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2010-12-14 03:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Just as sensitive government emails revealed by Wikileaks' Julian Assange has damaged foreign relations, prosecutors will be conducting sophisticated worldwide computer forensic examinations of his internal emails designed to find the smoking gun.

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2010-12-13 11:30:00

The former deputy of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is planning on opening a rival site that he says will be more transparent than the original.

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2010-12-11 08:45:00

Along with attacks from outside sources, Wikileaks now has discord from within, as former staff members have branched off to form their own whistleblower platform -- OpenLeaks -- which is expected to launch Monday.

2010-12-10 05:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec.

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2010-12-10 05:55:00

As rumors surfaced Thursday night that Facebook and Twitter could be the next targets of the Wikileaks-motivated team of hackers, officials from the US government vowed to investigate the attacks that had already briefly shut down MasterCard, Visa and PayPal affiliated websites.

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2010-12-09 08:40:00

After shutting down the websites of credit card giants Visa and Mastercard for parts of Wednesday, a group of hackers claiming to support Wikileaks vowed to continue the cyber attacks against companies who have broken ties with the website and founder Julian Assange.

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2010-12-08 09:40:00

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was jailed on Tuesday, prompting the website to publish a new set of documents as advocates of Assange's work claimed responsibility for a series of cyberattacks against former WikiLeaks partner MasterCard.

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2010-12-07 06:45:00

Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder whose website has gained notoriety in recent months for publishing classified diplomatic and military documents, has been arrested in London.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.