Wikileaks Newslinks 3-4 November 2011

4 November 2011 —

4 November 2011
Key people in WikiLeaks saga are divided on Assange extradition

A court ruled Wednesday that WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange will be extradited to Sweden to face questioning over accusations of sex crimes made by two women, despite his legal battle to stay in Britain. Some key players in the WikiLeaks saga are …

Zimbabwe: Wikileaks Implications for the Country
The United States is no doubt haemorrhaging the most from WikiLeaks
disclosures, as the entire world continues to shake at the publication of
classified state department data. The release last weekend of a cable that
exposed US Foreign Secretary Hilary …

Mugabe’s WikiLeaks backstabbers to pay
Didymus Mutasa, the Zanu PF secretary for administration and Presidential
Affairs Minister, yesterday said the party was downloading all the United
States diplomatic cables leaked and published by a whistleblowing website,
WikiLeaks, to identify senior …

WikiLeaks: Netanyahu feared anti-right backlash after Rabin murder
In the cable, which was published on WikiLeaks, Indyk quoted Netanyahu as
calling Rabin’s assassination “a disaster for the Jewish people, a disaster
for Israel and a disaster for the right which will be decimated if
elections are called soon. …

WikiLeaks Reveals US Ties To Honduran Drug Dealer
The Public Record
Dana Frank said today, “New Wikileaks cables reveal that the US embassy
in Honduras — and therefore the State Department — has known since 2004
that Miguel Facussé, the richest man in Honduras, who is allegedly
responsible for the deaths of campesino …

Darpa’s Plan to Trap the Next WikiLeaker: Decoy Documents
Wired News (blog)
It’s not only a way to stop the new “systemic threat” demonstrated by
“the recent disclosure of sensitive and classified government documents
through WikiLeaks,” as a summary of the project notes. The deeper goal is
to make hackers and whistleblowers …

Zimbabwe: When Tourism Sector Wanted ZTA Disbanded
Wikileaks, Wikileaks, Wikileaks! Tourism and Hospitality Industry is one of
Government appointed pillars of economic recovery and therefore has never
escaped the eye of Zimbabwe’s friends and detractors. There are Wikileaks
too. …

Unit trust scandal haunts Sabah BN
Free Malaysia Today
KOTA KINABALU: It has been more than a decade since the Saham Amanah Sabah
(SAS) scandal made news but it is still short of a WikiLeaks-type exposure
to bring the curtain down on the controversy. The issue continues to
threaten the political careers of …

The Diary: Julian Assange; David Fincher; Coen Brothers; Polly Stenham; David …
The Independent
Now the Wikileaks saga is to become an opera. Last month, Opera Australia
held secret workshops in Melbourne for a new piece based on the life of
Julian Assange (above left). The creation of OA’s artistic director Lyndon
Terracini – one-time neighbour …

World Tech Update, Nov. 2, 2011
Coming up on World Tech Update this week Wikileaks’ Assange loses his
appeal to block extradition, Amazon offers free books in its Kindle Owner’s
Library, IBM’s Watson challenges Harvard and MIT in Jeopardy, HTC ranks as
the top smartphone vendor, …

America the Vulnerable
Christian Science Monitor
Thousands of stolen secret State Department documents dumped via Wikileaks
onto the internet? Google’s source code in the hands of Chinese hackers?
Twenty terabytes of information – enough to fill a line of moving vans
miles long if the data were on …

‘Vendetta’ mask becomes symbol of Occupy protests
The Associated Press
Yet whether the inspiration is the comic, the movie or the historical
figure, the imagery — co-opted today by everyone from Wikileaks founder
Julian Assange to the hacker group Anonymous — carries stronger
connotations than some of the Occupy …

The Mythology of Cold Start
New York Times (blog)
In the words of a cable released by Wikileaks, it is “a mixture of myth
and reality.” As I argue in a forthcoming paper in the Journal of
Strategic Studies, it tells us a little about the aspirations of Indian
officers, but a lot about the fears …

A dangerous game
The legitimacy question is clearer: The international community is largely
opposed, even if some Arab states would be happy to see an Israeli attack,
as WikiLeaks revealed. Israel’s leadership is split. Three generations of
security and defense …

