Wikileaks Newslinks 23 November 2011

23 November 2011 —

NYPD ‘Loses’ the Occupy Wall Street Wikileaks Truck
Life can be difficult when your vehicle has a huge Wikileaks logo and “Top Secret Mobile Collection Unit” emblazoned on the side. An artist’s Wikileaks-themed U-Haul truck is missing after being confiscated by the NYPD. The Wikileaks truck has been a …

Soldier faces December military hearing in WikiLeaks case
Joplin Globe
Manning is accused of illegally copying classified military documents and diplomatic cables from a secret military computer network, and providing them to WikiLeaks. The website, founded by Julian Assange, made the documents public in 2010 and 2011. … PF Masvingo congress mum on WikiLeaks

Zanu PF Masvingo provincial chairman Lovemore Matuke said the WikiLeaks
issue was not raised during the conference, because it was
“overlooked”. “There were no WikiLeaks discussions. Nobody talked
about it. It was overlooked,” said Matuke. …

What Did the NYPD Do With the Occupy Wall Street WikiLeaks Truck?
New York Magazine
By Joe Coscarelli Local artist and activist Clark Stoeckley has been
driving around the country in a small moving truck stamped with a giant
WikiLeaks logo, as well as the words Top Secret and Mobile Information
Collection Unit, even though he actually …

Massacre trial a showcase of PH justice system – US envoy
By Jerry E. Esplanada MANILA, Philippines – US Ambassador to the
Philippines Harry Thomas Jr. called anew Wednesday for the early resolution
of the Maguindanao massacre, which a 2009 US embassy cable released by
online whistle-blower WikiLeaks said …

New climate emails leaked ahead of talks
CBS News
On a different level, consider the reactions of the same “debunkers” to the
equal unauthorized theft of emails and other such messages by WikiLeaks.
The WikiLeaks revelations included such that Bush Adminisration claims
about “allies” were lies, …

Big Movie on Ghana’s 2008 elections out
The Statesman Online
It is a movie, which is likely to reignite the kind of sensation that
gripped the nation after the cable releases from Wikileaks. The film which
premiered in London last night is aptly titled, “An African Election”. The
2008 presidential elections in …

Fronts in Canada set up to ship banned goods abroad: secret cable
Globe and Mail
The secret cable was written by a US embassy official and obtained by
WikiLeaks. It shows that Frank Ruggiero, a senior State Department official
specializing in political and military affairs, came to Ottawa three years
ago to press security agencies …

The Very Futuristic Data Center From MDC
The Data Center Journal
Karlung also has a data center operator and ISP business called Bahnhof
which was the company of choice for Wikileaks. Julian Assange moved the
hosting of his Wikileaks from Amazon. Modular is working on producing a
circular command module rather than …

National news briefs
WikiLeaks hearing scheduled • Attorneys for imprisoned Army Pfc. Bradley
Manning plan to call up to 50 witnesses at a pretrial military hearing next
month that is expected to air much of the government’s evidence for charges
that Manning illegally …

US Govt Reinforces ‘Too Big To Fail’ Ethos With Bank of America Regulation Threat
Death and Taxes
In December 2010, BofA became a target of both WikiLeaks and Anonymous, and
later Occupy Wall Street. The same month BofA helped finance a deal that
would sell Christian crusader Erik Prince’s mercenary army Blackwater (now
Xe) to investors because …

International Cyber-Stalkers Attacks Former Binghamton Man
Allowing them do easily commit fraud, identity theft and cyber-stalking.
says he has become the latest, in a long list of victims, to be targeted by
a cyber-stalker who has harassed at least 15 people, including the family
of Wikileaks founder, …

Rebecca MacKinnon On Internet Censorship And How To Resist It
Fast Company
As a chilling example, Amazon was hosting the WikiLeaks site and based on
the political controversy, Amazon discontinued its relationship. But no one
had proven that WikiLeaks had broken the law. Q: What would the Magna Carta
2.0 look like? …

Under fire, the Field Marshal in charge of Egypt
The Independent
US cables published by Wikileaks described Tantawi as “aged and
change-resistant”. They suggested the old warhorse was not nearly as
popular with his officers as he was in with many Egyptians. Originally of
south-Egyptian Nubian origin, …

