Thursday, April 9, 2020

WIKILEAKS FOUNDER SAYS HE’S HOLDING MURDOCH FILES AS “INSURANCE”

January 13, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Wikileaks head leaker Julian Assange said Wednesday that he has withheld release of a stack of presumably damaging files about Rupert Murdoch and News Corporation as “insurance … if something happens to me or to WikiLeaks.” He also said that he has withheld more than 500 secret U.S. diplomatic cables concerning one unnamed broadcasting organization. […]

MEDIA IGNORE RELEASE OF SECRET WAR LOGS

October 25, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

While revelations about torture, civilian deaths, and out-of-control private contractors contained in the latest WikiLeaks documents — nearly 400,000 of them — made international headlines over the weekend, they were given short shrift by U.S. broadcast and cable news services. Germany’s Der Spiegel observed on Sunday: “Neither the Afghanistan war nor Iraq are issues in […]

SWEDEN’S PIRATE PARTY OFFERS ASYLUM TO WIKILEAKS

July 28, 2010 by · 6 Comments 

Sweden’s Pirate Party, which currently hosts the Pirate Bay, the BitTorrent site that has repeatedly clashed with the movie and record industries and government authorities over alleged copyright infringement, has offered to give the controversial WikiLeaks.com a safe harbor. The offer came after WikiLeaks released more than 90,000 secret U.S. government documents about the war […]