As I’ve done for over six months (with one week off recently), I’m updating news and views on all things WikiLeaks and Bradley Manning all day, with new items added at the top. All times ET. Contact me at email@example.com. Read about my books The Age of WikiLeaks in print or as an e-book, and Bradley Manning: Truth and Consequences as e-book here and print here.
UPDATE: The Friday edition of this here blog.
10:25 Dylan Ratigan talks to David House about his grand jury non-speaking appearance.
10:20 Bank of America still doesn’t know what WikiLeaks has on them as months pass and Reuters wonders.
4:20 Latest from Japan cable leaks, this time on Japan’s “tepid” response to US call for a test alert on possible Korean crisis.
3:30 Two-parter from @WLLegal: “In court filing, govt says they won’t let Gitmo lawyers save or print #WikiLeaks docs bc they can’t prove docs genuine http://t.co/J2cBHai.” And: “Full response from gov to Gitmo lawyer’s request for access to the WL docs that everyone else can read http://t.co/qsNYgY4 .”
2:10 Mark Stephens no longer represents Assange in Swedish case—replaced by Gareth Peirce, once played by Emma Thompson in a terrific film (left), with Daniel Day-Lewis, In the Name of the Father… Also, WikiLeaks has issued statement saying he either endorses not rejects hacking actiivties by Lulz on its behalf but pointing ou again they are not connected in any way.
12:45 New NewHIve song for Bradley Manning, “Political Prisoner.”
11:40 AP covers Assange six-months-under-house-arrest story today, complete with his completes that it seriously hampering the work of WikiLeaks—and he displays the electronic device on his ankle. A little more bulky than one might have thought.