Eric Garland+ Your Authors @ericgarland Intelligence analyst and advisor to CEOs and governments. I break down global events into clear narratives and appropriate profanity. Oct. 29, 2019 1 min read + Your Authors

Wait you can use video games to launder money? Somebody ask Steve Bannon!

 https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/8xw7nx/nearly-all-counter-strike-microtransactions-are-being-used-for-money-laundering 

Seriously. Ask Steve Bannon.  https://www.washingtonpost.com/investigations/steve-bannon-once-guided-a-global-firm-that-made-millions-helping-gamers-cheat/2017/08/04/ef7ae442-76c8-11e7-803f-a6c989606ac7_story.html 

Also, can you use video games to spot and assess targets to radicalize into extreme political movements? Or to use as steganography to pass along classified information?

Just thinkin' out loud, here.


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