Wikileaks Daily News Roundup 25 December, 2010

25 December, 2010 — creative-i.info

Zimbabwe seeks prosecutions over WikiLeaks reports
AFP
HARARE — Zimbabwe will appoint a commission to investigate the
“treasonous collusion” that led to several embarrassing reports being
released by WikiLeaks, …
www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jKqHbLwcAvm_CqyzhWBoMb7TPFgg?docId=CNG.81282d483c9208446f7bbcd961623561.d1

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange Now Making $86k/year
CBS News
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is now making about $86000 a year on a
salary drawn from donations to his organization. WikiLeaks’ main financial
arm, …
www.cbsnews.com/8301-503543_162-20026597-503543.html

Satirical WikiLeaks rap featuring Assange’s cameo takes Internet by storm
Economic Times
LONDON: A footage of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange making a cameo
appearance on a satirical rap show has become an Internet hit. …
economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/internet/satirical-wikileaks-rap-featuring-assanges-cameo-takes-internet-by-storm/articleshow/7161934.cms

‘WikiLeaks to expose Mossad’
Times of India
“But I still believe that some people will still deny the fact,” Dahi was
quoted as saying by Gulf News said, WikiLeaks founder has Julian Assange in
an …
timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/middle-east/WikiLeaks-to-expose-Mossad/articleshow/7160729.cms
made her disapproval of WikiLeaks — the secret US cables that have been
made public …
timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Foreign-secretary-censures-WikiLeaks-disclosures/articleshow/7158507.cms

Concern for US Wikileaks suspect
BBC News
The only person to visit Wikileaks suspect Pte Bradley Manning in custody
other than his lawyer says his health has declined in the past four months.

www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-us-canada-12075094

Cuba publishes some WikiLeaks cables
UPI.com
HAVANA, Dec. 24 (UPI) — While some governments have been trying to keep
their people from reading leaked US diplomatic cables, Cuba has begun
running them …
www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2010/12/24/Cuba-publishes-some-WikiLeaks-cables/UPI-29721293231990/

BOA’s Secret Will Be Leaked by Wikileaks
Coffetoday
Bank of America also worried that WikiLeaks will leak the documents from
the president and their senior staff. WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange
told The …
www.coffetoday.com/boas-secret-will-be-leaked-by-wikileaks/906708/

WTF – A New Wikileaks Investigation By The CIA With A Sense Of Humor
AtomStack
According to some reports on the internet, the irreverence is perhaps
understandable for an agency that has been relatively ignored by Wikileaks.

atomstack.com/wtf-%E2%80%93-a-new-wikileaks-investigation-by-the-cia-with-a-sense-of-humor/226067/

Micro-blogging the hottest sensation on the net in China
Hindu Business Line
BEIJING: Access to ‘WikiLeaks’ might be blocked in China, but the term
along with ‘micro-blog’ is one of the most popular among the country’s 420
million …
www.thehindubusinessline.com/businessline/blnus/10251520.htm

WikiLeaks hints at bank bombshell
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
What’s next in the WikiLeaks saga? Julian Assange, the anti-secrecy
organization’s founder, has said he is preparing a “megaleak” about a large
bank, …
www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/business/s_715342.html

Wikileaks saga: Politics in anti-graft war
IPPmedia
By Ani Jozen Numerous corners of the city of Dar es Salaam were abuzz with
excitement early in the week following fresh revelations from Wikileaks
hacking …
www.ippmedia.com/frontend/index.php?l=24406

WikiLeaks Poised for Major Israel Document Dump
Antiwar.com
by Jason Ditz, December 24, 2010 The paucity of information on Israel in
the early WikiLeaks releases led to a flurry of speculations and conspiracy

news.antiwar.com/2010/12/24/wikileaks-poised-for-major-israel-document-dump/

Israel destroyed Syria nuclear reactor: WikiLeaks
Hindustan Times
Israel destroyed a Syrian nuclear reactor in an air raid just weeks before
it went online in 2007, said a US diplomatic cable released by WikiLeaks
and …
www.hindustantimes.com/Israel-destroyed-Syria-nuclear-reactor-WikiLeaks/Article1-642335.aspx

Android Keeps WikiLeaks Apps, Apple Banishes
Search Engine Journal
It seems that all the world’s corporations have banded together against
WikiLeaks, with the major credit cards having blacklisted payment options,

www.searchenginejournal.com/android-keeps-wikileaks-apps-apple-banishes/26600/

Russia’s Medvedev: WikiLeaks not to affect U.S ties
Reuters
MOSCOW Dec 24 (Reuters) – US diplomatic cables published by WikiLeaks that
portray Russia as a corrupt autocracy run by a venal elite will not affect

www.reuters.com/article/idUSWLA180720101224

WikiLeaks cables: US nudged B’desh to allocate gas blocks
Business Standard
WikiLeaks tapes released late last night revealed how US-based
ConocoPhillips was selected from a field of seven bidders and awarded two
offshore blocks for …
www.business-standard.com/india/news/wikileaks-cables-us-nudged-b%5Cdesh-to-allocate-gas-blocks/419537/

