WikiLeaks founder Assange has encrypted Guantanamo documents, will release them if arrested. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has circulated across the internet an encrypted “poison pill” cache of uncensored documents suspected to include files on BP and Guantanamo Bay.
One of the files identified this weekend by The (London) Sunday Times — called the “insurance” file — has been downloaded from the WikiLeaks website by tens of thousands of supporters, from America to Australia. Assange warns that any government that tries to curtail his activities risks triggering a new deluge of state and commercial secrets. The military papers on Guantanamo Bay, yet to be published, believed to have been supplied by Bradley Manning, who was arrested in May. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange refused bail. 8 December 2010Last updated at 04:45 GMT Julian Assange (left) appeared in court with John Pilger and others offering sureties The founder of whistle-blowing website Wikileaks, Julian Assange, has been refused bail by a court in London but vowed to fight extradition to Sweden.
Mr Assange denies sexually assaulting two women in Sweden. Julian Assange Arrested. Wikileaks Conspiracy. Wikileaks: False Flag Cyber War is Here. Wikileaks Assange Exposed as CIA Manchurian Candidate. Will WikiLeaks Hobble U.S. Diplomacy? Authors: Daniel S.
Markey, Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia, Council on Foreign Relations, and Author, No Exit from Pakistan Max Boot, Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Senior Fellow for National Security Studies, Council on Foreign Relations John Campbell, Ralph Bunche Senior Fellow for Africa Policy Studies Robert M. Danin, Eni Enrico Mattei Senior Fellow for Middle East and Africa Studies Thomas W.
Lippman, Adjunct Scholar, Middle East Institute Scott A. Snyder, Senior Fellow for Korea Studies and Director of the Program on U.S. WikiLeaks just made the world more repressive. I am an aid worker, the kind who rants about transparency, open governments and reforming the United Nations.
The cables and the damage done. WikiLeaks: The secrecy presumption. Having just published Stephen Collins' reply to Rory's post, I'm going to pile on and offer my own critique. But first let me point out that we have already received a number of emails from the bureaucracy and diplomatic community in support of Rory's position. A victory for the culture of paranoia. These are nervous times for our boys and girls in pinstripes.
As newspapers around the world publish salacious extracts from American diplomatic cables posted on the WikiLeaks website, our diplomats are scouring their brains, trying to remember whether their gossip or candid observations to American counterparts about Kevin Rudd, Julia Gillard or Stephen Smith may have been deemed amusing or useful enough to have been cabled back to the State Department.
As North Korea and South Korea square off and Europe teeters on the brink of financial chaos, one wonders how many of our officials are spending time scrolling through WikiLeaks with hearts in mouths. But for all the tension, what we have seen so far is hardly going to be the end of international relations as we know it, as Hillary Clinton warned at the start of the week.
Advertisement Foreign ministries have always leaked. Gary's choices - WikiLeaks: America the indispensable. Les diplomates américains gênés dans leur travail par WikiLeaks, actualité Monde : Le Point. Depuis une semaine, des diplomates américains en poste à l'étranger ont du mal à effectuer leur travail, victimes temporaires des révélations issues des notes du département d'État obtenues par WikiLeaks.
Le déluge de télégrammes américains analysés et publiés par cinq journaux a eu pour effet immédiat de rafraîchir les relations entre les ambassades américaines et leurs contacts, témoignent des diplomates, encore en poste ou retirés des affaires. "À court terme, nous sommes presque en cessation d'activité", confirme un diplomate de haut rang sous le couvert de l'anonymat. "En toute honnêteté, personne ne veut nous parler", ajoute-t-il. Il estime qu'il lui faudra peut-être deux à cinq ans pour reconstruire des liens de confiance avec ses contacts habituels. "Certaines personnes doivent toujours nous parler, notamment au sein du gouvernement, mais certains nous demandent déjà si nous allons rapporter par écrit nos discussions", poursuit-il. "Le temps refermera les plaies" (un diplomate) U.S. Diplomats Aren't Stupid After All - By Joshua Kucera.
As a journalist covering international affairs, I have long wondered: Are U.S. diplomats ignorant or lying?
