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10:55 Those unsealed documents (see below) now available for viewing. ACLU press release: "The ACLU and EFF represent Birgitta Jonsdottir, an Icelandic parliamentarian and one of the Twitter users whose records were sought by the government. The motion was joined by attorneys from the law firm Keker & Van Nest LLP and the Law Office of John D. Cline on behalf of Jacob Appelbaum and Rop Gonggrijp, respectively, as well as local counsel in Virginia. The government had also requested information concerning Appelbaum and Gonggrijp’s Twitter accounts."
10:40 Forbes on tonight’s big news on EFF and ACLU and the Alexandria grand jury of WIkileaks, records to come? "They are now able to release motions they’ve made to overturn the government’s request to Twitter for information about WikiLeaks’ supporters and to find out which other companies have been asked to cough up information, according to an EFF press release." McClatchy covers here.
10:35 The Guardian: new cable includes warning that Saudis may have overstated their oil reserves by FORTY percent, meaning prices will rise and supplies dwindle.
10:25 WikiLeaks posted link to this trailer for an upcoming WikiLeaks doc that features both Assange and Michael Moore…."Revolution Truth."
4:45 Assange, up against the wall! Literally.
4:25 Guardian now has full story on today’s hearing, with text messages by women (long rumored) the key, with claims of "revenge" and making money. To be concluded Friday.
3:10 Foreign Policy continues its great efforts today on new cables, with full report on US, UK and France deal on Sudan leader: “During the summer of 2008, Britain, France, and the United States discussed the possibility of delaying the Internatoinal Criminal Court (ICC) investigation into Sudanese President Omar Hussein al-Bashir—if Bashir’s government played ball in Darfur and Southern Sudan.”