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Edward Snowden’s Relationship With WikiLeaks Should Concern Everyone

Amid calls for the clemency of Edward Snowden, many questions remain about the 30-year-old’s flight from America and asylum in Russia. One major unresolved issue is the relationship between “the most dangerous leaker in American history” and WikiLeaks, an organisation with an admitted antagonism toward the U.S. and a cozy […]
Edward Snowden’s Relationship With WikiLeaks Should Concern Everyone
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Here’s A Tantalising Clip From The Wikileaks Movie ‘The Fifth Estate’

The movie ‘The Fifth Estate,” about the life of Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange, opens Friday and is almost as controversial as its subject. Last week, Assange gave an interview to ABC News from his hideout at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London where he dissed Dreamworks (they’re making money from his […]
Here’s A Tantalising Clip From The Wikileaks Movie ‘The Fifth Estate’
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Benedict Cumberbatch Rebukes Julian Assange Over ‘Hired Gun’ Comments

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange begged actor Benedict Cumberbatch not to portray himin the upcoming movie, “The Fifth Estate,” which Wikileaks has called a mass propaganda attack. Some excerpts from his letter: “You will be used, as a hired gun, to assume the appearance of the truth in order to assassinate […]
Benedict Cumberbatch Rebukes Julian Assange Over ‘Hired Gun’ Comments
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America Has A Lot Of Nerve To criticise Egypt’s ‘Climate Of Impunity’

[credit provider=”AP Images” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=k&kw=graffiti&showact=results&sort=relevance&intv=3d&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1349611799&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=b996d6f1435641b2b037ec64de4e1294&dbm=PThirtyDay&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] A US State Department official on Monday “expressed concern” about what he called “a ‘climate of impunity’ over abuses by police and security forces” – in Egypt.The official, Michael Posner, warned that failure to investigate Egyptian state agents responsible for “cruel treatment of those in their […]
America Has A Lot Of Nerve To criticise Egypt’s ‘Climate Of Impunity’
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US Government Says WikiLeaks Material Was Found At Osama Bin Laden’s Safe House

[credit provider=”AP”] On Wednesday military prosecutors in the case of former Army intelligence analyst Bradley Manning said they would introduce evidence that WikiLeaks materials Manning is accused of passing to Julian Assange were found at Osama bin Laden’s safe house, Scott Shane of the New York Times reports.The evidence is […]
US Government Says WikiLeaks Material Was Found At Osama Bin Laden’s Safe House
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Julian Assange Wants To Run For Australian Senate In 2013

[credit provider=”Screenshot”] Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks mastermind currently holed up in the Ecuadorean embassy in London, has his sights set on a new frontier — a career in Australian politics.In an interview with Australia’s Fairfax media, Assange said plans to register an Australian WikiLeaks party were ”significantly advanced”, and indicated […]
Julian Assange Wants To Run For Australian Senate In 2013
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The New York Times Gets Slammed For Blowing Off A Huge WikiLeaks Hearing

[credit provider=”AP”] The New York York Times “missed the boat” by not covering the first public testimony of Bradley Manning on Friday, according to the Times’ public editor Margaret Sullivan.Over the past few days, a court has heard testimony about harsh treatment endured by the 24-year-old Army private-turned-whistleblower after he allegedly […]
The New York Times Gets Slammed For Blowing Off A Huge WikiLeaks Hearing
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LAWYER: Bradley Manning’s Treatment Is A Stain On US History

[credit provider=”C-SPAN” url=”http://www.c-span.org/Events/Attorney-for-Alleged-WikiLeaks-Source-Discusses-Case/10737436204-1/”] David Coombs, the civilian lawyer representing Bradley Manning at his court martial for supplying WikiLeaks with a trove of US state secrets, has described the soldier’s treatment in solitary confinement at Quantico marine base as criminal and a blot on the nation’s history.Making rare comments outside the […]
LAWYER: Bradley Manning’s Treatment Is A Stain On US History
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Bradley Manning Fesses Up Over WikiLeaks Charges But With A Catch

[credit provider=”savebradley via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/savebradley/6534658535/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] Yesterday, more than two years after his arrest, Private Bradley Manning offered to admit he gave information to WikiLeaks.Manning, who is accused of leaking confidential documents on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, is not submitting a guilty plea, but will rather accept responsibility for […]
Bradley Manning Fesses Up Over WikiLeaks Charges But With A Catch
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WikiLeaks Posts Controversial Tweet About Libya Embassy Attack

[credit provider=”AP”] Following last night’s deadly attack on the US Embassy in Libya, tonight WikiLeak’s official Twitter account has tweeted the following message:“By the US accepting the UK siege on the Ecuadorian embassy in London it gave tacit approval for attacks on embassies around the world.”
WikiLeaks Posts Controversial Tweet About Libya Embassy Attack
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Julian Assange: America’s War On WikiLeaks ‘Must End’

