WikiLeaks this week began publishing e-mails from STRATFOR that were accessed by members of Anonymous in December of 2011.

"WikiLeaks did not mention the source of the reported five gigabytes of e-mails in its press release, but did say it has been working for months with 25 media outlets from around the world to analyze the documents," writes Wired's Quinn Norton.

"The first batch of leaked e-mails purport to show that Stratfor monitored the political prankster group known as The Yes Men on behalf of Dow Chemical, which has been targeted by The Yes Men over the company’s handling of the Bhopal disaster," Norton writes. "The e-mails also purport to show Stratfor’s attempt to set up an investment fund with a Goldman Sachs director to trade on the intelligence Stratfor collects, as well as give insight into how the private intelligence firm acquires, and sometimes pays for, information."

Go to "Wikileaks Pairs with Anonymous to Publish Intelligence Firm’s Dirty Laundry" to read the details.

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