May 2, 2011
In the End, a Lack of Tech May Have Helped Bring Bin Laden Down
A key clue leading up to the attack that brought Osama bin Laden to justice was a lack of a phone or Internet connection on his property. By forgoing modern communications technology, he may have drawn attention to himself.
A report in The National Journal mentions that it was the National Security Agency, which gathers Americaís electronic intelligence, which determined, in some secret manner that didnít tip off the government of Pakistan, that the compound had no phone or Internet.
[via D | All Things Digital]
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