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kpete Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 11:44 AM
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CASE CLOSED! CONGRESSMAN WEINER WAS FRAMED! (and we KNOW the name of the framer...)
Edited on Wed Jun-01-11 12:32 PM by kpete
Wednesday, June 01, 2011
CASE CLOSED! CONGRESSMAN WEINER WAS FRAMED! (An important update to "The Weiner affair: Close to solution (but I need your help!)"

...............

UPDATE: Reader "milowent" took up the challenge. Without knowing my password -- without hacking into my account -- he got a third image into my Yfrog account, using the simple technique explained above. Here's the image he sent me:

Here is the image as it appears on my Yfrog account:


..............

http://www.yfrog.com/h2h0sijj

If you click on that link, you may notice something important. By using this technique, milowent (or is it Tony?) was able to create a header that does not contain the URL of the image below the account holder's name. As we've seen in previous posts, that URL does appear if the account holder uploads a picture. Apparently, it does not appear if someone else emails a picture to that account.

The screencap of Congressman Weiner's page -- the one featuring the infamous "crotch shot" -- lacks the URL. As far as I can tell, the only way to create that anomaly is when someone other than the account holder places an image on Yfrog, using the simple strategy outlined above.

The comparison image given here should explain the situation to anyone I've accidentally confused. (Click on the image to enlarge.) The first header was taken from the Weiner screen cap as it appeared on Breitbart. Note the lack of a URL beneath "RepWeiner" -- just blank space.


.................



Who did it and MORE:
http://cannonfire.blogspot.com/2011/06/weiner-affair-cl...
Weiner Story Another Breitbart Scam
http://workbench.cadenhead.org/news/3660/weiner-story-a...
CNN Knew Breitbart Was Lying
http://www.dailykos.com/story/2011/06/01/981129/-CNN-Kn...
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Doctor Hurt Donating Member (472 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 11:49 AM
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1. owned
.
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SemperEadem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 04:33 PM
Response to Reply #1
63. not only owned but pwned!
I can't believe CNN and MSNBC are making such a huge deal out of this, acting like Weiner did this. They are so stupid.
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sulphurdunn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 06:12 PM
Response to Reply #63
73. Actually, they're not stupid.
They can now create a sex scandal narrative to bring down a very prominent liberal Democrat who also is an annoying critic of conservative power. I hope they end up eating shit on this one.
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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 10:39 PM
Response to Reply #73
87. The sex scandal narrative has already been created.
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dotymed Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-02-11 09:01 AM
Response to Reply #87
102. Sadly, that is true.
They were aware that this "scandal" was manufactured. It does not matter. They have already reported this lie to the propagandized people. No apology, no retraction, nothing can take this back. It has already been communicated and we do not have a time machine...

If the reporter was fired, prosecuted and the MSM made it clear that this was all a lie, it might HELP.

Treat this "scandal" and its messenger, the same way that they did DAN RATHER when he reported the truth.
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Enthusiast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-02-11 12:09 AM
Response to Reply #73
91. They will eat no shit.
In the tradition of O'Keefe and Breitbart they will eat no shit.
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Beavker Donating Member (784 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-02-11 09:29 AM
Response to Reply #73
103. There used to be a time when they would actually
investigate these things themselves. The MSM (sans a rare few out there) don't even bother. It's easier and better for the ratings to just ask over and over and over again the same question or allegation that can't be proved (yes, you Wolf).
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pnwmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 11:50 AM
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2. K & R. n/t
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Skidmore Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 11:51 AM
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3. So maybe someone would like to explain this to the media??
Huh?
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librechik Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 11:53 AM
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4. sending the link to news producers n/t
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CTyankee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 12:09 PM
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12. would you please send one to Willy Geist and Joe Scarborough?
I'd get up super early tomorrow to see them backtrack on MJ...just like they had to do with Ms. Sherrod...
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librechik Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 12:55 PM
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23. done n/t
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CTyankee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 01:24 PM
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27. Thanks! Hoping they'll get it out there in the morning...
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russspeakeasy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 02:25 PM
Response to Reply #12
49. backtracking is not what they do best, if at all. they just ignore.
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roguevalley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 03:44 PM
Response to Reply #4
60. I just read a story where Anthony can't exactly positively deny it is
his picture but he categorically denies he sent it. He has an investigator investigating it. Breitbart needs outed. Then hospitalized. He's a very sick man.
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Doctor Hurt Donating Member (472 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 11:59 AM
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7. Better solution: tweet the doctored pic to every reporter you can find on twitter
and then tweet them the HOW-TO.
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proud patriot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 04:45 PM
Response to Reply #7
66. +1
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rasputin1952 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 12:03 PM
Response to Reply #3
9. I know I'm not savvy enough to do what was done...
(I don't have a Twitter acct, and couldn't tell the difference between a Tweet and a sparrow fart in hurricane...hell, I barely get Facebook!... :D )

