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WikiLeaks has taken possession of discs containing the banking details of 2,000 prominent people with Swiss bank accounts.
Yemeni soldiers stand guard outside a hearing of al-Qaida suspects at a court in Sana'a.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, shown here at the 2010 RSA conference, would have the power to "establish and enforce" cybersecurity requirements for the private sector. (Credit: James Martin/CNET) Democratic politicians are proposing a novel approach to cybersecurity: fine technology companies $100,000 a day unless they comply with directives imposed by the U.S.
In an effort to prevent the kind of intelligence leaks that are making headlines lately , the U.S. military is banning the use of removable disks among its personnel.
16 December 2010 Last updated at 09:35 ET
The full House Committee on the Judiciary will hold a hearing on the Espionage Act and legal and constitutional issues raised by Wikileaks tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. EST.
WikiLeaks cables reveal Irish prime minister Bertie Ahern (right) had concerns that Sinn Féin and its leader Gerry Adams negotiated the Good Friday agreement in bad faith.
WikiLeaks has provided us all with a great deal of news of late. The videos below provide the background story to the organisation and while disturbing at times, is quite simply a must watch. The documentary is made by Swedish SVT , a television network that has been following Assange and Wikileaks since the summer of 2010.
In the digital age, should all information be free? Does good government require secrecy, or more openness?
There are several versions of the software that allow people to volunteer their computers to be used in pro-Wikileaks denial-of-service attacks. (Credit: Operation Payback)
A WikiLeaks cable reports that Pope Benedict XVI, seen here being received by Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara in 2006, 'might prefer to see Turkey develop a special relationship short of EU membership'.
The WikiLeaks saga of the last two weeks has been illustrative, if nothing else, of the importance of the decentralization of the Internet in relation to the freedom of information. An attempt to stifle a voice in one location simply leads to that voice springing from another, like a leak from a rusted pipe or a Whac-A-Mole arcade game. WikiLeaks currently has well over 1,000 mirrors , which host the same data in different locations in case the parent site is taken down, and one Harvard developer has gathered all of these mirrors into a Google Earth visualization to show from whence these leaks have sprung.
Russia may be withholding vital information about the whereabouts of the fugitive Bosnian Serb general and genocide suspect, Ratko Mladić, who faces war crimes charges in The Hague, senior Serbian government officials have privately told American diplomats in Belgrade.
Opponents of Wikileak