Smartmatic threatens Venezuelan blogger

Act 1: an employee of Smartmatic, a technology company let’s not forget, makes a threat in comment section of Daniel’s blog, leaving his IP address (200.109.11.253).

Act 2: using a pseudonym (cmostaza), the same employee makes another comment, from the same IP address.

Act 3: Alek remembers comments of cmostaza in Twitter, and Googles “/coronel mostaza/” “/smartmatic/”

Act 4: Alek clicks on Google link and finds out that cmostaza is Luis Acuña.

Act 5: Alek Googles “/luis acuña/” “/smartmatic/” and finds, among other interesting bits, this (source) that identifies Luis Acuña as Smartmatic’s Marketing & Communication Coordinator:

Luis Acuña, Marketing & Communications Coordinator Smartmatic

These are the ‘efficient’ people that run electronic elections around the world, and are meant to keep biometric information safe. Scary. Mexican readers note: the threats from this “Dutch company” come from Caracas.

UPDATE: Luis Acuña, Smartmatic’s Marketing & Communications Coordinator  has written to clarify his position. His comment … >>

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s