"Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT) is leading the charge to outlaw WikiLeaks. First he successfully pressured Amazon.com to stop hosting the WikiLeaks website and now, as Julian Assange has been arrested in the UK, he's introduced a new bill changing the law to make WikiLeaks illegal. He even wants to go after The New York Times!" I know it it won't do much, but PLEASE SIGN THIS PETITION.Read more »
The term Deep Politics was created by English Professor Peter Scott to illustrate how cultures, societies, nations and groups of people tend to collectively and involuntarily suppress facts because of the social and psychological cost of not doing so. In other words, humans collectively suppress facts which are inconvenient and difficult to face, and often do this involuntarily, almost at an unconscious level.Read more »
As the Wikileaks War hots up, UK Blog Samizdata's "quote of the day" for Wednesday was from a statement from the US State Department about its concern "about the determination of some governments to censor and silence individuals, and to restrict the free flow of information."Read more »
As a result of WikiLeaks, the Obama Administration may introduce a new bill that would allow government officials the ability to spy on Americans through the internet. Meanwhile, an army of hackers rally behind WikiLeaks by shutting down MasterCard and PayPal because they stopped all payments to WikiLeaks. Investigative journalist Wayne Madsen says we could see massive government surveillance of our personal computers, phones and surveillance of our internet activities.Read more »
DDoS attacks are flying across the Internet like there is no tomorrow. Just a few days ago, a hacktivist operating under the handle “th3j35t3r” decided to single-handedly take down the Wikileaks website with a DoS tool of his (or their) own creation.Read more »
Wikileaks uncovering yet another sex scandal for US government funded Dynacorp. The Aghani cable exposes that money was flowing to drug dealers and pimps. By Pimping it refers to children who were sold to officers in exchange for anal sex, a party format know as "bacha bazi". 95% of Dynacorps $2 billion revenue is received from taxpayers.Read more »
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested Tuesday on a Swedish warrant, London's Metropolitan Police said.Read more »
Universities are warning students, that they better not read the WikiLeaks documents, or post links to them or even mention them on social media, because they could prevent them from getting the necessary security clearances to get government jobs. Georgetown University's Christopher Chambers weighs in.Read more »
John F. Kennedy's "Secret Society" speech - extremely relevant to the WikiLeaks discussion going on today.Read more »
U.S. soldiers in Iraq who try to read about the Wikileaks disclosures or read coverage of them in mainstream news sites on unclassified networks get a page warning them that they're about to break the law.Read more »
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