initially just released the public, executive summary of his research into *one* aspect of this - a consistent pattern of harassment in response to his original Game Theory thread.
@ericgarland @911CORLEBRA777 @JamesFourM @thespybrief @patribotics @LouiseMensch @ninaandtito @DirkSchwenk @xtrixcyclex @colinkalmbacher @claytonpurdom @emzanotti @RoyBlunt @FBIWFO @NewYorkFBI @FBILosAngeles @INTERPOL_HQ @DHSgov There are so many critical details to go over here.

One, the patterns were easily detected, & hard evidence could be found in abundance.

Two, Eric *didn't* stop with documenting & researching just that one piece.
Read 55 tweets
Aug 21, 2018
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA Again, there was a warning about more evidence being released in tandem with egregious attacks on Kremlin's critics.

Given the targeting of Brennan, we’ve hit another tipping point.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA I was planning to drop more evidence sources, but I don't think everyone yet realizes the security-clearance fiasco is a giant evidence-reaping machine *in* *itself.*
@JohnBrennan @GenMhayden
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@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden As discussed previously in this thread, we have no shortage of people who direly need to proffer *something,* in the face of an investigation that needs neither their testimony nor their evidence.
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Aug 4, 2018
@ericgarland @20committee So, .@ericgarland gets a new kind of botnet targeting, & .@JamesFourM runs into issues w/his article on @Medium?

There was a warning about harassment & the countering release of evidence on the conspiracy.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ The warning: Any egregious harassment of Kremlin critics could release or expedite yet *another* major evidence source against the conspiracy.

While unpleasant, I think these two each warrant something modest… yet formidable.

& apropos.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ So, Eric you brought up the agencies rating investments recently, as well as AIG, stock markets, etc.

What, you might ask, is so deadly about global finance & the conspiracy? Beyond the obvious flows of money & influence?
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ
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Jul 28, 2018
@TheRickWilson @LouiseMensch Oops.

For everyone seeking a deal w/law enforcement, there is one *small* detail we may have glossed over for all parties.

Asset forfeiture. To the government, and... to civil suits.
cc: @thespybrief @ericgarland @TrueFactsStated
@TheRickWilson @LouiseMensch @thespybrief @ericgarland @TrueFactsStated And if you're thinking you'll fight - *great!*

A #RICO conviction proving guilt up front?

Involving treason, organized crime, media collusion, child trafficking, etc?

*&* you harassed or threatened people's kids? *Not* just the adult ones?
@TheRickWilson @LouiseMensch @thespybrief @ericgarland @TrueFactsStated I'm sure jury pools drawn from DC, New York, London, etc will be sympathetic.

But do remember a couple of *other* trivial details.

One, the Democratic Party already filed such a suit, and named Russian intelligence as a defendant.
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Jul 21, 2018
@ericgarland @MingGao26 @YouTube Maybe I should clarify a few points. Nothing the .@FBI, .@NSAGov, .@DHSgov, @thespybrief aren't aware of already.

But for Russian operatives approaching the point of no return, why you *want* a deal w/#Mueller.
@ericgarland @MingGao26 @YouTube @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @thespybrief Briefly, as I've said before, the US can impose a total lockdown of any aggressor's economy, but the worst part is we can lift that total sanction on *everything* for a mere pittance - a virtual gift, even.

For every intel operative & leader involved in this assault.
@ericgarland @MingGao26 @YouTube @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @thespybrief If you're thinking, "Wait, we'd never be able to execute an attack like this again if they turn us in" you may have missed what a fiasco it is already.
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