[Links to Parts II and III at the bottom. – J.E.]
This article started out to be a somewhat different one, developing a couple of points about the monitoring of EOP (Executive Office of the President) communications referenced in the John Durham court filings.
But with a firehose of new information coming in, it seems necessary to take stock and put in perspective the things we know up to this point. I don’t think most will find it a waste of time. The stock-taking is relatively short, and the principal feature is something we haven’t had yet: schematic diagrams of how the major IT pieces fit together to make the surveillance of “Trump” possible, and facilitate the concoction of an anti-Trump narrative about supposed links to Russia.
The graphics are very simplified, which I suspect many readers will consider a blessing. My hope is to spare some unnecessary efforts to sort out confusion when it need not be at work. Continue reading “The IT role in Russiagate: Part I – Taking (brief) stock with graphics”