[credit provider=”Flickr/bbwbryant” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5147778133/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange spoke to the public for the first time in months today when he appeared on the balcony of Ecuador’s London embassy.His short speech focused on calling out the U.S. government for its attitude toward his whistleblower organisation.
Julian Assange: America’s War On WikiLeaks ‘Must End’
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Julian Assange Is Planning To Speak Later Today

[credit provider=”AP”] LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange planned to make his first public appearance Sunday since he took refuge inside Ecuador’s Embassy in London two months ago, seeking to avoid extradition to Sweden for questioning over sexual misconduct allegations.Kristinn Hrafnsson, a WikiLeaks spokesman, said that Assange planned to […]
Julian Assange Is Planning To Speak Later Today
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Is The UK Seriously About To Raid The Ecuadorean Embassy?

[credit provider=”AP”] In what may eventually result in a huge diplomatic incident, Ecuador has just offered WikiLeaks mastermind Julian Assange asylum.Assange is of course due to be extradited from the UK for a number of sex crimes in Sweden. His supporters believe that once he arrives in Sweden, he will […]
Is The UK Seriously About To Raid The Ecuadorean Embassy?
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WikiLeaks: Our Site Has Been Hit By A Weeklong Attack

The secret-busting organisation WikiLeaks says it’s been the victim of a sustained denial-of-service attack which has left its website sluggish or inaccessible for more than a week.In a statement released late Saturday the group said the assault intensified around the beginning of August and has since expanded to include attacks against affiliated […]
WikiLeaks: Our Site Has Been Hit By A Weeklong Attack
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WikiLeaks Bodyguard Believes That Assange Will Face Death Penalty

[credit provider=”Flickr/bbwbryant” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5147778133/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] Australia’s ABC News has an interview today with Ciaron O’Reilly, a large Australian man with graying dreadlocks who serves as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s personal bodyguard.He alleges that the US is not trying to extradite Assange from the UK as the UK is known for not extraditing […]
WikiLeaks Bodyguard Believes That Assange Will Face Death Penalty
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The Man Who Took Down Franco And Pinochet Has Been Hired To Defend Julian Assange

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has hired a famous human rights investigator in his ongoing fight against extradition to Sweden on rape and sexual assault charges.Baltasar Garzón, a Spanish jurist, is known for his investigation into former Spanish dictator Franco as well as for ordering the arrest of former Chilean military […]
The Man Who Took Down Franco And Pinochet Has Been Hired To Defend Julian Assange
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WikiLeaks Founder Ignores Police Surrender Notice And Stays In Ecuadorian Embassy

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Julian_Assange_20091117_Copenhagen_2_cropped_to_shoulders.jpg”] WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is citing advice that asylum law has priority over extradition law to justify hiding out in an Ecuadorian embassy.“This should not be considered any sign of disrespect. Under both international and domestic UK law asylum assessments take priority over extradition claims,” Susan […]
WikiLeaks Founder Ignores Police Surrender Notice And Stays In Ecuadorian Embassy
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HACKED STRATFOR EMAILS: Democrats Manipulated The 2008 Election Results

[credit provider=”Flickr/jamesomalley” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/realjameso16/2126065602/”] John McCain’s 2008 campaign staff allegedly had evidence that Democrats stuffed ballot boxes in Pennsylvania and Ohio on election night, but McCain chose not to pursue voter fraud, according to internal Stratfor emails published by WikiLeaks.In an email sent on November 7, 2008, and titled ” Insight – The Dems & […]
HACKED STRATFOR EMAILS: Democrats Manipulated The 2008 Election Results
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There’s Something Seriously Fishy About The Case Against Julian Assange

Any day now Britain’s Supreme Court will issue a ruling on whether or not the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) issued for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is valid, a decision that will determine if Assange is extradited to Sweden to face allegations of sexual assault.The EAW system increases the speed and ease of extradition […]
There’s Something Seriously Fishy About The Case Against Julian Assange
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HACKED STRATFOR EMAILS: Benjamin Netanyahu Was A Stratfor Source From 2007 To 2010

[credit provider=”Flickr/Barack Obama” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/barackobamadotcom/2697058088/”] Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was a source to Stratfor Vice President for intelligence Fred Burton since at least May of 2007, according to internal Stratfor emails published by WikiLeaks.In an email dated May 1, 2007, Burton says that “BiBi [i.e. Netanyahu] believes he can unseat Olmert and […]
HACKED STRATFOR EMAILS: Benjamin Netanyahu Was A Stratfor Source From 2007 To 2010
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The US Government Has Shown Greater Transparency With Guantanamo Trials Than They Have With Bradley Manning

[credit provider=”Flickr/Abode of Chaos” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/home_of_chaos/5346132261/”] A coalition of news organisations and the lawyer of Julian Assange have each written a letter to the U.S. Government requesting that documents pertaining to Bradley Manning’s court-martial trial be made public, Courthouse News Service reports.Documents and information filed in the Manning case are not available to […]
The US Government Has Shown Greater Transparency With Guantanamo Trials Than They Have With Bradley Manning
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HACKED STRATFOR EMAILS: Did Russia And Israel Swap Data On Their Enemies?

