Archive for March 18th, 2008

Communications Interception

Not something that was released under the FOIA, but merely something dug up on the “deep web”, and of somewhat topical interest these days – an U.S. Army textbook on Legal Aspects of COMSEC Monitoring – that is, to you and I, “electronic eavesdropping”. It also includes a look at a lot of the equipment the military uses to eavesdrop on communications of whatever sort…

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Sunshine Week 3: Intelligence

Continuing with the week’s barrage of documents and other “records” released by government bodies in response to open-records requests – call it a demonstration of the utility of the FOIA and similar laws, to help celebrate Sunshine Week, here are three textbooks on intelligence, produced – and released – by der Neue American Luftwaffe.
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Sunshine Week 2: More Lilydale Caves

The manmade caves in the Lilydale area of Saint Paul are a lot more extensive than most people realize. Truth be told, they’re even more extensive than the city realizes; looking through the 2005 engineering report I’m putting online this week, it’s apparent that at least a few of these century-old mines were overlooked during the survey. How extensive are they? Well, let’s put it this way…
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Published in: Geekiness, General, History, Urban Exploration | on March 18th, 2008 | 1 Comment »