Archive for January 16th, 2009

Inauguration Security Documents

Just a quick note: Cryptome has made public a pair of “official use only” and “law enforcement sensitive” government documents relating to next week’s inauguration. One is a “daily summary” (PDF!) from the Washington Regional Threat and Analysis Center, which contains so much of potential interest that, seriously, you should just click the link and dowload it now.
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Published in: General, Security | on January 16th, 2009 | Comments Off on Inauguration Security Documents

Mouser Week X: 31 Jan – 8 Feb 2009

A couple days ago, I posted about the arrest of a local urban explorer in a storm drain beneath the city, and how the media were labeling him a “mouser”. In that post, I mentioned that the next Mouser Week – a semi-annual get-together for urban explorers from all over the country – was coming up shortly, as it usually happens this time of year. Seeing as how Mouser Week is a public event, and the next one was mentioned on the news, I linked to the only public announcement I could quickly find, which gave dates, contact details, et cetera.

As a reader pointed out, that announcement has disappeared, which seems rather stupid. So, thanks to the magic of the internet, I’ve made it re-appear, in a way, below.
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Published in: 'D' for 'Dumb', Geekiness, General, Security | on January 16th, 2009 | Comments Off on Mouser Week X: 31 Jan – 8 Feb 2009