Wikileaks Newslinks 22 August 2011

22 August 2011 —

Former WikiLeaks associate destroyed potentially explosive documents
The Tech Herald
by Steve Ragan – Aug 22 2011, 06:00 Daniel Domscheit-Berg, the former spokesperson for WikiLeaks, is said to have destroyed more than 3000 documents, taken when he left the organization. Based on statements from WikiLeaks, the documents would have been …

Illegal Filipinos in Sabah were seen as security threats—WikiLeaks
… and a “potential security threat if they decide to become more
politically active, or if parts of Mindanao become more autonomous,” said
a confidential 2006 memo from the US Embassy in Kuala Lumpur released by
online whistle-blower WikiLeaks. …

West’s leaders too quick to discard freedom
Calgary Herald
By Kris Kotarski, For the Calgary Herald August 22, 2011 3:01 AM Ever since
the November 2010 release of the US diplomatic cables by WikiLeaks, I have
been wondering whether members of our global leadership class have more in
common with each other, …

News blackouts
BBC News
Mark Stephens is the former lawyer to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange and,
of course, some would argue that is exactly what his website has done. When
Mr Assange first published his Afghanistan war logs he did not black out
any sensitive details …

Philippine Headline News
MANILA, AUGUST 22, 2011 (TRIBUNE) Leaked diplomatic documents in Wikileaks
showed the United States has a special interest in the natural resources in
Mindanao and the ending of the armed conflict in the region, giving
credence to a suspicion that the …

Advani wants PM to quit
Deccan Chronicle
Referring to a secret document, related to the Congress government bid to
buy MPs, sent by US embassy in India to Washington, and leaked by
Wikileaks, he ridiculed Dr Manmohan Singh for saying that it is not
trustworthy. Quoting Wikileaks chief …

If This Video Disgusts You, It Should
Pacific Free Press
by Ethan McCord US Soldier Ethan McCord speaking about the civilian
massacre documented in WikiLeaks’s April 2010 video disclosure of Apache
helicopter footage of a New Baghdad attack that took place in 2007,
allegedly released by PFC Brad Manning. …

Anonymous planning another BART protest
San Francisco Chronicle
In December, Anonymous initiated an online attack against PayPal after the
company stopped processing donations to WikiLeaks. When the FBI arrested 14
Anonymous members last month in connection with the action, the group asked
supporters to boycott …

China Previews Rising Leadership
Wall Street Journal
On the other hand, a US diplomatic cable published last year by the
WikiLeaks website described Mr. Xi telling the US ambassador in Beijing
that he liked Hollywood movies about World War II. US officials sought to
play down the idea that China needed …

Kashmir unmarked graves hold thousands of bodies
The Guardian
A US diplomatic cable leaked by WikiLeaks and published by the Guardian
last December revealed a briefing to the US embassy in Delhi by
representatives of the International Committee of the Red Cross which
described continuing torture and arbitrary …

Gaddafi – power, politics, the People’s Republic and plastic surgery
A document released by Wikileaks in 2009 showed Gaddafi would only stay on
the ground floor of buildings, cannot climb more than 35 steps and refuses
to travel by plane for longer than 8 hours. Barbara Slavin of USA Today
reported in 2004 that on …

Libya: neighbourhood watch
The Guardian (blog)
Not really – according to the Wikileaks cables, oil companies were actually
quite unhappy doing buisness with Gaddafi, they described the situation as
awkward and not very conducive to making massive profits. Anyway, this
whole thing was not all about …

HBGary: Attack by Anonymous helped our business
The Tech Herald
The Tech Herald has covered the HBGary saga in detail, from the initial
attack by Anonymous, to the plots against WikiLeaks and reporters, Aaron
Barr’s resignation, the aftermath of Team Themis, and congressional
hearings related to things discovered …

I’d rather not be Anna
The Hindu
Remember the campaign for the Jan Lokpal Bill gathered steam around the
same time as embarrassing revelations by Wikileaks and a series of scams,
including the 2G spectrum scam, broke, in which major corporations, senior
journalists, and government …

Obama smuggling guns and registering yours
State Department cables, released by WikiLeaks, support those facts. On the
one hand, Fox News reported that, in 2009-10, more than 20000 guns
recovered in Mexico came from US manufacturers. On the other hand, 75
percent of guns submitted to the US …

Global Land Grab
In These Times
In a diplomatic cable published by WikiLeaks, Ambassador Johnnie Carson,
the US Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs,
called China “a very aggressive and pernicious economic competitor with
no morals. …

Insider Info. on Downgrade Passed on to War Profiteer & Who Else?
Pacific Free Press
February’s release of some 75000 emails filched from servers controlled by
security grifters HBGary Federal and HBGary, uncovered a sordid scheme by
the Bank of American and the US Chamber of Commerce to target supporters of
WikiLeaks and left-wing …

Flamboyant Gaddafi no stranger to bloodshed
Reuters India
US diplomatic cables released by the WikiLeaks website shed further light
on the Libyan leader’s tastes. One cable posted by The New York Times
describes Gaddafi’s insistence on staying on the ground floor when he
visited New York for a 2009 meeting at …

