Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Why Russia Did Not Hack Into The DNC Email Database

Hillary Clinton; Vladimir Putin (Credit: Reuters/Kevin Lamarque/Kirill Kudryavtsev)

Patrick Lawrence, Salon: Shades of the Cold War: How the DNC fabricated a Russian hacker conspiracy to deflect blame for its email scandal

Leaked revelations of the DNC's latest misconduct bear a disturbing resemblance to Cold War red-baiting

Now wait a minute, all you upper-case “D” Democrats. A flood light suddenly shines on your party apparatus, revealing its grossly corrupt machinations to fix the primary process and sink the Sanders campaign, and within a day you are on about the evil Russians having hacked into your computers to sabotage our elections — on behalf of Donald Trump, no less?

Is this a joke? Are you kidding? Is nothing beneath your dignity? Is this how lowly you rate the intelligence of American voters? My answers to these, in order: yes, but the kind one cannot laugh at; no, we’re not kidding; no, we will do anything, and yes, we have no regard whatsoever for Americans so long as we can connive them out of their votes every four years.

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WNU Editor: Patrick Lawrence tries to make the case that it was not the Russians who hacked into the DNC email server. What's my take .... we know that it was Guccifer 2.0 who stoles these emails. As to who is Guccifer .... that debate is where we are today.

1 comment:

Jay Farquharson said...

Funny thing is, if you read the tech bloggers who actually know something, like Emptywheel, there were multiple hacks of the DNC by multiple actors, and some of the system's still remain full of malware, months later.