Top-Secret World Loses Blogger: "And it continued, she added, with something like this: 'CC had the sad occasion to read interrogation transcripts in an assignment that should not be made public. And, let's just say, European lives were not saved.' (That was a jab at Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's trip to Europe late last year when she defended U.S. policy on secret detentions and interrogations.) A self-described 'opinionated loudmouth with a knack for writing a catchy headline,' Axsmith also wrote how it was important to 'empower grunts and paper pushers' because, she explained in the interview, 'I'm a big believer in educating people at the bottom, and that's how you strengthen an infrastructure.'
In her job as a contractor at the CIA's software-development shop, Axsmith said, she conducted 'performance and stress testing' on computer programs, and that as a computer engineer she had nothing to do with interrogations. She said she did read some interrogation-related reports while performing her job as a trainer in one counterterrorism office."
One word: need-to-know.