Flashback: An Interview With WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange


Forbes 11/29/2010

Admire him or revile him, WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange is the prophet of a coming age of involuntary transparency, the leader of an organization devoted to divulging the world’s secrets using technology unimagined a generation ago.

Over the last year his information insurgency has dumped 76,000 secret Afghan war documents and another trove of 392,000 files from the Iraq war into the public domain–the largest classified military security breaches in history.

Sunday, WikiLeaks made the first of 250,000 classified U.S. State Department cables public, offering an unprecedented view of how America’s top diplomats view enemies and friends alike…

Source: http://www.forbes.com

Anonymous and WikiLeaks: Is it really a breakup?


Whistleblowing website WikiLeaks has come under fire from members of hacktivist group Anonymous, who lashed out against a paywall banner on its main page. But since the group is not a single entity and has no leader, who has the power to speak up?

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Did Bradley Manning leak U.S. Intelligence documents to al-Qaida?


Pfc. Bradley Manning had previously been charged with aiding the enemy among a total of 22 counts, but on Thursday the military identified the enemy Manning’s actions aided. Manning and his attorneys are appearing at a hearing at a military courtroom at Fort Meade, near Baltimore, for two days of hearings in the case..

Source: http://news.yahoo.com

Wikileaks case: Soldier Bradley Manning had ‘gender issues’

Bradley Manning is accused of leaking 720,000 diplomatic and military documents. The US soldier accused of leaking thousands of government secrets struggled with emotional problems and gender issues, a court has heard…

Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk

Bradley Manning hearing – live updates


So the first day of the Bradley Manning “article 32 hearing” has ended, raising the question: what, if anything, have we learned from it?..

Source: wwww.guardian.co.uk

Julian Assange files application to take extradition case to Supreme Court


WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange made a last-ditch effort Tuesday to stave off his extradition to Sweden over sex-crime allegations, filing papers to see if he can win an audience and appeal..

Source: http://www.washingtonpost.com

UPDATE: Private visits with WikiLeaks suspect denied


The lawyer for an Army private suspected of giving classified material to WikiLeaks says the military is refusing to grant his client private jailhouse visits with a congressman..

Source: http://www.foxnews.com