Wikileaks Newslinks 10 June 2013

10 June 2013 —


We Steal Secrets a WikiLeaks Documentary

Movie News Guide (blog)

We Steal Secrets is a misnomer. The truth is that WikiLeaks, the subject of the documentary, doesn’t steal any secrets. The web site serves as an electronic drop box that users use to publish documents anonymously. The information posted on the site …


Bradley Manning Trial Mostly Ignored By TV Outlets

Huffington Post

Manning is fighting charges that he “aided the enemy” by passing military

documents to WikiLeaks. His trial has implications for whistleblowers, the

press and national security, and the opening day of proceedings on Monday

drew a large crowd of …


Bradley Manning and the nature of intelligence – discussion

Voice of Russia – UK Edition

With the latest US whistleblower Edward Snowden saying his conscience drove

him to spill the beans to “protect basic liberties for people around the

world”, VoR’s Hywel Davis and his guests explore intelligence,

whistleblowing and government secrets in …


Icelandic Legislator: I’m Ready To Help NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden …


When WikiLeaks burst onto the international stage in 2010, the small Nordic

nation of Iceland offered it a safe haven. Now American whistleblower

Edward Snowden may be seeking that country’s protection, and at least one

member of its parliament says …


PRISM leaker Edward Snowden’s Hong Kong refuge is a dangerous gamble


As WikiLeaks pointed out on Twitter today, this means Snowden’s move is

major risk. “Snowden is in a dangerous position. China was the first

country to ban WikiLeaks (in 2007); without pressure expect arrest for US

goodwill,” the organisation said.


Whistleblower hunt: NSA launches criminal inquiry into PRISM leak


The US American intelligence community is reeling over the revelation of

the NSA’s massive Internet spy tool PRISM, the most high-profile public

leak since WikiLeaks, and is taking action against those who publicized the

top-secret program. Washington …


NSA contractor joins Ellsberg as high-profile leaker

Detroit Free Press

Manning, a 25-year-old Army private first class and intelligence analyst,

pleaded guilty last week to providing thousands of pages of classified

documents to the website WikiLeaks in early 2010. He was arrested in May

2010 shortly after the documents …


Vic Burke and Wills statue vandalised

Herald Sun

The graffiti was scrawled on the plinth of the Swanston Street statue, and

was designed to draw attention to the plight of Wikileaks founder Julian

Assange. Melbourne Lord Mayor Robert Doyle told reporters on Monday the

vandals probably did more harm …


Update on the latest news, sports, business and entertainment


FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — The trial of the U.S. Army private who gave troves

of classified material to the website WikiLeaks resumes at Fort Meade, near

Baltimore. Testifying today at Pfc. Bradley Manning’s court-martial are two

witnesses familiar with …


WikiLeaks trial shifting to Afghan war video | Maryland Daily Record

By Associated Press

The court-martial of a U.S. Army private who gave troves of classified

material to WikiLeaks is shifting in its second week to specific items he



Psst! Wanna hear a secret? Other famed leakers in recent history …

Bradley Manning: The U.S. Army private gave a trove of classified military

and diplomatic material to WikiLeaks. His court-martial is underway at Fort

Meade, Md. Patrick Semansky / AP. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning. The Associated

Press …


Trial of Pfc. Bradley Manning opens in WikiLeaks case –

The prosecutor seeks to tie the defendant, now 25, to website operator

Julian Assange, while the defense says he was trying to make the world a

better place.,0,3052718.story?track=rss

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