[credit provider=”AP”] TBILISI, Georgia — A Mexican ex-military source reveals a devastating secret: Israel had slipped Moscow a code allowing it to hack and disable the military assets of an American-allied nation just before Russia invades.No, it’s not the synopsis for the next Bond film. Rather, it’s an allegation posed […]
HACKED STRATFOR EMAILS: Did Russia And Israel Swap Data On Their Enemies?
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HACKED STRATFOR EMAILS: Iranian Fighters Are Killing Syrian Troops Who Refuse to Fire On Protesters

[credit provider=”Flickr/SaFoXy” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/6925502641/”] Thousands of members of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps and Lebanon’s Hezbollah were fighting in Syria as of July and killing Syrian troops who refused to open fire on protestors, according to internal Stratfor emails published by WikiLeaks.The email, sent on August 16, is an analyst’s report on information received […]
HACKED STRATFOR EMAILS: Iranian Fighters Are Killing Syrian Troops Who Refuse to Fire On Protesters
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Meet The Georgetown Law Student Rush Limbaugh Called A ‘Slut’

[credit provider=”Courtesy of CSPAN”] The contraception controversy erupted in Washington today over a spate of inflammatory remarks from conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh.Everyone from House Speaker John Boehner and President Barack Obama to the President of Georgetown University has been drawn into the fray.
Meet The Georgetown Law Student Rush Limbaugh Called A ‘Slut’
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HACKED STRATFOR EMAILS: Analysts Didn’t Believe Bin Laden Was Buried At Sea

[credit provider=”U.S. Federal Government” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Osama_bin_Laden_making_a_video_at_his_compound_in_Pakistan.jpg”] Directors of the private U.S. security firm Stratfor did not believe that Osama bin Laden was buried at sea, according to Stratfor emails published by WikiLeaks.At 5:26 a.m. on May 2, the morning after Barack Obama announced the successful raid on bin Laden’s Abbottabad compound, Stratfor […]
HACKED STRATFOR EMAILS: Analysts Didn’t Believe Bin Laden Was Buried At Sea
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STRATFOR On Assange: ‘Bankrupt The A——-, Ruin His Life, Give Him 7-12 For Conspiracy’

[credit provider=”YouTube/STRATFORvideo” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0u_lmnLtdwM”] Fred Burton, Stratfor Vice-President for Counterterrorism and Corporate Security, provided some insight on the strategy against WikiLeaks in emails published on the WikiLeaks website.“Take down the money. Go after his infrastructure. The tools we are using to nail and de-construct Wiki are the same tools used to dismantle and […]
STRATFOR On Assange: ‘Bankrupt The A——-, Ruin His Life, Give Him 7-12 For Conspiracy’
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This Marketing Guru Says A WikiLeaks-Like Entity Will Emerge To Stop Unethical Brands

[credit provider=”Screengrab from canneslions on YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5YWJBldypw”] Branding guru Martin Lindstrom has made a living off of calling out shady marketing practices. Now, with the emergence of whistle-blowing organisations like WikiLeaks, he has an intriguing view of what’s coming in the future for marketing ethics.
This Marketing Guru Says A WikiLeaks-Like Entity Will Emerge To Stop Unethical Brands
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Coming Soon To A Television Near You: The Julian Assange Talkshow

[credit provider=”espenmoe via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/espenmoe/4917298753/”] It’s a media coup for the ages.Julian Assange, of Wikileaks notoriety, is set to launch his own talkshow, to be broadcast on none other than RT, a Russian news network funded by the Kremlin, RT itself has confirmed.
Coming Soon To A Television Near You: The Julian Assange Talkshow
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Bradley Manning Wants President Obama And Hillary Clinton As Witnesses

[credit provider=”Denis Doyle / Getty”] Bradley Manning’s preliminary hearing is set to begin Dec. 16, and if the US Army private has his way, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton will be among the witnesses.The president and the secretary of state were included on a 20-page list of defence witnesses in […]
Bradley Manning Wants President Obama And Hillary Clinton As Witnesses
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Assange Takes Extradition Fight To UK’s Highest Court

