Tag Archives: wikileaks

letter to quantico

In the interests of boosting the signal on this letter, I am reproducing it below. It is from retired Marine Corps captain David C. MacMichael, the former commander of Headquarters Company at Quantico, where Bradley Manning is currently being held. … Continue reading

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ongoing violations of appelbaum’s fourth amendment rights

And Appelbaum’s been harassed in the airports, again. I am infuriated at this ongoing treatment of someone who has broken no laws, has no charges filed against him but is nonetheless clearly on a watch list and as a result … Continue reading

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wikileaks: anticipation

This just cracks me up: SEC Keeping Close Tabs on BofA’s Wikileaks Situation. Between that and Bank of America buying up derogatory domain names in bulk, everyone’s on tenterhooks to see what’s going to happen, well before any actual leaks. … Continue reading

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wikileaks: will no one rid us of this turbulent #hactivist?

In the wake of the Tucson shooting and the almost frantic denials on the right of their complicity, and particularly in watching Palin dig herself in even deeper last night on Hannity’s show, I want to reiterate: words have consequences. … Continue reading

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a twitter revolution? a wikileaks revolution? or a tunisian revolution?

Tunisia: a moment in history In due course, every city of consequence in Tunisia will have a street or square named after Mohamed Bouazizi, the unemployed fruit-seller whose humiliation at the hands of the authorities led to a revolution. It’s … Continue reading

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wikileaks: roundup

The War on WikiLeaks: John Pilger’s Investigation and Interview With Julian Assange Regardless of the threats to his freedom and safety, he says the US is not WikiLeaks’ main “technological enemy.” “China is the worst offender. China has aggressive, sophisticated … Continue reading

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wikileaks: the solution at last!

Can’t. Stop. Laughing. Like 0

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wikileaks: no country for online communities

I am more fascinated than I should be by Rep. Peter King‘s call to ban companies from dealing with Wikileaks (US Rep Wants To Bar Companies from Dealing With Wikileaks). Both [Wikileaks and Assange] ought to be placed on the … Continue reading

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wikileaks: the harrassment of jacob appelbaum

I want to highlight this twitter report from Jacob Appelbaum, of Wikileaks about the harrassment he faces every time he flies (whether it’s on Wikileaks related business or not). It is well worth reading through. For those of you not … Continue reading

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wikileaks: social media strengths — a look at twitter

Twitter has played a huge role for me in Wikileaks — it’s kept me informed of the latest developments in the Wikileaks saga just for starters. But it’s really so much more than that, and right now there’s a constellation … Continue reading

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wikileaks: was leaked

I had to laugh at this tidbit; I hadn’t known about this part: He said Assange had been forced to launch the [Wikileaks] website earlier than planned after a British academic leaked information about the site to the press. The … Continue reading

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wikileaks: words have consequences

I want to focus on this part of Greenwald’s article What U.S. “justice” signifies around the world: Paragraphs 92-99 of the outline [of the arguments Assange’s lawyers plan to use to argue against extradition to Sweden] detail Sweden’s history of … Continue reading

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wikileaks: roundup

I’m going to be on sabbatical for the first week or so of January, without even Internet access *shudder*. So my Wikileaks updates will taper off for now. I’ve got posts in the hopper, but clearly not of the news-at-the-moment. … Continue reading

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wikileaks: hit and run

This has been an intense day – & it’s amazing how central of a role Twitter now plays in these disputes/debates Well, well, well. According to boingboing’s article published last night: Wired.com: Lamo/Manning Wikileaks chat logs contain no unpublished references … Continue reading

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wikileaks: tightening the noose

@rafeco The two classic blunders: never get involved in a land war in Asia and never get in an argument with Glenn Greenwald. Greenwald does respond to Evans and Poulson’s double article of yesterday in Response to Wired’s accusations. To … Continue reading

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