[cryptome] Re: Guns and Hand Drills as Part of Authorised Torture

  • From: Aftermath <aftermath.thegreat@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "cryptome@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <cryptome@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14:19:00 -0800

I believe the proper procedure is to do multiple pass zeroing of the
platter, disassemble, break THEN melt

On Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 1:12 PM, doug <douglasrankine2001@xxxxxxxxxxx>

> Hi Shaun,
> Did you see the photos of the Gaurdian reporters destroying their hard
> disks?   This was done on the advice of GCHQ and the I.T. manager at the
> Gaurdian.   They used drills and broke up the hard disks on their
> computers, which contained the "secret" information from Snowden.  GCHQ
> found this method very acceptable, as did the law courts, which are there
> to protect our human rights; apparently so did the Guardian.  Talk about
> propaganda...the people on this list know that you can't destroy
> information on a hard disk, by breaking it up into little bits... You have
> to melt it.
> But there you are, where would we be without myths and legends in our
> society.
> Dougie.
> On 11/12/14 21:03, Shaun O'Connor wrote:
> indeed a tunnelling electron microscope is very useful in forensic  data
> analysts. the only true way of totally and utterly destroying any
> electronic trails would be to completely pulverize every hard disk that the
> emails might possibly have landed on and that's probably a lot of hard
> disks!!!.
> On 11/12/2014 20:42, doug wrote:
> Apparently, part of the "enhanced interrogation techniques...i.e. Torture"
> was the use of guns to the head and hand drills...And those methods of
> interrogation were ignored.  It gets more like Hollywood fantasies the more
> i get into it.   The guy who was being tortured had already given
> information and agreed to give more...none of it was an "immediate
> threat".  They, the CIA officers who were the interrogators, and who hadn't
> received training but had been specially selected...their personal records
> showed abuse, anger management problems and even records of sexual abuse,
> hadn't received proper training.  Some of the other CIA officers, started
> to feel sick and tried to report what was going on to the higher ups. They
> were told to continue...
> Pretty damning really...still, it is probably all lies...made up by the
> Democrats.  Lots of this stuff is gleaned from internal emails in the CIA.
> Funny thing about emails and storing them...they are very difficult to get
> rid of apparently.  Deleting them isn't an option, because forensic
> software can still detect them, and then the person who deleted them can
> get into deeper shit.  Perhaps it is a good idea after all, to record and
> store everything and awthing on the internet.
> Dougie.
> --
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