Former US intel analyst arrested for leaking DroneWar dox

Steve Kinney admin at
Sun May 12 07:47:46 PDT 2019

On 5/12/19 12:44 AM, jim bell wrote:
> On Saturday, May 11, 2019, 9:10:31 PM PDT, Steve Kinney
> <admin at> wrote:
> On 5/11/19 11:57 PM, Steve Kinney wrote:
>>> If this took place before The Intercept burned Reality Winner, shame on
>>> The Intercept.  If it took place after, shame on the leaker.
>>Postscript:  The Reality Winner incident did come /after/ the
>>publication of docs apparently submitted to The Intercept by Daniel
>>Hale.  So, he had no obvious way to know where NOT to send TS dox.
> Years ago, I recall reading that early on in the history of inkjet
> printers, even 1990, 'features' were built in the printers to detect if
> the printed document "looked like" a US dollar, small yellow dots,
> precisely placed to encode source data, were written over the face of
> the document.
> It seemed to me that removing the yellow cartridge, plus a thorough
> exhausting of the residual material, would improve the security.
> Based on what I heard, it wasn't clear that such security dots, or other
> features, were used for non-currency-counterfeiting applications.   It
> sounds from these recent incidents as if inkjet printers are putting
> identifiable information on virtually any printouts.

Wikipedia has a good article on this:

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