BC-US—WikiLeaks-Army Private,128
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — It’s the big one that got taken away.
Massachusetts fishing boat owner Carlos Rafael was elated recently when one
of his trawlers snared an 881-pound tuna. … WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP)
— The fur won’t be flying in the …

BC-US—WikiLeaks-Army Private, 1st Ld-Writethru,126
By DAVID DISHNEAU AP Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer advocates are out
with a holiday-season warning about some toys that could be dangerous to
children. A report found that just over a dozen toys on store shelves that
violate federal safety …

Al Jazeera Director General Khanfar Resigns
Fast Company
This spawned rumors of a forced resignation as the news coincided with the
leak of a 2010 WikiLeaks cable stating that Khanfar’s ties to the US
Defense Intelligence Agency prompted censorship of Al Jazeera’s coverage of
the Iraq War. …

Assange aims to take extradition fight to Supreme Court
Legalbrief (subscription)
The founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, is to apply for a UK Supreme
Court hearing to appeal against extradition to Sweden to face sex crime
allegations. A report in The Guardian notes that his solicitor, Gareth
Peirce, confirmed he will ask senior …

Well that went quick didn’t it?
ABC Online
The start of the year also had a continuation of the WikiLeaks stories in
the Fairfax papers, including the revelation “Resources Minister Martin
Ferguson told US officials in 2009 a deal to supply India with nuclear fuel
could be reached within years. …

Autocracy, democracy and hypocrisy
On the Iranian front, the WikiLeaks cables made it clear that Saudi Arabia
and other Gulf monarchies were as keen as Israel on an American military
attack — and there have been troubling indications this month on that
score, beginning with leaks about …

Anonymous Releases 38000 Private Emails of DOJ Investigator
… to “FBI’s targeting of [Anonymous members], re: imprisoned during
opPayback and others” (Operation Payback was the Anonymous DDOS attack
against Visa, Mastercard and PayPal in response to their cutting contact
with WikiLeaks earlier this year). …

The Complete Guantánamo Files: WikiLeaks and the Prisoners …
By Andy Worthington
In late April, I worked with WikiLeaks as a media partner for the
publication of thousands of pages of classified military documents — the
Detainee Assessment Briefs — relating to almost all of the 779 prisoners
held at Guantánamo since the …

c-Blog: N17 Rendition of “Wikileaks Truck”
By c.
The “WikiLeaks Top Secret Mobile Information Collection Unit” has no
actual affiliation with Wikileaks; its owner, artist/activist/prankster
Clark Stoeckley, just wanted to raise awareness about WL. But the truck had
become something of an OWS …

NYPD ‘loses’ the #OccupyWallStreet “Top Secret Mobile Collection …
By Steffen Konrath
Where is the “Top Secret Mobile Collection Unit” now? Gawker :: Life can be
difficult when your vehicle has a huge Wikileaks logo and “Top Secret
Mobile Collection Unit” emblazoned on the side. An artist’s
Wikileaks-themed U-Haul truck is …

Has Wikileaks paved the way for Climategate 2.0? « Ambit Gambit
By Graham
Wikileaks might be threatening to go into hibernation because of lack of
cash, but it seems that the Internet as a tool for dumping documents that
are embarrassing to people in positions of power and influence is only just
starting. …

NYPD ‘loses’ the Occupy Wall Street Wikileaks truck · Hammer of Truth
By kaosv
NYPD ‘loses’ the Occupy Wall Street Wikileaks truck… So, where’s the
truck? Stecklow, said the truck wasn’t at the city impound, either. But
he’s been in contact with the NYPD legal department and is trying to track
it down. “My hope is that the …

Interview with WikiLeaks Lawyer Jennifer Robinson || AK …
By –
ABC News’ One plus One interviews WikiLeaks lawyer Jennifer Robinson about
Julian Assange, WikiLeaks, and the Swedish extradition trial.

Twitter must give user info in WikiLeaks probe – Yahoo! News
From Yahoo! News: A federal judge on Thursday sided with government
attorneys investigating the disclosure of classified documents on
WikiLeaks, and upheld …

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