Skip to comments.What advantage was there to Hilary Clinton in putting e-mails on her own server?
Posted on 04/04/2017 4:10:51 PM PDT by annalex
Q: Im not wanting to start a political thing (though it no doubt will) but has she ever explained why it was benefit to her to use a personal server rather than the State Departments. (Im a Brit by the the way)
A: Gordon Miller, works at G3i Ventures LLC
Ironically, I am uniquely qualified to answer this question. From 20042005, I was the lead functional architect for the State Messaging Archive Retrieval Toolset (SMART), the official e-mail system of the US Department of State.
When I started on the team, it was under the leadership of Sec. Powell. He had his own e-mail server, but it was in the server room owned by the State Department. When Sec. Rice took over she too had her own server, but it was again on site in the server room. Neither had servers in their own residences or at a 3rd party location. Powell did use his AOL account, but not for classified e-mails.
When I designed the workflow for the official e-mail system, I insisted that there be two features that were not negotiable.
The reason that Hillary Clinton had her own e-mail servers was because there was no way around the safeguards that I insisted be put into place to prevent just this type of problem from happening. Hillary didnt want her Pay for Play e-mails and Clinton Foundation e-mails to be forever in the system of record for the US Dept of State. So, the advantage that you asked about is so that she could run amuck unchecked by the checks and balances that were put in place to avoid such corruption.
It is worth noting that the system went live January 1, 2009, 3 weeks before Obama was sworn in and would have been required for Sec. Clinton to use when she took office. When Sec. Powell and Sec. Rice were there, an official system didnt exist yet, so that is the difference that the mainstream media refused to report accurately.
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To avoid FOIA silly.....
But more so to facilitate the pay to play global shakedown that caused the Clintons to bribe Obama in the first place with untold millions so he would appoint Her Heinous as Secretary of State.
FOIA...and US Attorneys.
same old same old...
why hide the White water papers for years and years?....
The details of SMART are classified I can't provide any more detail than I have. Unfortunately if I did, I would go to jail unlike Hillary who should already be there.
I addressed the details issue, but I wanted to address the comment of Sec. Clinton being a businesswoman. That is actually the main point. She is NOT supposed to be a business woman with a business that could benefit from her role as SecState. She is allowed personal appearances and can charge a speaking fee but those fees are typically $100,000-$250,000 just as Bill Clintonhas done for years after leaving office. She collected $10M or $20M in donations for her foundation and if you read the public financial disclosures of the Clinton Foundation you will find $486M in deferred compensation oh, wait a minute, what's that you say? Yes, it was all a sham to get paid and quite well I might add. If you look at what Trumpnhad to be President he had to sign his companies over to his kids. Just like Dick Cheney had to do when he became Vice President and divested himself of Halliburton. Hillary is not a business woman she is a criminal guilty of conspiracy, destruction of evidence, obstruction of justice and much more.
Thank you David. Yeah, the details are classified, but what I posted is common knowledge. You will never hear it reported by the mainstream media. Everyone just wants to say Powell had his own server, so Clinton can too. It doesnt work that way. That is also why Powell was saying They are trying to pin this on me. And he was right. Sec. Powell and Sec. Rice were great leaders and it was my pleasure to serve under their leadership. My role in the project was done by the time Sec. Clinton took office, but from what I understand she was one of the first to have her own IT people appointed to State. When I was there the same IT team continued from Powell to Rice with very few changes. Also, one of the best cyber guys in the industry was on our team and he was amazing. So, all the stories you hear about the State Department e-mail system being hacked in 2004 was before our effort started while the new system was still in the design phase. So, people talk as if it was one system and was the same from 20042014, but that just isnt true. Glad I could shed some light on the reality of what actually happened.
SMART stands for State Messaging Archive Retrieval Toolset, so it is unique to State.
My service to the US Department of State is a matter of public record. I was there and I am pretty sure you werent on my team. The requirement to use the system was enacted by the US Department of State in 2009 when the system went live in January of 2009.
To hide criminal activity.
I used to like Quora, and posted a lot of stuff there.
Then last year it turned almost totally political. About 90% of the questions posted were transparent liberal virtue signaling and Trump-bashing.
I completely dropped it.
Clinton was running a pay for play operation when she was SoS. For consideration, a donation to the Clinton foundation, the proper influence was applied to get the permit, approval, etc. needed by the donor.
Yes, we know that. The new information here is
In a word- secrecy.
Also, it cuts down on endless banter very effectively.
Interesting. Thanks for the flag.
Hillary had the private server to hide the goings on of the Clinton Foundation.
Many, many people were contributing to their Foundation, as a reason to get special favors from a Clinton Presidency.
After she lost the election, people pulled their money out.
There was no pulling it out, it wasn’t a bank, other than being the Clintons’ private piggy bank.
Donations did fall off to essential zero, though, I expect.
All of the above.
But, the purpose of the Foundation was to “get access” to the Presidency .. via Hillary.
Favors from President Hillary .. for their projects or plans; which were guaranteed to be handed out to those who donated the most.
But yes, it was the Clinton’s private piggy bank.
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