Russian diplomats lingering near fiber optic cables

Ben McGinnes ben at adversary.org
Fri Jun 2 02:42:55 CST 2017


On Thu, Jun 01, 2017 at 07:15:12PM -0700, Joe Hamelin wrote:
>
> The Seattle Russian Embassy is in the Westin Building just 4 floors
> above the fiber meet-me-room and five floors above the NRO tap room.
> They use to come ask us (an ISP) for IT help back in '96 when they
> would drag an icon too far off the screen in Windows 3.11. We were
> on the same floor.

So when Flynn & Friends in the Trump Transition Team were trying to
establish that back channel link to Vladimir Putin they should've just
wandered into the nearest colo facility ... okay, then.  I guess they
did it the other way because they wanted the trench coats.


Regards,
Ben
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