At the Voice, we have been regularly following internet policy developments. We figured it would be cool -- maybe even a public service? -- to ID people who keep pushing for web-killing proposals such as SOPA and PIPA in this new, occasional feature: "The People Trying To Ruin The Internet." Enjoy! ... More >>
Earlier today, we reported on the new information available about Guantanamo Bay, as some of the world's largest news organizations began publishing piles of previously classified documents about more than 700 prisoners detained there since 2002. The information was leaked to Julian Assange a ... More >>
A new video interview with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is available today from Australia's ABC1, in which the troubled transparency advocate, who is in the U.K. awaiting an extradition hearing this summer, speaks on the current status of his anti-secrecy organization. "Even when I was in ... More >>
Julian Assange, according to the sometimes-satirical British current affairs publication Private Eye, had an angry phone conversation with an editor at the magazine, claiming a conspiracy at the hands of journalists and editors from the Guardian, "all of whom 'are Jewish.'" After some argumen ... More >>
Daniel Domscheit-Berg, author of Inside WikiLeaks: My Time With Julian Assange at the World's Most Dangerous Website and owner of the cat Julian Assange liked to physically fight, is in the hot seat for the New York Times Magazine's Questions For column this weekend, online now for clamoring ... More >>
Aaron Barr, a computer security expert for HBGary, spoke last week to the Financial Times, telling the paper that he had gathered incriminating information about the shadowy hacker group known as Anonymous, a general source of online chaos and most recently, diligent supporters of WikiLeaks. ... More >>
Julian Assange, the founder and editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks, is something of a James Bond villain, running around the world trying to bring down governments, sometimes looking dapper, sometimes smelling bad, and maybe sexually abusing women. (It's complicated.) But his creep factor is only g ... More >>
At least according to New York Times editor Bill Keller, who just last week blasted WikiLeakes chief Julian Assange in a massive profile, calling him "arrogant, thin-skinned, conspiratorial and oddly credulous." But that doesn't mean the work Assange's organization does can't spur political c ... More >>
Bradley Manning, the army private being held on suspicion of leaking secret documents to WikiLeaks, cannot be linked to the organization's embattled editor-in-chief Julian Assange, U.S. Army officials admitted to NBC News last night. This complicates the Department of Justice's path to prosec ... More >>
Teasing a forthcoming interview with Julian Assange, the New Statesmen has published excerpts online in which the WikiLeaks founder claims to have "insurance" files on both government and media, including one "broadcast organization" and Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation. Assange is no strang ... More >>
Credit: Kyle T. Webster The outrageous behavior of Amazon, Visa, Mastercard, and PayPal directed at WikiLeaks represents a much greater threat to America than any of the alleged security breaches from Julian Assange. These companies moved to cut off WikiLeaks' ability to collect donations and dist ... More >>
Not a Columbia gradThe School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University sent out an email warning students not to talk about WikiLeaks on the internet if they hope to ever work in the State Department. The school, which aims to construct new diplomats from scraps of old diplo ... More >>
Julian AssangeA post on the website of the German news magazine Der Spiegel, since removed, indicates that a new round of leaks from war watchdog Wikileaks is scheduled for release at 4:30 p.m. EST on Sunday. According to the brief message on the Der Spiegel website, captured by Wikileaks Cen ... More >>
Wikileaks planned their latest document dump -- consisting mostly of "cables," or candid behind-the-scenes diplomatic messages between the United States and its allies -- for late on Sunday afternoon, but as anyone on in the internet knows, everything happens early here. The leakers were hit ... More >>
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