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The IRS Has A Contract With A Company That Backs Up All Of Their Emails!

Friday afternoon, Peter Suderman posted an article at that proved the IRS had an ongoing contract with a private company to back up the IRS servers, including the Microsoft Exchange system used to handle the IRS emails! This article was an instant sensation and was quickly reported by the Independent Media on the internet.

Shortly afterwards the original article at was taken down, and the URL produced a 404 "file not found" error. But by then it was too late as the original article was already duplicated at my web site and other locations. The copies spreading across the net made it very clear that the report would not be silenced, and realizing that the act of trying to erase the original was propelling the story, the original post was restored to later that same day.

More online evidence began to surface of an ongoing contract between the IRS and a company called "Sonasoft", whose slogan is "Email archiving done right." The company specializes in archiving emails from Microsoft Exchange Server, confirming that the IRS mail system does not in fact simply store emails on the hard drives of the desktop computers! A solicitation at the General Service Administration's own website (and also archived HERE) shows the IRS contracting with Sonasoft in 2008, before the period of the emails sought by Ryan and Issa. Note that the products specified relate to backing up Microsoft Exchange, the IRS' email server! showed the IRS as being Sonasoft's top government customer in 2010, right in the middle of the period Koskinen says the dog ate Lois Lerner's (and six other IRS officials') emails! And Sonasoft's list of customers (also archived HERE) shows the IRS is still a customer to this very day!


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Obstruction hearing yet to start.

So why did Reason pull the

So why did Reason pull the story?

House Oversight has IRS hearings Mon & Tues

7:pm Monday --Koskinen, 9:30 AM Tuesday--O’Connor (White house atty).

from Politico

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen,... , will also sit in Issa’s hot seat just a few hours before O’Connor on Monday night.

I'll take my Liberty, it's not yours to give.

Apparently the Sonasoft

Apparently the Sonasoft contract ended in 2011 and it's quite likely they do not retain old records of former clients who aren't paying. HOWEVER, they should be contacted and if there is any evidence on file, it should be protected and gathered as legal evidence.

sadly this will

be another well intentioned push to set the record straight but the real facts will likely never be seen or see the light of day ..even paul ryan would be silenced ..the den of crooks will shield each other .. at least it makes a fine plot line .none of the leaders of the senate or house wish to sully the image/ authority of their tax police. this story was on the radio . oddly enough yesterday a friend who is an extreme right leaning repub said that he heard a report on national radio that all the mail was stored by a private firm . no mention of the name

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The pen is mightier than the sword

The government has all these implements of destruction and likes to demonstrate their awesome might with "shock and awe" shows.

I've never been impressed by tribal folks killing other tribes, instead of learning to work together to create something even greater.

It's fitting, then, that the idiots in government think they can make us cower by on one hand saying "we need to keep fighting in that region that we destabilized!", and on the other, "we're so incompetent that we can't even properly back up email".

Now this contract comes out, showing them to definitely be incompetent at something.

The pen also writes computer software, as well as the contracts the IRS has signed. The pen is definitely mightier. I'm glad to have aligned with the pen more so than the sword (but I don't have pens defending my dwelling! -- although, they can be made into a weapon in a pinch, if it comes to that).

Molon Labe, IRS. You've gotten enough. In fact, Molon Labe myself -- I am coming, and I will get back everything you have stolen. Next book (and DVD): "Constitutional Income: Do You Have Any?"

I love you. I'm sorry. Please forgive me. Thank you. - Fully Informed Jury Association - Jin Shin Jyutsu (energy healing)

E-mail your rep's

IT will expose them individually. For being accessories after the fact. Or better yet take your pick e-mails to all media

Paul Ryan...are you listening?

We'll see....

"Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is argument of tyrants. It is the creed of slaves." William Pitt in the House of Commons November 18, 1783
"I know major allies who fund them" Gen. Dempsey referring to ISIS

Who will be the scape goat on this one?

Actually, I would have to think that more than just one person will get canned from this.

To climb the mountain, you must believe you can.

TwelveOhOne's picture

I like your conspiracy theory :)

If more than one person was involved, it had to have been a conspiracy.

Also when others say "that's just a conspiracy theory" I generally answer "thank you; a theory is a hypothesis with data behind it, so I'm glad you're saying my argument has merit."

I love you. I'm sorry. Please forgive me. Thank you. - Fully Informed Jury Association - Jin Shin Jyutsu (energy healing)

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Let's see if there's a subpoena of Sonasoft ...

... if not, the whole damn thing is just a show.

Google is government.

Call, email and fax your

Call, email and fax your representatives, demanding they look into this immediately.

Heh - what do you think

Of course they're not going to get those emails. Not sure what excuse they'll come up with. Maybe it will be "a matter of national security". Or my guess is that they'll say "that company doesn't store the IRS' emails or at least not Lois Lerner and her team's emails, which existed solely on local hard drives"

I guess all contacts that were listed To: CC: and BCC: fields...

had hardware failures too. lol

The problem is getting the pathetic Republicans to

acknowledge and deal with this. If they had any plans to do anything stupid Paul Ryan would have said something to the effect that emails are stored in places other than hard drives. Repubs have no intention of doing anything about this at all. They are full of BS too.


If we just shut down the IRS completely

then the bloated government will basically fall apart and back into essential services only funded by the investments detailed in the CAFRs.

We don't need the IRS or income taxes anymore due to the investment portfolios the 'government' made. If they are going to exist they just need to cut the fat, streamline to only lawful operations and operate strictly on the investments. The CAFRs show the big hidden pie of money; the elephant under the rug so to speak.

Shut down the IRS. Business will explode from removing the burden of this extortion racket and destruction of privacy.

The most powerful Law of Nature is Time. It is finite and we all will run out of it. Use this Law to your advantage, for it offers you infinite possibilities...

Your got it.. its funny

Paying Millions to run computer systems that don't work
but no one asks for the money back because the contact are going to someone buddy!
Government worker have always been a joke except now they get most of the Pie $$$
Its funny how spending trillions
to spy on the ones they should be protecting from spying.

Taxes should be donation onl
IRS uses force to collect.. think about it.
Land of the Free when did that end Nixon or before
Ron Paul seems to be one of the few who isn't on the take.

Read Larkin Rose
If you can't get you head around what he's saying to bad for you!

Just want what seems to be missing, Truth and Justice for ALL
What is fraud except creating “value” from nothing and passing it off as something?