Sifting Through the Fallout from Wikileaks. Military Bans Disks, Threatens Courts-Martial to Stop New Leaks. It’s too late to stop WikiLeaks from publishing thousands more classified documents, nabbed from the Pentagon’s secret network.
But the U.S. military is telling its troops to stop using CDs, DVDs, thumb drives and every other form of removable media — or risk a court martial. Biden Slams WikiLeaks Document Hand-Off as Close to Terrorism - FoxNews.com. OSINT Strategies. The moral standards of WikiLeaks critics - Glenn Greenwald. The WikiLeaks disclosure has revealed not only numerous government secrets, but also the driving mentality of major factions in our political and media class.
Julian Assange answers your questions. FwoggieI'll start the ball rolling with a question.
You're an Australian passport holder - would you want return to your own country or is this now out of the question due to potentially being arrested on arrival for releasing cables relating to Australian diplomats and polices? Julian Assange:I am an Australian citizen and I miss my country a great deal. However, during the last weeks the Australian prime minister, Julia Gillard, and the attorney general, Robert McClelland, have made it clear that not only is my return is impossible but that they are actively working to assist the United States government in its attacks on myself and our people.
Ron Paul: Re: Wikileaks- In a free s... Is anyone else worried that Julian Assange is just going to disappear one day. : AskReddit. Julian Assange should be assassinated, Canadian official claims. Wikileaks' struggle to stay online. 7 December 2010Last updated at 19:51 By Jane Wakefield Technology reporter Julian Assange has now been arrested For rolling news outlets Wikileaks has been a dream come true with thousands of US embassy cables dribbling out titbits of sensitive information and providing new headlines on a daily and even hourly basis.
But for the US government, the revelations are less welcome. WikiLeaks fights to stay online after US company withdraws domain name. The US was today accused of opening up a dramatic new front against WikiLeaks, effectively "killing" its web address just days after Amazon pulled the site from its servers following political pressure. The whistleblowers' website went offline for the third time in a week this morning, in the biggest threat to its online presence yet. Joe Lieberman, chairman of the Senate's committee on homeland security, earlier this week called for any organisation helping sustain WikiLeaks to "immediately terminate" its relationship with them. On Friday morning, WikiLeaks and the cache of secret diplomatic documents that have proved to be a scourge for governments around the world were only accessible through a string of digits known as a DNS address.
The site later re-emerged with a Swiss domain, WikiLeaks.ch. Julian Assange this morning said the development is an example of the "privatisation of state censorship" in the US and is a "serious problem. " Amazon said: WikiLeaks website pulled by Amazon after US political pressure. WikiLeaks's website cablegate.wikileaks.org, which was hosted by Amazon. The US struck its first blow against WikiLeaks after Amazon.com pulled the plug on hosting the whistleblowing website in reaction to heavy political pressure. The company announced it was cutting WikiLeaks off yesterday only 24 hours after being contacted by the staff of Joe Lieberman, chairman of the Senate's committee on homeland security. WikiLeaks expressed disappointment with Amazon, and insisted it was a breach of freedom of speech as enshrined in the US constitution's first amendment. The organisation, in a message sent via Twitter, said if Amazon was "so uncomfortable with the first amendment, they should get out of the business of selling books.
" While freedom of speech is a sensitive issue in the US, scope for a full-blown row is limited, given that Democrats and Republicans will largely applaud Amazon's move. But others, particularly rightwingers, are seeking retribution, with Assange as the prime target. WikiLeaks: WikiLeaks,org domain kille... Blocking Access to Wikileaks May Harm CRS, Analysts Say. The Library of Congress confirmed on Friday that it had blocked access from all Library computers to the Wikileaks web site in order to prevent unauthorized downloading of classified records such as those in the large cache of diplomatic cables that Wikileaks began to publish on November 28.
Wikileaks excluded from trending topics. Twitter Appears to Censor Wikileaks-Related Trends. Library of Congress Blocks Access To Wikileaks. Can Government Employees Read the Pentagon Papers? Ellsberg on the cover of Time Magazine, 5 July 1971.