Archive for May 22nd, 2008

Openness and Transparency: Not Just for Governments

An article in the local free newspaper City Pages details some pretty inept attempts by the local Joint Terrorism Task Force, or JTTF, to recruit a college student into becoming a “mole” in the local activist community. I’m not sure this is really newsworthy – except inasmuch as it suggests the JTTF are desperate; assuming – as seems reasonable – that it’s RNC-related, trying to “infiltrate” a group of professional paranoids in less than four months seems a plan doomed to quick failure. That said, I think there are two interesting aspects of the whole thing that deserve examination…
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