Someone calling themselves "BillCaseyHoneyPot" and "the rodeo clown" made some comments to the Washington Post about alleged past covert operations, the Washington Post scrubbed the comments, Cryptome republished them, and Network Solutions blocked access to Cryptome (likely a coincidence -- see note at bottom of this post). Copies of the comments are held at SkidPaste and Archive.today. The comments look like the ramblings of a total crank and touch on several subjects:
- A DARPA data harvesting project called GROVER that was capable of recreating the Washington Post's internal database in 2005
- A satellite called Big Bird that could read the label off a golf ball from orbit
- A satellite called SK-91 that orbits three times a day
- A key: E4A966FF04DD296A41F5AAD497C64494 that should "scare the hell out of the CIA"
- A 3/4 inch "Helms tape" that, if it were released publicly, would put Henry Kissinger and Porter Goss on death row, implicate Donald Rumsfeld and Richard Cheney, and collapse the US dollar and make everyone go over to LlamaCoin, a cryptocurrency for people who don't think Dogecoin sounds dorky enough
- Porter Goss "should be very grateful" that someone named Roman "is controlled"
- Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid, who he claims the NSA is making no effort to track
- "Kabul - Kazakhstan - Unocal - Bearden - NORTH"
- "16 people shot" in Balochistan after Timothy L. Towell is dispatched there by Hillary Clinton, possibly a reference to an incident in 2010
- Towell drugging a man and tying him to a bed in Uruguay.
There is no evidence online that this ever happened.[Edit Mar 2] The location was Paraguay, and Towell was charged with rape.
- The assassination of Northern Alliance commander Ahmad Shah Massoud. He claims the CIA did it and that he has a full trail of documentation.
About the author:
- He claims to have participated in talks by the Helmand Valley with North (Oliver?), Casey (Bill?), and Bush (George Sr?).
- He claims to have enrolled at a university in Pennsylvania at 12 years old in 1973, which should make it easy to identify him.
- He he claims to have taken the Helms tape in his first year at university.
- He doesn't know how to use Youtube or else that tape would be online already.
- He claims to have "taken everything from Loftus's computer", a possible reference to CIA historian John Loftus [Edit March 4] whose book he recommends. He is also a fan of Bodansky and avacados.
- He claims that the Department of Justice is tracking him for talking to Edward Snowden.
It's possible that this is a real spook going senile or drunkposting, but it has a very crankish feeling to it.
Llamacoin is a nearly blank webpage with the text "You may also know Llamacoin by the name of TurtleCalabrese Coin." About which no, you may not have because no one else on the web has ever mentioned TurtleCalabrese Coin or any variation of Turtle Calabrese. There is another Llamacoin related to an Andres Abad in South America, but this seems to be a different person.
The takedown of Cryptome may be a coincidence. Reading between the lines of their twitter account, it looks like they were hosting the full-length movie Citizen Four and ate too much bandwidth for their shared hosting plan. The Internet Archive has also deleted a copy of the movie that they were hosting.
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