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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Julian Assange’

WikiLeaks Blasts Google For Giving FBI Personal Data, Delaying Notification

Google reportedly delayed by two and a half years disclosure to WikiLeaks that it gave emails and other data from three of its staff to the FBI. This occurred after a federal judge issued a warrant. Michael Ratner of the Center for Constitutional Rights, who is a lawyer for WikiLeaks, wrote a letter to Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, telling …

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George Clooney is Engaged to Amal Alamuddin

Hollywood has been waiting for this day for a long, long time! George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin are engaged. What?? Yep, PEOPLE reports that a source confirmed to the magazine that Clooney asked Alamuddin to be his wife. “George and Amal are trying to keep things very low-key but they also aren’t really trying to hide this, it doesn’t seem,” …

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Edward Snowden Is Now An Action Figure

For some, the epitome of fame is having an action figure made of them. If Edward Snowden feels that way, he’s now officially famous. That’s My Face, a company that makes custom action figures based on pop culture icons, has produced a life-like Edward Snowden doll. The doll comes with a 3D printed Snowden head on a standard 12-inch action …

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TPP Chapter published by WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks is at it again, publishing secret political documents of largest-ever economic treaty. A controversial chapter of the Trans-pacific partnership negotiations between twelve countries: United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Malaysia, Vietnam, Brunei, Singapore, Chile and Peru. Nobody is sure of who “leaked” it to undermine the secrecy of this draft, but six hundred corporate advisors have had access …

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Weekend Box Office: The Fifth Estate Fails Miserably

Nothing changed this past weekend, in regards to the top two spots as Gravity and Captain Phillips both held onto their first and second position. Probably the biggest shock / surprise of the weekend was the 8th place finish for the Wikileaks movie, The Fifth Estate. To put this into perspective for you, it debuted with a per-screen average nearly …

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Julian Assange Discusses Life in Exile

Julian Assange has once again gained international attention. This time, however, it has less to do with his leaking-abilities and more to do with his cinematic critiquing. The Fifth Estate, a movie about the Wikileaks phenomenon and starring Benedict Cumberbatch, has received harsh criticism from Assange. The Wikileaks founder has stated that the film is a “massive propaganda attack,’ and …

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Wikileaks Leaks Script for ‘Fifth Estate’

With a tweet, a leak: As WikiLeaks was never consulted about the upcoming Hollywood film on us, we've given our advice for free: It's bad http://t.co/B5jqrwqD8U — WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) September 19, 2013 Nearly six days ago, WikiLeaks released what they claimed was a “mature version” of the script for the upcoming Dreamworks film The Fifth Estate, “obtained at a late …

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Edward Snowden Is Now In Russia, Is Seeking Asylum In Ecuador

Edward Snowden, the man behind a series of leaks that exposed NSA spy programs, is now on the run from the U.S. He was originally lying low in Hong Kong, but now he’s going to try the Wikileaks escape route. The Guardian reports that Snowden has hopped on a plane from Hong Kong to Moscow. From there, he’s planning on …

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Julian Assange, Eric Schmidt Discuss Censorship, Bitcoin And The Internet In Recently Published Conversation

It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything about Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder that’s still hiding out in the Ecuadorian embassy in London after the UK approved his extradition to Sweden. During that time, he has entertained a number of guests, including Google CEO Eric Schmidt. WikiLeaks shared a verbatim transcript of a five-hour conversation between Google CEO Eric …

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Julian Assange Forms Wikileaks Party, Runs For Australian Senate Seat

Early last year, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange found that he could technically run for the Australian senate while under house arrest in London. A lot has happened since then, but Assange’s political aspirations have not diminished. The Age reports that Julian Assange will be on the ballot for thet Australian Senate in Victoria come election time on September 14. He …

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Place Your Bets Now On How Julian Assange Will Escape The Ecuadorian Embassy

Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks, is still holed up inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London. He’s been there since June, and it doesn’t look like he’ll be leaving anytime soon despite being granted political asylum. What if he did leave the embassy though? How would he do it? Irish bookie paddypower.com recently set up a betting page for Julian Assange. …

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Anonymous To Launch Their Own Wikileaks Competitor

Anonymous and Wikileaks were the best of buds for the last few years. Members of the hacker collective even risked arrest to obtain emails from Stratfor that were leaked in the GIFiles. That’s why Anonymous wasn’t happy when Wikileaks began to implement aggressive fundraising tactics, including a paywall. In response, Anonymous is creating their own Wikileaks-style site. Speaking to The …

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