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Noah Shachtman tells Boing Boing,
For years, the private terror-hunters at the SITE Institute have been infiltrating jihadist chat rooms, and spying on the extremists congregating online. Now, the group its digital cover has been blown -- and Al-Qaeda online communications channels have gone dark -- thanks to a ham-handed move by the Bush administration, it seems.
"Techniques that took years to develop are now ineffective and worthless," SITE's Rita Katz told the Washington Post.
, and see this related post from Noah about apparent plans by the US Air force to initiate "offensive cyber strikes": Link
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