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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces broadened charges of conspiring with ‘Anonymous’ hackers in new federal grand jury indictment

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is facing a new grand jury indictment charging him with conspiring with “Anonymous” and “LulzSec”-affiliated hackers to access classified US government documents. The Department of Justice said in a press release Wednesday that a Virginia grand jury returned a second superseding indictment that doesn’t add new […]
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces broadened charges of conspiring with ‘Anonymous’ hackers in new federal grand jury indictment
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Chelsea Manning says in her first TV interview after being released from jail that the Trump administration ‘clearly wants to go after journalists’

The former Army intelligence analyst and whistleblower Chelsea Manning warned Sunday that the Trump administration “clearly wants to go after journalists.” She said to expect more indictments, particularly against national security reporters or “disruptive” press. Manning was released Thursday after spending 62 days in jail on civil contempt charges, after […]
Chelsea Manning says in her first TV interview after being released from jail that the Trump administration ‘clearly wants to go after journalists’
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Adrian Lamo, the hacker who turned in Chelsea Manning, has died at 37

Adrian Lamo, a hacker who informed the government about Chelsea Manning’s theft of secret documents, has reportedly died. Lamo, who had been previously convicted of illegally hacking into the New York Times’ website, was 37. His cause of death hasn’t been disclosed. Adrian Lamo, the hacker perhaps best known for […]
Adrian Lamo, the hacker who turned in Chelsea Manning, has died at 37
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Over 10,000 private Twitter messages from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange have been leaked — read Assange’s thoughts on Hillary Clinton, Russia, and Chelsea Manning

A leaked trove of Twitter messages sent by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was obtained by The Intercept. They cover a host of issues from 2016 Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton to Russian geopolitics. Highlights from the release are below. More than 11,000 private Twitter messages between WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and […]
Over 10,000 private Twitter messages from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange have been leaked  —  read Assange’s thoughts on Hillary Clinton, Russia, and Chelsea Manning
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Chelsea Manning is running for the US Senate in Maryland

Chelsea Manning, the transgender former Army private best known for leaking the largest batch of classified government documents in US history, filed papers this week to run for the US Senate in Maryland. She will challenge Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin in his party’s primary later this year. President Barack Obama […]
Chelsea Manning is running for the US Senate in Maryland