Facebook to be Hacked: “Anonymous” Facebook Takedown Scheduled for Nov 5
The Bottom Line
starting meme trends such as “Rick rolling”, and helping controversial
WikiLeaks head Julian Assange shut down a bank website. Recently, Anonymous
announced plans via their main source of communication (the Internet, duh)
for a supposed attack on the …

Wikieaks to War: When Criminals Control Judiciary
Canadian National Newspaper
They have succeeded in hooking the owner of Wikileaks, Assanage in fake
cases and blocking the finances for this media. Now the UK courts, by
playing dirty games along with USA-UK twins, have decided to extradite
Assanage from UK. What a criminal joke? …

Simulated cyberattack unites EU and US security experts
The first was a targeted, stealth APT (advanced persistent threat) attack
aimed at extracting and publishing online secret information from EU member
states’ cybersecurity agencies. Wikileaks – fearless whistleblowers or
irresponsible nuisances? …

Fireworks as Zuma orders team to penetrate Zim gvt
ZimEye Zimbabwe
Didn’t they say so to USA ambassadors according to WikiLeaks? @ Masola. You
100% correct man. These pseudo liberators will surely run like their pal
Gaddafi. Where is he with his boastful pretencies? Are the lessons of June
2008 lost by these people …

The man who might be Zimbabwe’s Saviour
Mining MX
In a Wikileaks dispatch, the US Embassy in Zimbabwe comments: “Realising
that the future may not lie exclusively with Zanu-PF, he [Kasukuwere] is on
a charm offensive, reaching out to both MDC factions and to Western
diplomats. …

Whistleblower protection bill clears House oversight panel
In this age of WikiLeaks, I’d hate to wake up and find out about something
through WikiLeaks instead of an employee coming forward.” During the
markup, the panel approved an amendment by Rep. John Tierney, D-Mass.,
intended to ease stress on …

Raspberry Pi close to shipping $25 schools computer
The Foundation reacted to premature reports that it had produced 10000
completed Raspberry Pi computers by making clear that what had been ordered
were “parts kits,” not complete devices. Wikileaks – fearless
whistleblowers or irresponsible nuisances? …

Billionaire Graf Seeks Gamblers Abroad as Austrian Rules Tighten
… renting machines, there are “lax to non-existent regulatory controls,
a toothless Gaming Commission staffed by unqualified personnel, and a
cursory registration process,” according to an October 2010 US State
Department cable released by Wikileaks. …

Jimmy Wales: ‘Wikipedia can topple tyrants’
“WikiLeaks!” she exclaimed. He smiles. “No, no, no. Different guy.
Not wanted in Sweden.” Just over 10 years ago, Wales and philosopher
Larry Sanger launched Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia that anyone can
edit. Now viewed by more than 400 million …

WikiLeaks Assange loses UK extradition appeal in rape case
Missouri Lawyers Media (subscription) (blog)
By Erik Larson I’m not a subscriber, to which product should I subscribe to
read this story? Use the breadcrumbs at the top of this page to find out in
which paper the story appeared. (In the example below, the story appeared
in the Kansas City Daily …

Morning ZANG: Twilight Livestream 10 a.m., Amy Winehouse singles leaked …
The Province (blog)
You know, WikiLeaks, sex-tape leaks, leaky sex tapes and now leaks of
singles from Amy Winehouse’s posthumous album. Have a listen to Winehouse’s
duet with Queensbridge rapper Nas in Like Smoke from her posthumous album
Lioness: Hidden Treasures right …

NPS Whistleblower Reveals $1M Botched Investigation: Daily Whistleblower News
Government Accountability Project (blog)
Summary: Presidential candidate Ron Paul praised whistleblowers like Daniel
Ellsberg (Pentagon Papers whistleblower) and the site WikiLeaks as very
important “to the functioning of a free society.” Paul was especially
interested in information revealed …

The Drug War and Free-Market Capitalism
According to a WikiLeaks document, a senior US embassy official argued that
the law “did not take economic reality into account” (Ibid.). Political
pressure and intensive lobbying forced a special concession on Haiti’s
garment industry – the minimum …

Louisville news: Williams finds ark-park fanboy Beshear lacking in Jesus …
… are withholding details behind the arrest of a 22-year-old Kentucky
soldier suspected of espionage, but they stressed Wednesday there is no
connection with the case involving an Army analyst suspected of disclosing
secret intelligence to WikiLeaks. …

