Answer: possible court-martial
Emails aired by the leak revealed one email from a Marine Corps prosecutor seeking information about one of the cheating website’s users in 2012, showing that members of the U.S. military can be punished for adultery under Article 134 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice, which prohibits activity that might stain the military’s reputation or otherwise prejudice the maintenance of order and discipline. This issue was resolved offline, so how the incident was concluded is unknown, but the identities of 15,000 other government and military employees leaked last month are now well within the military’s reach.
Looking for the latest gov tech news as it happens? Subscribe to GT newsletters.