Wikileaks Newslinks for 27 January, 2011

27 January, 2011 — creative-i.info

Report: NYT Pondering WikiLeaks-Esque Submission System
PC Magazine
By Chloe Albanesius Does the New York Times want to be the next WikiLeaks? Executive editor Bill Keller tells Yahoo’s Cutline that the paper is looking into …
www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2376723,00.asp

At War: Pentagon Defends Suicide Watch for WikiLeaks Suspect
New York Times (blog)
… Bradley Manning – the Army intelligence analyst who is accused of
leaking hundreds of thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks – on
suicide watch. …
feeds.nytimes.com/click.phdo?i=5371190d7417b63f8d743b6b80748f8d

Confidentiality versus transparency: Davos experts examine the choice made …
The Canadian Press
DAVOS, Switzerland — What are the lessons of WikiLeaks? The
secret-spilling site has been the subject of debate at the World Economic
Forum, …
www.google.com/hostednews/canadianpress/article/ALeqM5h6UZUQnPX01tiqFQ14oPI_vyQspA?docId=5771129

No proof WikiLeaks breaking law, inquiry finds
The Associated Press
LONDON (AP) — A company asked by Visa to investigate WikiLeaks’ finances
found no proof the group’s fundraising arm is breaking the law in its home
base of …
www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jwrDLCLioMJW7qeke8jNQP3_vGLg?docId=8824887824cc4c89982bbe407c103304

Former US Government Officials Assess Wikileaks Damage
Voice of America
Photo: AP The website WikiLeaks continues to publish confidential
documents, many of them apparently obtained from a US Army intelligence
officer. …
www.voanews.com/english/news/news-analysis/Former-US-Government-Officials-Assess-Wikileaks-Damage-114659724.html

International ties may improve due to Wikileaks: Medvedev
Sify
Davos, Jan 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Revelations of secret US diplomatic cables
by whistle-blower website WikiLeaks may have a positive influence on …
www.sify.com/news/international-ties-may-improve-due-to-wikileaks-medvedev-news-international-lb1hEmifegh.html

WikiLeaks, the Egyptian military and Gamal Mubarak’s chances to succeed his father
Christian Science Monitor
Some interesting bits out from WikiLeaks today on Egypt, one of my old
stomping grounds. There are some scathing evaluations of the state of
Egyptian …
www.csmonitor.com/World/Backchannels/2011/0126/WikiLeaks-the-Egyptian-military-and-Gamal-Mubarak-s-chances-to-succeed-his-father

WikiLeaks Says DHS Plans to Ban Popular Angry Birds Video Game
Evening Transcript
By BC Bass WASHINGTON, DC — According to news from insiders at WikiLeaks,
officials within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) are planning to

www.benningtonvalepress.com/2011/01/wikileaks-says-dhs-plans-to-ban-popular.html

Expert: WikiLeaks complicates compliance
NetworkWorld.com
By Bill Brenner, CSO Headlines about WikiLeaks have died down in recent
weeks. But the challenges public and private organizations face because of
it will …
www.networkworld.com/news/2011/012611-expert-wikileaks-complicates.html

New York Times May Create Its Own WikiLeaks by Alexis Madrigal
The Atlantic (blog)
This makes sense. The New York Times may create a technical conduit for
would-be leakers to send things anonymously to the paper. …
www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2011/01/new-york-times-may-create-its-own-wikileaks/70314/

CIA linked to Irishman’s death in Bolivia – Wikileaks
thejournal.ie
THE CIA MAY have been linked to an alleged terrorist plot in 2009 in which
Tipperary man Michael Dwyer lost his life, leaked Wikileaks cables suggest.

www.thejournal.ie/cia-linked-to-irishmans-death-in-bolivia-wikileaks-2011-01/

WikiLeaks lesson for Chilcot panel
GulfNews
According to a US diplomatic cable published by WikiLeaks in December, the
British government promised to protect American interests during the
inquiry, …
gulfnews.com/opinions/columnists/wikileaks-lesson-for-chilcot-panel-1.752588

