United States Vice-President Joe Biden is the most senior government official that I have heard accuse Wikileaks founder of being a terrorist. I find the use of such a word as ‘terrorist’ in this case to be puzzling. Usually terrorists employ bombs to increase fear in general society. People just don’t know when a bomb [...]
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My personal attitude towards the Wikileaks is a tad ambivalent. I like the concept of how the information age has made it impossible for the government to keep secrets from its people. On the other hand it is important that State Department employees are able to speak frankly among themselves. A lot of what has [...]
As the world descends further into absolute insanity, and humankind steps up efforts to hasten it’s demise in time for the end of the Mayan calendar, the friction between the two sides of the WikiLeaks affair has spilled over into an outright cyber war. The groups 4Chan and Anonymous have promised digital retaliation against organizations [...]
Think about that: given a slightly more intelligent and emotionally stable source [than Private Manning], we would have no idea how WikiLeaks managed to gain access to the thousands of documents the organization has only begun to release. And given a slightly less flamboyant, ego-driven spokesperson, we would have no idea who to blame for their release.
Via the wikileaks twitter feed comes news that wikileaks founder and frontman Julian Assange’s defense funds have been frozen. Here’s the press release: The Swiss Bank Post Finance today issues a press release stating that it had frozen Julian Assange’s defense fund and personal assets (31K EUR) after reviewing him as a “high profile” individual. [...]
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This is so far my favorite story in connection to the Wikileaks recent activities (from Third Party and Independent Daily): Germany’s Free Democratic Party, or FDP, is the junior partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s ruling coalition between the CDU/CSU and FDP. The party’s chairman is Guido Westerwelle, who is currently serving as Foreign Minister and [...]