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Clinton’s use of BleachBit avoided ‘money trail’ in email destruction

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Hillary Clinton’s decision to use BleachBit to scrub her private email server could have been based on the fact that the free software can be downloaded and used with complete anonymity, the program’s developer said.

Andrew Ziem, the creator of BleachBit, pointed to a recent CNN reportabout his software in which a computer security expert had speculated that Clinton’s team would have selected a more expensive, more sophisticated service if it truly sought to conceal records.

“While there may be some merit to that, there is also an argument to be made for hoping that this doesn’t leave a money trail,” Ziem told the Washington Examiner.

Ziem said he was not aware Clinton had applied BleachBit to her server until Rep. Trey Gowdy said so on Fox News Thursday, because downloads of the program are anonymous and untraceable. – READ MORE

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