Wikileaks, Starsuckers and MoD in journalism talk series
The Linc
The effect of Wikileaks, how to fool the media and the MoD’s press
department are some of the big topics to be discussed in this semester’s
Journalists …
thelinc.co.uk/2011/01/wikileaks-starsuckers-and-mod-in-journalism-talk-series/

Obama’s 13526 Mistake, ROTC Censorship
GroundReport
The memo instructed students to avoid writing or talking about information
derived from the WikiLeaks releases. At the time, the government shrugged
off the …
www.groundreport.com/Politics/Obamas-13526-Mistake-ROTC-Censorship/2933411

WikiLeaks: Cable reveals Shell funded Nigerian rebels ‘peace camp’
Royal Dutch Shell plc .com
Confidential Diplomatic cable from the US Embassy in Abuja in 2005,
Nigeria, reveals Shell paid $100000 to fund a gathering of Nigerian rebels,
supposedly a …
royaldutchshellplc.com/2011/01/26/wikileaks-cable-reveals-shell-funded-nigerian-rebels-peace-camp/

WikiLeaks brought Azerbaijani-Turkish tensions ‘out into the open’
News.Az
Has the WikiLeaks scandal harmed Azeri-Turkish relations? WikiLeaks brought
to the fore already existing tensions between the two country’s
decision-makers …
news.az/articles/politics/30353

WikiLeaks + Hyperlocal = Localeaks
BayNewser
By David Cohen on January 26, 2011 3:49 PM Visitors to Localeaks can select
where their tips will go by state and newspaper, and the secure Web
connection …
www.mediabistro.com/webnewser/wikileaks-hyperlocal-localeaks_b11773

WNYC Host Brian Lehrer On Wikileaks, Loughner and The Need For Nation-Building
Death and Taxes
Here, he discusses how biased news helps democracy, whether Jared Loughner
should be considered a terrorist and Wikileaks’ short-comings. …
www.deathandtaxesmag.com/47670/wnyc-host-brian-lehrer-on-wikileaks-loughner-and-the-need-for-nation-building/

Data security: Why the usual solutions fall short
FCW.com
With the current buzz around the WikiLeaks disclosures, the US public seems
amazed by the type and amount of sensitive information that is available to

fcw.com/articles/2011/01/31/feature-wikileaks-data-security-shon-harris.aspx

Press Freedom Under Threat in Age of Wikileaks
Inter Press Service
Speaking at a Personal Democracy Forum event, “Wikileaks and Internet
Freedom II”, at New York University, veteran First Amendment lawyer Floyd
Abrams …
www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=54245

Wikileaks: Bolivia claimed CIA link to Irish man
Insideireland.ie
According to the diplomatic cable released by Wikileaks, Bolivian
Prosecutor Marcelo Soza claimed one of Dwyer’s travelling companions,
Eduardo Rozsa, …
www.insideireland.ie/index.cfm/section/news/ext/wikileaksbolivia001/category/1091

Buy a WikiLeaks or Pirate Bay bunker for £400K
THINQ.co.uk
Fancy starting up your own secure ISP in a bomb-proof nuclear bunker, like
the ones that hosted The Pirate Bay and whistle-blowing site WikiLeaks? …
www.thinq.co.uk/2011/1/26/own-wikileaks-or-pirate-bay-bunker-400k/

Localeaks: A Drop-Box for Anonymous Tips to 1400 US Newspapers
ReadWriteWeb
By Audrey Watters / January 26, 2011 10:30 AM / 0 Comments Although the
mission of WikiLeaks is to “open governments,” it’s done quite a lot to
make us …
www.readwriteweb.com/archives/localeaks_a_drop-box_for_anonymous_tips_to_1400_us.php

Discarded Draft of Indian President’s Republic Day Speech Leaked on Wikileaks
The Spoof (satire)
The first draft of the Republic Day address allegedly sent to her
Excellency has reportedly been posted on wikileaks. The alleged text is
below. …
www.thespoof.com/news/magazine/discarded_draft_of_indian_president_s_republic_day_speech_leaked_on_wikileaks_8306.htm

Transparency: A backlash in the making
FCW.com
In the wake of the WikiLeaks imbroglio, advocates will need harder proof
that open government can really deliver the goods. Without it, executives
and …
fcw.com/articles/2011/01/31/feature-wikileaks-transparency-anthony-williams.aspx

