Wikileaks Newslinks 2 November 2011

2 November 2011 —

WikiLeaks Founder Faces Extradition Hearing in London
New York Times
By RAVI SOMAIYA LONDON — A London court will rule on Wednesday whether Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder, will be extradited to Sweden over allegations of sexual abuse there last year. The decision may mark the end of a months-long legal battle …

As I See It
Mmegi Online
According to reports, the US government is seeking a date with Julian
Assange, the man behind Wikileaks cables. In Botswana, the Minister of
Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Phandu Skelemani is itching
to catch this naughty trespasser, …

Hannah Tetteh apologizes to Speaker of Parliament over WikiLeaks comments
Ghana Business News
Ms Hannah Tetteh, the Minister for Trade and Industry, has apologised to
the Speaker of Parliament, Mrs Joyce Bamford-Addo over comments attributed
to her in the US cables published by the whistle-blower website, WikiLeaks.
The Minister was cited in …

Soldier charged in mysterious espionage case
There has been some speculation that the case may be related to WikiLeaks
and Bradley Manning, but there is no evidence for that. The story of
Millay’s arrest was also promoted by WikiLeaks’ Twitter account. A man who
answered the phone at the Millay …

AP Technology NewsBrief at 6:35 am EDT
As Assange awaits ruling, WikiLeaks faces its fateLONDON (AP) _ As Julian
Assange awaits a judge’s extradition verdict, it could be WikiLeaks’ very
future that’s at stake. Its finances under pressure and some of its biggest
revelations already public, …

10 things you need to know for Wednesday
Delaware County Daily Times
WikiLeaks chief likely to be extradited. Legal analysts predict a British
judge will send Julian Assange to Sweden to face trial on rape allegations.
7. Hackers targeting Mexico drug cartel. Bloggers and tweeters claiming to
part of the “Anonymous” …

NEW YORK (AP) — Bank of America is nixing its plans to charge a $5 debit
card fee. The news comes after other major banks, including Chase and Wells
Fargo, said last week that they were canceling tests of similar fees. …
WSYX files and maintains …

Greedy ZANU officals overworking Mugabe: Dongo
Zimbabwe Metro
Even members within his party are no longer confident with his leadership
if the recent revelations by whistle blowing website WikiLeaks are anything
to go by. WikiLeaks, sensationally revealed that members of Mugabe’s inner
circle who praise him by …

Opposition parties await Khama’s speech
The Bostwana Gazette
He expects the speech to cover issues from Wikileaks, which revealed a lot
of information that Batswana did not know before, such as other countries
having changed their perceptions about this country. “The president must
demonstrate and reassure the …

Today’s e-Reads: Cyberattack Targets Chemical, Defense Firms; and China’s …
National Journal
… of secret court order under the Electronic Communications Privacy Act
to force Google and small Internet provider to turn over
information from the e-mail accounts of WikiLeaks volunteer Jacob
Appelbaum, The Wall Street Journal reports. …—20111101

“Do as I Say, Not as I Do”
Huffington Post (blog)
Peter Van Buren, a State Department employee, was suspended on October 18th
and is now temporarily unemployed because he dared to publish Wikileaks
documents on his blog . Two weeks ago, the Department of Justice filed an
appeal in a bid to force New …

Anonymous Hackers Threaten Zetas Drug Cartel
Signal News
Anonymous, infamous for its ties to Wikileaks and for hacking bank and law
enforcement websites, said it would publish the identities and addresses of
Zeta members and their associates, like corrupt police officers, taxi
drivers and journalists, …

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
#WIKILEAKS Julian Assange, the founder of the whistle-blowing organisation
Wikileaks, will discover whether he is to be extradited to Sweden to faces
charges of rape and sexual assault at the High Court in London today.
Assange denies the charges which …

Collusion, confusion and control: John Pilger on the media
A Wikileaks cable from the US embassy described the extent of the
understanding between the BBC and powerful politicians. This is the US
ambassador advising secretary of state Hillary Clinton: “I hope you can
take some time out to tape an interview …

President Mill’s recent visit to Equatorial Guinea has created more export …
Ghana News Agency
“I wish to use this platform to apologize to the Speaker of Parliament,
Parliament itself and all those libelled, embarrassed or affected as a
result of the words attributed to me in the Wikileaks,” she said. Though
Ms Tetteh refrained from going into …

Pakistan looks to highway to fight militancy
In a February 21, 2009, diplomatic cable released by WikiLeaks, then US
ambassador to Pakistan Anne Patterson said defeating a “growing witches’
brew” of al Qaeda, the Taliban and local militants would take 10-15 years.
“Unfortunately in Pakistan …

Narcos, meet hackers: ‘Anonymous’ group may be heading to cyber faceoff with …
Washington Post
The participants are known more for sabotaging websites than for
WikiLeaks-style exposes. Anonymous-style videos from Veracruz have been
posted on the Internet for at least two months, but none before has drawn
as much attention, and none of the others …

Assange awaits ruling, WikiLeaks fate
CIO Magazine
As Julian Assange awaits a judge’s extradition verdict, it could be
WikiLeaks’ very future that’s at stake. As Julian Assange awaits a judge’s
extradition verdict, it could be WikiLeaks’ very future that’s at stake.
Its finances under pressure and some …

Kenya’s blundering mission in Somalia
A 2010 WikiLeaks cable describes the Ethiopian government as “not
enthusiastic about Kenya’s Jubaland initiative, but is sharing intelligence
with Kenya and hoping for success”. “We need a huge blow against Kenya.
Hand grenades hurled can harm them, …

Assange extradition bid result due
Belfast Telegraph
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is due to hear if he has won or lost his
High Court bid to block extradition to Sweden where he faces sex crime
allegations. His lawyers asked two judges to rule that extraditing the
40-year-old Australian would be …

