No government business on private Yahoo email account?
This afternoon, in a thread that was later deleted, an individual claiming to be the original poster gave his account of what happened. IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve attached screencaps. HereÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s the text. The original poster used the name Ã¢â‚¬Å“rubico.Ã¢â‚¬Â The linked email address for the poster was firstname.lastname@example.org.This is what rubico said:
rubico 09/17/08(Wed)12:57:22 No.85782652
Hello, /b/ as many of you might already know, last night sarah palinÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s yahoo was Ã¢â‚¬Å“hackedÃ¢â‚¬Â and caps were posted on /b/, i am the lurker who did it, and i would like to tell the story.
In the past couple days news had come to light about palin using a yahoo mail account, it was in news stories and such, a thread was started full of newfags trying to do something that would not get this off the ground, for the next 2 hours the acct was locked from password recovery presumably from all this bullshit spamming.
after the password recovery was reenabled, it took seriously 45 mins on wikipedia and google to find the info, Birthday? 15 seconds on wikipedia, zip code? well she had always been from wasilla, and it only has 2 zip codes (thanks online postal service!)
the second was somewhat harder, the question was Ã¢â‚¬Å“where did you meet your spouse?Ã¢â‚¬Â did some research, and apparently she had eloped with mister palin after college, if youll look on some of the screenshits that I took and other fellow anon have so graciously put on photobucket you will see the google search for Ã¢â‚¬Å“palin elopedÃ¢â‚¬Â or some such in one of the tabs.
I found out later though more research that they met at high school, so I did variations of that, high, high school, eventually hit on Ã¢â‚¬Å“Wasilla highÃ¢â‚¬Â I promptly changed the password to popcorn and took a cold showerÃ¢â‚¬Â¦
>> rubico 09/17/08(Wed)12:58:04 No.85782727
this is all verifiable if some anal /b/tard wants to think Im a troll, and there isnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t any hard proof to the contrary, but anyone who had followed the thread from the beginning to the 404 will know I probably am not, the picture I posted this topic with is the same one as the original thread.
I read though the emailsÃ¢â‚¬Â¦ ALL OF THEMÃ¢â‚¬Â¦ before I posted, and what I concluded was anticlimactic, there was nothing there, nothing incriminating, nothing that would derail her campaign as I had hoped, all I saw was personal stuff, some clerical stuff from when she was governorÃ¢â‚¬Â¦. And pictures of her family
I then started a topic on /b/, peeps asked for pics or gtfo and I obliged, then it started to get big
Earlier it was just some prank to me, I really wanted to get something incriminating which I was sure there would be, just like all of you anon out there that you think there was some missed opportunity of glory, well there WAS NOTHING, I read everything, every little blackberry confirmationÃ¢â‚¬Â¦ all the pictures, and there was nothing, and it finally set in, THIS internet was serious business, yes I was behind a proxy, only one, if this shit ever got to the FBI I was fucked, I panicked, i still wanted the stuff out there but I didnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t know how to rapidshit all that stuff, so I posted the pass on /b/, and then promptly deleted everything, and unplugged my internet and just sat there in a comatose state
Then the white knight fucker came along, and did it in for everyone, I trusted /b/ with that email password, I had gotten done what I could do well, then passed the torch , all to be let down by the douchebaggery, good job /b/, this is why we cant have nice things
The Ã¢â‚¬Å“white knight fuckerÃ¢â‚¬Â was the /b/tard who thought that going through Sarah PalinÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s email wasnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t cool. He logged in, changed the password, and sent an email to a friend of PalinÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s warning her and letting her know the new password. Unfortunately, he then posted a screenshot of this email to let the other /b/tards know their fun was over. He failed to blank the password, and they all tried to log in and change the password Ã¢â‚¬â€ which tripped the automated Yahoo! freeze. Since then, the account has been deleted. Ã¢â‚¬Å“RapidshitÃ¢â‚¬Â refers to rapidshare.com Ã¢â‚¬â€ i.e., rubico wanted to download the emails, put them into one file, and put that file up on rapidshare for /b/tards and the world at large to download. But he panicked, or didnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t know how to download the emails, and so pawned that task off on Anonymous, which he didnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t realize wasnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t monolithic and in his favor.
Does this mean that gone are the excuses being trotted out by the mainstream press — and those on the left side of the blogosphere — for running with this pilfered private info? “Clerical stuff” justifies this breach of privacy, and yet these are the same fucks who’ve spent years screeching about data mining communication traffic patterns for terrorists with one point outside the US?
The press, and their progressive empaths, have just had lopped off yet another limb, it seems to me. And McCain should scoop that fucker up and run with it.
Pretty soon, they’ll be screaming at Palin, “Get back here and fight! I’ll bite your ankles!”