Thoughts on Wikileaks
The Union of Grass Valley
The libertarian in me thanks God for Wikileaks. Afraid of Wikileaks?
Al-Qaida? No, it’s our conspiratorial, unaccountable government that scares
me …
www.theunion.com/article/20101225/NEWS/101229849/1025

PUDR Hails WikiLeaks, Says ‘Justice Elusive Entity in Kashmir’
Kashmir Observer
Srinagar, Dec 24, KONS: Hailing the WikiLeaks disclosures of the
International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) briefing to US diplomats that
the Indian …
www.kashmirobserver.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=6500:pudr-hails-wikileaks-says-justice-elusive-entity-in-kashmir-&catid=3:regional-news&Itemid=4

Muckraker: Agreeing with Mugabe a state media habit
Zimbabwe Independent
THE excitement surrounding WikiLeaks disclosures continues with the state
media naturally making the most of this windfall. But it is not all
newsworthy. …
www.theindependent.co.zw/opinion/29243-muckraker-agreeing-with-mugabe-a-state-media-habit.html

Is Brunei immune to WikiLeaks?
AsiaOne
WikiLeaks is more recent and at present, poses a potential threat and
embarrassment to both security and integrity of nations. WikiLeaks to me
has good and …
news.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asian%2BOpinions/Story/A1Story20101225-254763.html

Who do you believe?
Jamaica Gleaner
Either it is that Mayor Desmond McKenzie has a problem with short-term
memory, or the WikiLeaks diplomatic cables represent one grand global hoax.

jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20101224/cleisure/cleisure2.html

Exclusive! Wikileaks to Reveal Inside Info on Santa Claus!
Firedoglake
Wikileaks has threatened to reveal the top secret methods NORAD uses to
track Santa Claus across the globe and also claims to have the
documentation about …
lafiga.firedoglake.com/2010/12/24/wikileaks-santa/

How Much Damage Did Wikileaks Really Do To Mastercard
Aomid
Recent cyberattacks by WikiLeaks supporters targeted at companies like Visa
and Mastercard have brought distributed denial of service (DDoS) – an
attack in …
aomid.com/how-much-damage-did-wikileaks-really-do-to-mastercard/226090/

WikiLeaks Edges Out Gambling for Google Hits
Online Casino Reports
By John W | Dec 25, 2010 Unless you’ve been living under a rock this past
month you’d be well aware that WikiLeaks has been the hottest topic in the
world, …
www.onlinecasinoreports.com/news/opinions/2010/12/25/wikileaks-edges-out-gambling-for-google-hits.php

Wikileaks: Ex-Minster’s Girlfriend Fingered
GhanaWeb
By Larry-Alans Dogbey The leaked United States Embassy confidential
documents on the activities of the drug barons and couriers have mentioned
that the …
www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/artikel.php?ID=200111

Latest Apple WikiLeaks App Review
By machh001
We came across an unofficial iPhone and iPad app which allow the user to
read leaked high profile documents, the most debatable topic in the world
of media today, the WikiLeaks. The app was developed by a Russian developer
named Igor …
itobservers.com/2010/12/24/latest-apple-wikileaks-app-review/

Anthropology, Secrecy, and Wikileaks “ ZERO ANTHROPOLOGY
By Maximilian Forte
[This is the third and final article in a series of three about Wikileaks.
The first was “The Wikileaks Revolution” that led to a parallel article
published in CounterPunch. The second one was “Wikileaks and the Moral
Dualism of the …
zeroanthropology.net/2010/12/24/anthropology-secrecy-and-wikileaks/

WSJ obtains Wikileaks financial data: spending up, donations down …
By Xeni Jardin
The Wall Street Journal has a report out today with details on Wikileaks’
financial inner workings, from the foundation in Germany that pays the
organization’s bills. Odd that this long-sought information would come out
on Christmas Eve …
www.boingboing.net/2010/12/24/wsj-obtains-wikileak.html

The problem with punishing WikiLeaks’ “illegalities” is that they …
By KenInNY
Wikileaks isn’t the only site struggling to stay up these days because
service providers are pulling their support. It appears that at least one
person who wants to provide mirror access to Wikileaks documents is having
the same trouble …
downwithtyranny.blogspot.com/2009/12/problem-with-punishing-wikileaks.html

Wikileaks Translated to Arabic by Bloggers & Local Online Newspapers
By Ahmad F Al-Shagra
Jordanian Newspapers Translate Wikileaks to Arabic The two organizations
providing the translation are Ammanet & 7iber.com, two local Jordanian
newspapers with an aim to provide unbiased information said Naseem
Tarawnah, the founder of …
thenextweb.com/me/2010/12/24/wikileaks-translated-to-arabic-by-bloggers-local-online-newspapers/

Rumors continue that Wikileaks will release cables about “war” on UFOs
By Annalee Newitz
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange told the Guardian about “references to
UFOs” in some of the cables that his organization hasn’t released. Now
rumors are swirling that these cables are about an underwater UFO base in
the Southern Ocean.
io9.com/5717426/rumors-continue-that-wikileaks-will-release-cables-about-war-on-ufos

