NOTE: Greg Mitchell live-blogged WikiLeaks daily from November 2010 to May 2011. He has live-blogged again this week starting Sunday night. He is the author of The Age of WikiLeaks and Bradley Manning.
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10:20 WikiLeaks has cited McClatchy as one of its 25 media partners, and largest in USA, but I have not seen anything "scoopy" from them yet on the emails, and their major story tonight is a look at Stratfor itself. And in this story is a statement by Anders Gyllenhaal, a VP and its Washington editor (I used to know him via E&P) , denying it is a "partner" with the group: "McClatchy’s relationship with WikiLeaks is the same as we have with hundreds of people and organizations that provide information to our newspapers. This is not a partnership. We have no role in how WikiLeaks operates. We simply have an arrangement that enables us to review documents ahead of others. We then determine the information’s validity and value and publish based on our independent news judgment."
9:55 Kinda wild, Anonymous bait? CNET reports: "A laptop stolen from NASA last year contained command codes used to control the International Space Station, an internal investigation has found. The laptop, which was not encrypted, was among dozens of mobile devices lost or stolen in recent years that contained sensitive information, the space agency’s inspector general told Congress today in testimony highlighting NASA’s security challenges."
3:30 Summary of Day 3 of e-mails released re Lebanon, Palestinians, Syria, Israel and more in Middle East.
3:15 John Hudson at The Atlantic claims the e-mails showing Homeland Security "spying" on Occupy Wall Street are "much ado about nothing," on closer inspection.
11:50 Wash Post: Interpol probe leads to arrests of twenty-five suspected Anonymous activists around the world. Ages 17 to 40. “On Tuesday, Interpol said that it begun looking for the hackers as part of ‘Operation Unmask,’ an initiative that launched in mid-February.”