Category Archives: Federal Bureau of Investigation

Arizona’s prospective new top cop: when profit motives and the public interest collide

By Beau Hodai September, 2013 Intro: the potential bid A former Corrections Corporation of America “senior director of business development” and lobbyist is planning to run for the office of Arizona’s top law enforcement officer. View source materials archive. On … Continue reading

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DBA Press releases Anonymous/Lulzsec FBI records archive

DBA Press and the Center for Media and Democracy (DBA/CMD) release FBI records pertaining to Anonymous “hacktivist” group Lulzsec. The heavily redacted records were released to DBA/CMD by the FBI on December 6, 2013, in response to a DBA/CMD Freedom … Continue reading

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DHS I&A DSAC records illuminate aspects of federal public-private intelligence partnership: Wikileaks, Anonymous, Booz Allen Hamilton, career CIA officers at DHS domestic intelligence office

By Beau Hodai November 18, 2013 DBA Press and the Center for Media and Democracy (DBA/CMD) release records obtained from the Department of Homeland Security Office of Intelligence and Analysis (DHS I&A) pertaining to the operations of the Domestic Security … Continue reading

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Inside the OpenMIND: open source social media data mining and predictive policing

By Beau Hodai November 11, 2013 Records recently obtained by DBA Press and the Center for Media and Democracy (DBA/CMD) shed light on a technology, OpenMIND, utilized by law enforcement/counter-terrorism fusion center personnel in gathering and analyzing mass amounts of … Continue reading

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