WikiLeaks: Hillary Clinton 'Told Diplomats To Spy In UN' Among Secret US Files Released By Website. By Alison Chung, Sky News Online US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told American diplomats to spy on other countries' diplomats at the UN, whistleblower website WikiLeaks will reveal.
Wikileaks and the Control of the Internet. Op'Ed by Jérémie Zimmermann initially published in French in Mediapart WikiLeaks has become the symbol of disturbing information that can't be stopped.
Recent declarations and actions against the organization clearly expose the will of governments to control the Internet. Wikileaks documents indicate China behind Google attacks. Diplomatic cables released as part of Wikileaks latest set of documents seem to indicate that the sophisticated cyberattack launched against Google earlier this year—which eventually saw the company move its Chinese operations to Hong Kong—were carried out at the behest of senior Chinese politicians, once of whom was reportedly upset to find online criticism when searching for his own name.
One cable claims a “well-placed” contact claimed the action against Google was “100 percent political in nature,” and “directed at the Politburo Standing Committee level.” Pirate Parties Supply Wikileaks With Much Needed Servers. Suso baleato: Neutralizing DNS attack on Wikileaks. Wikileaks is under attack.
Completed LED Throwies with On/Off Tabs. Pirate Parties Supply Wikileaks With Much Needed Servers. US embassy cables: The job of the media is not to protect the powerful from embarrassment. WikiLeaks and Julian Paul Assange. The house on Grettisgata Street, in Reykjavik, is a century old, small and white, situated just a few streets from the North Atlantic.
The shifting northerly winds can suddenly bring ice and snow to the city, even in springtime, and when they do a certain kind of silence sets in. This was the case on the morning of March 30th, when a tall Australian man named Julian Paul Assange, with gray eyes and a mop of silver-white hair, arrived to rent the place.
Assange was dressed in a gray full-body snowsuit, and he had with him a small entourage. State Department To Columbia University Students: DO NOT Discuss 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: Freedom of information and expression is a core value of our institution. Thus, SIPA's position is that students have a right to discuss and debate any information in the public arena that they deem relevant to their studies or to their roles as global citizens, and to do so without fear of adverse consequences Talking about WikiLeaks on Facebook or Twitter could endanger your job prospects, a State Department official warned students at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs this week.
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If you purchase a domain name for a term longer than the term of the website builder plan, you will be charged for the additional registration term at the then-current rate. Obama and GOPers Worked Together to Kill Bush Torture Probe. In its first months in office, the Obama administration sought to protect Bush administration officials facing criminal investigation overseas for their involvement in establishing policies the that governed interrogations of detained terrorist suspects.
A "confidential" April 17, 2009, cable sent from the US embassy in Madrid to the State Department—one of the 251,287 cables obtained by WikiLeaks—details how the Obama administration, working with Republicans, leaned on Spain to derail this potential prosecution. The previous month, a Spanish human rights group called the Association for the Dignity of Spanish Prisoners had requested that Spain's National Court indict six former Bush officials for, as the cable describes it, "creating a legal framework that allegedly permitted torture.
" Amazon bans WikiLeaks from using its servers. WikiLeaks has been the center of controversy this week due to having released more than 250,000 U.S. diplomatic cables onto the internet and into the hands of select news organizations.
Many of the cables are sensitive in nature and describe U.S. relations and efforts with countries such as Russia, South Korea and Pakistan. As can be imagined, the U.S. government is not too happy about the release of these confidential documents and has been putting a lot of pressure against the website. This news comes after U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman, the chairman of the House Security Committee, questioned Amazon.com. “I wish that Amazon had taken this action earlier based on Wikileaks’ previous publication of classified material. WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange Wants To Spill Your Corporate Secrets - Andy Greenberg - The Firewall. Noam Chomsky: WikiLeaks Cables Reveal "Profound Hatred for Democracy on the Part of Our Political Leadership".
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Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: For reaction to the WikiLeaks documents, we’re joined now by world-renowned political dissident and linguist Noam Chomsky, Professor Emeritus at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, author of over a hundred books, including his latest, Hopes and Prospects. Well, 40 years ago, Noam and the late historian Howard Zinn helped government whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg edit and release the Pentagon Papers, the top-secret internal U.S. history of the Vietnam War. Noam Chomsky joins us now from Boston. It’s good to have you back again, Noam.
NOAM CHOMSKY: Dan and I were friends. AMY GOODMAN: So, explain, though, how it worked. NOAM CHOMSKY: From Dan and — Dan Ellsberg and Tony Russo, who had done the xeroxing and the preparation of the material, yes, directly. AMY GOODMAN: [inaudible] exactly did you edit? NOAM CHOMSKY: Well, we didn’t modify anything. NOAM CHOMSKY: Outside of Dan Ellsberg and Tony Russo, yes. US embassy cables leak sparks global diplomacy crisis. The United States was catapulted into a worldwide diplomatic crisis today, with the leaking to the Guardian and other international media of more than 250,000 classified cables from its embassies, many sent as recently as February this year.
At the start of a series of daily extracts from the US embassy cables – many designated "secret" – the Guardian can disclose that Arab leaders are privately urging an air strike on Iran and that US officials have been instructed to spy on the UN leadership. These two revelations alone would be likely to reverberate around the world. Uld US military take Wikileaks offline? - Americas, World. Former vice president candidate Sarah Palin led the charge today calling on the US military to hunt Julian Assange “with the same urgency we pursue al-Qa'ida and Taliban leaders.”