Wikileaks Newslinks 5 December 2011

5 December 2011 — williambowles.info

WikiLeaks’ Chief in Vital Extradition Court Fight
ABC News
By DAVID STRINGER AP WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will ask British judges Monday to let him continue his legal battle to avoid extradition to Sweden over sex crimes allegations. If his attempt to win a hearing at Britain’s Supreme Court fails, …
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/wikileaks-chief-vital-extradition-court-fight-15085710

WikiLeaks suspect wants Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton as witnesses
Politico (blog)
An Army intelligence analyst charged with leaking a huge trove of
diplomatic cables and military reports to WikiLeaks is demanding that
President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testify as
witnesses at a preliminary hearing set to …
http://www.politico.com/blogs/joshgerstein/1211/Wikileaks_suspect_wants_Barack_Obama_Hillary_Clinton_as_witnesses.html

Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Says Organizations Snoop Data From Mobile Devices
Social Barrel
In the Wikileaks founder’s statement given at a press conference for the
Spy Files project, he said that iPhone, BlackBerry and Gmail users are just
three of the “screwed” devices and services. He said, “Mass
interception of entire populations is not …
http://socialbarrel.com/wikileaks-founder-julian-assange-says-organizations-snoop-data-from-mobile-devices/28314/

Wikileaks: Anwar said he would be PM or jailed
Malay Mail
PETALING JAYA: Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim had two options
when faced with sodomy charges three years ago, according to diplomatic
transcripts revealed by whistleblower site Wikileaks on Saturday. He would
either become “prime minister …
http://www.mmail.com.my/content/86955-wikileaks-anwar-said-he-would-be-pm-or-jailed

WikiLeaks spying files: Trail leads to Indore
Daily Bhaskar
Bhopal/Indore: An Indore-based IT company —Clear Trail—has come under
the scanner following the WikiLeaks spy files revelation about industries
selling sophisticated spying and tracking tools across the globe. The
ClearTrail Technologies Pvt Ltd is …
http://daily.bhaskar.com/article/MP-IND-wikileaks-spying-files-trail-leads-to-indore-2615870.html

Pulitzer Prize Winner Discusses Wikileaks, Arab Spring
ERR News
Pulitzer Prize laureate Eric Freedman is in town to give a public lecture
on Wikileaks and journalistic ethics at Tallinn University today at 16:00.
Freedman will discuss the international debate over the release of
government secrets on the whistle …
http://news.err.ee/education/54a699e7-9c15-4af9-961b-bcc236977943

Zanu PF shake-up looms
NewsDay
There are fears that President Mugabe might use the conference to deal with
some politburo members who were quoted in US diplomatic cables released by
whistle blower website WikiLeaks criticising his leadership. Mutasa said
the fresh appointments would …
http://www.newsday.co.zw/article/2011-12-05-zanu-pf-shakeup-looms

Gallery: how the surveillance industry markets spyware to governments
Ars Technica
By Ryan Paul | Published December 4, 2011 6:00 PM A collection of documents
recently published by Wikileaks casts a light on surveillance vendors who
sell intrusive monitoring technology to governments and law enforcement
agencies. …
http://arstechnica.com/news/2011/12/gallery-how-the-surveillance-industry-markets-spyware-to-governments.ars?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss

Unpaid spies who watch you night and day
The Standard
They don’t miss a thing and their minds are a minefield of clandestine
information that would make Wikileaks proud. These information databases
are freely found in the residential estates, especially areas that teem
with humanity. …
http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/sports/InsidePage.php?id=2000047791&cid=349

WikiLeaks founder to face British high court
CNN (blog)
He is expected to argue that his case raises a question of general public
importance and so should be decided by some of the country’s most senior
judges. Assange lost a high court battle against removal last month but has
announced he wants to …
http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2011/12/04/ahead-of-the-curve-the-next-7-days-59/?hpt=hp_c2

Afghan future discussed at conference…Italian austerity plan being presented
9&10 News
LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is still trying to avoid
extradition to Sweden over sex crimes allegations. He’ll use one last legal
maneuver today, asking British judges to let him appeal to Britain’s
Supreme Court. …
http://www.9and10news.com/Category/Story/?id=312975&cID=3

