One of the major differences between Mr FOIA and Guccifer 2 is the latter’s use of email to correspond to journalists.
G2 contacted Gawker and Smoking Gun on June 15, corresponding further with Smoking Gun on June 21 and June 27. He corresponded with Vocativ on July 4-5 and with the Hill on July 11 and 14. Both the content and metadata are available for the June 27, July 4-5, July 11 and July 14 emails. Threat Connect has been the most prominent in using email metadata in efforts to link Guccifer 2 to Russia: here, here, here. Jeffrey Carr has been one of the most prominent critics of these metadata analyses.
In today’s post, I’m going to discuss some timestamp information that, to my knowledge, has not been previously canvassed. The analysis turns on information from the accumulation of a chain involving different time zones. Readers of…
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