US Presidential probable for 2016 Carly Fiorina has revealed that Hewlett Packard supplied servers to NSA Data center after 9/11 attack in 2001. Fiorina also added in her media briefing that then president George W Bush was the man who gave the authority to NSA to spy on its populace for the betterment of national security.
Carly Fiorina – HP’s chief exec from 1999 to 2005 – framed in patriotic terms the server giant’s fulfillment of NSA’s requests by preempting other customers. The 61-year old American Republican Politician in her brief media chat said that HP servers which were earmarked for retail customers were shipped to the NSA instead, to power a warrantless surveillance program codenamed “Stellar Wind”.
It was just after a week of 9/11 did Former NSA director Michael Hayden contacted then HP boss Carly with an urgent request for servers’ kit.
Fiorina mentioned the sale in a recent interview, whilst defending the Bush administration’s still-controversial program . She is also pitching an increase in military spending as part of her bid for the Republican nomination in the 2016 US presidential election.
The former Lucent and HP supremo led the Central Intelligence Agency’s External Advisory Board from 2007 to 2009, during Hayden’s four-year tenure as CIA director.
As per our resources, 46% of servers running in NSA data center located in UTAH are of HP.
Note- Stellar Wind involved the data mining of US Communications data bases, including email, telephone conversations, financial transactions and internet surfing of American populace. It was actually a precursor of NSA 2013 PRISM program revealed by former NSA whistler blower Edward Snowden.