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Julian Assange Labels NSA As A 'Rogue Agency' During SXSW Speech
2014-03-10 09:04:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Speaking via Skype to the attendees of the SXSW conference in Austin, Texas on Saturday, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange said that the US National Security Agency (NSA) had become a “rogue agency” and hinted that his document-sharing website could soon be publishing additional unidentified documents. Assange, who has been confined to the Ecuadorian embassy in London since June 2012, said that a grassroots effort would be the...

Wikileaks Publishes Secret Meeting Between Assange and Google CEO
2013-04-19 10:18:47

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Google´s executive chairman Eric Schmidt is about to release a new book entitled “The New Digital Age” with geopolitical advisor and former Secretary of State staffer Jared Cohen. The book is said to offer an in-depth examination of the role technology will play in the coming decades. Of course one can´t write a book about the coming era without engaging a few leaders and forward thinkers in the ongoing...

WikiLeaks PlusD Releases 1.7 Million New Diplomatic Records
2013-04-08 12:15:44

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online WikiLeaks announced it would be hosting the world's largest searchable collection of United States confidential diplomatic communications, and that it has even more confidential files to add to its collection. The controversial whistle-blowing website rose to fame when founder Julian Assange announced that WikiLeaks would be going public with confidential government documents that it had obtained. The site originally had a set of...

Anonymous And WikiLeaks Bad Blood
2012-10-12 11:52:43

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Anonymous, that band of hackers known for attacking both companies and countries alike, has this week taken issue with an organization they once “fought” to protect. When MasterCard, PayPal and Visa pulled their support for Julian Assange´s WikiLeaks, Anonymous jumped into the fray and brought the sites for MasterCard and Visa to their knees. It´s likely now the cybernauts who make up Anonymous now feel...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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