[credit provider=”AP”] LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange filed a bid Tuesday to challenge his extradition to Sweden in Britain’s highest court, says the Judicial Office.On Nov. 2, two judges rejected the 40-year-old hacker’s challenge to an order that he be extradited to Sweden to face questioning over allegations […]
Assange Takes Extradition Fight To UK’s Highest Court
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The Government Has Issued Secret Court Orders Targeting WikiLeaks Email

[credit provider=”wikipedia commons”] In its pursuit of WikiLeaks, the U.S. government issued secret court orders requiring Google and Sonic.net Inc. to hand over information on the email accounts of WikiLeaks volunteer Jacob Appelbaum.Appelbaum, 28, is a computer scientist employed by the University of Washington and though he was dubbed ‘The […]
The Government Has Issued Secret Court Orders Targeting WikiLeaks Email
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THE LEAKER, LEAKED: Julian Assange’s unauthorised Autobiography To Be Published Tomorrow

[credit provider=”Amazon” url=”http://www.amazon.co.uk/Julian-Assange-Unauthorised-Autobiography/dp/0857863843/ref=amb_link_161197847_1?pf_rd_m=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE&pf_rd_s=auto-sparkle&pf_rd_r=1XRMKP35K35FWN4MCZKF&pf_rd_t=301&pf_rd_p=253945547&pf_rd_i=assange”] An autobiography from Julian Assange is set to be published tomorrow, against the wishes of the Wikileak‘s founder who is in a dispute with the publisher.Exclusive reports from Jerome Taylor of the Independent say the book will be published by small Scottish publisher Canongate, who reportedly paid […]
THE LEAKER, LEAKED: Julian Assange’s unauthorised Autobiography To Be Published Tomorrow
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Council Of Europe Supports “Whistleblower” Bradley Manning

The Council of Europe, an international organisation separate to the EU, has released a document that seeks to hold secret services accountable for their actions. Here’s the PDF of the document, entitled Abuse of State Secrecy and National Security. The BBC notes that the document states that “Bradley Manning as […]
Council Of Europe Supports “Whistleblower” Bradley Manning
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How Julian Assange Totally Lost Control Of 250,000 US Diplomatic Cables

[credit provider=”Screenshot”] This is an updated post with additional content noted below.Confirming reports that it’s lost control of its cache of US diplomatic cables, WikiLeaks on Thursday announced a security breach resulting in the disclosure of hundreds of thousands of unredacted documents.
How Julian Assange Totally Lost Control Of 250,000 US Diplomatic Cables
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How Chinese Counterfeiters Ripped Off The iPod

[credit provider=”itnnews via YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ea7UqoTszaI&feature=related”] The latest trove of documents from Wikileaks includes a 2008 cable sent from the U.S. embassy in China describing Apple’s efforts to crack down on Chinese counterfeiters.According to the cable, which was first uncovered by CNN, Apple had no security group in China until 2008, […]
How Chinese Counterfeiters Ripped Off The iPod
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NEW WIKILEAKS: Vietnam Struggles With Religious Freedom, Censorship And Increased Human Trafficking

[credit provider=”wikipedia commons” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Checking_house_during_patrol.jpg”] Almost four decades since the Vietnam War, the country continues to struggle with religious freedom, censorship and human trafficking, according to nearly 3,000 WikiLeaks cables released August 25 from Hanoi Embassy.A cable from 2010 reveals that human trafficking has increased in the country by 5.3% this year […]
NEW WIKILEAKS: Vietnam Struggles With Religious Freedom, Censorship And Increased Human Trafficking
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NEW WIKILEAKS: China Scolds The US, Buys Russian Arms, Disses Guns N’ Roses

[credit provider=”en.wikipedia.org” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Gunsnroses_live_in_hamilton_canada.jpg”] Of the more than 5,500 State Department cables released by Wikileaks in late August — most blandly refer to climate, diplomacy, censorship and the economy — but not all.Guns N’ Roses raised flags in the CCP with their rendition of Government of the People’s Republic of China […]
NEW WIKILEAKS: China Scolds The US, Buys Russian Arms, Disses Guns N’ Roses
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GOSSIP: Today’s Wall Street Buzz in 60 Seconds

WikiLeak’s Julian Assange’s right-hand man reportedly destroyed 3,500 unpublished documents including a cache of Bank of America documents.Jonathan Sorrell, the son of billionaire Sir Martin Sorrell, the chief executive of advertising firm WPP, is leaving Goldman Sachs to join Man Group. He’ll become a senior executive for the hedge fund. At […]
GOSSIP: Today’s Wall Street Buzz in 60 Seconds
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