Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook 8 Share on Twitter 1 Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
General News    H2'ed 9/11/21

Pentagon retakes control of IP addresses it had shifted in final minutes of Trump's presidency

Quicklink Submitted By   1 comment, 6 series
Become a Premium Member Would you like to know how many people have read this article? Or how reputable the author is? Simply sign up for a Advocate premium membership and you'll automatically see this data on every article. Plus a lot more, too.
Author 40790
Follow Me on Twitter     Message Susan Lee Schwartz
Become a Fan
  (23 fans)

Minutes before Trump left office, millions of the Pentagon’s dormant IP addresses sprang to life! The program draws scrutiny because of its enormous scale. unusual timing, starting amid a changeover of federal power! An analysis of the traffic flowing through the Internet addresses once controlled by Global Resource Systems, shows them still leading to the same place,  a computer router in Ashburn, Va., a major hub of Internet connections for government agencies & private companies  despite the official resumption of Pentagon control. The IP addresses had never been sold or leased to the company, merely put under its control for the pilot program, created by an elite Pentagon unit known as the Defense Digital Service, which reports directly to the secretary of defense and bills itself as a “SWAT team of nerds” that solves emergency problems and conducts experimental work for the military.

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.washingtonpost.com

 

Rate It | View Ratings

Susan Lee Schwartz Social Media Pages: Facebook Page       Twitter Page       Linked In Page       Instagram Page

I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Follow Me on Twitter     Writers Guidelines
Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

STAY IN THE KNOW
If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEdNews Newsletter
Name
Email
   (Opens new browser window)
 

Other Series: View All 562 Articles in "Trump"

Other Series: View All 320 Articles in "UTTER CONTEMPT"

Other Series: View All 662 Articles in "wrecking Ball"

To View Comments or Join the Conversation: