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stirringstill Donating Member (116 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-20-04 10:35 PM
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57. CyberNet overkill?
Could someone please state the connection of the CyberNet to Fisher because the original email that linked the two really didn't say. Only that CyberNet had been raided by the FBI. Just because a company has been raided by the FBI doesn't mean it is connected. And to say CyberNet was linked to Diebold does not mean much if the two names appear on the same web page. Diebold probably has vending machines that have Coke cans but that does not mean Coke and Diebold are in bed together. What possible service did CyberNet perform?

Also, I've never seen anything linking Blass to CyberNet other than both have links to Michigan. Blass got his PhD in Ann Arbor, but that doesn't seem like much of a link to me. I'm not saying that CyberNet is not important, perhaps it is, but many many other potential rewarding lines of investigation remain unexamined on Piotr Blass CV and this are definitely worth scrutinizing. I do not know what to make of the Fisher story but it does seem promising and Fisher has directly linked Blass to the whatever happened. Blass's CV is striking for several reasons. (1) It places him at BayPoint Schools in '03. (2) Why was Blass employed at Baypoint? It likely had to do with computers but it doesn't take someone of Blass's experience to network the school or run their computer lab. He was way way over qualified. Still that does not mean anything in and of itself since people often find themselves doing things that they are overqualified for. (3) Why did Blass's son become incarcerated in '04 at the very school at which Blass was once employed? (4) If his CV is genuine, then it is striking for several reasons. He went to undergraduate in Poland in the 70's and then went to graduate school at Harvard and the U. Michican. So, Blass apparently emerges from behind the Iron Curtain to receive postgraduate education in the US. He has published a number of academic articles. He has also worked for a number of companies and has a number of computer skills which may be relevent. Perhaps those companies and skills of Blass's are worth mining?

Another blog about the Fisher story made a big to do about Accenture. I do think that that link merits attention, definitely because of connections to voting lists in multiple states and (to a lesser degree Enron). The problem is that Accenture is a BIG company. It's like saying IBM or Microsoft. So, just because one can google Accenture and the name of another company doen't mean much in and of itself.
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