As I’ve done for over seven months, I’m updating news and views on WikiLeaks and Bradley Manning all day, with new items added at the top. All times ET. Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Read about my books The Age of WikiLeaks in print or as an e-book, and Bradley Manning: Truth and Consequences as e-book and print. Just out: first e-book edition of my book Why Obama Won, and Lessons for 2012.
5:00 @WLLegal points out: "In case you were wondering: AP stylebook declares to those who refuse to capitalize the "L," it’s "WikiLeaks" http://t.co/d8gWI97 ."
11:15 My story on Gen. Petreaus’ link to a high-profile suicide in Iraq, even cited in suicide note. http://bit.ly/iGAQ6V
(:40 Unusual take on the new Thai cables, looking beyond alleged "gossip" to US continuing to back dictator’s military.
9:25 People always suggest that I "donate profits" from my recent books to WikiLeaks or to Manning. When I make a profit I will let you know! Doesn’t help when I offer e-books for 99 cents: http://amzn.to/fafqsK http://amzn.to/eLHPrz
9:15 WikiLeaks has yet another new media partner for the cables, this time in Brazil.
8:05 Protests planned for Assange court appearances starting July 12. See fun photo takeoff on classic Dylan / Allen Ginsberg segment in the film "Don’t Look Back." Could be singing, "Julian’s in the basement / mixing up the medicine / I’m on the pavement / Thinking ’bout the government…. Look out kid, you’re gonna get hit…."
7:10 @WikiLeaks reviews new play about Assange in Sydney, which opens with him in bed with woman: New play about Assange is the worst kind of pedestrian garbage. Everyone else: create alternatives http://t.co/I47fOY9"
6:40 NYT op-ed on Obama, the "Untransparent President."
12:15 Financial Times on latest on 5 film projects on WikiLeaks — including news of journos getting their "life rights" bought and then limiting cooperatons with other journos trying to interview them about WikiLeaks.
12:10 A review of HaitiLeaks so far.
12:05 LulzSec gone, or just merged with Anonymous?
12:00 WikiLeaks: Chinese minister was caught in a ‘honeytrap’ in spy / sex scandal.
From late Sunday
@WikiLeaks tweets: US gays adopt Bradley Manning as hero. Huge banner at San Francisco Pride parade today. Turning Point? http://t.co/ZsnRQvM
Fake WikiLeaks twitter account, from Argentina, has been falsely tweeting death of Hugo Cháavez, setting of
More docs re Cuba, released to McClatchy. Cuban cardinal wanted to close down critical magazine.