In the last days of 2014, Stockholm chose a well-known whistleblower to win the Right Livelihood Award: none other than Edward Snowden, the embattled activist behind WikiLeaks. Snowden is both loved and hated by the global community, though Snowden himself holds to the idea that his agenda is one that champions democracy, freedom, and human [...]Show More Summary
Back in the solidarity movements of the 1980s, activists were encouraged to apply for our FBI files under the Freedom of Information Act. Nobody expected the FBI to tell the truth about what it had. It was intended as a protest of the FBI spying on activists. I applied. Show More Summary
SPYING: Feds Spied On Wikileaks’ Journalists’ Emails.
The Justice Department got a warrant to seize contents and metadata on all emails received, sent, drafted or deleted for three WikiLeaks’ staffers' personal Gmail accounts. Read the rest
Google is catching some heat from WikiLeaks after the company revealed that it handed over emails and other data on three WikiLeaks employees to the US government. Obviously, that in and of itself would be enough to ruffle the feathers of the activis...
WikiLeaks is criticizing Google for taking nearly three years to disclose that it surrendered data belonging to three WikiLeaks employees and handed it over to federal law-enforcement officials. Google alerted WikiLeaks on Dec. 24, 2014,...Show More Summary
WikiLeaks, which has kind of a habit of making secret information publicly available, is pretty upset that Google gave in to a Department of Justice order to hand over data including emails and IP addresses associated with several WikiLeaks staff members. Who could blame them? No one likes to be on the receiving end of that level of irony.
WikiLeaks is demanding explanations after it has come to light that Google gave the FBI emails and digital data belonging to three WikiLeaks staff members when warrants were served in March 2012. It’s taken almost three years for Google to admit to WikiLeaks that it handed over the data to US authorities. More »
The DOJ's war on investigative journalism keeps on going. In 2013, it came out that the DOJ was able to get massive phone records of AP journalists in trying to find the source of a leak. Soon after that, it obtained Fox News reporter...Show More Summary
The United States government served search warrants on Google in March 2012 and demanded that the company hand over data from WikiLeaks staff members for the purpose of an investigation into violations of the Espionage Act, Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), a larceny statute and a "conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud the United States" statute.
WikiLeaks has complained about Google’s decision not to inform three of its journalists their personal Gmail accounts had been compromised by a Justice Department warrant until December 23, 2014, nearly three years after the warrant was issued in March 2012. Show More Summary
Wikileaks has issued a furious denunciation of Google after it learned that the company turned over its staff email to the US Government in March 2012 without notifying it. Read the rest
WikiLeaks has accused Google of handing over emails and data of its senior staff to the US authorities. ||| WikiLeaks on Monday accused Internet giant Google of handing over the emails and electronic data of its senior staff to the US...Show More Summary
Wikileaks and the news media were interested in these emails for their geopolitical implications, but they also represent a veritable cornucopia of narrative pleasures, all the more delectable because they are strange and secret and real.
WikiLeaks is demanding explanations, after it's come to light that Google gave the FBI emails and digital data belonging to three WikiLeaks staff members when warrants were served in March 2012. Read more...
WikiLeaks has demanded answers from Google about why the company took two and a half years to notify three WikiLeaks staffers that it had handed over their Gmail data to the…
Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) is at loggerheads with the open information group WikiLeaks over what is believed to be a violation of privacy protection rights. The bone contention has to do with Google staying for more than two and half years without stating it had handed over documents related to three of its staffers to the […]
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