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The criminal organisations that run botnets often sell time on them to others for specific attacks, and their customers are believed to include national intelligence agencies looking for plausible deniability.
Plausible deniability distanced Washington from the continuing war.
And it's managing - whether by leaks that offer plausible deniability such as the Abbottabad Commission Report, or facing up to facts upfront like in the Asghar Khan ISI case in the Supreme Court - to inch towards normality.
at some point, you don't have the benefit of plausible deniability," Taylor says, adding that if you make it more difficult for students to get loans, you are consequently "closing the doors of several productive HBCUs at a time when the loan program is profitable--hugely profitable.
Plausible deniability doesn't work when your excuses are just not plausible.
The takeaway is that a strategy that seeks to provide potentially vulnerable legislators with a degree of plausible deniability makes sense.
The tactic also permits them plausible deniability in the event that some feel the fictionalized Hubbard was drawn with excessive, and undeserved, sympathy.
First, every jet deserves the courtesy of a walk-around on postflight, even if it never left the chocks, and if only for the plausible deniability.
W]e cannot fathom what motive [Global-Tech] could have had for withholding this information other than to manufacture a claim of plausible deniability in the event that [the] company was later accused of patent infringement," Justice Alito wrote.
When faced with these accusations, leaders of the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) feign incompetence and hide behind plausible deniability, but the facts tell a much different story.
Some analysts believe the wing operates with relative independence, whether by design or default, that gives top brass plausible deniability when cooperation between the spy service and insurgents comes to light.