WikiLeaks Starts Massive E-mail Dump From Intelligence Firm Stratfor

By:  Alex Newman
02/27/2012
       
WikiLeaks Starts Massive E-mail Dump From Intelligence Firm Stratfor

The anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks announced on Monday it would be working with over two dozen media organizations around the world to publish millions of e-mails from the Austin, Texas-based private intelligence-gathering firm Stratfor. And scandal is already brewing.
 
 

The anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks announced on Monday it would be working with over two dozen media organizations around the world to publish millions of e-mails from the Austin, Texas-based private intelligence-gathering firm Stratfor. And scandal is already brewing.
 
The documents reveal the inner workings of a company that offers controversial services to some of the world’s top corporations and government agencies from around the globe, the organization said. Everything from Stratfor’s sources to its information-gathering methods is expected to be made public.

 The e-mails, which span from mid-2004 to last year, are set to be released in the coming months as part of WikiLeaks’ “Global Intelligence Files” campaign. According to the official announcement, the documents expose Stratfor’s “web of informers, pay-off structure, payment-laundering techniques and psychological methods.”
 
The documents also offer details about the U.S. government’s attacks against the anti-secrecy group, the statement said. And Stratfor’s own efforts to “subvert” WikiLeaks — and to profit from the fear generated among governments and corporations by the prospect of potential leaks — are exposed as well. There are reportedly thousands of e-mails related to the whistleblowing organization and its founder. 

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