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WikiLeaks Hearing Against Army Private Bradley Manning In Session
2013-06-05 06:16:06

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online This week the military trial of Army private first class Bradley Manning, who revealed classified government documents to open source WikiLeaks, starts deliberations. The trial is expected last up to three months with Colonel Denise Lind acting as judge and jury in the proceedings. Manning, who has served 1,100 days in military captivity, faces 21 counts including "aiding the enemy;" he has already pleaded guilty to a number of...

2013-05-21 23:18:04

FundRazr announced today that it has now raised over $25 Million for over 37,000 campaigns in 18 different countries since its launch in July 2010. In celebration of FundRazr's $25 million milestone, they've created a countdown of their 25 Most Notable Campaigns. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Canadian-based FundRazr has 25 million reasons why crowdfunding is such a hot topic. Announced today, FundRazr has accumulated a list of our 25 Most Notable Campaigns in celebration of our $25...

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 Hackers Jailed
2013-01-24 19:05:31

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Last month, four hackers belonging to the Anonymous collective responsible for bringing down the websites of MasterCard, PayPal and Visa were convicted in a London court. Today, two of these hackers have been sentenced to jail for conspiracy to impair the operation of computers. According to the AFP, 22-year old Christopher Weatherhead has been sentenced to 18 months in jail after being found guilty of attacking...

PayPal Hackers Convicted
2012-12-06 18:44:57

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Some Anonymous hackers have once again faced the long arm of the law as a London jury has convicted a 22-year old hacker for attacking the MasterCard, PayPal and Visa websites in 2010. All told, 4 members of the rogue hacking collective known as “Anonymous” have now been convicted for bringing these sites down, an attack which originated against members of the music industry. Christopher Weatherford pleaded guilty...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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