WikiLeaks and Archiving Information
Watching the Watchers.org
by Derek Bambauer [Update: I suggested that perhaps the US government could
simply treat WikiLeaks as outsourced archiving. Unwise, perhaps, in an
audience …
watchingthewatchers.org/indepth/1383054/

How the US covered the Australian and Brazil floods
Crikey
Columbia Journalism Review “The New York Times announced Wednesday that
it plans to publish its first e-book, titled Open Secrets: WikiLeaks, …
www.crikey.com.au/2011/01/27/media-briefs-how-the-us-covered-our-floods-nyt-to-publish-wikileaks-ebook/

Best of the Net
Moneylife Personal Finance Magazine
From Niira Radia tape leaks in India and Wikileaks all around the world,
there was a lot that kept Internet users hooked. It was also a year of
increased …
www.moneylife.in/article/78/13443.html

The presidential imperative in the peace process
The Guardian
The “Palestine papers”, like the WikiLeaks documents being released daily,
provide some titillating peaks into the secret world of diplomacy. …
www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2011/jan/26/palestine-papers-condoleezza-rice

How Secure is that Cloud Vendor? 7 Basics
NetworkWorld.com
Every year, 80 million consumer identities in the US become compromised due
to accidental losses and deliberate attacks. Even if you like WikiLeaks,

www.networkworld.com/news/2011/012611-how-secure-is-that-cloud.html?hpg1=bn

Davos Looks For Lessons From WikiLeaks
By The Huffington Post News Editors
DAVOS, Switzerland — What are the lessons of WikiLeaks? The
secret-spilling site has been the subject of debate at the World Economic
Forum, and one respected historian on Wednesday urged businesses and
governments to think hard about …
www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/01/27/davos-wikileaks_n_814675.html

Localeaks: Who Needs WikiLeaks? Let 1000 Leakers Bloom – Eric …
By Eric Savitz
Why should Julian Assange and The New York Times have all the fun? Taking
the WikiLeaks-for-everyone approach, the graduate Entrepreneurial
Journalism program at the City University of New York has built Localeaks,
which allows you to …
blogs.forbes.com/ericsavitz/2011/01/26/localeaks-who-needs-wikileaks-let-1000-leakers-bloom/

Bill Keller: Colluding With WikiLeaks Was Fun at First, Then …
By Chris Rovzar
The ‘Times’ executive editor has a long magazine piece that explains
everything.
nymag.com/daily/intel/2011/01/bill_keller_colluding_with_wik.html

Press Freedom Under Threat in Age of WikiLeaks by Andrea Lunt …
By Andrea Lunt
Speaking at a Personal Democracy Forum event, “WikiLeaks and Internet
Freedom II “, at New York University, veteran First Amendment lawyer Floyd
Abrams warned governments could use the controversy surrounding the recent
release of …
original.antiwar.com/andrea-lunt/2011/01/26/press-freedom-under-threat-in-age-of-wikileaks/

Bill Keller on Julian Assange, WikiLeaks, and New York Times e …
By Howard Kurtz
As The New York Times publishes its first e-book, Editor Bill Keller tells
Howard Kurtz how exasperating it was to deal with the WikiLeaks
founder—and why he’s launching his own column.
www.thedailybeast.com/blogs-and-stories/2011-01-26/bill-keller-on-julian-assange-wikileaks-and-new-york-times-e-book/

New York Times considering its own ‘Wikileaks’ – Lost Remote
By Steve Safran
Is the Wikileaks concept about to go mainstream? New York Times Executive
Editor Bill Keller says he’s considering starting a way for leakers to
upload their documents directly to the Times. Keller tells Yahoo’s “The
Cutline”: …
www.lostremote.com/2011/01/26/new-york-times-considering-its-own-wikileaks/

The WikiLeaks Saga “ MindBlog
By Franco Torres
It is no surprise that the WikiLeaks story has gotten the attention of the
whole world. It is, after all, an anonymous whistleblowing web site. But
one important question to ask ourselves about all this is whether the site
has done more …
francojtorres.wordpress.com/2011/01/26/the-wikileaks-saga/

