All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Wikileaks’

Wikileaks Leaks Script for ‘Fifth Estate’

With a tweet, a leak: 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 stage during the principal photography.” They also claim that it compares with the final version of the film as it premiered in Toronto on September 5. So, …

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Leavenworth Prison May Be Bradley Manning’s New Home

Earlier today we brought you news that Bradley Manning, the Army private convicted of providing over 700,000 classified documents to WikiLeaks, had been sentenced to 35 years in prison. Now it appears that we know which prison he’ll be going to. Manning’s lawyer told reporters in the courtroom today that his client would be headed to Leavenworth Prison in Kansas. …

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Lady Gaga Tweets About Manning’s Sentence

Facebook and Twitter are blowing up with varying comments on the recent sentencing  of U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning. And it’s become evident that the buzz isn’t dying within the celebrity circle either. During a recent MTV Video Music Awards prep, pop sensation, Lady Gaga tweeted out a very unhappy text in regards to the sentencing of Manning. The news …

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Bradley Manning Found Not Guilty Of Aiding The Enemy

Bradley Manning, the young Army private that’s a whistleblower to some and a traitor to others, has been in a military court the past few months as the government argued that his sharing of classified government documents with WikiLeaks aided Al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups. Now the judge in the case has finally issued a verdict. RT reports that Colonel …

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Edward Snowden: Venezuela Says the Door’s Open

The presidents of Venezuela and Nicaragua have extended a hand to Edward Snowden. In the wake of the grounding of Bolivian president Evo Morales’s plane, on which Snowden was rumored to be aboard, Latin America has banded together to express support for the American fugitive and defiance against the countries that are assisting the US manhunt. Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro said, …

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Edward Snowden Releases First Statement Since Landing In Moscow

Edward Snowden, the man behind the recent NSA spy program leaks, is the most wanted man in the world at the moment. The U.S. government is doing everything it can to bring him back while journalists are still scouring a Moscow airport looking for him. Nobody knows where or how he is, but he’s apparently well enough to release a …

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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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WikiLeaks: Aaron Swartz Was A WikiLeaks Source

About a week and a half ago, Internet activist Aaron Swartz took his own life, as he faced criminal charges in connection with the alleged systematic downloading of files from JSTOR, with intent to distribute. Charges were dropped by the Justice Department following his death. Swartz’ family blamed his death on the justice system, and Anonymous hacked MIT in his …

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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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