Whistleblower Case Opens Window into Secret Computer Systems

The whistleblower complaint at the heart of Congress' impeachment inquiry opened a window into government computer systems that White House and other government employees use to share and manage classified information on a day-to-day basis.

  • Published 26 September 2019
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The whistleblower complaint at the heart of Congress’ impeachment inquiry opened a window into government computer systems that White House and other government employees use to share and manage classified information on a day-to-day basis. The process is complicated. There are unclassified and classified systems that are not interconnected. Then there is still another where very sensitive information is stored — one that only a handful of officials can access. Memos and…

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