Wikileaks Newslinks 8 June 2013

8 June 2013 —


Assange: US rule of law suffering ‘calamitous collapse’

Economic Times

US soldier Bradley Manning is being court-martialled for leaking the huge cache of government files to WikiLeaks, while there has been an outcry in the US media after the government seized the phone records of journalists at the Associated Press and …


Wikileaks Redux? Intel Officials Fear More Leaks

ABC News

There is concern in the intelligence community that these leaks may be the

tip of the iceberg — that the administration is facing another WikiLeaks

situation with an individual with access to lots of classified information

and prepared to leak more …


WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange fears for US Internet spying whistleblower


Washington: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has said that he fears the

whistleblower who exposed a vast US surveillance programme could face the

same fate as the US soldier who leaked files to his website. In an

interview from the Ecuadoran embassy …


On the record with ‘WikiLeaks’ director Alex Gibney

Because movies take months or even years to produce, documentaries can lose

their relevance by the time they reach theaters. But Alex Gibney’s new film

“We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks” is showing at the Chase Park

Plaza (and on …


Whistleblower ‘may be next Bradley Manning’, WikiLeaks founder Julian …

Herald Sun

WIKILEAKS founder Julian Assange said he fears the whistleblower who

exposed a US surveillance program could be treated like Bradley Manning. In

an interview with CBS This Morning from the Ecuadoran embassy in London

where he has been holed up …


Rooney: ‘We Steal Secrets’ juicy look at WikiLeaks

East Valley Tribune

In addition to WikiLeaks founder Assange, Gibney devotes almost equal time

to the fascinating figure of U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, allegedly the

source of the largest volume of classified military documents leaked by

Assange. It’s an awkward irony …


Hacker who turned Manning in takes witness stand

Las Vegas Sun

A one-time computer hacker who told authorities Pfc. Bradley Manning was

giving military information to WikiLeaks is testifying at the soldier’s

court-martial. Adrian Lamo is a convicted hacker. Lamo has said Manning

confided to him in May 2010 that he …


Assange preocupado por soldado


En una entrevista el viernes en la embajada de Ecuador en Londres, el

fundador de WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, habló sobre el programa de

espionaje en los Estados Unidos y el juicio al soldado Bradley Manning,

acusado de filtrar información confidencial.


‘Story of WikiLeaks’ a study in duality

OCRegister (subscription)

Alex Gibney’s documentary “We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks” is a

psychological suspense film with an open ending that’s more haunting than

the tricky climaxes of most post-Hitchcock thrillers. Using archival

materials as well as original …


Assange: US rule of law suffering “calamitous collapse”

Channel News Asia

LONDON: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Friday that the US justice

system was suffering from a “calamitous collapse in the rule of law”, as

Washington reeled from the sensational exposure of vast spy agency

surveillance programmes. Speaking in …


We Steal Secrets

Pleasanton Weekly

The title of Alex Gibney’s ambitious documentary has an ironic edge:

WikiLeaks doesn’t steal secrets. The website functions as an electronic

drop box that anonymously and untraceably cross-publishes sensitive

documents in such ways that the information …


US likely to open criminal probe into NSA leaks -officials


Articles come in same week as start of WikiLeaks trial. By Mark Hosenball.

WASHINGTON, June 7 (Reuters) – President Barack Obama’s administration is

likely to open a criminal investigation into the leaking of highly

classified documents that revealed …


Julian Assange’s future: UK agrees to talks with Ecuador’s foreign minister

BBC News

Foreign Secretary William Hague will discuss the future of WikiLeaks

founder Julian Assange at a meeting with Ecuador’s foreign minister, the

Foreign Office has said. Ricardo Patino offered to meet Mr Hague during a

forthcoming trip to London. Mr …


Second try at a shield law echoes the first

hays Post

But it died the next year in the Senate, in large degree because of the

then-breaking controversy surrounding Manning and his leaking of hundreds

of thousands of secret military reports and diplomatic cables to the online

organization Wikileaks. Just …


UK, Ecuador ministers to discuss Assange

Herald Sun

THE British government has agreed to meet a senior minister from Ecuador to

try to reach an agreement over the future of Australian WikiLeaks founder

Julian Assange. Ricardo Patino, Ecuador’s foreign minister will travel to

the UK later this month on …


Assange on PRISM: US justice system in ‘calamitous’ collapse


WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has slammed a recently exposed NSA

mass-surveillance scheme as a “calamitous collapse in the rule of law.”

Google, Facebook and other tech giants apparently involved have denied

giving the NSA access to their servers …


Britain and Ecuador arrange talks on Julian Assange’s future


The Government has agreed to meet a senior Ecuadorian minister to try to

reach an agreement over the future of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who

has been living in the country’s embassy in London for almost a year.

Picture: Philip Toscano/PA Wire …


Meeting to discuss Assange’s future

Newstalk ZB

Ecuador’s foreign minister Ricardo Patino will fly to London on the eve of

the Wikileaks founder’s arrival at the Ecuadorian embassy. Mr Assange fears

he will be extradited to the US for questioning over Wikileaks publications

if he is sent to Sweden …


Manning court martial press coverage kicks off as expected

Hot Air

The Army is laying out the details of the mountain of classified

information Manning dumped onto the web, courtesy of his buddies at

Wikileaks, and the defense is saying he’s just really misunderstood, you

know? There was at least one new element …


Dirty Wars & The American Taliban

Global Grind

“It’s impossible to quantify how important WikiLeaks has been to my work.

We found some of these warlords in Somalia because of the WikiLeaks cables.

Our knowledge of the American role in that cruise missile attack in that

village in Yemen, where we …


US likely to open criminal probe into NSA leaks: officials


The Guardian and Post stories appeared in the same week that US Army

Private First Class Bradley Manning went on trial in Maryland accused of

leaking hundreds of thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks. In an

email to Reuters on Friday, Poitras …


Obama admin likely to open criminal probe into NSA leaks: Officials

India Today

The Post report on the PRISM program was co-written by Laura Poitras, a

filmmaker who has been working on a documentary on WikiLeaks, with the

cooperation of its founder Julian Assange, and who last year made a short

film about Bill Binney, a former …


5 Risque Items You Still Can’t Buy With A Credit Card

Business Insider

Shortly after WikiLeaks — the rogue information-gathering and

dissemination website — leaked hundreds of thousands of classified U.S.

diplomatic cables to the public in 2010, Visa and MasterCard blocked

donations to the site. At the time, MasterCard …


The Embarrassing Debate Over Bradley Manning

Huffington Post

They try to rationalize the lovefest by heralding Manning’s WikiLeaks

“revelations,” in pieces that invariably amount to either catalogs of

ignorance or blatant attempts to mislead. A couple of “revelations” from

Slate’s most recent stab: “In Baghdad …



Kashmir Watch

So, even when the Wikileaks exposé independently confirmed the existence

of very serious internal differences within this amalgam, the Hurriyat

instead of addressing this malaise, chose to bury its head in the sand,

just like the proverbial ostrich. So …


‘We Steal Secrets’: The new film about WikiLeaks infuriates …

A new documentary about WikiLeaks has put the transparency organisation up

in arms.


Bradley Manning Trial: WikiLeaks Lawyer Sees Spurious “Enemy …

Interview with WikiLeaks lawyer Michael Ratner on the opening statements of

Bradley Manning’s Trail.

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