Google took almost three years to disclose to the open information group WikiLeaks that it had handed over emails and other digital data belonging to three of its staffers to the US government, under a secret search warrant issued by a federal judge. WikiLeaks has written to Google’s executive...
As Julian Assange remains hidden in London’s Ecuadorian embassy to avoid a Swedish extradition charge on much-debated rape allegations, his government-secret revealing website Wikileaks has soldiered on despite the opposition of the United States and some its allies around the world. Show More Summary
The Internet is many things, but it is one thing for sure: a market for secrets. From Wikileaks to the Sony hacks, the secret told online is a story that sticks, a gift that keeps regifting. Meanwhile, we build massive cryptosystems to protect our own secrets, whether financial, sexual, political, or otherwise. Show More Summary
IN CASE YOU RETAINED ANY DOUBTS ABOUT JULIAN ASSANGE’S SCUMMINESS: WikiLeaks: ‘Jewish Pro-Censorship Lobby Legitimized Attacks on Charlie Hebdo.’
"The instrumentalization of Charlie Hebdo: Some defend freedom of speech all the time," they tweeted. "Others only when they can use it to spy, drone, more."
[guest post by Dana] In response to the horror in France, cartoonists from around the world have taken to their drawing boards: Wikileaks’ Julian Assange suggested that in response to the attacks: The world must now avenge Charlie Hebdo by swiftly republishing all their cartoons. Censorship attacks are a losing move. Your thoughts on a […]
The Ecuadorian Embassy in London has been the home of Julian Assange, most well-known as the founder of Wikileaks, for about two years; ever since Assange went there to claim asylum from a warrant issued in Sweden. Julian has publicly...Show More Summary
Google alerted organization on Christmas Eve of served warrant.
Assange: Why I Founded Wikileaks Julian Assange explains the radical thinking that led him to create Wikileaks in When Google Met Wikileaks, published by OR Books. Assange’s account of his encounter with the head of Google, Eric Schmidt, can be found here. I looked at something that I had seen...
ON SUNDAY, Wikileaks released two documents that the group claims are secret Central Intelligence Agency manuals for officers travelling abroad. The first, titled "Surviving Secondary", is dated September 2011, and focusses on helping officers get through secondary screenings at airports with their covers intact. Show More Summary
A computer lecturer has accused the 2013 movie about WikiLeaks "The Fifth Estate" of piracy after he discovered that his slideshows appear in the movie without his permission. Michael Steil writes on his Page Table blog that when watching the movie, he recognised one of the phrases as something he would say. Show More Summary
Worried you'll be singled out for the hassle and humiliation of a secondary screening at the airport when traveling to another country? Wikileaks has published a leaked document from the CIA that explains what makes agents give travelers a hard time — and how you can prevent it. Read more...
Airport security is supposed to prevent individuals with malicious intentions from entering or leaving a country, but that doesn’t mean all security measures used in airports are fool-proof. In fact, WikiLeaks has published not one,Show More Summary
On Sunday, WikiLeaks posted two classified CIA documents explaining how spies can avoid having their cover blown when traveling through international airports. The first document, "Surviving Secondary," includes information about handing screenings for agents on watchlists. Show More Summary
WikiLeaks on Sunday released two CIA documents that offered tips to help spies maintain their cover while using false documents as they crossed international borders. The two documents, dating from 2011 and 2012, are marked classified and “NOFORN,” which means they were not meant to be...
The CIA is an integral part of the United States’ global security state, which collectively has contributed to the proliferation in airport security screening measures since the September 11th attacks. Yet, this may not exactly serve the agents who have to travel under cover. A secret CIA manual publishedby WikiLeaks and titled, “Surviving Secondary,” details [...]
Wikileaks has released a government assessment of drone strikes aimed at assassinating top leaders.
The US government’s program to capture and kill insurgent leaders can backfire, a leaked CIA report said Thursday, citing “limited” results in Afghanistan in particular. The July 2009 document released by WikiLeaks tackles the pros and cons of “high value targeting”...
By Juan Cole Wikileaks has released a government assessment of drone strikes aimed at assassinating top leaders. The document urges such strikes, but is amazingly frank about the drawbacks. Below I consider…
Wikileaks has released a secret 2009 CIA report evaluating the High Value Detainee kill or capture program. The full report is here. In its key findings, the report warns of the negative consequences of assassinating so-called High Level Targets... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]