In a Skype address at SXSW Interactive last weekend, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange hinted that "upcoming material" would soon be leaked to the public. As a true patriot and a believer in information freedom, here's what I hope WikiLeaks...Show More Summary
Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks, criticized the NSA and hinted at future leaks in a Skype interview at the SXSW conference in Austin, Texas. Assange, who is holed up in the Ecuadorean embassy in London, did not give any details about what would be included in future leaks. Show More Summary
Julian Assange appeared, as we told you before, by Skype at SXSW over the weekend. Set against a green-screened Wikileaks logo, wearing a scarf straight from the Doctor Who wardrobe department and an actually respectable showing of facial hair, he gave his usual kind of speech. Show More Summary
More than 30,000 people descend on Austin, Texas, for the SXSW Festival each March. This year, NSA leaker Edward Snowden and WikiLeaks leaker Julian Assange are topping the bill. Snowden and Assange won't be making the trip to Texas, however. Show More Summary
The sequestered Wikileaks founder talks about fear, totalitarianism, and Crimea
During a virtual conversation with SXSW attendees in Austin on Saturday, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange railed against the overreaching surveillance programs under the "rogue agency" NSA and stressed that citizens need to be aware of the growing "militarization" of the...
AUSTIN, Texas — Wikileaks founder Julian Assange warned a crowd of attendees at SXSW today about the growing threat of police states in many of the world’s most powerful countries. Assange, who has been living in the Ecuadorian embassy in …
Fifteen feet by 13 feet – that’s allegedly the size of Julian Assange’s room at the Ecuadorean embassy. It has been the physical home of the Australian Wikileaks founder since June 19, 2012 and the British government has so far … Continue reading The post Julian Assange at SXSW: Privacy’s Big Brother appeared first on Flip the Media.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange gave a rare talk via video at annual tech mega-conference SXSW, where he came out swinging not only at President Obama but also Google and Facebook. Assange claimed that in the Obama administration, the intelligence agencies "wear the pants" and he called out Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg as part of "an unprecedented theft of wealth." Read More
AUSTIN, Texas — Embattled WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange made a rare onstage appearance at SXSWi on Sunday via Skype in a wide-ranging conversation about the NSA and WikiLeaks' role in the political discourse and online communications...Show More Summary
National security reporters from the U.S. are a “new type of refugee,” according to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who addressed South by Southwest attendees via video conference Saturday. “Glenn Greenwald, originally from New York, where is he now?” he asked. … Read more
At SXSW today, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange Skyped in from the Ecuadorian embassy in London to take part in an hour-long Q&A session. While the main topic of the discussion – government surveillance of the Internet – and his opposition to it, was unsurprising, Assange had some interesting points worth sharing. Show More Summary
Julian Assange doesn't think you should hold your breath for Barack Obama to deliver meaningful NSA reform. The WikiLeaks founder said during a talk at SXSW Interactive that he believes the president is beholden to the American spy agencies and not...
“Russian Cyber Command” has gone all Assange on Russian strongman Vladimir Putin by releasing a cache of defense-related documents: A group of Russian hacktivists has taken a page from the playbook written by WikiLeaks and Edward Snowden, protesting aggressive political policies by releasing 1,000 documents allegedly stolen from the agency that oversees the export of […]
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While we're all flashing back to the olden days when various officials warned of Russia's potential push into Ukraine's Crimea peninsula, here's an interesting tidbit via the International Business Times: Diplomatic cables from 2006Show More Summary
TweetI’ll tell you, the number of people (outside of select parts of SF Gov and the People’s Republic of China) who knew what was going on when the disastrous Olympic Torch Relay came to town in 2008 was small. But Stratfor seemed pretty well clued-in. See how its employees mocked CNN and defended man-child Gavin [...]
With Ellen DeGeneres' star-studded selfie taking the honors of being Twitter's most retweeted picture ever, it's hard to miss. However, the folks over at the Guardian rewrote history and reported that WikiLeaks leaker Bradley Manning, not Hollywood star Bradley Cooper, took the photo. Show More Summary
When Andrew O’Hagan agreed to ghostwrite Julian Assange’s autobiography in early 2011, he entered into a bizarre relationship with the WikiLeaks founder that did not result in the book either expected. O’Hagan, breaking his silence as a ghostwriter, paints a devastating, though not unsympathetic, picture of a man unsteadily at the helm of a new journalistic […]
Back in January, you may recall that Wikileaks helped leak out the TPP's environmental chapter. It showed fairly weak efforts to protect the environment, many of which appeared to be there more for show than anything else. While it did...Show More Summary