Did Staff From Trump's Fiercest Critic Hack GOP Senators?

  • 2018-10-01
  • Source: AAN
  • by: AAN Staff
Did Staff From Trump's Fiercest Critic Hack GOP Senators?
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While last week's drama surrounding allegations against Brett Kavanaugh played out before a national audience, another drama unfolded on Wikipedia.

Someone – in the House of Representatives – published the private phone numbers and home addresses of Republican senators on the Judiciary Committee for the world to see. (RedState)
 

Personal information of Republican Sens. Lindsey Graham, Mike Lee, and Orrin Hatch were posted by an unknown person located in the House of Representatives on Thursday during the hearing of Supreme Court Nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

The information, which supposedly included home addresses and phone numbers, was posted – or doxxed – on the senators’ respective Wikipedia pages, where users are allowed to update the information at any time. The information has since been removed.

   

Does this mean that Waters’s staff tried to expose sensitive personal information about three Republican Senators? I am not conversant with how the IT system in the House of Representatives is configured. I know that the IP range 143.231.249.0 – 143.231.249.255 is assigned to the House of Representatives. People who claim to be experts say that the odds that this woman did it are low but the common IP address indicates it is in a block of IP addresses assigned to Waters’s office.

Waters, of course, denies it. But the denial so histrionic that it reeks guilt. No one but a guilty person gets upset when they are falsely accused, amirite?

 
Tellingly, Waters provided no evidence to back up her unhinged statement.
 Source: AAN
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