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Posts Tagged ‘Wikileaks’

Wikileaks’ MasterCard “priceless” ad parody

A spoof of the fact that major credit card and online payment companies have withheld over $15 Million in donations to WikiLeaks. The parody advert shows the effects of the financial blockade.

Anonymous to release BofA dox

Anonymous to release BofA dox

A member of the activist collective Anonymous is claiming to be have emails and documents which prove "fraud" was committed by Bank of America employees, and the group says it'll release them on Monday. The member, who goes by the Twitter handle OperationLeakS, has already posted an internal email from the formerly Bank of America-owned Balboa [...]

Wikileaks among nominees for 2011 Nobel Peace Prize

Wikileaks among nominees for 2011 Nobel Peace Prize

I say give it to the protesters and people of the Arabic countries under democratic revolution. Anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, the Internet and a Russian human rights activist are among a record 241 nominations for the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize. The Norwegian Nobel Committee said on Tuesday that the 2011 field includes 53 organizations and tops [...]

Wikileaks: Traditional liberalism with balls?

Wikileaks: Traditional liberalism with balls?

The mainstream media likes to suggest, with a nudge and a wink and abuse of the word "cyber," that Wikileaks represents a radical ideological position. But if there's a moral crusade to be found, maybe it's rooted in a tradition closer to home: classical Western liberal-democratic principles. In The New Republic, Noam Scheiber takes for granted [...]

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Wikileaks shows EPA knew about a pesticide responsible for dramatic decline in the world bee population

Wikileaks shows EPA knew about a pesticide responsible for dramatic decline in the world bee population

Perhaps whats most disturbing about this debacle is how much faith everyone here has placed into the EPA. This angelic government agency sent to protect us all. Ignoring the fact that the institution, like all government institutions, are inherently designed to encourage bribery, fraud, extortion, and every flavor of crony capitalism you can think [...]

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange granted bail

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange granted bail

07:00 AM PT: A bail hearing for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is under way as I type this blog post. Assange is being held in the UK on allegations of sex crimes involving two women in Sweden. Journalists in the courtroom have been granted permission to tweet what they observe, "as long as it's quiet," and does not disrupt [...]

Anonymous isn’t: LOIC leaks internet address of user

Anonymous isn’t: LOIC leaks internet address of user

Researchers at the University of Twente in the Netherlands report that the LOIC (Low Orbit Ion Cannon) software used in pro-Wikileaks Anonymous attacks discloses the identity of the user. If hacktivists use this tool directly from their own machines, instead of via anonymization networks such as Tor, the Internet address of the attacker is [...]

Wikileaks: Espionage charges against Assange said to be imminent

Wikileaks: Espionage charges against Assange said to be imminent

Lawyers for Julian Assange expect the United States to file spying charges against the Wikileaks frontman soon. "Our position of course is that we don't believe it applies to Mr. Assange and that in any event he's entitled to First Amendment protection as publisher of Wikileaks and any prosecution under the Espionage Act would in my view be [...]

Anonymous attacks PayPal in “Operation Avenge Assange”

Anonymous attacks PayPal in “Operation Avenge Assange”

Anonymous has launched a broad-ranging campaign in support of Wikileaks, starting with a DDoS assault on a PayPal website. (more…)

Ron Paul Makes Special Request Of Wikileaks

Republican Congressman Ron Paul may be Julian Assange's most loyal supporter in Congress. Visiting Fox Business' Freedom Watch (a program on which Assange has been welcome several times) Rep. Paul went to bat for the Wikileaker in the middle of condemning the secrecy of the Federal Reserve, and made a little request of his own: "every conversation [...]