Germany deprives Israeli Navy of power
Then the Israeli media have reprinted a dispatch from Berlin aimed at
Washington and subsequently published on the website Wikileaks. The
document said that the US should link the issue of settlement construction
with a decision on the report of …

UK Dismisses Appeal by WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange Against …
By blackandred
On Wednesday, the High Court in London dismissed the appeal by WikiLeaks
founder Julian Assange against his extradition to Sweden on frame-up
charges of rape and sexual assault. The hearing took place nearly four
months after the two …

WikiLeaks founder loses round in attempt to avoid extradition to …
By donal brown
Assange’s attorneys contend that the sex changes were politically
motivated, part of a plot to extradite Assange to the United States for
prosecution over the WikiLeaks release of thousands of cables on the
Afghanistan and Iraq wars. -db …

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WikiLeaks’ Assange loses banishment appeal
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WikiLeaks founder Assange can be extradited, UK court
By James Hart
A U.K. court has ruled that Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, can
be extradited to Sweden so he can be questioned in two sex-crime
investigations. It’s possible that he could appeal to Britain’s highest
court, though it seems like a long …

Occupy Wall Street, Michael Jackson, Herman Cain, WikiLeaks and …
By process
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my blog.

WikiLeaks Founder, Julian Assange, Expected to be Cleared | Wall …
By Wall Street Daily Research
Swedish authorities want to question the 40-year-old over accusations of
rape and sexual assault made by two former WikiLeaks volunteers.

WikiLeaks: Netanyahu feared backlash after Rabin murder | JewPI …
By admin
Likud members panicked, remembering the 1930’s murder of Haim Arlosoroff,
for which the entire right-wing Revisionist movement was blamed. A few
hours afte…

Assange – keeping the issues separate « media@uea Blog
By mediauea
There are many people who, like me, are very much in support of the aims of
Wikileaks, and who see the liberating potential of the internet as one of
the most important things to emerge in recent times (without understating
the reverse – the …

Social Barrel » WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Loses …
By Francis Rey Balolong
Two High Court judges decided to carry on a previous ruling that favored
the extradition of Assange.

WikiLeaks’ fortune confused what Assange awaits verdict
By admin
Even if the spectacular revelations return and Assange insists hes still
sitting on hundreds of secrets WikiLeaks could obtain exert yourself
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Assange loses fight against extradition –
WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange lost a court battle Wednesday and will be
extradited to Sweden to face questioning over sex charges, a court ruled.

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange loses extradition appeal – Yahoo! News
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WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange loses appeal against extradition to …
The Swedish authorities want Assange, pictured, to answer accusations of ‘
raping’ one woman and ‘sexually molesting and coercing’ another in
Stockholm last …

Wikileaks’ Julian Assange loses extradition appeal : worldnews
Actually, there’s a website dedicated to aggregating all news stories with
original content based on WikiLeaks material. The hope is that by putting
it all in one …

Twitter / WikiLeaks: CNN credits WikiLeaks as c …
CNN credits WikiLeaks as cause for US Iraq pullout | CNN

3 November 2011

Assange loses fight against extradition
WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange lost a court battle to stay in the United
Kingdom Wednesday and will be extradited to Sweden to face questioning over
sex charges, a court ruled. Appeals court judges Lord Justice John Thomas
and Justice Duncan Ouseley …

US Soldier Held in Alaska on Suspicion of Spying
Fox News
Unlike the WikiLeaks case targeting Army analyst Bradley Manning,
allegations about Millay do “not involve the transfer of data on computer
networks,” Coppernoll said. “Also important to note is that because of the
close coordination between Army …

WikiLeaks’ Assange loses extradition battle
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has lost a bitter legal battle to block
his extradition from Britain to Sweden to face questioning over allegations
of rape and sexual assault. Duration: 01:07.

