Re: $500 million for an error in a policy manual

Subject: Re: $500 million for an error in a policy manual
From: Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 8 Dec 2014 10:33:51 -0800

In the immortal words of Mr. Spock, *"Fascinating."* > Chris

On Mon, Dec 8, 2014 at 10:08 AM, Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:

> LANL has a long history of scapegoating sloppy adherence to policies and
> procedures. During the 90s they prosecuted one of their scientists for
> smuggling secrets to China, when what he had actually done was copy
> classfied data so he could take it home to work on it. Eventually it was
> discovered that this was a common practice among LANL's security-cleared
> personnel. If this news report was based on an explanation from an LANL
> self investigation, it should be considered to have zero credibility.
>
> Gene Kim-Eng
>
>
> On 12/8/2014 9:25 AM, Dan Goldstein wrote:
>
>> Point taken. It does seem crazy that there weren't a dozen lower-level
>> documents involved: material specifications, approved supplier lists,
>> procedural work instructions, etc. Of course, the reporter might have just
>> gotten all the details wrong.
>>
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References:
RE: $500 million for an error in a policy manual: From: Dan Goldstein
Re: $500 million for an error in a policy manual: From: Gene Kim-Eng
RE: $500 million for an error in a policy manual: From: Dan Goldstein
Re: $500 million for an error in a policy manual: From: Gene Kim-Eng

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