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Kim Dotcom prepares to unveil new Mega site

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Internet entrepreneur to launch successor to Megaupload at Auckland mansion raided last yearA year after Kim Dotcom's arrest and the taking down of his Megaupload file-storage site, the internet entrepreneur is preparing to unveil a successor cyber-locker site, and has renewed his attack on US prosecutors.In an interview with the...
Kim Dotcom prepares to unveil new Mega site

Boot up: Viewdle bought?, iOS maps' Downfall, spam text fines, Notch v Win 8 and more

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Plus is the PC over?, hard drive shipments began ramping up again, suggestions for Stuxnet origins and moreA quick burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamAugmented Reality + Facial Recognition >> Viewdle®Viewdle's best-in class computer vision technology showcases the power of your...
Boot up: Viewdle bought?, iOS maps' Downfall, spam text fines, Notch v Win 8 and more

Swedish police raid former Web host for Pirate Bay, Wikileaks

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Owner of Internet service provider PRQ believes police investigations into his company have to do with sites that deal in illegal file-sharing. [Read more]...
Swedish police raid former Web host for Pirate Bay, Wikileaks

WSJ Claims That Wikileaks Is Not Journalism But Espionage By Taking A Bunch Of Quotes Out Of Context

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The Wall Street Journal's former publisher, Gordon Crovitz, has apparently decided to follow the lead of the NY Times' former managing editor Bill Keller in misrepresenting things having to do with Bradley Manning and Julian Assange to new and impressive heights. Crovitz has a history of being fact-challenged, especially when...
WSJ Claims That Wikileaks Is Not Journalism But Espionage By Taking A Bunch Of Quotes Out Of Context

Anonymous Teams With Wikileaks To Publish Confidential Stratfor Emails in ‘The Global Intelligence Files’

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Wikileaks's symbol for the Stratfor email leak Wikileaks dropped a bomb on Texas-based "global intelligence company" Stratfor late Sunday with "The Global Intelligence Files," a dump of over 5 million hacked emails containing confidential information about Stratfor's informers, psych ops, pay-offs and the methods they use to make the payments....
Anonymous Teams With Wikileaks To Publish Confidential Stratfor Emails in ‘The Global Intelligence Files’

WikiLeaks To Ship Servers To Micronation of Sealand?

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Velcroman1 writes "Julian Assange's investors are in the process of purchasing a boat to move WikiLeaks servers offshore in an attempt to evade prosecution from U.S. law enforcement, FoxNews.com has learned. Multiple sources within the hacker community with knowledge of day-to-day WikiLeaks activities say Assange's financial backers have been working...
WikiLeaks To Ship Servers To Micronation of Sealand?

'The New York Times' Built A Robot To Write Poems

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New York Times senior software architect Jacob Harris has a thing for robots and wordplay. You may recall he's the guy behind @nytimes_ebooks, the Times answer to the elusive and inscrutable Twitter bot @Horse_ebooks. So it's only natural that Harris has now created an algorithm that extrudes haiku out of the text of Times stories....
'The New York Times' Built A Robot To Write Poems

Eric Schmidt's North Korea show-and-tell: one strange photo op

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With handlers in tow, US delegation visits Pyongyang computer lab for a demonstration in state-sponsored GooglingInformation flow is toxic sewage for authoritarian states. It's why Iran blocks Facebook and China hobbles Google. Some lefties would toss the American effort to muzzle WikiLeaks in the mix. Information can undermine power.It's not...
Eric Schmidt's North Korea show-and-tell: one strange photo op

Ridiculous Timing: Obama Administration Responds To Spying On AP By Pushing Journalist Shield Law That Wouldn't Matter

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There was one odd side note in all of the attention last week to the DOJ spying on the AP under questionable circumstances. Right after being confronted about it, the Obama administration released some talking points about how they support a reintroduction of a reporter's shield law. There have been...
Ridiculous Timing: Obama Administration Responds To Spying On AP By Pushing Journalist Shield Law That Wouldn't Matter

Wikileaks trial witness Lauren McNamara's Reddit AMA: Manning was irresponsible, but wants leniency

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Lauren McNamara, a trial witness in the Bradley Manning Wikileaks case, has decided to open up and talk about her version of the story in a Reddit AMA. The only problem is that it’s ill-advised as she hasn’t testified in court yet, and even those on Reddit are adamantly trying...
Wikileaks trial witness Lauren McNamara's Reddit AMA: Manning was irresponsible, but wants leniency

Hide your secrets, Anonymous wants to launch a WikiLeaks competitor

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Love 'em or hate 'em, it's hard to ignore Anonymous. The hacktivist is famously associated with, among other things, protests against the Church of Scientology, takedowns of government websites, cyber-attacks, and--from time to time--just rampant trolling. Judging from this report from The Hacker News, however, it looks as though...
Hide your secrets, Anonymous wants to launch a WikiLeaks competitor

WikiLeaks Reveals Aaron Swartz May Have Been A Source: Wise Move?

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WikiLeaks currently finds itself in a difficult position. Funds are trickling in because of a questionable financial blockade against it, and Julian Assange is stuck in the Ecuadorian embassy in London. So it's understandable that it should want to take every opportunity to remind people that it is still around...
WikiLeaks Reveals Aaron Swartz May Have Been A Source: Wise Move?

