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9:10 John Pilger, one of Assange’s biggest backers, has now gotten released — for worldwide online viewing — that film banned by the Lannan Foundation in Santa Fe (of all places) last month, and remember, Pilger’s appearance there also cancelled. Here’s Pilger explaining it all re: "The War You Don’t See."
8:00 Wash Post: MasterCard claims its outage today NOT caused by hacktivists. Blames fault internal server. Time will tell.
1:40 Aspen Ideas Fest with panel, covered live, on freedom of the press in the Wikileaks age. James Fallows, Lawrence Lessig, Jeffrey Rosen and Jonathan Zittrain.
12:50 In new advertisement, WikiLeaks spoofs Mastercard—it’s been six months since the fund cutoff—and claims that banks and financial firms have denied it $15 million in donations, so far. Hackers not linked to WikiLeaks took out the MasterCard site this morning.
12:45 A new Anonymous-sponsored site “LocalLeaks,” closely modeled, they say, on WikiLeaks, aims to provide a safe, secure way for local government and corporate employees to leak sensitive information.