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Wikileaks Cables. Wikileaks CRCL Working Paper Feb_8.pdf (Objet application/pdf) Assange : "Internet est la plus grande des machines ? espionner" Julian Assange, le cofondateur de WikiLeaks, a estimé mardi qu'Internet était "la plus grande des machines à espionner que le monde ait jamais connues" et qu'il ne s'agissait pas "d'une technologie qui favorise la liberté d'expression".

Assange : "Internet est la plus grande des machines ? espionner"

Lors d'une conférence à Cambridge, M. Assange a expliqué qu'Internet "est une technologie qui peut être utilisée pour mettre en place un régime totalitaire, d'un type encore jamais vu. D'un autre côté, pris en main par nous, les activistes, et tout ceux qui veulent voir le monde de la technologie prendre une autre direction, [Internet] peut apporter des choses que nous souhaitons tous". Des centaines d'étudiants avaient fait la queue plusieurs heures pour assister à la conférence. Les apparitions publiques de M.

Julian Assange a également estimé que le rôle joué par les réseaux sociaux lors des soulèvements en Egypte et en Tunisie avait été largement surévalué. Tracking the Egypt Crisis via Google, News Curation Tools. After a widespread shutdown of Internet and mobile phone service in Egypt as street protests intensified last week, there were reports Wednesday that Web access was restored in the country.

Tracking the Egypt Crisis via Google, News Curation Tools

Google’s Transparency Index has been tracking web traffic to its services in Egypt. Note the drop on Jan. 27 and the uptick on Feb. 1 — although Google cautions that these data are still being interpreted. Google has also compiled a crisis response page with resources for people trying to get out of Egypt — or at least get their messages out via voice messages posted to Twitter or raw footage on CitizenTube. (Update 6:20 p.m.: Alive in Egypt is a site that is translating some of those voice messages.)

Médias - Égypte: Wikileaks à la rescousse d’Obama! C’est un intéressant retournement de situation.

Médias - Égypte: Wikileaks à la rescousse d’Obama!

L’administration américaine, furieuse depuis l’automne contre la fuite d’un quart de million de câbles diplomatiques, reçoit enfin les fleurs, après avoir encaissé le pot. WikiLeaks' Julian Assange, Pt. 1 - 60 Minutes. Secrecy is the problem, not leakers - Opinion. Ukrainian activists cover their mouths with US flags during a rally in support of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in front of the Swedish embassy to Ukraine in Kiev on December 22 2010.

Secrecy is the problem, not leakers - Opinion

WikiLeaks is now at the centre of a global battle between media and those in power but what's new about what Julian Assange is doing? This Is The Wikileak That Sparked The Tunisian Crisis. Why Twitter Was the Only Company to Challenge the Secret WikiLeaks Subpoena. Alexander Macgillivray" />Secret subpoenas* information requests of the kind the Department of Justice sent Twitter are apparently not unusual.

Why Twitter Was the Only Company to Challenge the Secret WikiLeaks Subpoena

In fact, other tech companies may also have received similar WikiLeaks-related requests. But what is unusual in this story is that Twitter resisted. Which raises an interesting question: Assuming that Twitter was not the only company to have been served a secret subpoena order, why was it the only company that fought back? The answer might lie in the figure leading Twitter’s legal efforts, Alexander Macgillivray (right), an incredibly mild mannered (really) but sharp-as-a-tack cyber law expert. Wikileaks Calls for Sarah Palin's Arrest.

Wikileaks, The Pirate Party, And The Future Of The Internet. How to save Julian Assange's movement from itself.

Wikileaks, The Pirate Party, And The Future Of The Internet

American diplomacy seems to have survived Wikileaks’s “attack on the international community,” as Hillary Clinton so dramatically characterized it, unscathed. Save for a few diplomatic reshuffles, Foggy Bottom doesn’t seem to be deeply affected by what happened. Certainly, the U.S. government at large has not been paralyzed by the leaks—contrary to what Julian Assange had envisioned in one of his cryptic-cum-visionary essays, penned in 2006.

How WikiLeaks Became the Story of the Year in 2010. Dear Government of Sweden ... Arianna Huffington: The Media Gets It Wrong on WikiLeaks: It's About Broken Trust, Not Broken Condoms. Julian Assange Interview: WikiLeaks Founder On 'Today' Show. The Today show interviewed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Friday after his release from prison on bail Thursday afternoon.

