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WASHINGTON - Once her son is off to school, Laura Mansfield settles in at her dining room table with her laptop and begins trolling Arabic-language message boards and chat rooms popular with jihadists.
Fluent in Arabic, the self-employed terror analyst often hacks into the sites, translates the material, puts it together and sends her analysis via a subscription service to intelligence agencies, law enforcement and academics.
Originally posted by rootlevelaccess
Last time I checked accessing a unathorized computer was in direct violation of the computer crimes act title 18 part 1 charpter 47.This lady is not a patriot she is a criminal.
having obtained information that has been determined by the United States Government pursuant to an Executive order or statute to require protection against unauthorized disclosure......
This section does not prohibit any lawfully authorized investigative, protective, or intelligence activity of a law enforcement agency of the United States, a State, or a political subdivision of a State, or of an intelligence agency of the United States.