latlongpacific began in 2008 with the purpose of navigating the emerging space of open source content. Combined with modern security concerns for the West, the company mission developed following the NYC terror attack of 9/11. This independent research asset operates outside the wire and is an uncleared external resource. Founded by former news photographer Don Stevenson, llp serves as a data gathering asset for verified clients seeking essential information. llp utilizes techniques acquired from RIS training in the Hague.

Its name is inspired by veterans who responded to the attack of Pearl Harbor.