Private Contractors Suggest Protecting Bank of America From WikiLeaks By “Neutralizing” Journalist Glenn Greenwald

Posted Feb 10, 2011

Matt Yglesias published an article that about a “consortium of national security contractors” that has a strategy for protecting Bank of America from WikiLeaks. One of the ideas includes “pressing a journalist in order to disrupt his support of the organization, cyber attacks, disinformation, and other potential proactive tactics.” That journalist is Glenn Greenwald, a lawyer and blogger for Greenwald also contributes to The L.A. Times, The American Conservative, and The National Interest. The proposal to “neutralize” Greenwald was developed by Palantir Technologies, HBGary Federal, and Berico Technologies.