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australian senate

‘Senator Julian Assange’–Not as Crazy as it Sounds

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Head Wikileaker and house arrestee Julian Assange has been pondering a run for the Australian Senate. Before you even quirk an eyebrow at the prospect of a “Senator Assange,” note that a recent survey by Australian Labor Party pollsters indicates Mr. Assange could garner nearly 25% of the vote. Agence France-Presse...
‘Senator Julian Assange’–Not as Crazy as it Sounds
Julian Assange to headline WikiLeaks Party ticket, run for Australian senate from exile

CryptoParty Like It's 1993

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As Techdirt stories regularly report, governments around the world, including those in the West, are greatly increasing their surveillance of the Internet. Alongside a loss of the private sphere, this also represents a clear danger to basic civil liberties. The good news is that we already have the solution: encrypting...
CryptoParty Like It's 1993

Julian Assange's Ultimate Publicity Stunt: Running For Australian Senate?

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Even for supporters of Wikileaks and what it tried to achieve, Julian Assange is a polarizing figure -- often accused of letting his ego get in the way of good judgment. So, to be honest, it comes as little surprise that he's announced plans to run for the Australian Senate,...
Julian Assange's Ultimate Publicity Stunt: Running For Australian Senate?

Assange wants to run for Aussie senate as head of WikiLeaks Party

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's world is looking increasingly confined. It's been six months since he decided to hole up in the Ecuadorean embassy in London and seek asylum in that country. While Assange's world has become circumscribed, he's still dreaming big. Assange told Australian newspaper The Age he's going...
Assange wants to run for Aussie senate as head of WikiLeaks Party

Pirates and Wikileaks Share Battlefield In Aussie Election

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In September, debutante parties representing both will face off at the Aussie ballot box. In the purple corner, the Rick Falkvinge inspired Pirate Party. In the black corner, the newly formed Wikileaks Party with Julian Assange himself running as candidate-in-chief for a senate seat in the southern state of Victoria....
Pirates and Wikileaks Share Battlefield In Aussie Election

Julian Assange Could Be 'Competitive' Australian Senate Candidate

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(Jose Mesa.) You might think that a person wanted for extradition by one or more countries would make a problematic political candidate—if not for the stigma that comes from being a wanted person, at least because it would presumably be difficult to turn out the vote from a remote location....
Julian Assange Could Be 'Competitive' Australian Senate Candidate

WikiLeaks Julian Assange is One Step Closer to Running for Australian Senate

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(Illustration: Jose Mesa, flickr) Julian Assange has filed documents that will allow the WikiLeaks founder to run for the Australian senate, clearing the way for a campaign dedicated to ”the democratic requirement of truthfulness from government, according to The Age. Mr. Assange has been living in the Ecuadorian embassy in...
WikiLeaks Julian Assange is One Step Closer to Running for Australian Senate

WikiLeaks Founder to Run for Australian Senate

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The question of whether Julian Assange can succeed in his bid is a good one, but he has the media savvy to make a go of it....
WikiLeaks Founder to Run for Australian Senate

Australian government passes controversial cybercrime data retention bill

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The Australian Senate today passed the Cybercrime Legislation Amendment Bill 2011, which allows Australia to accede to the Council of Europe Convention on Cybercrime and brings into place some controversial cybercrime law enforcement measures. The most controversial measure introduced will allow other countries on the Council to serve notices to...
Australian government passes controversial cybercrime data retention bill

Julian Assange has a shot at the senate in Australia

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The Wikileaks founder, who is currently in confinement in Ecuador’s London embassy, has stated his intentions to try and nab an Australian senate seat. And UMR Research, which the Labor party uses for external research, suggests he’s got a “competitive” chance as a candidate in New South Wales or Victoria....
Julian Assange has a shot at the senate in Australia

Julian Assange files formal application to run for Australian Senate

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Julian Assange’s formal application to the Australian Electoral Commission in Melbourne was filed on Tuesday by a supporter on his behalf. Assange announced his intentions late last year and is now putting himself forward as a candidate of the newly formed WikiLeaks Party from the state of Victoria in the...
Julian Assange files formal application to run for Australian Senate

WikiLeaks announce that Julian Assange is running for the Australian Senate

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Last December, the official WikiLeaks Twitter account asked this question: is it possible for Julian Assange to run for the Australian Senate while under house arrest in another country? Apparently the answer is yes, because the latest update to the Twitter account announces his intention to run. We have discovered that...
WikiLeaks announce that Julian Assange is running for the Australian Senate
Wikileak's Julian Assange to run for Australian senate under new political party
WikiLeaks founder to run for Australian Senate
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