But I would think that news org's would have people that can figure this out...easily done here, and most DU'ers don't p/u a check for doing work like this. There are legions of people in the media that should have figured this out...they get paid to be able to figure this stuff out.

Anything from Breitbart is worthless anyway. Why he hasn't been exposed as the fraud he is is beyond comprehension.
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blogslut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 01:25 PM
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28. Think again
Remember when that guy threw his shoes at GWB? Well, I made a crappy GWB/Shoe Throw Flash game and submitted it to Wonkette. Jeanne Moos over at CNN included a video bit of someone playing that game on one of her HaHa Funny! reports. Immediately upon viewing that report and seeing my game on the screen I came to the sad conclusion that the kids at CNN were surfing the net on (at the time) a seven year-old browser, IE6. I knew this because the header image I made for that game was a png with a transparent background and IE6 is incapable of rendering the transparency in png images.

Proof: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VLRR6rTPrfI

Long story short, "the press" is hardly computer savvy.
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rasputin1952 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 01:51 PM
Response to Reply #28
40. You'd think they's upgrade from time to time...
then again, CNN is nothing like it used to be; they've fallen so far I'm surprised they are still considered a "News" source.
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trueblue2007 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 07:21 PM
Response to Reply #3
77. gosh, explain it to me. i don't understand
but i put the explanation on twitter
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valerief Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 09:03 PM
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81. The bought-and-paid-for rightwing US media? Maybe some foreign media
will cover it, but certainly not the whore US media.
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rucky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 09:11 PM
Response to Reply #3
82. But that would ruin their story.
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Parker CA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 11:54 AM
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5. Kick and Rec! Hope Maddow or LO will do a step by step breakdown of this story tonight. nt
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malaise Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 02:59 PM
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56. Great news
Any media person who promotes a Breitbart story is part of the RW smear posse.

I can't wait until he's in prison
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yesphan Donating Member (295 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 11:55 AM
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6. Excellent work !
Well played.
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Hutzpa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 12:02 PM
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8. Exactly as I thought it would have happened
Edited on Wed Jun-01-11 12:06 PM by Hutzpa
the pricks are busted.


So when does this individual walk the plank again??? :shrug:
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Skidmore Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 12:04 PM
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10. What if it were sent to Weiner's lawyer?
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BR_Parkway Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 12:18 PM
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16. Send it to Palin's twitter account, then the media might pay attention
the down side would be the "see, both sides do it...." narrative
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myrna minx Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 12:07 PM
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11. K&R n/t
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vanbean Donating Member (957 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 12:10 PM
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13. Good ol' Kpete!
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HipChick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 12:12 PM
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14. K&R...
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hootinholler Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 12:15 PM
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15. The question is
What is Brietbart's yfrog email address. And no, I would never publish it on 4chan/b along with an explanation of the yfrog exploit.

So whenever someone spams your yfrog account by emailing it a pic, yfrog tweets it. Nice bug feature :rofl:

-Hoot
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Dawson Leery Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 12:32 PM
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17. K/R
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HipChick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 12:33 PM
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18. So Dan Wolfe (Patriotusa76) has been cooking this up since May 7th?
Full story - sorry could'nt find another link..

