Chinese buying US Crypto on Ebay = Spying Fail

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by REMFQuestions, May 14, 2010.

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  1. You couldn't make this up... :D

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    I don't know much about spy tradecraft but if that was a Le Carre novel it would have been binned by the publishers for stupidity!

    However I suppose conducting espionage with

    1. A paypal account, and
    2. People you already suspect are Federal Authorities

    is the way things are done in the PRC. :D
     
  2. Truth is stranger than fiction :D
     
  3. I have a bukshee Brent lying around if anyone wants it??
     
  4. Is that the one I swapped you for the Slidex wallet??
     
  5. That's the one ;)
     
  6. Bouillabaisse

    Bouillabaisse LE Book Reviewer

    REMF, can you link to your original source please? I'd like to show this to some people at work but don't want to draw attention to arrse
     
  7. Wired.com Original Story
     
  8. Bouillabaisse

    Bouillabaisse LE Book Reviewer

    Cheers. That'll get circulated here
     
  9. China doesn't have a monopoly on clueless spooks. Who's turn is it to kick the rock today?