David Petraeus confirmed CIA Director

Petraeus is unanimously confirmed as the next Director of the CIA by the U.S. Senate 94-0 [1. Los Angeles Times – Senate confirms David Petraeus as CIA director http://articles.latimes.com/2011/jun/30/news/la-pn-petraeus-confirmed-20110630]

End appeal of Facebook settlement

The twins had been planning to appeal the April 11 ruling but in a filing they said that after “careful consideration,” they decided not to seek Supreme Court review. The filing did not give a reason for the decision. Facebook said: We’ve considered this case closed for a long time, and we’re pleased to see the other party […]

Database hacked; 500,000 coins missing or stolen. Exchange closes.

A hacker transfers 25,000 Bitcoins are  transferred from 478 accounts on the currency’s largest exchange – Mt. Gox.  Mt. Gox admits to a major breach and shuts down. Karpeles: One account with a lot of coins was compromised and whoever stole it (using a HK based IP to login) first sold all the coins in there, to […]

Demand Progress denies

Demand Progress denies any affiliation with Demonoid and says that there is a verification process for signatures collected online.

Description of Compound

The compound is roughly 300 yards long by 100 yards wide. The large size is to protect against car bombs. The outer wall’s height nine feet topped by three feet of barbed wire and concertina wire and external lighting. Jersey barriers (big concrete blocks) are installed outside and inside the gate. Steel drop bars are […]

Bomb attack forces move

A bomb explodes in the parking lot in front of the hotel. The group in Benghazi makes a decision to move to a new location. They move to a couple of places, and by August they settle on a large compound which is where the actual activity on 9/11 took place.