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The day in government snooping
"[I]t is unprecedented for the government, in an official court document, to accuse a reporter of breaking the law for conducting the routine business of reporting on government secrets." a " [T]his is the same argument the Justice Department has been using in their attempt to indict WikiLeaks and Julian Assange ," Trevor Timm writes.
Mon May 20, 2013
Institute for Public Accuracy: "Wake Up!" Obama Nixonian, Shield Law...
May 20 - JAMES GOODALE, via Devi Shah, dkshah at debevoise.com . Available for a limited number of interviews, Goodale represented The New York Times in the landmark Pentagon Papers case, when the Nixon White House attempted to stop the Times from publishing top secret documents about the Vietnam War leaked by Daniel Ellsberg.
New York Magazine
Why the Whistle Blows
But Gibney ended up following his story into other, even weirder areas. He comes to view the whistle-blowers, the cyberguerrillas in the war against all forms of secrecy, from a sort of psycho-anthropological perspective: Here, he says, is how the culture created them.
Sun May 19, 2013
Julian Assange vigil costs British taxpayers more than $5 million
Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks gestures as he speaks to the media and members of the public from a balcony at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, Thursday, Dec.
We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks
Filmed with the startling immediacy of unfolding history, Academy AwardA -winning director Alex Gibney's We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks details the creation of Julian Assange's controversial website, which facilitated the largest security breach in U.S. history.
Fri May 17, 2013
Assange warns US communications dominance threatens Latin America's sovereignty
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has poignantly stated that the very sovereignty of Latin American and Caribbean nations has been compromised by a reliance on US-based telecommunications.
Thu May 16, 2013
Sofia News Agency
Bulgaria Lags Behind Rest of EU in LGBTI Legislation
Bulgaria 's legal environment for lesbian , gay , bisexual , trans and intersex people is the worst among all EU member states, a new scoreboard has shown.
Swedish Assange accuser speaks out
One of the two Swedish women who accused WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of sex crimes has spoken out publicly about her ordeal for what is believed to be the first time.
Wed May 15, 2013
Q&A: Benedict Cumberbatch on 'Star Trek,' 'Sherlock' and Julian Assange
Benedict Cumberbatch hits Hollywood at warp speed this summer, armed with a space suit and a name that would make even Charles Dickens blush.
Mon May 13, 2013
Protect your sources: Australia's WikiLeaks Party calls for journalism shield law
Julian Assange's newly formed Australian WikiLeaks Party announced that if elected, it will immediately introduce a national shield law to protect a reporter's right not to reveal a source, as current state-based shield laws are "inadequate." "Only a uniform shield law covering the whole Commonwealth is acceptable," WLP spokespersons Cassie Findlay ... (more)
Sun May 12, 2013
'I was targeted after I made Assange sex crime claim' says accuser of Wikileaks founder
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Fri May 10, 2013
Inside Russia Today: counterweight to the mainstream media, or Putin's mouthpiece?
In December last year, a small vigil took place for Julian Assange outside the Ecuadorean embassy in London.
Thu May 09, 2013
Julian Assange: The government is a vindictive loser
A tiny tip of the vast subterranean network of governmental and intelligence agencies from around the world dedicated to destroying WikiLeaks and arresting its founder, Julian Assange, appears outside the red-brick building on Hans Crescent Street that houses the Ecuadorean Embassy.
Voice from afar
I had an opportunity to interview WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, where he has been granted political asylum since June 2012.
Lil Wayne recounts seizure drama but insists he's 'good'
LINDSAY LOHAN has settled a lawsuit with a paparazzo who sued the actress after she allegedly ran over his foot.
Wed May 08, 2013
'It's Kind Of Pathetic'
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in London, Feb. 1, 2012. Alex Gibney, director of a new documentary about Wikileaks, says he was dismayed by Assange's "self-regard and narcissism." Alex Gibney has directed his share of controversial documentaries.
Benedict Cumberbatch: 'Julian Assange Refused To Meet Me'
British star Benedict Cumberbatch tried to interview Julian Assange after signing up to play him on the big screen, but insists the WikiLeaks founder "was having none of it" and refused to meet him.
Tue May 07, 2013
'Poor Nigel' publicly embraced by Respect MP George Galloway
Following his arrest on suspicion of rape over the weekend, who should be the first to publicly embrace Deputy Speaker Nigel Evans as he ventured out on to the Commons terrace for a drink yesterday but Respect MP George Galloway.
WikiLeaks' Assange, interviewed by Chris Hedges
The world has been turned upside down. The pestilence of corporate totalitarianism is spreading rapidly over the earth.