http://biggovernment.com/edulis/2011/05/31/weinergate-t... /


Contrary to Stefs report, Wolfe first tweeted about Congressman Weiner and a sex scandal on May 5th, citing a friends report of a right-wing blog rumor. The rumor vaguely claimed that a high-profile, northeast-region Democrat was involved in a sex scandal with photo evidence. Wolfe speculated that the politicians who fit that profile were Charles Rangel, Anthony Weiner, or Barney Frank, and he asked Weiner and Rangel one after the other multiple times if they were involved in the scandal. One of Wolfes final tweets on the subject on May 11th said it was his hope Weiner was the politician in question if rumor is true.
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Maru Kitteh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 12:42 PM
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19. EVERYTHING IN ALL-CAPS IS TRUE! THAT'S WHY IT'S IN ALL-CAPS!
I LOVE ALL-CAPS!
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femrap Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 12:48 PM
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20. k and r....
breitbart....2nd stage syphilis....going blind!
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pscot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 07:24 PM
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78. We can only hope
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nashville_brook Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 12:51 PM
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21. k and r
Edited on Wed Jun-01-11 12:51 PM by nashville_brook
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Amaril Donating Member (447 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 12:55 PM
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22. K & R!!
Was only a matter of time until some savvy netizen broke it wide open.

:applause:
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glinda Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 01:01 PM
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24. Big kick on the third link.
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pipi_k Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 01:07 PM
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25. Questions...
"As far as I can tell, the only way to create that anomaly is when someone other than the account holder places an image on Yfrog, using the simple strategy outlined above".


Sooooo....Yfrog has face recognition? That is, if the account holder did this on some other computer, it would know?

Second question...how do we know that this "framer" wasn't put up to doing this...either paid or unpaid...by Weiner himself?



I know I'll get asked what the motive would be for that. Do I really have to spell it out?

How about being able to send a pornographic image that couldn't be traced back to HIM...

Would a person take the chance of ruining his career or family for a cheap thrill or two?

I dunno...ask an assortment of Republicans caught in sexual adventures.

:shrug:

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sudopod Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 01:09 PM
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26. That's a lot of work to do something that is obviously dumb.
Edited on Wed Jun-01-11 01:10 PM by sudopod
If our man has that kind of technical savvy, why would he do that?

You're reaching.
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pipi_k Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 01:44 PM
Response to Reply #26
33. Why would he do that?
I thought I answered the question...

because

1. some guys get off sending photos of their willies to women

2. because some guys who would do that might not want to get caught

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sudopod Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 02:01 PM
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43. But he basically guaranteed he would get caught.
Edited on Wed Jun-01-11 02:01 PM by sudopod
Using a highly technical round-about method. That doesn't make any sense.
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milowent Donating Member (3 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 01:25 PM
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29. questions
I am not sure that Canon's conclusion about how to create the URL anomaly always holds up, but I don't know what tests he did.

The main point is that re-creating what happened to Weiner using this yfrog exploit would not be very difficult if you were able to figure out his yfrog email address. If weiner did post this himself to yfrog, it was a huge error, because yfrog is a public image site. NOt the place anyone would post a dirty pic because it would immediately be public on his images.
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blogslut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 01:36 PM
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31. That's a pretty shaky limb you're on
Here's what I learned conducting my own experiment.

I sent an image from one of my other email accounts to the email address for my YFROG account and put @myYFROGusername in the subject line. Sure enough, the image showed up on my YFROG page and for approximately 10 seconds, no URL appeared under my YFROG username, then the page with the image refreshed and included a URL to the image.

It's not a matter of recognizing the physical presence of the person uploading the image - it's a matter of the sender knowing the email address of the YFROG account.
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milowent Donating Member (3 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 01:44 PM
Response to Reply #31
32. blogslut experiment
interesting. 10 seconds is pretty fast. i have been theorizing that this may happen in 3-4 minutes on average, even when you post from your email account connected to your twitter/yfrog.

in the case of weiner's tweet and canonfire's view of my yrfog posted, no URL had appeared after 20 minutes. anomaly? proof of framing? it seems that more experiments may need to be run.
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blogslut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 01:50 PM
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39. Hell if I know
...and to be frank, I didn't notice the URL showing up until I saw that it showed up on Cannonfire's YFROG page. Could have taken longer for the URL to show. I was in the middle of uploading from email/uploading straight to YFROG at the time and wasn't paying attention to the passing of minutes. It could take longer.
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pipi_k Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 01:49 PM
Response to Reply #31
38. Actually my question about Yfrog not recognizing the image
of the account holder was a facetious one.

Because the OP seems to suggest that it would HAVE to be someone other than the account holder. Like the account holder couldn't do it on another computer.

