All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Wikileaks’

Wikileaks Angers Anonymous By Implementing A Paywall

Wikileaks has always been about the free distribution of information. In every interview and speech, the site’s founder Julian Assange speaks on how important freedom of speech and information is to a democracy. That may be the site’s mission, but Wikileaks is incredibly underfunded. They may have found a way to fix that problem. If you went to check out …

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Wikileaks Finds A Friend In Anonymous With #OpFreeAssange

Wikileaks and Anonymous have been close for quite some time now. Many of the recent leaks that have come out of Wikileaks were obtained by members within Anonymous. With Julian Assange under fire at the Ecuadorian embassy, Anonymous have taken it upon themselves to back him up with their usual tactics. Computer World UK is reporting that Anonymous attacked various …

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Wikileaks Says Assange Will Go To Sweden If Certain Conditions Are Met

Wikileaks, and its Australian founder Julian Assange, have been under fire for the past two months. He has been holed up inside the Ecuadorian embassy since his bid to stay his extradition to Sweden was denied. It all came to a head late last week when Ecuador granted asylum to Assange and the U.K. threatened to storm the embassy. According …

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Julian Assange Demands That The U.S. Stop Persecuting Wikileaks

It’s official – Julian Assange has been granted asylum by the South American country of Ecuador. Unfortunately for Assange, it’s looks like the U.K. government isn’t going to let him go. He’s been locked up inside the Ecuadorian embassy for almost two months now. The Wikileaks founder made a public appearance yesterday afternoon to address his being granted asylum and …

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Julian Assange Granted Asylum As UK Police Surround Ecuador Embassy

We brought you word a few days ago that Julian Assange was to be granted asylum to Ecuador. The country’s president, Rafael Correa, quickly tweeted that the news was fake and that a decision would be made Thursday morning. It’s now Thursday morning and that decision has been made. Ecuador has announced that they are granting Julian Assange asylum. They …

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Julian Assange Granted Asylum To Ecuador [Rumor]

The biggest political event this year isn’t the presidential race or that Mitt Romney chose Paul Ryan as his running mate. The biggest event that could have repercussions for years to come is the Julian Assange extradition case. If the U.S. had their way, Assange would be extradited to Sweden for questioning over an alleged “rape.” It looks like the …

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WikiLeaks Back Up After Nine Days Of Sustained DDoS Attack

WikiLeaks was in a bad place for a while. They were under a sustained DDoS attack that had lasted for nine days. It seems that the worst of it is now over as WikiLeaks is back up after making some improvements. On the official WikiLeaks Twitter account, the group announced that they were back up thanks to increased capacity installations: …

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WikiLeaks Has Been Down For Nine Days Following Massive DDoS Attack

WikiLeaks is no stranger to being brought down by DDoS attacks. The Web site has been attacked multiple times, usually after a major leak. This past week has been a little difference because the Web site and all its mirrors have been down for nine days. What did they leak this time that caused such an uproar and who’s behind …

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Fake NY Times Article Hurts WikiLeaks’ Credibility

Journalism has many rules that its practitioners must abide by. There are the usual rules like don’t plagiarize and always confirm your sources, but there’s one that I think is the most evil sin of them all – making up stories and passing it off as news. WikiLeaks was the center of a controversy this week involving such a scenario. …

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Jeremy Renner Rumored For Julian Assange Role In Upcoming Wikileaks Film

There have been few organizations in recent memory that have changed the way we receive news (and few that have stirred up as much controversy) than Wikileaks. Unsurprisingly, there are numerous films in the works that focus on Wikileaks and its founder Julian Assange – both on the documentary and drama ends of the spectrum. You can add another to …

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Wikileaks Dumps The Syria Files, Over 2 Million Emails Leaked

Syria is in a bad place right now. The violence has been terrible for quite some time, but the countless deaths of civilians has only recently captured the attention of the West. To help expose what’s been happening in the country, a group of revolutionaries shared leaked emails with Western press back in March. Wikileaks is now finishing the job. …

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Julian Assange Still Seeking Asylum in Equador

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange is still waiting for clearance from Ecuador’s government to grant him asylum. Assange is wanted in England on charges of sexual assault, but fled to the Ecuador embassy to avoid arrest. Police are not allowed to enter the embassy without the permission of the Ecuadorian government, who is now in the process of deicing if they …

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