On 18 February 2014 07:45, Brian Wolff <bawolff(a)gmail.com> wrote:
The coverage I've read so far seems to suggest
that he had legitimate access to the data and
implementation details of the security system (Well the technical
implementation. Arguably he exploited implementation weaknesses in the
social structure that made him a trusted entity in the system with no
checks against mass downloading). But again, who knows what really
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This is the impression I had as well. Snowden's been described in various
reports as a sysadmin, and supposedly had "top secret" clearance.
As for the software, we already know about Intellipedia (intelligence
community) , Bureaupedia (FBI) , and Diplopedia (State Department)
 - all apparently using MediaWiki. So it doesn't surprise me that the
NSA are using it too.
Pete / the wub