Resolute Bay Plane Crash Casts Pall On Harper’s Arctic Tour
Huffington Post
“Conservatives make concern for ‘the North’ part of their political brand
… and it works,” said a January 2010 diplomatic cable from US Ambassador
David Jacobson, leaked by WikiLeaks earlier this year. The cable suggested
“the PM’s public stance on …

Skype bags GroupMe start up for group text messaging
A short message service (SMS) version for users without smartphones is also
available in the US Wikileaks – fearless whistleblowers or irresponsible
nuisances? Keep up to date with the latest developments. Read more GroupMe
also introduced earlier this …

Unleaked: Former WikiLeaks Spokesperson Destroys Over 3500 …
By Frederic Lardinois
Daniel Domscheit-Berg, a German technology activist and former spokesperson
for whistleblower organization WikiLeaks, announced today that he has

OpenLeaks Founder Destroys Cache of Unreleased WikiLeaks Documents …
By Kevin Gosztola
On August 20, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange immediately reacted to news
of the cache’s destruction, “WikiLeaks does not record or retain source
identifying information, however the claimed destruction of documents
entrusted to …

Wikileaks’ Bank of America data “has been destroyed” | FT Tech Hub …
By Richard Waters
The FTtechhub from the Financial Times writes about the web, Silicon
Valley, innovation and social media.

By groman
The Wikileaks cables on Turkey reveal a surprising paradox. U.S. diplomats
present themselves as highly-informed, perspicacious observers of Turkey
with more insight than one would expect into the Islamist complexes and
prejudices of …

I deleted Wikileaks whistleblower evidence – Domscheit-Berg admits …
By Edward Berridge
The right-hand man of Wikileaks’ Julian Assange has admitted that he
destroyed 3500 unpublished files leaked to the whistleblower site.

Former WikiLeaks associate destroyed potentially explosive …
By WLNews
The Tech HeraldFormer WikiLeaks associate destroyed potentially explosive
documentsThe Tech HeraldDaniel Domscheit-Berg, the former spokesperson for
WikiLeaks, is said to have destroyed more than 3000 documents, taken when
he left the …

Wikileaks and palace political intervention | Political Prisoners …
By thaipoliticalprisoners
A week or so ago PPT had one of our Wikileaks posts look at a cable
concerning the the King’s PrincipalPrivate Secretary Asa Sarasin’s view
from the palace regarding the run-up to events that led to the April 2006
snap election. …

Wikileaks/Mastercard – The Stray World
By Rewarp
Wikileaks/Mastercard. Couldn’t get down to blogging for the past few days
as the mobile broadband connection at my current medium-term abode is
somehow at the very edge of the DiGi border of Internet-land. …

Wikileaks (wikileaks2)’s status on Sunday, 21-Aug-11 15:10:05 UTC …
By wikileaks2
Wikileaks (wikileaks2)’s status on Sunday, 21-Aug-11 15:10:05 UTC.
Wikileaks wikileaks2. Julian Assange in conversation with John Pilger (full
hour video released) Attachments …

Wiki war: 3500 unpublished leaks destroyed forever : Federal Jack
(Asher Moses) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s former right-hand man has
irrevocably destroyed 3500 unpublished files leaked to the whistleblower
site including the complete US no-fly list, five gigabytes of Bank of
America documents …

Former Wikileaks Spokesman Destroyed Documents – Slashdot
bs0d3 writes “Former Wikileaks spokesman Daniel Domscheit-Berg claims to
have destroyed more than 3500 unpublished files that had been sent from
unknown … | COLUMN: WikiLeaks accuses spinoff of stealing idea
Online whistle-blower WikiLeaks on Sunday accused spinoff project OpenLeaks
of stealing its concepts — an ironic claim to make for an organization
devoted …

Former Wikileaks spokesman destroyed unreleased files
Former Wikileaks spokesman Daniel Domscheit-Berg claims to have destroyed
… stored until the late summer of 2010 on the Wikileaks server and were
taken by …

OpenLeaks Founder wants to destroy WikiLeaks files
This was confirmed to heise online by the former companion of
WikiLeaks-Boss Julian Assange. ?Before I take a risk for the sources I
rather stay on the safe …

Techmeme: Unleaked: Former WikiLeaks Spokesperson Destroys Over …
The web’s technology news site of record, Techmeme spotlights the hottest
tech stories from all around the web on a single page.

Ex-Spokesman destroyed unreleased Wikileaks Files, page 1
Former Wikileaks spokesman Daniel Domscheit-Berger allegedly destroyed 3500
unreleased Wikileaks Files before leaving the organisation. …

Julian (@Wikileaks) on Heello
If there is “nothing new” in WikiLeaks’ US Embassay cables, then it is time
to fire all US Ambassadors as a waste of space. …

WikiLeaks Reveal: U.S. and UN Officials Oversaw Integration of Ex …
The secret U.S. dispatches detailing the police force’s overhaul were part
of 1918 Haiti-related cables obtained by the media organization WikiLeaks
and …

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