WikiLeaks: Escape from Africa “ Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff
By saskboy
WikiLeaks: Escape from Africa. By saskboy. In America, there is an
expectation that Mexicans and Cubans want to escape their countries for the
southern American states. Economic opportunity, and the American Dream
await. …
saskboy.wordpress.com/2011/01/26/wikileaks-escape-from-africa/

No Proof WikiLeaks Breaking Law, Inquiry (For Visa) Finds (Yet …
No Proof WikiLeaks Breaking Law, Inquiry (For Visa) Finds (Yet Visa
Continues to Block Donations)
www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?az=view_all&address=102×4711981

Visa: WikiLeaks Guilty until Proven (Twice) Innocent | Emptywheel
By emptywheel
The AP reports that a Swedish company Visa Europe hired to study whether
WikiLeaks was breaking the law or Visa’s own rules has “found no proof
the group’s fundraising arm is breaking the law in its home base of
Iceland.
emptywheel.firedoglake.com/2011/01/26/visa-wikileaks-guilty-until-proven-twice-innocent/

’60 Minutes’ interviews WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange – The TV …
By halboedeker
Hal Boedeker of Orlando Sentinel is The TV Guy. Dishing on TV, the news and
what everybody is talking about.
blogs.orlandosentinel.com/entertainment_tv_tvblog/2011/01/60-minutes-interviews-wikileaks-founder-julian-assange.html

Russian President: WikiLeaks makes ‘the spirit of international …
‘The impact of the story for international relations is quite positive’
said Medvedev.
dailycaller.com/2011/01/26/russian-president-wikileaks-makes-the-spirit-of-international-relations-healthier/

AMERICAblog News: CNN: Marines change commander at facility where …
By John Aravosis (DC)
CNN: Marines change commander at facility where WikiLeaks suspect held. The
Marines say the commander’s move is unrelated to the complaints from
WikiLeaks suspect PFC Bradley Manning’s lawyer. Maybe… View the entire
comment thread. …
www.americablog.com/2011/01/cnn-marines-change-commander-at.html

NY Times details rocky relationship with WikiLeaks | http://www.bullfax.com
By marketmaker
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange resembles a character from a detective
novel and is “elusive, manipulative and volatile,” the executive editor of
The New York Times says in an upcoming book.”Open Secrets: WikiLeaks, War
and American …
www.bullfax.com/?q=node-ny-times-details-rocky-relationship-wikileaks-0

Google Sides with Wikileaks | The Precursor Blog by Scott Cleland
By Scott Cleland
It is stunning that Google’s decision to side with Julian Assange’s
Wikileaks and make all the stolen secret, private and proprietary Wikileaks
information universally accessible to the world via Google search, has
gotten virtually no …
www.precursorblog.com/content/google-sides-with-wikileaks

Marines change commander at facility where WikiLeaks suspect held …
By davidswanson
Washington (CNN) — The Marines have changed the commander in charge of the
detention facilities at Quantico, Virginia, days after the attorney for
WikiLeaks suspect Private First Class Bradley Manning filed a complaint
that he is being …
warisacrime.org/content/marines-change-commander-facility-where-wikileaks-suspect-held

Pentagon still after Assange www.defense.gov/transcripts
Twitter
Pentagon still after Assange
twitter.com/wikileaks/status/30496786556653568

Bradley Manning Is Not Being Treated Like Every Other Detainee …
Twitter
Bradley Manning Is Not Being Treated Like Every Other Detainee – lawyer
twitter.com/wikileaks/status/30495462054166530

Julian #Assange to Appear on CBS “60 Minutes” Sunday bit.ly/hNfGQP …
Twitter
Julian #Assange to Appear on CBS “60 Minutes” Sunday bit.ly/hNfGQP /via
@60Minutes
twitter.com/wikileaks/status/30468924768256000

WikiLeaks, the movie (video) – CNET News
BlackBerry software will shut your boss out of your personal life on your
mobile device, McDonald’s launches a touch-and-go payment system in the
U.K., …
news.cnet.com/1606-2_3-50099207.html

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