Lotus sold to IBM. Lotus was the go-to communications and collaboration platform of the C.I.A. By the late 1990’s, the government bagan to discover that Lotus Notes could not handle the large scale collaboration requirements of the Internet. That is when IBM advisor James P. Chandler met Michael McKibben and Leader Technologies who had invented what is now called ‘social networking’ in 2000. Chandler and IBM stole the invention through a cut out that they created named the IBM Eclipse Foundation on Nov. 29, 2001, David J. Kappos was IBM’s chief inside intellectual property counsel. James P. Chandler was IBM’s chief outside intellectual property counsel to Kappos and IBM, as well as the Clinton White House, Justice Department, C.I.A., NSA, FBI, Congress and the Judiciary. Chandler and Kappos were coordinating their intelligence efforts with Robert S. Mueller, James B. Comey, Jay J. Rosenstein and Andrew McCabe.
July 12, 1995 (updated June 1, 2020) Published by Lee Floyd