Unauthorized individuals, companies, terrorist org., and other countries continue their attempts to obtain sensitive items related to AmericaAis defense. The Internet is one place that defense-related items can be purchased, raising the possibility that some sensitive items are available to those who can afford them. In addition to the risk that sensitive defense-related items could be used to directly harm U.S. service members on the battlefield, these items could be disassembled and analyzed (i.e., reverse engineered) to develop countermeasures or equivalent technol. Congress asked the author to conduct undercover testing to determine whether the general public can easily purchase these items on the Internet, incl. on the Web sites eBay and Craigslist.When we interviewed the seller, he claimed that, despite what he wrote in the Craigslist advertisement, the gear was not his. ... gear either, obtaining it at what he called a aswap meeta and; (3) his acquaintance had recently died in a motorcycleanbsp;...
|Title||:||Internet Sales: Undercover Purchases on EBay and Craigslist Reveal a Market for Sensitive and Stolen U. S. Military Items|
|Author||:||Gregory D. Kutz|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 2009-01-01|