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Julian Assange Launching New Television Show
2012-01-24 12:19:02

Julian Assange, founder of whistle-blowing site WikiLeaks, said he is creating a new controversial television talk show built around the theme of "the world tomorrow" where will challenge the show's guests on their vision of world affairs and "their ideas on how to secure a brighter future." Although guests have not been disclosed yet, Assange promised controversy in picking who appears on the show. WikiLeaks released a statement on Monday that said the show would feature "controversial...

Court Marshal Recommended For Wikileaks Informant Manning
2012-01-14 05:16:13

A U.S. military tribunal has recommended that Pfc. Bradley Manning face a court-martial for charges that he allegedly leaked classified information to Wikileaks. According to the Associated Press (AP), the Army officer in charge of the tribunal, Lt. Col. Paul Almanza, recommended that Manning face trial on all 22 counts, including aiding the enemy. Almanza's report was sent to Col. Carl Coffman. Coffman, garrison commander of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall near Washington, is the man...

Government Monitoring Social Networks And Social Media
2012-01-13 13:15:05

According to a government document, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) command center routinely monitors websites like Facebook, Twitter and WikiLeaks. The DHS issued a "privacy compliance review" last November that said since at least June 2010, its national operations center has been operating a "Social Networking/Media Capability". The operation involves regular monitoring of "publicly available online forums, blogs, public websites and message boards." The...

2011-12-30 07:20:41

Members of the hacking collective Anonymous announced this week that they had breached the database of a military supply Web site earlier this month, reportedly obtaining 14,000 passwords and the credit card information of nearly 8,000 customers in the process. According to a Thursday article by Chloe Albanesius of PCMag, Anonymous targeted the website, SpecialForces.com, "their customer base is comprised primarily of military and law enforcement affiliated individuals, who have for too...

Courthouse on a Rainy Day
2011-12-05 10:06:57

Julian Assange today won the right to ask Britain´s Supreme Court to hear his case, prolonging his stay in Britain, where he has been living since his arrest in December, 2010. Assange has been fighting extradition and denies any wrongdoing. Swedish authorities want to question the 40-year-old Wikileaks founder over accusations of rape and sexual assault made by two female former WikiLeaks volunteers in August of last year. Two High Court judges ruled Monday that Assange could...

2011-12-02 18:40:00

On December 1st, WikiLeaks, a non-profit association of anonymous journalists defending the human rights, published an interactive map featuring countries that are spying on mobile users. WikiLeaks listed Oxygen Software as one of the vendors supplying governments with solutions helping them spy on their citizens. Oxygen Software is proud to make it to the list, but denies these accusations. Oxygen Software is not affiliated with WikiLeaks in any way. Moscow, Russia (PRWEB) December 02, 2011...

Assange Claims Existence of Global Mobile Device Spy Network
2011-12-02 09:22:02

A new project launched by Wikileaks will reveal evidence of a global surveillance network that allows governments to spy on their citizens through their smartphones and other mobile devices, website founder Julian Assange told reporters Thursday. According to the Mirror, Assange has said that he has obtained evidence that companies are selling information that they have gathered by monitoring mobile phones and computers. In fact, he claims that over 150 different organizations worldwide...

Preliminary Hearing Set For Wikileaks Suspect Manning
2011-11-22 06:05:46

The US Army analyst accused of leaking a vast number of government secrets to the Wikileaks website will make his first court appearance on December 16, various media outlets reported Monday. According to Luis Martinez of ABC News, the Military District of Washington announced that the Article 32 hearing of Private Bradley Manning had been scheduled on that date. The hearing will take place at Fort Meade, Maryland, and will mark Manning's first public appearance since the former...

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