So I want to know if it would be possible for the account holder to do all that on another computer without actually logging into his account. To make it look like someone else did it, you know?

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blogslut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 01:52 PM
Response to Reply #38
42. Yes
As I said, I just tried it myself and it worked. It's a serious YFROG security exploit.
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Mojorabbit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 03:31 PM
Response to Reply #25
59. I am confused
because I just saw on msm that he says he can't say the photo is not of himself?
http://firstread.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/06/01/6764247...
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SemperEadem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 04:43 PM
Response to Reply #25
65. you assume that he's that bored with life that he would do that
it takes some real intense boredome, intense stupidity and not giving a good goddamn about one's life, livelihood and family to do something so breathtakingly dumb. I can't believe your opinion of Weiner is so in the gutter that you would articulate such nonsense and put it on blast.
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rateyes Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 01:26 PM
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30. If Dana Bash or Wolf Blitzer or another CNN twit yas a yfrog acct...
someone should upload such an image to their acct.
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milowent Donating Member (3 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 01:45 PM
Response to Reply #30
35. bash/blitzer
if the hive mind of the internet sets their mind on trying to figure out the yfrog email addresses of celebs, i bet a few could fall prey to this trick.
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mzmolly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 01:52 PM
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41. Here is Blitzer's Yfrog.
Edited on Wed Jun-01-11 02:22 PM by mzmolly
http://yfrog.com/user/wolfblitzercnn/profile

I'm clueless as to how to upload a pic. But I have an idea for one. ;)

From the article above - easiest way to pull off this as a hoax would be if you knew weiner's yfrog email address. email a blackberry pic to that email address with (@subject) in text and you'd create exactly what happened here.

would require no password hacking (you wouldn't even need to know his password to do it).

the chance that somewhere along the way that weiners yfrog address had been leaked? pretty damn high. it would happen if weiner or an aide simply forwarded a pic he emailed to his yfrog account to anyone else (thus showing the yfrog email address in the chain).


@wolfblitzercnn is listed on the yfrog.

His CNN email is wolf@cnn.com
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SemperEadem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 04:46 PM
Response to Reply #30
67. where is Anonymous when you need them?
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ck4829 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 01:44 PM
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34. K&R
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Lex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 01:47 PM
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36. Best way to demonstrate how easy it is to the media is for someone to demonstrate on their y-frog
I bet they'd get the message then.

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Nye Bevan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 01:48 PM
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37. Can you say that with "certitude"? (nt)
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meow mix Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 02:03 PM
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44. +rec
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kestrel91316 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 02:05 PM
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45. One MORE reason for me to NEVER use Twitter. I have enough trouble, thank you,
from Asian spammers trying to post crap on my business FB page........
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SpankMe Donating Member (301 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 02:07 PM
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46. Conservative = Pure Evil n/t
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trud Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 02:09 PM
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47. kind of weird Weiner is now saying he doesn't know if it's a photo of him or not dont you think? n/t
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Zoonart Donating Member (15 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 02:21 PM
Response to Reply #47
48. Why?
Edited on Wed Jun-01-11 02:23 PM by Zoonart
I was just watching Weiner explanation and was weirded out by his not being able to definitively say that this was not a picture of his crotch. It had echoes of, "I did not have sexual relations... etc." I feel really queasy about this. Why would he not just say, this is not a photo of me?
I love Anthony Weiner, he has been such a hero for the left....
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SemperEadem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 04:48 PM
Response to Reply #48
69. He probably wishes his was that robust...
just sayin'....
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Oilwellian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-02-11 12:10 AM
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92. What can he say?
Edited on Thu Jun-02-11 12:11 AM by Oilwellian
"No, my penis is smaller and hangs to the right?" Why should Weiner give the frothing right wing a soundbite comparing his penis to the one in the photo? I can completely understand why he won't answer that question.
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ProfessionalLeftist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 02:50 PM
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50. Too bad Rachel doesn't have email
Someone needs to get this to her ASAP.
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HipChick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 02:51 PM
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51. Twittered to her earlier...
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blogslut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 02:54 PM
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52. She totally has an email contact
Rachel@msnbc.com

