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SubjectWeekly
Fromburton@stratfor.com
To exec@stratfor.com
DateFeb 5, 2010 21:37
ReleasedAug 12, 2012 08:00
Business

1) Salesforce Hqs in San Fran is interested in TrapWire after I briefed
them on their wonderful capabilities; referred to Patrick for follow up.

2) DHS Institute is very interested in a terrorist surveillance
methodology paper and is looking to fund the project.  They are big fans
of our tactical work. Patrick has a good strategy on how to make this
happen.

3) I think the timing is right to revisit our relationship w/GOOGLE and
sense growing frustration (and chaos) on their part in light of the
Chinese penetrations and intellectual property theft. I've been playing
constant phone tag w/their security director, who I believe is traveling.


Tactical

New U.S. terror alerts caused a stir this week, along with terror
violence in Pakistan. We collected good information on all of these
attacks and continue to probe into the Dubai killing of the senior Hamas
official.


Security

1) We received a vile and threatening message posted on YouTube directed
towards Rodger and his family in response to a video Rodger did.
Efforts to locate the suspect are underway.

2) (CONFIDENTIAL)  One of our female staff has been physically abused by
a former boyfriend and the suspect won't leave her alone.  It's a
delicate issue and we need to protect her privacy.  This is an example
of how things like this could spill over into the workplace, if the
suspect decides to hunt her down here.

Note - Over the years, I've had quite a few folks come to me in
confidence w/various personal problems or issues that require police
help and security advice.  I've always tried to do my best to protect
their desire for privacy to eliminate the internal gossip and rumors.


Media


KVUE Austin tv on Texas Capital security and new al Qaeda threats;

Fox News LA tv on border violence and Mexican cartels that will air
Monday, then distributed nationally.

Next week, Stick and I have The Discovery Channel filming on terrorist
plots.


Other

A positive development on Ghost the movie is underway with a hunt for a
top notch screen writer.

I'm visiting w/Robert Rodriguez (local Austin film maker) to discuss his
thoughts (more advice) on next steps.  I've visited w/Robert in the past
 and I trust his counsel.