WikiLeaks Reveals US Government’s Cynical View Toward Climate …
By BuzzFlash
As more and more Wikileaks cables become available, a portrait of the U.S.
attitude toward climate change is emerging and it is not flattering. In a
previous article, I discussed American diplomats’ dismissive views toward
Bolivia, …
blog.buzzflash.com/node/12136

Netwar meets Oprah: The Wikileaks Files, Volume whatever (SWJ Blog)
By Dave Dilegge
Netwar meets Oprah: The Wikileaks Files, Volume whatever by Dr. David Betz
at Kings of War. A a member of an e-mail discussion group I belong to puts
it: “ This has a little of everything from NETWAR to Clausewitz to a
neo-Marxist …
smallwarsjournal.com/blog/2010/12/netwar-meets-oprah-the-wikilea/

Julian Assange’s accusers are WikiLeaks fans, lawyer says …
By admin
The two Swedish women accusing Julian Assange of sex crimes are supporters
of WikiLeaks, not pawns of the CIA, and they simply seek justice for a
violation of their “sexual integrity” their lawyer says. Claes Borgstrom, a
self-professed …
sendawa.com/general/wikileaks-general/julian-assanges-accusers-are-wikileaks-fans-lawyer-says.html

The BRAD BLOG : How WikiLeaks Destroyed Christmas!
By Brad Friedman
A new report circulating in the Kremlin today prepared for President
Medvedev by Russian Space Forces (VKS) 45th Division of Space Control says
that an upcoming WikiLeaks release of secret US cables details that the
Americans have been …
www.bradblog.com/?p=8266

Woodward and Wikileaks – Hullabaloo
By digby
People have varying beliefs about Wikileaks, obviously, and it’s fair that
your mileage may vary. But it’s unacceptable that we still have people out
there spreading falsehoods about it as Jeffrey Toobin did on last night’s
Spitzer …
digbysblog.blogspot.com/2010/12/woodward-and-wikileaks.html

Apple removes Wikileaks App from app stores | Matpal
By Matpal
The problem of Wikileaks seems bigger now. Few days ago a top American bank
also stopped all financial transactions and accounts of Wikileaks , while
the server hosting company Amazon has already stopped hosting that website
in its …
www.matpal.com/2010/12/apple-removes-wikileaks-app-from-app.html

Sir David Frost interview with Julian Assange | is.gd/jgECL
Twitter
Sir David Frost interview with Julian Assange |
twitter.com/wikileaks/status/17770620372656129

UN statement on Wikileaks | is.gd/jgFHJ
Twitter
UN statement on Wikileaks |
twitter.com/wikileaks/status/17771019250958336

Assange interviewed on the Dylan Ratigan Show – MSNBC | is
Twitter
Assange interviewed on the Dylan Ratigan Show – MSNBC |
twitter.com/wikileaks/status/17775042339274752

WikiLeaks – Support
WikiLeaks brings truth to the world by publishing fact-based stories
without fear or favour. You can help support our independent media by
donating …
www.wikileaks.ch/Support.html

WikiLeaks News – Topix
News on WikiLeaks continually updated from thousands of sources around the
net.
www.topix.com/news/wikileaks

Uncle Sam vs WikiLeaks
WikiLeaks are telling secrets about Uncle Sam! Go bash up their servers!
www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/556007

WikiLeaks tweets Bank of America response – CharlotteObserver.com
WikiLeaks asked customers to close accounts after Charlotte bank said it
wouldn’ t process payments intended for anti-secrecy organization.
www.charlotteobserver.com/2010/12/18/1918671/bofa-cutting-off-wikileaks-payments.html

WikiLeaks’ Assange Turns on Friends and Foes – FoxNews.com
Julian Assange, the man behind WikiLeaks, Monday launched a wide ranging
series of attacks on both his enemies and allies as he defended his public
and …
www.foxnews.com/world/2010/12/21/wikileaks-assange-turns-friends-foes/

WikiLeaks wars: Digital conflict spills into real life – tech – 15 …
A leaderless army of activists is wreaking havoc on the internet. Is this a
sign of cyberwars to come?
www.newscientist.com/article/mg20827913.400-wikileaks-wars-digital-conflict-spills-into-real-life.html

Top Dem sticks up for WikiLeaks – War Room – Salon.com
Amid a chorus of calls for prosecution, John Conyers reminds his colleagues
that “being unpopular is not a crime”
www.salon.com/news/politics/war_room/2010/12/16/conyers_on_wikileaks

Lawmakers Must Respect Freedom of Expression in Wikileaks Debate …
San Francisco – The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and a broad
coalition of advocacy organizations sent an open letter to U.S. lawmakers
today, …
www.eff.org/press/archives/2010/12/21

Wikileaks/Cablegate: Guardian reports Cuba banned Michael Moore’s …
US diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks state that the government of
Cuba banned Michael Moore’s 2007 documentary, Sicko, “because it painted
such a …
boingboing.net/2010/12/17/wikileakscablegate-c.html

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