Nepal bends to China over Tibet
Asia Times Online
Diplomatic cables from the US embassy in New Delhi released by Wikileaks
last year described Chinese forces bribing Nepalese police to hand back
Tibetans who had successfully made it the border. Nepal had allow arrival
Tibetans to be quickly sent on to …
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/China/ML06Ad01.html

Dar yet to receive refund from BAE radar deal
East African
Meanwhile, the latest revelations from Wikileaks suggest that the Tanzanian
government is shielding high-profile personalities from being prosecuted.
The reports from Wikileaks further claim that efforts by the then UK
secretary of state for …
http://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/news/Dar+yet+to+receive+refund+from+BAE+radar+deal+/-/2558/1284092/-/x44fn4/-/

Elections Time
Cause and Effect in European Politics and Economy
Moreover, the recent database, compiled by local blogger Marko Rakar,
referred to as the Croatian Wikileaks, showed that corruption had taken a
massive size in the last few years, mainly due to abuse with procurements.
Rakar has compiled information …
http://www.euinside.eu/en/news/time-for-elections-croatia-and-slovenia

New intelligence technology feeding surge in political espionage
The Hindu
Earlier this month, The Hindu, in partnership with a media consortium
brought together by WikiLeaks, revealed India’s intelligence services and
police forces had made large-scale acquisitions of such equipment since
26/11. It is improbable that either …
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article2687373.ece?homepage=true

POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Monday, December 5, 2011
CNN (blog)
WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange returns to court Monday in an effort to
take his appeal against extradition to Sweden over sex assault allegations
to the United Kingdom’s Supreme Court. European leaders will meet this week
for yet another summit to …
http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2011/12/05/political-hot-topics-monday-december-5-2011/

Monday morning on The Breakfast Show
KFVS
Then at 6 this morning, an update on the investigation into WikiLeaks
founder Julian Assange. But this has nothing to do with leaking government
secrets. And did you notice over the weekend gas prices fell a little? Well
that’s what happened across the …
http://www.kfvs12.com/story/16187165/monday-morning-on-the-breakfast-show

We’re all East Germans now…
Kings of War
00s – as per wikileaks’ interesting and ‘essential read’ collection of
files. As Julian Assange rightly said (and I don’t often say that) for
people who own smartphones and use webmail, we’re all ‘screwed’. It’s the
same point. It’s a paradigm shift, …
http://kingsofwar.org.uk/2011/12/were-all-east-germans-now/comment-page-1/

http://www.friend or foe?
Journal Live
When WikiLeaks dumped massive volumes of diplomatic correspondence stolen
from government computers on its website, was it engaging in some heroic
act of free speech or making the world a more dangerous place? In dealing
with issues of privacy, …
http://www.journallive.co.uk/lifestyle-news/newcastle-features/2011/12/05/www-friend-or-foe-61634-29894217/

TV Preview: The National Anthem | Enlightenment | RBS: Inside the Bank
Scotsman (blog)
What Brooker is getting at, I suppose, is the way in which the internet now
leads the national agenda – whether it’s Facebook-led protests, Wikileaks
or Mumsnet demanding to know Gordon Brown’s favourite biscuit – along
with making it possible to view …
http://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle/tv-and-radio/tv_preview_the_national_anthem_enlightenment_rbs_inside_the_bank_1_1991020

Newspoll, ALP conference mixed for Gillard
The Australian
Wiki watch: CHINA almost totally suppressed Chinese media reporting of
WikiLeaks’ publication of leaked US diplomatic cables but did allow
critical commentary directed against the Foreign Minister, Kevin Rudd,
Australian embassy cables obtained by the …
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/capital-circle/newspoll/story-fn59nqgy-1226213781724

East Africa: Fluid Situation in the Region Calls for Many More Michukis in …
AllAfrica.com
His assessment of Al-Shabaab was eventually revealed in a detailed October
17, 2006 US embassy cable released by Wikileaks. If the nation had acted as
Mr Michuki prescribed, it is almost certain that the Kenyan military would
not be in Somalia today. …
http://allafrica.com/stories/201112050114.html

Iraq officials seek air defense deal with Gulf
Jerusalem Post
US diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks detailed Saudi fears that the
Shi’ite-led government of Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki was under the
influence of Riyadh’s regional rival Iran. Saudi Arabia feared the
emergence of Maliki as a dominant …
http://www.jpost.com/MiddleEast/Article.aspx?id=248086

