A pair of Melbourne-based internet jokesters scored the ultimate cameo recently.
For the episode of Rap News entitled “New World Order – War On Journalism,” international man of mystery Julian Assange agreed to throw down a guest verse.
Assange isn’t much of a rapper, but according to an interview with the Rap News Read More
Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta will team up with WikiLeaks to expose corruption in Russian government, reports Bloomberg BusinessWeek.
”Assange said that Russians will soon find out a lot about their country and he wasn’t bluffing,” Novaya Gazeta said. “Our collaboration will expose corruption at the top tiers of political power. No one is Read More
If Wikileaks frontman Julian Assange is to be believed, then an impending document dump from his organization will significantly cripple a major U.S. bank
In a late-November Forbes interview, Mr. Assange promised a leak containing tens of thousands of documents that would reveal a major U.S. bank operating in an “ecosystem of corruption.” Read More
Julian Assange, speaking with the BBC, says that the accusations of sexual misconduct made against him in Sweden are a smear campaign, that it’s working to tarnish his image, but that in the end the attention only makes Wikileaks stronger.
“Two days ago I did a search on Google for my name, some Read More
Julian Assange has inked a deal to release his memoirs, which will follow the 39-year-old transparency advocate’s journey from his youth as a hacker in Australia to his current status as controversial founder of Wikileaks. The book was acquired by Knopf, a division of Random House, in the U.S. and Canongate in the U.K., Read More
Julian Assange, the controversial Wikileaks frontman, has issued another threat to the U.S. financial system. This time, Alexi Mostrous of the U.K. Times tweets:
I had a long face-to-face interview with #assange today. He says he has enough material to make bosses of a major US bank resign #wikileaks
Mr. Mostrous says Read More
Banking behemoth Bank of America, the company that’s assembled a “legal SWAT team” in anticipation of a supposed Wikileaks bombshell coming its way next year next year, announced over the weekend that it’s suspending payments to the document-distributing site. The New York Times reports:
“Bank of America joins in the actions Read More
A London judge granted bail to Julian Assange today, freeing him to go from solitary confinement to “manor arrest” at the ten bedrooom, 600-acre estate of an “independently wealthy” English journalist in Suffolk, writes Nitasha Tiku at New York Magazine.
Guess Assange won’t be couchsurfing with his hacker buddies anymore. It’s all Read More
PFC Bradley Manning, the solider accused of leaking classified documents to Wikileaks, has been in solitary confinement for the past seven months.
Glenn Greenwald at Salon feels that the conditions of Manning’s detention amount to torture.
“For 23 out of 24 hours every day — for seven straight months and counting — Read More