WIKILEAKS APPEAL: Julian Assange considering next step
Julian Assange is defiant outside the High Court after losing his battle
against extradition to Sweden. Report by Adam Sich. Like us on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter at

WikiLeaks Assange Loses UK Extradition Appeal in Rape Case
2 (Bloomberg) — Julian Assange, founder of the anti- secrecy website
WikiLeaks, lost a UK appeal to stop his extradition to Sweden to face rape
claims almost 11 months after he was arrested in London. The UK Court of
Appeal today said the 40-year-old …

Anarchy rules OK Chomsky tells Australia
PEOPLE should embrace the sort of anarchism typified by WikiLeaks founder
Julian Assange, Noam Chomsky says. The American commentator, philosopher
and activist was being interviewed in front of a packed theatre at the
Sydney Opera House today when he …

New PlayStation Home Debuts Tomorrow, Yahoo And BBC Sign Content Deal …
Fast Company
—NS WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange Loses Extradition Appeal. London’s high
court has ruled that the 40-year-old founder of the whistle-blowing website
should be extradited. Assange may still appeal to Britain’s Supreme Court
before being extradited to …

WikiLeaks, and how it affects US foreign policy, is topic of WWAC lecture
The focus of Yalowitz’s presentation will be on the effects of WikiLeaks on
the current conduct of US diplomacy. He will cover what has been leaked and
the positive and negative effects of those releases. He will provide his
conclusions on the impact …

Holden MD: “The Holden Commodore will be Australian made for many, many, many …
ABC Online (blog)
And WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has lost his high court appeal against
extradition. His advisor and former lawyer Jennifer Robinson was in court
with him when the decision was handed down. She told Jon Faine that there
is one more avenue of appeal …

The AM Roundup: Militias, Wikileaks, More
Wall Street Journal (blog)
USA Today Julian Assange, one step closer to extradition: A UK appeals
court ruled the Wikileaks founder should be extradited to Sweden to face
questioning in a sexual assault case. That’s not the last word, however.
The UK appeals court said it would …

The U.S. Government Blocked Diners Club from Accepting Wikileaks Payments
By Samuel Richter After Visa (NYSE: V) and Mastercard (NYSE: MA) suddenly
stopped processing donations to Wikileaks in December 2010, the group
attempted to accept payments from cards from Diners Club and its parent
company Discover (NYSE: DFS), …

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange faces extradition for sex claims
The Washington Post issued a news alert Wednesday morning about prospects
looking bleak for WikiLeaks supporters after judges ruled that its founder
Julian Assange is to be extradited to Sweden to answer sex crime
allegations after losing his appeal …

Sweden, Not Freedom: ‘Assange deserves applause & award’
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange may find himself on Swedish soil very
soon, after losing his battle against extradition from Britain. There,
he’ll have to answer sexual misconduct allegations, which he denies and
describes as politically-motivated. …

MORNING SPEW: Here comes Wal-Mart, sucks for city employees, Occupy Capes …
Weekly Volcano (blog)
(News Tribune) WikiSeeYa: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange loses a court
battle to stay in the UK and will be extradited to Sweden to face
questioning on sex charges. (CNN) Cereal With Seinfeld: Jerry to guest host
LIVE! With Kelly after Regis retires. …

Hugh Muir’s diary
The Guardian
But it can’t go on for ever – not least because many now feel his current
landlord and benefactor, Vaughan Smith, deserves to have his couch back
after nearly a year of hosting the WikiLeaks founder at Ellingham Hall in
Norfolk. …

Novack ’94 gets ‘Inside’ scoop on changing news climate
The Dartmouth
s bankruptcy, the withdrawal of the ‘last’ combat troops from Iraq and the
WikiLeaks disclosure — the reporters hardly noticed I was there.”
Novack said that one of the most telling scenes in the film shows The
Times’ decision not to run a story on …

Obama regains Number One power slot
The Press Association
Forbes magazine’s third annual ranking of the 70 most powerful people in
the world has returned the number one spot to Mr Obama while WikiLeaks
founder Julian Assange has fallen off the list. Mr Obama was the first to
be listed as the most powerful man …

WikiLeaks’ Assange weighs options after losing extradition appeal
Montreal Gazette
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (2nd L) talks to members of the media as
he leaves The High Court on November 2, 2011 in London, England. Mr Assange
has failed in his bid to stop his extradition to Sweden to face sexual
assault allegations. …