Simon Rogers quits data journalist role at the Guardian to become Twitter's first data editor

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Guardian data journalist Simon Rogers has quit his role after 15 years to become Twitter's first data editor, it was revealed on Wednesday. Rogers will move to the US to take up the position and replacing him at the Guardian is former Wikileaks and Bureau of Investigative Journalism staffer...
Simon Rogers quits data journalist role at the Guardian to become Twitter's first data editor

WikiLeaks' Assange Seeks Asylum in Ecuador

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has requested political asylum from the government of Ecuador, and is under the protection of the country's embassy in London......
WikiLeaks' Assange Seeks Asylum in Ecuador

Julian Assange enters final stage of extradition battle

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WikiLeaks founder's legal team goes before supreme court in London to fight deportation to SwedenWikileaks founder Julian Assange is to enter the final stage of his legal battle to avoid extradition to Sweden to face questioning over sex crime allegations.After failing to persuade a magistrates and the court of appeal...
Julian Assange enters final stage of extradition battle

Twitter argues fourth amendment defence over judge's Occupy order

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Site appeals against court request to hand over details of tweets relating to Occupy activist charged with disorderly conductTwitter has lodged an appeal against a New York judge's decision that it must hand over detailed information related to an Occupy Wall Street protester charged with disorderly conduct.In July, Twitter was...
Twitter argues fourth amendment defence over judge's Occupy order

Here's Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange for the Wikileaks Movie The Fifth Estate

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(Publicity still via Cumberbatch Web) It was really just a matter of time before Julian Assange’s tumultuous life hit the silver screen. Well guess what: Filming commenced today on The Fifth Estate, Dreamworks’ Wikileaks movie scheduled to appear in theaters November 15. My goodness, you can already see the gleam of...
Here's Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange for the Wikileaks Movie The Fifth Estate

Surveillance trade shows: which government agencies attend?

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At £634.31 a ticket you've really got to be interested in surveillance to attend the latest ISS World trade show. Here's the list of government agencies who ISS World list as attendees• Get the dataThe surveillance industry trade shows, for example ISS World run by Telestrategies, are the place to...
Surveillance trade shows: which government agencies attend?

Discarded photocopied hard drives stuffed full of corporate secrets

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Your office's high-end photocopier probably has a hard-drive used to store copies of documents that are scanned from the glass. Harvesting scanned documents from discarded office copiers (often returned at the end of a lease) yields a treasure-trove of fascinating corporate secrets. Of the dozens of multi-purpose copiers Beitner has...
Discarded photocopied hard drives stuffed full of corporate secrets

Welcome to Wikidata! Now what?

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How is Wikidata different to other tools claiming to be a "free knowledge base"? That may well remain to be seenWikidata, the latest initiative of Wikimedia, operator of Wikipedia, Wiktionary and the Wikiversity, (not to be confused with Wikileaks or WikiMapia which are not affiliated) was officially launched this week....
Welcome to Wikidata! Now what?

Wikileaks: Italian firm sold Syria secure radios as crackdown raged

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As the US and Europe leveled increasingly severe sanctions on Syria, Western tech companies were still working eagerly with the Assad regime and Syrian government-owned entities. This is according to e-mails obtained by Wikileaks, dating from 2006 up until March of 2012. The e-mails are now being published in waves...
Wikileaks: Italian firm sold Syria secure radios as crackdown raged
Anonymous blows off WikiLeaks, calls Assange a sellout over Lady Gaga dinner

WIKILEAKS: Something 'Extraordinary' Is About To Be Released, And 25 Media Organizations Are Preparing For It

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Some interesting tweets from Wikileaks this evening... It's been awhile since Wikileaks had anything real buzzy, so we're curious what it is. Please follow Business Insider on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation about this story »See Also:NEW WIKILEAKS: 'Internecine Warfare' Between Qaddafi's Children Is EscalatingJulian Assange Speaks After Losing...
WIKILEAKS: Something 'Extraordinary' Is About To Be Released, And 25 Media Organizations Are Preparing For It

What a CXO needs to know about data security in the age of WikiLeaks

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It takes more than technology to defeat a threat from inside the company. The ongoing WikiLeaks saga, and the associated, repeated unauthorized disclosures of information, is more than an escapade against the government. These leaks dramatically document the exposure that confronts all enterprises from trusted individuals, be they careless or...
What a CXO needs to know about data security in the age of WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks supporter David House lashes out against Julian Assange

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MIT computer scientist attacks founder in series of tweets that claim his actions 'put WikiLeaks supporters at risk'Julian Assange has lost another of his dwindling band of loyal supporters. David House, one of very few people to have met both Assange and the WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning, has denounced the...
WikiLeaks supporter David House lashes out against Julian Assange

With Wikileaks Releasing Syrian Emails, Will People Realize It's Not Just Targeting The US?

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One of the bizarre issues that came out after Wikileaks began releasing its treasure trove of US State Department cables, was this suggestion from the US government that Wikileaks was clearly an anti-US organization. However, as has been pointed out time and time again, it's not: it's an anti-secrecy organization....
With Wikileaks Releasing Syrian Emails, Will People Realize It's Not Just Targeting The US?

Does WikiLeaks still matter?

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It’s been some time since WikiLeaks stunned the world with classified video of U.S. military attacks on civilians in Iraq and thousands of secret diplomatic cables — revelations that triggered an all-out attack on founder Julian Assange by the U.S. government which roped in Amazon and other companies as...
Does WikiLeaks still matter?

WikiLeaks slams U.S. for pursuing Snowden

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U.S. officials should be condemned for "bullying" other nations in their attempts to get them to turn over Edward Snowden, the former U.S. National Security Agency contractor, who leaked classified information on massive surveillance programs there, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Monday....
WikiLeaks slams U.S. for pursuing Snowden
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Wikileaks leaks classified intelligence report about itself

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Wikileaks, a Web site aims to boost government transparency and accountability by publishing sensitive documents, has released a classified military counterintelligence analysis report that discusses the "threat posed to the US Army" by Wikileaks itself. The report outlines this perceived threat and contends that the military security could be...
Wikileaks leaks classified intelligence report about itself
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