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Re: Snowden’s Box – The human network behind the leak



On 04/17/2017 05:44 PM, Razer wrote:
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> On 04/17/2017 02:04 PM, Mirimir wrote:
>> On 04/17/2017 01:51 PM, John Newman wrote:
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>>>> On Apr 15, 2017, at 11:44 AM, Mirimir <mirimir at riseup.net> wrote:
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>>>> http://harpers.org/archive/2017/05/snowdens-box/?single=1
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>>> Can't believe he mailed it as B Manning from his actual address. Funny ;)
>> Yeah. It wasn't exactly his address. One digit off. But ...
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>> Perhaps it was a test to see if either he or the recipient was under
>> observation. If the NSA was on to him, and tracking stuff from his
>> address, the package might have been intercepted, or the recipient
>> questioned. Or similarly if the NSA was watching the recipient, and saw
>> a package from B Manning.
>>
>> But arguably, the NSA wouldn't be so dumb as to tip off the recipient.
>> They'd just monitor. Maybe the FBI would, however. Hard to say.
>>
>> Or maybe it was just a dark joke.
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> The FBI likes to drop tips to see if you run... Just sayin'.
> 
> Rr

I wouldn't know :)

But still, he would have known that NSA was on to him.

Maybe too late to run, though. But maybe pointing to a change in plans.
Maybe take a slow boat to China, instead of flying. Human smugglers?