Open source intelligence and development

[Before shredding] Freeing knowledge, telling secrets: Open source intelligence and development (pdf) by Cody Burke. A classic example of a non-intel specialist who sees bright future in open source, collaboratioive tools and contests the existence of the (US model of a) Intel community. Intensively quotes from John Perry Barlow‘s Why Spy? (including the famous « intelligence defines reality for those whose actions could alter it »), Robert David Steele, ex-WIRED Thomas Goetz and NATO OSINT Handbook (pdf), with the faith of a Linux evangelist (to include quoting from The Cathedral and the Bazaar (pdf – see Wikipedia for details).