The criminal case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn is over, at least in anything but the most technical of senses; now the focus shifts to the underlying dynamics and lawyering on the case.
|By: bmaz Saturday July 2, 2011 3:54 am|
|By: bmaz Thursday June 30, 2011 10:24 pm|
The case against DSK, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, is disintegrating at the seams. It never seemed to be quite the closed case it was portrayed as, and now we are left to ask what lies beneath the messy and complicated incident.
|By: emptywheel Monday June 13, 2011 11:28 am|
Over the weekend, I expressed some curiosity over who hacked the IMF. They at least say it was a state actor. Security experts said the source seemed to be a “nation state” aiming to gain a “digital insider presence” on the network of the IMF, the inter-governmental group that oversees the global financial system and [...]
|By: emptywheel Saturday June 11, 2011 12:55 pm|
Usually, the apparent purpose of hacks is fairly banal. To steal defense secrets. To profit organized crime. To embarrass a political opponent. But a reported sophisticated hack on the IMF is far more intriguing. Because the fund has been at the center of economic bailout programs for Portugal, Greece and Ireland — and possesses sensitive [...]