Sunday, March 12, 2006

Surfing for Spies

Anyone with the ability to surf the Internet can discover the identities of CIA covert operatives, John Crewdson reveals in a troubling story in Sunday's Chicago Tribune. Crewdson's investigation for "Internet Blows CIA Cover" found that the CIA's system for cloaking the identities of its employees is filled with holes. Using public records easily available on the Internet, Crewdson was able to learn the names, workplaces, phone numbers and post office box addresses of hundreds of CIA workers. Let's hope his revelations spur some needed reforms at the agency.,1,123362.story?coll=chi-news-hed


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