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Went Missing In Norway

by Oui Mon Sep 3rd, 2018 at 05:38:13 AM EST

Missing Person - Rendition?

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WhoIs Arjen Kamphuis?

'Strange disapppearance' of WikiLeaks consultant in Norway
IT-security specialist Arjen Kamphuis vermist

Dutch related news found on international news sites .... not on Dutch media (yet)? Not found in NRC or de Volkskrant ... article Sept. 1 in De Telegraaf ...

'Arjen did not want to be accessible'

"We are now investigating whether he has traveled by train from Bodø to Trondheim. Meanwhile a friend of ours has traveled to Norway to look for Arjen ", says a seriously concerned Van de Leest. Contact with friends and family was not possible. "Arjen also did not want to be accessible. It was a holiday and he had little appetite. "Kamphuis was an avid hiker and probably went for a hike.

"On August 22 he would fly back from Trondheim, but that did not happen. And that's weird, because he had all kinds of appointments here. It is not something for him to not show up without letting anything know ", said  Ancilla Saturday morning.

Speculation over fate of missing Dutchman linked to WikiLeaks | The Guardian - Sept. 14, 2018 |

Police said they were "holding all possibilities open in respect to what might have happened" to Kamphuis and pursuing three distinct lines of inquiry: a "voluntary disappearance" including a possible suicide; an accident; or foul play.

Police have denied any connection between Kamphuis's disappearance and the fact that Bodø houses a Norwegian military airbase, and that buried deep inside a nearby mountain is a major part of the Scandinavian country's secret cyber defence operations.

With an internet campaign using the hashtag #FindArjen to locate him, unconfirmed sightings of Kamphuis have also been reported in Sweden, Denmark, Germany and several parts of Norway.

"I hate how overblown Arjen's Wikileaks connection is becoming," said one, Ancilla van der Leest. "He advised many parties and journalistic organisations on infosecurity. In this light he was also a `Reuters associate'."

Dutch media have reported that the Dutchman helped some Wikileaks members with advice on avoiding cybersnooping and government surveillance, the subject of a book he co-wrote with Silkie Carlo, but it is unclear how often or regularly he worked with the site.

There are also unconfirmed reports that he visited Assange in Ecuador's London embassy, where the Australian is living because he fears extradition to the US if he leaves the building.  

Norwegian police halts search for missing Dutch man: report

Global Warming - distance between America and Europe is steadily increasing.

by Oui on Sat Sep 22nd, 2018 at 04:29:20 AM EST

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