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July 23, 2006

A Little Nit That Needs To Be Addressed

Fut the Wuck Update: Before I remove it, check out one of the last comments posted to this thread about greenwald's sockpuppetry. You'll know which one I mean.

Hey, whether you're bored or not, you have GOT to give me that I am driving the right people insane.

Thanks to DDG, or "John," as he sock-puppets as now.

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In a previous post, I identified "Rick Ellensburg" as a Greenwald sock-puppet, posting over at Right Wing Nut House.

I id'd him based on the Brazilian IP.

However, Xlrq (and, I think, Kevin from Wizbang) pointed out the small nit (I thought it was pretty small anyway) that, while the IP was from Brazil, the ISP (internet service provider) was different from the one used in the July Greenwald and Ellison posts. The latter were on the NET Servicos ISP: the former was the Telemar Norte ISP.

I didn't think this was as a big deal. A source told me he had an email from Nov/Dec 2005 demonstrating that, at that time, Greenwald himself WAS on the Telemar Norte ISP, so it didn't seem to be a big assumption that he'd switched service providers.

But, just to pick that nit a little more, I asked people for postings from Glenn Greenwald himself in that time-range-- February 2006. I haven't gotten one for February 2006, but Patterico sent me official Glenn Greenwald IP's from Jeff's blog, from January 23rd 2006, just 19 days before the "Rick Ellensburg" post.

And yeah, it' on the Telemar Norte ISP. So yes, Glenn Greenwald was either on that service, then later switched to NET Servicos (his present service), or else he frequents a location with that service, like a Starbucks, or an internet cafe, or a library where he does "research" for his "book."

I guess I shouldn't have put "book" in quotes. I mean, it is, undeniably, a book. It has pages and a cover and stuff.

And yet... I have a need to put sneer quotes around it.

So yes, Virginia, the Rick Ellensburg posts were from Glenn Greenwald.

I mean-- someone posting from within Glenn Greenwald's house, of course. It might have been the plumber, who just figured he'd argue all of Glenn Greenwald's points with perfect familiarity and fluency in between snaking the toilets.

A Cautionary Tale For Glenn Greenwald Defenders: Don't get yourselves too committed to defending a liar.


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