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Security vendors help covert agencies spy on their own citizens: WikiLeaks

http://www.itworld.com

RMS: « Wikileaks has documented how governments around the world use digital technology for massive surveillance, through computers, GPS, and portable phones. »

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Kettling Wikileaks

http://www.defectivebydesign.org

Richard Stallman on Digital Restrictions Management (DRM), Wikileaks, LOIC and police action during London protests and state inaction in US foreign politics. This is a longer version of a story originally published on the Guardian.

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Issues and challenges for the post-Cablegate/WikiLeaks world

http://matija.suklje.name

This post is about what I think we have to watch out after Cablegate. [...] A lot is at stake and if we do not want our children to live in an even more Orwellian society then already we do, we have to do something about it.

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The Anonymous WikiLeaks protests are a mass demo against control

http://www.guardian.co.uk

Richard Stallman: The actions against MasterCard and Amazon are not 'hacking'. People are just finding a way to protest in a digital space

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Join EFF in Standing up Against Internet Censorship

https://www.eff.org

We live in a society that values freedom of expression and shuns censorship. Unfortunately, those values are only as strong as the will to support them — a will that seems to be dwindling now in an alarming way.

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Wikileaks publishes documents on plan to curb free software in the European Union

http://blog.javier-carrete.com

This file shows that Jonathan Zuck, president of Association for Competitive Technology (ACT) –an organization with close ties to Microsoft–[...] had influenced the change of working documents of the European Union.

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Iceland passes "New Media Haven" Law

http://www.indymedia.org.uk

«...The WikiLeaks advised proposal to build an international "new media haven" in Iceland, with the world's strongest press and whistleblower protection laws, and a "Nobel" prize for Freedom of Expression, has unaminously passed the Icelandic Parliament...»

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Whistleblower site Cryptome.org shut down by Microsoft over leaked surveillance doc

http://www.boingboing.net

Network Solutions shut off the lights in response to a DMCA notice, after Cryptome published a 22-page Microsoft document outlining how the company stores private user data in its web-connected servers. The document also explains how government agencies can access that personal data.

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Wikileaks shuts down, unable to plug funding gap

http://www.smh.com.au

The anonymous whistleblower website Wikileaks, which has been a thorn in the side of governments and big business for three years, has shut down temporarily because it has run out of money.

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Corporate lobbying against free software.

http://www.alexhudson.com

It’s rare to find, then, a brochure produced with the intent of talking down free software as a whole. However, Wikileaks has turned up just such a document: the SirsiDynix brochure against “open source” library software, distributed on a restricted basis to certain customers. In particular, they’re raging against the likes of Evergreen and Koha.

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Interview with Daniel Schmitt from WikiLeaks

http://www.gulli.com

Daniel Schmitt is one of the people behind the whistle blower project Wiki Leaks. In the interview he encourages all readers and warns his opponents. They have the means to make our society better, to create a world which stands united and strong against abuse - locally and nationally as well as globally. Modern, fast, world-wide technology makes it possible.

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Germany deletes WikiLeaks.de domain after raid

https://secure.wikileaks.org

"On April 9th 2009, the internet domain registration for the investigative journalism site Wikileaks.de was suspended without notice by Germany's registration authority DENIC. The action comes two weeks after the house of the German WikiLeaks domain sponsor, Theodor Reppe, was searched by German authorities.

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WikiLeaks Uncensored

http://mrcopilot.blogspot.com

Thanks in no small part to the efforts of The EFF and others, the honorable District Judge Jeffrey S. White has withdrew an earlier order blocking the wikileaks.org domain resolution.

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Free Speech Advocates Mount Legal Battle to Unchain Wikileaks

http://www.linuxinsider.com

"It is difficult to imagine how freedom of press has meaning if a press source can be put out of business for publishing something someone does not like," said Wayne Matus, an intellectual property and privacy litigator at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman. "It will be interesting to see if the judge has legal authority to justify his actions or reverses his opinion in view of [Wednesday's] motions for reconsideration."

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