Sunday, October 4, 2009

Non-CSA SIGINT Unit Apparently Arrested

Non-CSA SIGINT Unit Apparently Arrested

Elliot Madison, 41, described by his lawyer as a social worker and political activist,
was arrested on charges including hindering prosecution for using Twitter to
inform protesters of the location of the police for the Sept. 24-25 summit,
the Pennsylvania State Police said in a criminal complaint

According to the criminal complaint, officers acting on a tip arrested Madison
at the Carefree Inn on Kisow Drive in Pittsburgh.

The complaint said Madison and another man were found in a room in front of
computers and telecommunications equipment,
wearing headphones, and surrounded by maps, contact numbers and police and emergency scanners.
The men were communicating with protesters by cell phone and Internet, including
Twitter, the complaint said.


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