Ready to get your federal computer license?

Eric Brunner-Williams brunner at
Tue Sep 1 02:18:27 UTC 2009

The order arose from Cobell v. Salazar (was C. v. Kempthorne, was C. v. 
Norton, was C. v. Babbitt). On October 20th, 2005, Judge Royce C. 
Lamberth ordered the Interior Department to disconnect from the Internet 
all computer systems that house or provide access to Individual Indian 
Trust records. "Indian Trust records continue to be in imminent risk of 
being manipulated and destroyed by computer hackers."

The link to the ruling is

Former Interior Deputy Secretary Steven Griles was sentenced to 10 
months in prison for obstructing a U.S. Senate investigation of Jack A. 
Abramoff. He was also ordered to pay a fine of $30,000, and serve a term 
of three years of supervised release.


Reese wrote:
> Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
>> I'm not sure what you're asking.  Those disconnections were
>> well-covered in the press.  Start with
>> but there's a lot more that a
>> quick google search will find.
> A news-item or -event I missed for whatever reason, okay.
> I'll consult Google. Thank you,
> Reese

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