Twitter takes sides on the Internet’s future
Salon
At the same time, the company has shown good instincts when it comes to
questions of whom, exactly, it’s serving – working with customers, for
example, during law enforcement crackdowns in the wake of the WikiLeaks
situation. Those instincts, and how …
http://www.salon.com/2011/12/04/the_difference_between_twitter_and_cisco/singleton

Live! Pakistan not attending Afghan meet regrettable: UN
Rediff
Read WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange will today play his final card in a
lengthy legal battle to avoid extradition to Sweden over rape claims when
he appeals to Britain’s top court to overturn the order. Read The
no-confidence motion moved against the …
http://news.rediff.com/commentary/2011/dec/05/liveupdates.htm

WikiLeaks’ chief in vital extradition court fight – Home » Other …
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is to ask British judges to let him
continue his legal battle to avoid extradition to Sweden over sex crimes
allegations.
http://www.philstar.com/Article.aspx?articleId=755322&publicationSubCategoryId=200

Wikileaks’ Assange plays his hand in extradition bid – News – Mail …
WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange will play his final card on Monday in a
lengthy legal battle to avoid extradition to Sweden over rape claims.
http://mg.co.za/article/2011-12-05-wikileaks-assange-plays-his-hand-in-extradition-bid/

WikiLeaks’ chief in vital extradition court fight | Washington Examiner
By The Associated Press
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will ask British judges Monday to let him
continue his legal battle to avoid extradition to Sweden over sex crimes
allegations. If his attempt to win a hearing at Britain’s Supreme Court
fails, Assange could ask …
http://washingtonexaminer.com/news/world/2011/12/wikileaks-chief-vital-extradition-court-fight/1975116

WikiLeaks’ founder seek to take legal fight to top UK court
By Manzar Chaudhury
To avoid exile to Sweden Julian Assange, founder of the whistle-blowing
website WikiLeaks, will make one further attempt.
http://www.latestdigitals.com/2011/12/05/wikileaks-founder-seek-legal-fight-top-uk-court/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=wikileaks-founder-seek-legal-fight-top-uk-court

Bad News from the Netherlands: Wikileaks: Dutch Companies Sell …
By Bad News Blogger
RTL News reported that Wikileaks revealed tens of documents that Dutch and
other Western companies sell spy software to dictatorships. Where spy
services in the past focused on individuals and their environment, now,
massive digital data …
http://badnewsfromthenetherlands.blogspot.com/2011/12/wikileaks-dutch-companies-sell-spy.html

TBC LONDON – WikiLeaks: “Ranil is a Yankee, like his uncle” US …
By tbcuk
WikiLeaks: “Ranil is a Yankee, like his uncle” US cable implies. Posted
On 05 Dec 2011 By tbcuk. Under: . . By Colombo
Telegraph -. Wickremesinghe’s pro-U.S. views have been long-standing and
are in part a function of …
http://www.tbcuk.net/?p=3235

WikiLeaks release the Spy Files: Which reveal the dark secrets of …
By Mick Hall
Today WikiLeaks began releasing a database of hundreds of documents from as
many as 160 intelligence contractors in the mass surveillance industry.
Working with Bugged Planet and Privacy International, as well as media
organizations …
http://www.organizedrage.com/2011/12/wikileaks-release-spy-files-which.html

WikiLeaks’ chief in vital extradition court fight | SeacoastOnline.com
LONDON — Julian Assange is making what could be a last throw of the legal
dice in his battle to avoid extradition to Sweden over sex crimes
allegations.
http://www.seacoastonline.com/articles/20111204-NEWS-111209905

Uncensored Magazine | WikiLeaks suspect wants Barack Obama …
By admin
An Army intelligence analyst charged with leaking a huge trove of
diplomatic cables and military reports to WikiLeaks is demanding that
President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testify as
witnesses at a preliminary …
http://uncensored.co.nz/2011/12/05/wikileaks-suspect-wants-barack-obama-hillary-clinton-as-witnesses/

WikiLeaks chief Assange in crucial extradition plea – InterAksyon.com
By Danny Kemp, Agence France-Presse
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange asked judges in the High Court in London
on Monday to allow him to continue his legal battle to avoid extradition to
Sweden over allegations of rape and sexual assault.
http://www.interaksyon.com/article/18899/wikileaks-chief-assange-in-crucial-extradition-plea
Interaksyon.com

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