And here's her Twitter feed:

http://twitter.com/maddow
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ProfessionalLeftist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 03:06 PM
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57. Thank you! n/t
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spanone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 02:56 PM
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53. k&r...
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yellerpup Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 02:56 PM
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54. Outstanding work.
:woohoo: :applause:

Kick & rec
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Erose999 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 02:58 PM
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55. Does Britefart have a Yfrog? Why not post something to his account? If he is then forced to

acknowledge that this sort of trickery can happen then he will have to acknowledge that this whole event is a non-story.
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lonestarnot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 03:28 PM
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58. I read breitbart has syphilis.
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madrchsod Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 05:57 PM
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72. i just read that on the google
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pscot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 10:03 PM
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84. He seems to be preoccupied with STDs
judging from his many posts on the subject.
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provis99 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 03:49 PM
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61. and Dana Bash is a republican shithead.
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GoddessOfGuinness Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 04:01 PM
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62. Excellent, but I fear the damage is already done...
By being unable to deny that the pic was of him, Weiner has implied that suggestive photos of him exist. While it's not a crime, and while it's nobody's business why they might exist, I'm afraid it may just be "too much information" for the average voter.

I hope I'm wrong. I hope, I hope...
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SemperEadem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 04:48 PM
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68. Jon Stewart said it wasn't him
hilarious monologue from his show last night.
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TheeHazelnut Donating Member (166 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-02-11 12:54 AM
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95. I doubt Stewart saw Weiner with an erection
The size changes. If he's claiming he saw Weiner with a boner, that isn't helpful either!
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SemperEadem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-02-11 06:22 AM
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98. apparently, you're humorly challenged
:eyes:
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SemperEadem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-02-11 06:23 AM
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99. apparently, humor is not your strong suit.
:eyes:
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Maine-ah Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 10:12 PM
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85. well, it is possible though
I'm married. Hubby and I exchange "fun" pics on our cell phones. I wouldn't be surprised if he and his wife did so as well.
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GoddessOfGuinness Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 11:58 PM
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90. That's what I suspect, too...
After all, he's been married to this drop-dead gorgeous woman for less than a year:

It makes sense that he'd be reluctant to talk about this. He doesn't want his bride dragged into an embarrassing public scene and give everybody an unneccessary glimpse into their bedroom.

I hope the asshole who hacked Weiner's account gets it all thrown back in his face. :grr:
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SemperEadem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 04:39 PM
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64. I would think that criminal charges would apply
since Twitter and yfrog have to use wireless transmission/phone/cable lines in order to transmit data.

if the account was hacked, then that's "interruption of a communique in transit", which falls under federal wiretapping statutes.

if someone stole or hacked the password and signed onto Weiner's account and impersonated him, then that's identity theft and interruption of a communique in transit.

fuckfart might well face some jailtime if it's found out that he had knowledge of this shit.

when you dig a hole for someone else, you may end up falling in it yourself.
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DeadEyeDyck Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 10:26 PM
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86. and it was his official government paid twitter account
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AzDar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 04:51 PM
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70. K & R
:thumbsup:
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southernyankeebelle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 05:45 PM
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71. Gee america it is only a picture of a guy in underwear. You don't see anything. Move on.
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barbtries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 06:55 PM
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74. was there anyone
who actually believed that anthony weiner would be that stupid.
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trud Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 07:18 PM
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76. I'd believe pretty much anybody would be stupid about sex
given how many people have been lately.
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Marcel Donating Member (61 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 07:14 PM
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75. K&R
Yep, he was framed and fuck Breitbart. :puke:
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kpete Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 08:18 PM
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79. CONFIRMED!
Edited on Wed Jun-01-11 08:24 PM by kpete
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On the Road Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-02-11 12:56 AM
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96. Wow -- LittleGreenFootballs Says Weiner Was Framed
No one can accuse them of a liberal bias.
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rasputinkhlyst Donating Member (49 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 08:40 PM
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80. Hmmmm Send this to Mother Jones and The Nation
They can move this and scoop the MSM again.
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Jakes Progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 10:03 PM
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83. I used to have republican friends. Years ago.
Now I don't know a decent person who votes republican.

