U.S. Army traces Private Bradley Manning’s digital footprints.

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, left, is escorted out of a…

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, left, is escorted out of a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md., Friday, Dec. 16, 2011, after the first day of a military hearing that will determine if he should face court-martial for his alleged role in the WikiLeaks classified leaks case. , Cliff Owen / AP Photo

The U.S. military hearing for Private Bradley Manning entered its fourth day Monday as officials seek to determine whether the Army intelligence analyst charged with giving classified information to WikiLeaks will be court-martialed.

Monday’s testimony will focus on a forensic examination of Manning’s two workplace computers. An investigator testified Sunday that he found more than 10,000 downloaded diplomatic cables and other sensitive information on a computer Manning used. Digital crimes investigator David Shaver said the other computer was used to conduct online searches for WikiLeaks and its founder, Julian Assange.

Shaver’s testimony provided the first hard evidence linking Manning to the unauthorized release of hundreds of thousands of documents that ended up on WikiLeaks.

Source: David Dishneau and Pauline Jelinek for MSNBC.

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  • Matt in Oklahoma

    They need to track down his NCOs and Officers who are supposed to be supervising. Since when do Privates have this kind of access. Thats the question to be asking. MI isnt supposed to be an open book just because you are assigned to the unit.