Niger officials likely set him up for kidnapping, Fowler believes
Globe and Mail
Leaked US State Department cables obtained by WikiLeaks say that Niger was
unhelpful in the hostage investigation. Mounties who were immediately
dispatched to work with the Nigerien National Police on the abduction
investigation complained of getting …

Who’s Really Paying Cybercrimals?
As an example, and whatever view you take of the banks’ action to withdraw
the facilities used by Wikileaks (and on that topic Spamhaus has of course
to be strictly neutral), there can be little doubt that their action was
encouraged by the US …

Zimbabwe: Tsvangirai a Habitual Liar – MDC
… who holds the opinion of the last person he would have spoken to,” said
Prof Ncube, reiterating what Mr Tsvangirai’s senior party officials
treasurer general Roy Bennett and secretary general Tendai Biti allegedly
said in the WikiLeaks expose. …

Investigative journalism news site ExaroNews launches (blog)
The new organisation plans to encourage WikiLeaks-style whistleblowing,
hoping those with a potential story will contact the Fleet Street-based
editorial team or leave the documents in an anonymous drop box, which will
launch at a later date, …

Post Apocalyptic Cyber Realism
Whether in support of Arab Spring, the Iranian opposition party, or hacker
elites, thousands have been recruited to engage in Denial of Service
attacks against those representing government, big business, media outlets,
or anyone opposed to Wikileaks. …

Study Confirms Global Warming – And Need For Quality Data
eWEEK Europe UK
A 61MB zip-file of emails was stolen from the CRU, and posted on various
online sources (among others, the then-not-so-notorious WikiLeaks hosted it
and claimed credit). People who disputed the idea of climate change (let’s
call them “climate change …

US and UK criticise internet censorship
Financial Times
The US government, meanwhile, has faced criticism from campaigners over its
efforts to shut down the WikiLeaks whistle-blowing website. Both China and
Russia have proposed more internet controls, with new treaties for
governing cyberspace. …

News briefs: US Air Force downplays breach, hackers compromise
SC Magazine US
The order follows a seven-month review surrounding the handling of
classified information, prompted by the disclosure of classified US
diplomatic cables by whistleblower site WikiLeaks. The order states that
individual government agencies “bear the …

Obama will rue his lack of principle on Palestine’s Unesco membership
The Guardian
On the contrary, WikiLeaks recently revealed that Israel was angling for a
major position in Unesco. The nature of the US approach is clear. There is
a general lack of principle. For example, the route being followed by
Palestine in its effort to join …

Targeting Online Piracy
Harvard Crimson
… were unlawfully obtaining copyrighted material through such
“dedicated theft sites,” the problem of piracy could have been easily
solved long ago using the same techniques of payment deprivation currently
being applied with success to Wikileaks. …

WikiLeaks’ Assange to learn UK extradition fate – World News …
A London court will rule on Wednesday whether WikiLeaks’ founder Julian
Assange, who angered the government by publishing thousands of secret
diplomatic memos, can be extradited from Britain to Sweden for questioning
over alleged …

Julian Assange to be extradited to Sweden – The Next Web
By Paul Sawers
WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, has been told he will be extradited to
Sweden, in a case that has been ongoing since his arrest in late 2010.
Assange arrived at the Royal Courts of Justice just after 9am this morning,
and after a few scuffles …

Ron Paul Salutes Wikileaks | Lew Rockwell’s Political Theatre
By Lew Rockwell
Skip to content. LRC Home · LRC Blog · LRC Podcast · LRC Store ·
Political Theatre Home · Suggest a Link · Lew Rockwell’s Political
Theatre. The Comedy and Tragedy of the Political World. ? Ron at the
Establishment’s NAM …

Julian Assange update: WikiLeaks’ founder loses bid to block …
Julian Assange update: WikiLeaks’ founder loses bid to block extradition to

Wikileaks: U.S. ambassador gets warm and cosy with army boss …
By thaipoliticalprisoners
It seems that U.S. Ambassador Ralph Boyce never really liked Thaksin
Shinawatra much. By mid-July 2006, he is apparently so keen for Thaksin to
be ousted as prime minister that he is actively campaigning against him in
meetings with the …

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange to learn extradition fate – News – Mail …
A UK court will rule today on whether WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can
be extradited to Sweden for questioning over alleged sexual crimes.

WikiLeaks’s Assange to Get U.K. Appeal Ruling on Extradition …
By McNabb Associates, P.C.
Julian Paul Assange, founder of the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, will
find out tomorrow, November 2nd, if the U.K. Court of Appeal backs his
extradition to Sweden to face rape claims almost 11 months after he was
arrested in London. …

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange loses extradition appeal
The founder of WikiLeaks Julian Assange arrives for his extradition hearing
at Belmarsh Magistrates’ Court in London, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011. (AP
Photo/Matt Dunham). Regular Photo Size. More International News. Julian
Assange loses …

The Free Speech Blog: Official blog of Index on Censorship » The …
By Dinah Pokempner
This September, a firestorm erupted when WikiLeaks put the entire
unredacted cache of leaked US embassy cables up on its website. Vulnerable
individuals named in the cables panicked, the media and civil society
expressed confusion and …

“…WikiLeaks founder faces judgement day…” |
By admin
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces a day of reckoning on Wednesday, UK
time -. – when the High Court in London delivers a ruling on whether he
will be extradited to Sweden to face questioning over rape allegations. The
40-year-old …

WikiLeaks’ Assange to learn extradition fate : Breaking News …
By admin
Breaking News contains Canadian News,Canadian breaking news.

Wikileaks Priceless Mastercard Spoof
Wikileaks Priceless Mastercard Spoof: Mastercard may have virtually
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