The problem is that 40% of the public buys brightboy's lies without question. Truth has nothing to do with it.
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Blue Owl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 11:20 PM
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88. HEY M$M GO FUCK YOURSELVES
...and even if this isn't true, HEY M$M GO FUCK YOURSELVES
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coffee bean Donating Member (23 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 11:43 PM
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89. Does Lame-Stream Faux News have the stones to publish this?
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on point Donating Member (613 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-02-11 12:11 AM
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93. Mr Weiner, PLEASE prosecute to the fullest to stop these tactics
Some charges that come to mind:

Identity Theft, Fraud, sexual harassment

Anyone know if there is a law against impersonating a congress person?

Certainly civil liability for slander and defamation

Throw the book at them and expose these slimy people to protect our political system and the average person against such tactics.
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glinda Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-02-11 12:22 AM
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94. I think we should all post non-revealing underwear shots on our twitter accounts.
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florida08 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-02-11 10:33 AM
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105. lol
all this brouhaha over cotton boxer briefs..




Has anyone ever checked out google images? :rofl:

http://www.google.com/search?rlz=1T4ADBS_enUS219US220&q...
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glinda Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-02-11 09:07 PM
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109. 3rd one on the top if photoshopped could be the one actually.
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robpopulace Donating Member (94 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-02-11 03:12 AM
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97. Clarence Thomas is laughing at all this
Just laughing and laughing and laughing...
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MrMickeysMom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-02-11 08:00 AM
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101. THAT'S "FAT TONY" TO YOU! eom
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EnviroBat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-02-11 10:11 AM
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104. This is why I get so sick of these stupid "hacks" creating social media sites.
Yfrog and Twitter are nothing more than mal-formed bullshit garbage-blog sites. Everyone out there with minimal HTML skills is jumping on the social media bandwagon in it's race to the bottom thanks to the father of all internet shit, Facebook. Why any politician would create an account on one of these high-school puke-blogs is beyond me. Have some fucking common-sense for Christ sakes!
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cascadiance Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-02-11 11:08 AM
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106. Are the twitter and yfrog people looking at their sendmail logs?...
Edited on Thu Jun-02-11 11:12 AM by cascadiance
Presumably after looking at the flaw that allows others from the outside to send mails to an account this way, and hopefully they have a way to track which original mail that was sending this attachment was the one used to have it posted on yfrog.

Sendmail logs and the original mail itself should have header information that would allow them to track it back to the source of who sent the mail, and to hopefully track down the owner of the mail account that sent it. If it was a Yahoo mail account for instance, they then could contact Yahoo, if they do it quickly enough (I think its around two weeks) before the raw mail logs are archived, and then they could track down the IP address of who sent the mail then and what time it was one. I know this, since I maintained this internal tool that was used at Yahoo to help the FBI track down the hacker that hacked Sarah Palin's account. I'd like to think that they could ultimately track down who sent it, but that might be where it gets harder to track down, depending on where the email account of the hacker sits. I presume he's not going to go through a traceable account like one on Yahoo to send this mail.

I'm guessing also that this is why this isn't a quick turnaround from law enforcement now coming out saying "we've caught the guy", or that "this wasn't an account hack". They are probably very busy with twitter and yfrog personnel to look at all resources available to get to the IP address of the offender and the time it was sent to try and pin down the person's identity and have proof of it.

This sort of exploit though might be harder to track down than if someone had to hit yfrog directly to "log in" and put upload the image, which presumably would have allowed yfrog to see the IP address of the computer that uploaded this photo. This will probably involve multiple companies/entities to track down the source of the mail.

Does Michael Savage have a twitter account? It would be interesting if some hacker saw how this exploit worked, and were to do the same thing to Michael Savage *Weiner*, to show how easy it would be to go after someone with a similar name, and to show how ludicrous the assumption that Weiner sent this photo himself is. I certainly wouldn't advocate doing this, as this would be breaking the law, unlike what was set up here just to test the exploit with the full knowledge of all parties involved.
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annabanana Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-02-11 11:36 AM
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107. kickers. . . n/t
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PuffedMica Donating Member (584 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-02-11 08:51 PM
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108. David Kernell went to prison for hacking Sarah Palin's Yahoo account
It is about time some puke Republicans go to jail for hacking the Congressman's account.
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trueblue2007 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-02-11 09:10 PM
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110. you're 10000% right. hope Rep Weiner goes after them
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