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2011-01-28 09:15:00

Five men were arrested by authorities in the UK on Thursday in connection with the 'distributed denial of service' (DDoS) attacks launched by a group claiming to act in defense of the controversial file sharing website Wikileaks.

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2011-01-19 05:55:00

An internal US government investigation has determined that the mass leak of documents to the Wikileaks website caused limited damage to US interests abroad, despite the Obama administration's public statements to the contrary.

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2011-01-17 09:56:33

A former bank executive, who says he wanted to expose tax evasion by some of the world's richest and most famous people, has handed over two CDs worth of documents to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange for publication on the controversial website.

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2011-01-14 06:00:00

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, in comments published on Thursday, has attacked China calling it the “technological enemy” of the whistleblower website because of its aggressive Internet censorship.

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2011-01-13 14:01:55

A new study released this week states that web filters are not 100 percent foolproof against harmful sites.

2011-01-12 15:05:00

MONTREAL, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ - KRMC dba Cogito Media Group (OTCBB: KRMC.OB) will be releasing the first-to-be announced unauthorized biography in Spring 2011 of the most talked about man in the world: Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks.

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2011-01-11 09:10:00

WikiLeaks will begin publishing confidential US government information, including embassy cables, more frequently, according to comments made by the website's founder on Tuesday.

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2011-01-10 07:49:06

The North Atlantic nation of Iceland has formally asked the American Ambassador to Iceland, Luis E Arreaga, to answer questions as to why US investigators are attempting to access the private details of the online activity of an Icelandic lawmaker.

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2011-01-09 08:07:11

The federal government’s investigation into WikiLeaks intensified after a federal judge approved a subpoena to Twitter ordering the popular messaging service to provide investigators all the data they have on five WikiLeaks activists.

2011-01-04 05:04:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new BBC World News America/Harris Poll finds that Americans are divided, with no consensus, as to how much freedom the media should have to publish confidential government documents.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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