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WikiLeaks releases Global Intelligence Files

February 26, 2012

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2012 is indeed, in its own way, shaping up to be an apocalyptic year; and WikiLeaks, a.k.a. “one of the Four Horsemen,” appears to be hastening things along. Several minutes ago, the site revealed “The Global Intelligence Files,” consisting of more than 5 million emails from “global intelligence” company Stratfor. Out of those 5 million […]

WikiLeaks “mystery press conference” 2/27!

February 26, 2012

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Today WikiLeaks tweeted the following:

“Insurance file” update: additional URLs to try

February 26, 2012

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For those who’ve had trouble downloading the WikiLeaks “insurance file” (aka thermonuclear device), try these new URLs (at the Pirate Bay and a magnet link): http://thepiratebay.se/torrent/7050943/WikiLeaks_Insurance_release_02-22-2012 magnet:?xt=urn:btih:9256A9CE1C96704F2E861E80EE233FD3D5AC6F14&dn=wikileaks-insurance-20120222.tar.bz2.aes&tr=udp://tracker.openbittorrent.com:80/announce&ws=http://wlstorage.net/file/wikileaks-insurance-20120222.tar.bz2.aes The file is more than 64 GB, so you’ll have to be patient!

Please download the WikiLeaks “insurance file”!

February 25, 2012

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Earlier this week, WikiLeaks released the link to its latest “insurance file,” 2 years after a similar “thermonuclear” release. Apparently the file’s encrypted format keeps the contents scrambled until release of a specific password, which Julian Assange has would be published “if something happens to me or to WikiLeaks.” The latest file is quite large […]

Daniel Ellsberg to discuss WikiLeaks at Princeton

February 25, 2012

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On March 8, renowned Pentagon Papers journalist Daniel Ellsberg is scheduled to speak at Princeton for a discussion on WikiLeaks. A Princeton webpage describes the upcoming talk — entitled “Secrets, Lies, and Leaks: From the Pentagon Papers to Wikileaks” — as follows: “Daniel Ellsberg, who in 1971 precipitated a national political controversy when he released […]

Matthew Moore’s “Julian” wins Berlin film prize

February 22, 2012

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According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Julian, a short film directed by Matthew Moore, has won the main prize at the Berlin Film Festival. Julian, reportedly about Assange’s childhood, is thus described by IMDB: “Set in a year 4 classroom in 1981 Julian explores a day in the life of a 9 year old boy. […]

Support Assange and WikiLeaks Wednesdays

February 21, 2012

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Thanks to M Cetera for alerting us that the Sydney chapter of Stop the War Coalition will hold a meeting of the Support Assange and WikiLeaks Coalition tomorrow, Feb. 22, at 6 pm: Meeting every Wednesday at UTS, the Support Assange and WikiLeaks Coalition states on its webpage: “WikiLeaks and its founder, Julian Assange, have […]