Julian Assange Interview: WikiLeaks Founder On 'Today' Show

During the interview, he described his recent court appearances as "not the beginning of the end, rather it is merely the end of the beginning. " Assange confirmed that he has heard there will be espionage charges filed against him in the U.S., and denied knowing Bradley Manning, the U.S. Army intelligence analyst accused of providing WikiLeaks with information. The U.S. is allegedly putting together a case against Assange on conspiracy charges. Zerwas2ky's Channel. Why I'm Posting Bail Money for Julian Assange. December 14th, 2010 6:23 AM By Michael Moore Yesterday, in the Westminster Magistrates Court in London, the lawyers for WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange presented to the judge a document from me stating that I have put up $20,000 of my own money to help bail Mr.

Why I'm Posting Bail Money for Julian Assange

Assange out of jail. Furthermore, I am publicly offering the assistance of my website, my servers, my domain names and anything else I can do to keep WikiLeaks alive and thriving as it continues its work to expose the crimes that were concocted in secret and carried out in our name and with our tax dollars. We were taken to war in Iraq on a lie. Wikileaks and the Long Haul. Like a lot of people, I am conflicted about Wikileaks.

Wikileaks and the Long Haul

Citizens of a functioning democracy must be able to know what the state is saying and doing in our name, to engage in what Pierre Rosanvallon calls “counter-democracy”*, the democracy of citizens distrusting rather than legitimizing the actions of the state. Wikileaks plainly improves those abilities. On the other hand, human systems can’t stand pure transparency. Why the Library of Congress Is Blocking Wikileaks « Library of Congress Blog. The news media are reporting today, accurately, that the Library of Congress is blocking access to the Wikileaks site across its computer systems, including those for use by patrons in the reading rooms.

Why the Library of Congress Is Blocking Wikileaks « Library of Congress Blog

I wanted to provide here the same statement we’ve been giving to reporters and patrons who are asking about it: “The Library decided to block Wikileaks because applicable law obligates federal agencies to protect classified information. State Department To Columbia University Students: 'DO NOT Post' WikiLeaks On Facebook, Twitter. UPDATE: On Monday, John H. Coatsworth, the SIPA Dean, reversed the university's earlier position, affirming that students "have a right to discuss and debate any information in the public arena...without fear of adverse consequences. " Wired obtained the email: Wikileaks and 21st Century Statecraft ? P U L S E. Have 250,000 leaks sunk the State Department’s ‘Internet Freedom’ policy?

By Roy Revie As the fallout of Cablegate continues to consume column inches, gigabytes, and cabinet meetings across the world, the realisation that this is about more than one man, one organization, and one massive leak seems to be slowly sinking in. Everyone at Le Web is Wrong: Wikileaks Should be Condemned not Celebrated. Le Web. I’m still unclear on the unique selling point of Europe’s “leading technology conference”, and yet here I am, for the third year in a row, hanging out in a snow-bound venue four hundred miles from the centre of Paris, watching a succession of American entrepreneurs being interviewed – in English – by journalists who have flown in specially from California. I’ll say this, though: the food is good this year – really good. Now, having satisfied my annual obligation to be snarky about Le Web, I’m free to talk about what passes for the big story of the conference, and indeed the biggest story of the world right now. Wikileaks. Specifically, the continuing DOS attacks against companies who are perceived as enemies of Wikileaks.

Wikileaks: la première Infowar a commencé. Make stories - Assange Accuser Worked with US-Funded, CIA-Tied Anti-Castro Group. Yesterday Alexander Cockburn reminded us of the news Israel Shamir and Paul Bennett broke at Counterpunch in September. Julian Assange’s chief accuser in Sweden has a significant history of work with anti-Castro groups, at least one of which is US funded and openly supported by a former CIA agent convicted in the mass murder of seventy three Cubans on an airliner he was involved in blowing up. Anna Ardin (the official complainant) is often described by the media as a “leftist”. She has ties to the US-financed anti-Castro and anti-communist groups. Wikileaks : lire les mémos diplomatiques.

Wikileaks / [state logs]