US open to selling F-35 to India
Reuters India
Full Article UK court rules WikiLeaks’ Assange should be extradited. Full
Article Ronaldo copies Messi as Real qualify. Full Article Die-hard fan
builds shrine to Shah Rukh Khan. Full Article | Slideshow Get the latest
news on the go. …

Justice Department
CNET (blog)
The US Department of Justice has expanded its investigation of
WikiLeaks-related accounts to encompass Google and Internet provider Both companies received secret court orders directing them to
turn over information from the e-mail account …

Federal Jury in NYC Convicts Arms Dealer
(See “WikiLeaks: How the US Helped Bring in a ‘Merchant of Death.'”) Bout,
a former Soviet military officer once known in the international arms
market as the Merchant of Death, was arrested overseas in an elaborate
sting in 2008. …,8599,2098521,00.html

Court OKs Extradition for Julian Assange
Courthouse News Service
A court in London ruled today that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange can be
extradited to Sweden for questioning about sex charges, wire services are
reporting. Assange, who is expected to appeal to England’s highest court,
claims the sex with women was …

UK court rules Assange should be extradited
Toronto Sun
WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange (C) arrives at the High Court in London
November 2, 2011. REUTERS/Paul Hackett WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange
should be extradited from Britain to Sweden to face questioning over
alleged sex crimes, London’s High …

Julian Assange ‘Considering Next Step’
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange says he will be ‘considering his next
step’ after the High Court rules he should be extradited to Sweden over
alleged sex crimes. (Video, photo: Reuters)

Assange loses extradition appeal
The Statesman
PTI LONDON, 2 NOV: In a major setback to Mr Julian Assange, the
controversial WikiLeaks founder today lost a legal battle to stay in the
UK, with the High Court here ruling that he should be extradited to Sweden
to face rape allegations there. …

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange Extradition Appeal Lost
By The Huffington Post News Editors
LONDON — Time seems to be running out for Julian Assange, whose long
battle to avoid extradition to Sweden over suspected rape and molestation
cases appears likely to end in failure unless he can get Britain’s highest
court to hear an …

WikiLeaks Founder Ordered Extradited | SOA World Magazine
Last week Assange announced that WikiLeaks would have to shut down if Visa,
MasterCard, PayPal, Bank of America and Western Union didn’t stop refusing
to process financial donations to the web site, which has now been
temporarily …

BREAKING: UK court rules WikiLeaks’ Assange should be extradited …
By Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) – WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange should be extradited
from Britain to Sweden to face questioning over alleged sex crimes,
London’s High Court ruled on Wednesday, rejecting his appeal against the
move. Swedish …

Uprooted Palestinians: Wikileaks: ‘German submarines to Israel as …
By uprooted Palestinian
Uprooted Palestinians are at the heart of the conflict in the M.E
Palestinians uprooted by force of arms. Yet faced immense difficulties have
survived, kept alive their history and culture, passed keys of family homes
in occupied Palestine from …

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange may face trial in Sweden after losing …
By Jolie O’Dell
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange may be extradited to Sweden to face rape
charges after losing an appeal in the UK. Today, a UK high court ruled that
the European Arrest Warrant for Assange’s arrest and extradition to Sweden
was valid.

US Politics | AMERICAblog News: Wikileaks founder must face rape …
By Gilbert Moon
News and opinion about US politics from a liberal/Democratic/progressive

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange weighs options after losing …
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Wednesday that his legal team will
weigh his options now that he has lost his appeal against extradition to
Sweden, where he faces charges of sexual assault.

Wikileaks’ Julian Assange loses extradition appeal | Citizens for …
By legitgov
Wikileaks’ Julian Assange loses extradition appeal 02 Nov 2011 Wikileaks
founder Julian Assange has failed in his appeal against extradition from
the UK to Sweden over allegations of rape and sexual assault. Two judges at
the High Court in …

Great Britain Rejects Extradition Appeal of Wikileaks’ Julian …
By Jeralyn
Tags: Julian Assange, Wikileaks (all tags). Share This: Digg! StumbleUpon
· · reddit · Tweet. An appeals court in Great Britain has
refused to invalidate Sweden’s extradition warrant for Wikileaks founder
Julian Assange. He now has …

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Loses U.K. Court Appeal …
By Stuart Kemp
Whistleblower site pioneer faces rape and sexual assault charges in
Scandinavian territory.

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