12. March 2006 · Comments Off on CIA Agents Outed… By Internet Search Engine · Categories: General, GWOT, Technology

This is quite disturbing:

Although the Tribune’s initial search for “Central Intelligence Agency” employees turned up only work-related addresses and phone numbers, other Internet-based services provide, usually for a fee but sometimes for free, the home addresses and telephone numbers of U.S. residents, as well as satellite photographs of the locations where they live and work.

Asked how so many personal details of CIA employees had found their way into the public domain, the senior U.S. intelligence official replied that “I don’t have a great explanation, quite frankly.”

Tom Elia provides some extensive excerpts. But the original ChiTrib article is here. Read the whole thing.

Hat Tip: InstaPundit..

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