As I’ve done for more than 11 weeks, I will be updating news and views on all things WikiLeaks all day, with new items added at the top. All times are ET in USA. You can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org, Read about or order my new book, The Age of WikiLeaks, just updated, in print or as e-book.
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10:20 Cryptome proclaims the end of the WikILeaks "mini-era" and the arrival of the Age of Anonymous. "The digitization of vast archives of government, commercial and non-governmental organizations to facilitate their hegemony provides a bounty to be hacked repeatedly despite attempts to prevent it by vainly inept cybersecurity agencies and firms.The cyber-racket cartel will yell, hit the Internet Switch. Too late, too late. Anonymous controls the switch."
8:50 EFF reviews new range of WikiLeak-like operations and ponders if the rise of WikiLeaks inspirations will reduce chances of "whistleblower censorship."
5:45 My favorite hacked HBGary e-mail yet — Blackwater’s Prince a ‘hero’ yet commies at Politico nixed Greg H’s web comment.
5:35 Yes, there is a new movie deal for my The Age of WikiLeaks, with the usual longshot chances (six of my other books have been optioned) but should be interesting, details to follow. Of course, there are several others.
5:15 Prime Assange backer Jemima Goldsmith on why she does it — mainly due to "lies" in Pakistan.
5:05 The infamous Yes Men in Huff Post piece tackle the leak that has got the U.S. Chamber of Commerce squirming. "Dirty tricks aren’t new, so why have they only now hit the corporate mainstream? And why might the most cashed-up big-business lobby in the world, with a daily budget nearing $400,000, be interested in these kinds of tactics, when they can just buy much of the media, not to mention a good chunk of Congress?"
4:55 Marcy Wheeler at FDL on interesting email that emerged in Anonymous hackery of HBGary — related to players in the Manning – Lamo saga.